SkyLink Alarm System Starter Kit REVIEW Basic DIY Kit with sensitive sensors

Skylinknet Easy Setup and the system was responsive.

No Terminators were harmed in the making of this review. When I first examined the attractive 5 3/8 inches wide by 5 3/8 inches long by 4 15/16 inches thick SkyLinkNet Home Automation Kit, I could not separate the name from the fictitious Skynet, from The Terminator movies. Knowing the power of advertising, I suspect that the company used name recognition as an added benefit to their packaging. The top panel of the cube-like packaging showed a series of nine blue icons with white images within them surrounded by a central hub. A hand holding a smartphone on your left provided a sense of power and system control. Using buzzwords like Home Automation, Alarm System, Video Monitoring and Home control, my brain navigated back to the movie tie-in. [···]

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Homes Thieves Target

To come home and find your home has been broken into is something no-one wants to experience.

Some people hope for the best and don’t do anything to protect their home. Others take precautions to keep their homes safe by installing Skylink Alarm System. There are important steps you can take to keep yourself from becoming the victim of a home burglary. [···]

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Alexa in Canada

SkylinkNet Alexa Skill is now available in Canada.

SkylinkNet allows you to monitor your home with your smartphone. With the built-in alarm features, you can remotely arm, disarm, and monitor various activities with this app.

Create a smarthome by adding home control modules to control lights, electrical appliances and other household devices. SkylinkNet also works with Atoms Garage Door Opener so you can open and close your garage door opener thru the smartphone app. [···]

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Garage Door Safety and Maintenance Tips #2

Garage Door Opener Safety Reversal System Test

  1. Open the door fully, then place a one-inch thick 2×4 on the floor (laid flat) directly under the center of the garage door.
  2. Close the door by pressing the wall console or the transmitter, as the door strikes the wood, the door should automatically reverse. If the door stops on when it hits the board, that means the travel limit is not far enough.  [···]
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Amazon Alexa FAQ

Q: How to enable Alexa on my SkylinkNet system?

A: You must link your Alexa to your SkylinkNet account. Please follow this video to link these 2 accounts together. Most importantly, you should see this statement on the Alexa page “Your SkylinkNet Skill was successfully linked.” once they are linked. This is to confirm Alexa is communicating with your SkylinkNet’s account. Refer to this setup video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWK3xUF3Png&t

Q: How can I test this Skill after linking?

A: The easiest command is to ask Alexa to check your alarm status, by saying:  [···]

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Garage Door Safety and Maintenance Tips #1

In the following weeks, we will be featuring some garage door safety and maintenance tips. We will start off this week with one of the most important safety features, the safety reversing sensor, also known as the photo eyes.

The safety reversing sensor is designed to prevent your garage door closing on any objects, which could cause severe damage. It is activated when the door is in the closing cycle. You should test the safety reversing sensor on a regular basis.  [···]

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Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

It is the end of August and that means summer vacations are coming to an end for most kids and everyone is getting ready to go back to school.

Here are few simple tips:

  • Make sure the children know the phone number of their parents or guardians, home address and how to dial 9-1-1 during an emergency.
  • Use the same route everyday if your children are walking to school and avoid shortcuts. Always cross the street at an intersection. Try to walk to school with other students.
  • Do not talk to strangers and keep a distance between themselves and anyone who tries to approach them. Teach your children to report any incidents to parents or teacher.
  • No phones while walking to school. Children need to pay close attention to their surroundings.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding a bike and try to ride with someone else to school.
  • SkylinkNet can give you peace of mind by allowing your child to disarm the alarm system when home and notifies you that your child has arrived, and with a video camera, you can see they are home safely.

We hope you find these tips useful and share them with your child, friends, and have a wonderful school year ahead.


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