Ever install an alarm system

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    Ever install an alarm system

    Well don't because it's a royal pain. I spent the better part of a day and some of a second feeling real stupid. This was a wireless do it yourself system requiring every sensor to be learned by the base unit along with an internal mobile phone like device allowing the base unit to talk to a monitoring company via mobile signal. I was a nuclear reactor operator/nuclear electronics technician back in the navy and I literally almost got my butt kicked by a stupid home security system. The kicker is I don't think I saved us much money either. Never again.

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    Every time I've had a hard time with such things, I've always found myself over thinking it instead of just following the instructions. (assuming they are decent)
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    Instructions where horrible as well as there being a set of sometimes conflicting books for every different sensor. The glass break sensor had to be programmed with tech support on the phone because you had to be in a high level menu with options more in depth than the instructions explained.

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    Sixto like the bug by the way

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