7 Differences Between Conventional Alarms and Sonitrol Pacific

Chelsea Mitchell Security Resources

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You probably know that Sonitrol Pacific offers audio verification and comprehensive customer service, but that’s not all that separates us from conventional alarm providers. Here are the top seven:

Conventional Unverified Motion                                   Verified Sonitrol Pacific Security
Detection System                                                           Active Audio System

  • Most conventional systems cover only a selected portion of your building and from limited points of entry.
  • Sonitrol Pacific has complete coverage from any point of entry.
  • Conventional motion systems activate after someone has already broken in and they are inside.
  • Most conventional monitoring personnel call the facility first, trying to confirm the break in, and then call either the police or the company’s responder at home.
  • Sonitrol Pacific operators confirm the break in, call the police and stay in contact to help in the apprehension. This results in a quicker police response.
  • Most conventional systems use an audible alarm which tells intruders when they need to leave so they don’t get caught.
  • Sonitrol Pacific uses a silent alarm so intruders don’t know they’ve been detected, giving Sonitrol Pacific the highest documented apprehension rate.
  • Conventional systems don’t know the difference between a real alarm and a false one. Often, they call you at home and ask you what they should do.
  • If a Sonitrol Pacific system is activated by a normal noise, Sonitrol Pacific can reset the system from our Verification Center.
  • Conventional systems have a false alarm rate of over 95% and no false alarm guarantee.
  • Conventional alarms do not qualify for “verified” police dispatches.

 

Sonitrol Pacific compared to conventional alarms

What’s so great about motion detectors when you could have 100% coverage and early detection?