L1-01E.10 – Outdated Sensors

L1-01E.10 – Outdated Sensors Other Sensors MSA Level 1 Pressure mat A small, flat mat that closes an internal switch when pressure is placed on it, usually by someone stepping on or leaning against the mat To be effective in a security system, a pressure mat...

L1-01E.09 – Outdated Sensors

L1-01E.09 – Outdated Sensors Other Sensors MSA Level 1 Foil, or tape A ribbon of metallic material is attached to various surfaces such as glass, door panels, walls, etc. The foil is designed to break when an attempt is made to gain entry through the surface to...

L1-01E.08 -Testing Outdoor Sensors

L1-01E.08 -Testing Outdoor Sensors Other Sensors MSA Level 1 Follow manufacturer’s instructions Make sure that device trips control and sends signal to the monitoring...

L1-01E.07 – Trees and bushes

L1-01E.07 – Trees and bushes Other Sensors MSA Level 1 Tree branches or bushes can cause an alarm when the wind moves them, and can block detection Keep branches and bushes at least 30 ft. from the...

L1-01E.06 – Birds and animals

L1-01E.06 – Birds and animals Other Sensors MSA Level 1 Depending on the size, speed, and proximity to the sensor, warm blooded animals can trigger an alarm The larger the animal, the farther away it can be detected Avoid directing the sensor towards bushes or...