Anyone recommend Visonic PowerMaster home alarm?

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I am looking to upgrade my existing home alarm system that is 20+ years old. I had a local installer pop round who is strongly recommending installing the Visonic PowerMaster alarm system. Is this a reliable alarm system? Has anyone had any good or bad experiences with this alarm system?

I was researching on alarm systems and read good things about the Texecom Ricochet Premier alarm system. I did come across one installer who strongly recommended the Texecom system but he is putting a markup on each of the components of the alarm system which I think is very unreasonable.
 
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So you expect tradespeople to have no mark up?

Guessing you have never had your own business?

Rest assured it’s not as simple as price of goods plus profit = charge to customer.

When you buy something what is the process?

Deduce what’s needed
check availability
Purchase parts
Check delivery or check when collecting
Sort discrepancies
Sort any items that are clearly damaged

Just a few stages that are gone through which takes time and effort and resources which eats into the working day somewhere.

We sell products in several different ways
Spare parts, used gear, new gear, configured systems, installed systems. All have some kind of markup on them

Plumbers, sparkles, even hairdressers have a mark up on goods supplied as part of there services to name a few.
 

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