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Alarm control panel in garage

Discussion in 'Alarms, CCTV & Telephones' started by Sonic007, 4 Feb 2020.

  1. Sonic007

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    Can I place an alarm control panel in a garage?

    It can get very cold in there and wondered if the battery would be ok in there too?

    Many thanks.
     
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    If you look at the specification for a control panel battery you will find it probably has an operating temperature in the range of something like -15 to +50 degrees C. In addition the power supply and components inside the panel will generate some heat, so the panel will be a few degrees warmer than the ambient temperature.

    Assuming that you have a control panel in mind, the specification should give you its operating temperature range. I've seen many installed in unheated warehouses so I can't imagine you would have a problem.
     
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    You will have no problems installing the alarm panel in your garage. I have fitted loads in garages and never had any problems at all.
     
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    Many thanks. Much appreciated.
     
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    The garage just needs to be a dry place.
     
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    Most garages will be fine, damp and rodents are your main worries.

    If garage is joined to your house then the adjoining wall would be preferable to an outside one.
     
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