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If you want more information on smoke detectors, we recommend checking out the National Fire Protection Association's helpful guide, "Safety Messages About Smoke Alarms. "How We TestedEase of UseOur testing team built a custom apparatus designed specifically to analyze each smoke alarm’s detection capabilities. It was placed in the center of a room measuring 25. 33 x 18. 83 feet. We mounted and hardwired each of the detectors to the apparatus and noted how long it took to install each one using the included manufacturer instructions.

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With Amazon's Alexa and a very competent 10 watt speaker, the Safe and Sound can play music, listen to audiobooks, and access Alexa's thousands of skills. It's also compatible with Apple's HomeKit. However, the Safe and Sound requires a hard wired connection, and we found that the location of these connections doesn't make it the most conducive for using all of Alexa's capabilities. Of the 200 odd reviews on Amazon where it has an average rating of 3. 3 stars, the most positive commenters noted its ease of installation, as well as the fact that they could stream music, and that the alarm's nightlight was bright. Chief complaints were that it doesn't support all of Alexa's features such as Drop in, and that it's expensive. "The speaker is okay, definitely not audiophile level, but capable, installation was easy, and the light that shows it's listening or received a notification also doubles as a night light," wrote a Vine reviewer. Another owner noted that the mounting bracket is nonstandard, and it took a lot of effort to attach the smoke detector. "Alexa integration is pretty good," she write, "but you can't change the wake word, which is a problem if you have two installed within earshot of each other. And I kind of had to speak loudly to get its attention in a room with an air conditioner. Which meant that the upstairs one heard me, too.

 

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By using one AP, you can connect to up to four 1080P HD security cameras and view them using your computer, or integrate them in to a NVR for recording. Click here to read more. The first and extremely important step when considering a wireless security camera system is understanding the limitations of wireless equipment. You can purchase expensive wireless equipment and still have poor signal due to interference or thick walls. These issues can lead to an unreliable security system that drops cameras, or appears to skip video. The video below outlines how to use an iPhone or Android to determine the wireless strength in areas around your home or business.