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mj Offline

Registered: 06/10/02
Posts: 188
Loc: meriidian, ms
any of you guys install security alarms systems ? i average about 2-3 per month , any ideas on how to increase my salesmanship ability ?

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#16737 - 11/15/02 06:22 PM Re: SECURITY ALARM SYSTEMS INSTALLERS ?
sparkync Offline

Registered: 10/17/02
Posts: 811
Loc: NC
Hey mj, maybe you could help me on my post about "infrared security alarms". I'm looking for an audio device that sounds like "machine gun fire" Know of any?? See my post.

#16738 - 11/15/02 11:42 PM Re: SECURITY ALARM SYSTEMS INSTALLERS ?
Scott35 Offline

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Registered: 10/19/00
Posts: 2724
Loc: Anaheim, CA. USA
I have done a few simple systems on new custom residential projects, but did quite a lot on Bank Branches.

The bank work ranged from system design per ADT specs (surveyed many, many, many sites with ADT Proj. Mgrs.), ending with cable and device installations. On banks prior to ADT's integration of a certain company, worked with vendors such as National Safe, Mosler and Diebold.

Typical project included "Hold-Up" indicators, ATM Packages, TCD Packages, Kiosk Packages, Alarm panel packages, motion detectors, keypads, hardwired pushbuttons, wireless holdup packages, CCTV cabling, WAN connections, Telco connections and head-end locations (using either Analog systems with VCRs and switchers, or DVR systems).

Quite a different type of work for sure!

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#16739 - 11/16/02 03:27 AM Re: SECURITY ALARM SYSTEMS INSTALLERS ?
sparky Offline

Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 5545
maybe you should introduce yourself to the local electricial contractors (like many here).....

personnaly, i do not sell fixtures, genetartors or security systems,i do not need the service headaches.... so it works better for me to farm out to said specialized entities.

as of this writing, i have 3 lighting specialists,2 genny guys, and an alarm company i can count on and refer...
the alarm guys can install the smokes, low heat, and whatever else desired to operate via dialer , and have a central recieving station manned 24/7.

[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 11-16-2002).]

#16740 - 11/16/02 07:41 AM Re: SECURITY ALARM SYSTEMS INSTALLERS ?
mj Offline

Registered: 06/10/02
Posts: 188
Loc: meriidian, ms
thanks, sparky for the info, I am an inspector for a city, but i am an electrical contractor outside of my inspection jurisdiction. i am already set up with a monitoring service.


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