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why does my burglar alarm go off when i turn electricity off

Discussion in 'Alarms, CCTV & Telephones' started by DougShields, 4 Oct 2010.

  1. DougShields

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    can anyone help? i need to change a light fitting in the boys bedroom and have to turn the electricity off to do so. but every time i do the burglar alarm goes off.

    I am not an electrician
     
  2. expertgasman

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    Nor are we
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  3. DougShields

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    thought there might be an obvious answer
     
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    This may be a feature designed to alert you, should a burglar try to disable the alarm by disconnecting its main power supply ?
     
  5. DougShields

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    yes, i believe it is. I was wodnering if there was of disarming it so i can for the light. I'll check the manual. Thanks guys
     
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    Sounds like the panel battery needs replacing.

    Wrong forum by the way...
     
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    by the sounds of it you will need to replace the internal control panel battery.

    what type (name photo would help) is your panel,

    i can then let you know what battery you will need and how to change it

    John

    to the other poster, sarky buggers!!!!
     
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    why is it the wrong forum by the way
     
  9. Europlex

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    It's not
     
  10. lectriclegs

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    I know that i was just wondering what the other bloke was on about.
     
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    Originally posted in plumbing forum :D
     
  12. aptsys

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    As he said ^^ hence expertgasman's reply.
     
  13. lectriclegs

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    okey dokey thats cleared that one up thanks
     
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    The internal battery needs changing, should be changed every 5 years.

    Has someone mention this before??? :LOL:

    Andy
     
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    Yes, many, many times. :rolleyes:

    Perhaps mentioning something else might help -

    Your question HAS been asked before, (many times), the search facility at the top of every page always works well.
     

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