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The Beginner’s

Guide to

Motion Sensors


A motion sensor (or motion detector) is the linchpin of your security

system, because it’s the main device that stays one step

ahead of the burglars. Like something from Mission Impossible,

motion sensors may use multiple technologies to detect movement

in an area, sensing when someone’s in your home. If a sensor

is tripped, a signal is sent to your security system’s control

panel, which connects to your monitoring center, alerting you

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