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by noriko
Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

Re: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

haklesup,

Honestly I did do many searches included what you recommended. All I remember is looking at kits and short range outedoor sensors. Thank you very much for your help
by noriko
Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

Re: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

One thing I don't understand is that there are wirelss controls for remote controlled airplanes and other toys with a range of more than a thousand feet so there should be devices available for this sort of thing.

I have very little desire to trench a thousand feet for this...

Thanks,
by noriko
Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

Re: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

Hello jimmy101, You bring up a couple very important points I am working around. It has been a while but I think if you want to power a light bulb a thousand feet away the size of the wire used in an AC application must be much larger and much more expensive. (I realize this was brought up already)....
by noriko
Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

Re: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

Hello MrAl, Thanks for your help. My long range goal is to have a system like you describe but I am not sure I am comfortable with the system going down if the power goes out and then I don't think the computer can restart on its own. I am wondering how much trouble it will be to run a power line ou...
by noriko
Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

Re: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

Thank you both for your help. My distance is 1000 feet from the front gate to the house so I am first trying to understand what devices will do the job best or at all. Since I want to detect an entry at the gate I am not sure if a camera will signal to me when a vehicle enters without me seeing it o...
by noriko
Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

How to build a wireless security system i.e. parts

I would like to install a security system. My driveway is 1000 from the house and I would like some sort of detector when a vehicle passes down my driveway. Does anyone know where to find a good selection of components such as wireless motion detectors and perimeter detectors. I thought a lazar or l...