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The batteries in your Guardline driveway alarm sensors will typically last for about 1 year, although that will vary depending on usage, batteries, and temperature extremes. Checking Sensor Battery Levels You can easily determine if any of your sensors have low batteries by looking at the Guardline receiver. Make sure the receiver is turned on and look below zone 3...



As you add more sensors to your Guardline driveway alarm, you may want to move some of your existing sensors to a different zone. In order to do that, you'll have to follow the instructions below. 1. If your sensor was previously paired to a zone, you need to clear that zone. Let's say that you have two sensors paired...


Getting intermittent alerts on your driveway alarm or not getting the full range out of it can be frustrating to say the least. Luckily, there are steps you can take to reduce or eliminate those intermittent signals and range issues. All of the driveway alarms that we sell should work 100% of the time provided that they are used within...


Having trouble figuring out how to open the battery cover on your Guardline receiver? Don't worry, just watch this video or follow our detailed instructions below to have your battery cover open in not time. The first step to opening your receiver is to turn it around so you are looking at the back of it. While looking at the...


Not only does Dakota Alert make great products, but they make them very easy to set up. The long-range Dakota Alert 4-mile MURS driveway alarm only requires 3 steps before it's ready for use. Power up both devices Set the channel on both devices Set the subchannel on both devices Once you've completed those steps it is ready for use! Take...


Let's take a closer look at each of the switches inside your sensor so we can get a better understanding of how each one works. Looking at the photo above, you see that we have 4 groups of switches. These switches control the following: Distance Sensitivity Speed Sensitivity Night Mode Interval "Sleep" Timer Let's break these down one by one...


 All of our driveway alarms (with exception to the Chamberlain and any of the handheld Dakota Alert models) have 12v contacts built into them. These contacts allows you to trigger additional devices when your driveway alarm activates. How does a 12v Relay Work? To start, let's go over how your driveway alarm normally works. When your sensor (outside) is triggered,...


Maybe you just got your first Guardline driveway alarm and are excited to get it set up, or maybe you've had yours for awhile now and want to change the melody. Either way, take a look at our melody list below to find the perfect melody for you. We split out the list to help you pick between short, long...



  If you're concerned about security on your property, a driveway alarm a great tool for your piece of mind. A driveway alarm has two parts: a sensor and a receiver. The sensor is the part of the alarm that detects movement on your property. The receiver is a device that emits a sound to let you know when the sensor detects something. There...


In this video, Devin shows us how to setup a Dakota Alert 2500 series driveway alarm. To read the transcript of this video, see below:   Hi. This is Devin with Guardline Security, and today we’re going to talk about setting up your Dakota Alert 2500 Series Driveway Alarm. Now, the Dakota Alert Driveway Alarm is paired straight from the...


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