Tagged: Security

Alarm System Activation

In this video, I complete the activation of my JAQX system by installing the keypad and hub into their permanent locations. I also call JAQX customer support to activate monitoring. ***LIMITED TIME OFFER*** ►►Free...

How to Plan a Security System

How to Plan a Security System

In this video, you’ll see the process I used to determine where I need sensors for my new alarm system. The drawing tool I used is http://draw.io. It’s free and runs in your browser;...

Reolink Argus

Reolink Argus for Neighborhood Hero

World’s First Wire-Free Battery-Powered 1080p Weatherproof Smart Camera Reolink Argus is a completely wireless security camera that connects via WiFi and records to a MicroSD card when it senses motion. In this video, I...

Installing Motion Sensors

Installing Motion Sensors

This video shows everything you need to know about wireless motion sensors that are part of the JAQX Smart Home System. I conduct a bench test, an installation test in my basement and kitchen,...

Installing Window and Door Sensors

This video shows how to set up the wireless window and door sensors (a.k.a. contact sensors) of the JAQX Smart Home System. I show you how I installed these sensors on four doors around my house...

JAQX Smart Home Unboxing and Bench Test

This video shows how to set up the components of the JAQX Smart Home System. It includes a bench test that demonstrates the home security alarm features and a couple of included Z-Wave home...

How to Secure Off-Campus Housing

When your kids want to break free from all those dorm rules and supervision and move into off-campus housing, how will you prevent their things from getting stolen? Are you going to trust their...

Canary all-in-one security system

Canary All-in-One Home Security System

Meet Canary The all-in-one home security system you control from your phone. It’s built to learn and sends intelligent alerts with HD video and audio directly to your phone. Canary is an innovative alternative...

Home Surveillance System Upgrade

My previous home surveillance system provided me four years of reliable service and it was still going strong. But after I helped my neighbor install a high definition Lorex system, I saw first-hand how beautiful that...

Why Upgrade your Surveillance System?

In 2012, I described my purchase of my first surveillance system as a “one-time investment”. I was, of course, referring to the fact that I wouldn’t have to pay monthly fees to a central...