With the spate of crime rates happening across our country in the recent times, it's always good to prepare ourselves for any possibilities. Getting a reliable and good alarm system for the home has been one of the top priority things to do when I moved in to my new place recently. I was introduced to the ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System then, which offers a spate of great functionalities, and features at a rather good price.
|ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System|
Onvia Vedo S2 is a full-featured home security platform that installs in minutes, and delivers years of dependable, secure protection. Its advanced wireless technology eliminates the hassle of running wires to detect and sensors. This allows for quick and easy installation as well as flexible placement around the house.
|The packaging that it comes in with|
|Unboxing, comes with control console, remote control, door magnetic, motion detector and power adaptor|
The basic package itself is priced at RM799 retail, and consists of 1 control console, 2 remote control, 1 door magnetic sensor, 1 motion detector and 1 power adaptor. Extra optional accessories can be further purchased at affordable prices. What's so great about this GSM wireless alarm system? Read on then, as I spell out the features.
|Attractive design, high performance and a whole load of attention to details|
The main control console, sleek design
Features of the ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System
- Cellular communication, easy control
- Totally wireless, DIY Installation
- Up to 50pcs sensors & 10 remote controls can be expanded by auto learning
- Battery Back-up last for 16 Hours to ensure system working properly after power outage Customized Zone Names to recognize the location
- 2 wired zone specially for smoke/gas/vibration/detector, IR beams etc.
- Auto-dial preset 3 groups of SMS Number & 5 groups of Phone Number
- Solid state memory keeps data stays after power outage
- Immediate SMS alerts for low battery, power outage and power recovery
- Internal Siren sound and mute mode for optional
- Tri-band GSM frequency, universal use
|Sim card can be inserted behind the main console for GSM capabilities|
SIM Card for GSM Capabilities
Simply insert a regular SIM card with credit into the Vedo S2, download the app from App Store or Google Play and voila! You have remote control of the system at your fingertips via text messages or app commands. Intuitive in interface design, the app is also easy to operate and could monitor multiple systems.
|Full access and control via the remote control provided|
How it works
Real Time Alerts
The Vedo S2 stores up to five phone numbers. When the alarm system is triggered, you will get a call and a message. You will also get system status messages for power outage, power back up and low batteries. The zones name can be customized by user accordingly. The location can be easily recognized.
|Motion detector is provided|
Door or Window Magnetic Sensor, 1 unit is provided in the package
Totally WIRELESS, DIY Installation
I find it pretty cool that no wire is required to connect the sensors. All sensors that come with the original kit are pre-programmed, where all you have to do is to place the component in the correct place and spot you want. Easy for all! Up to 50pcs sensors can be expanded by auto learning. DIY installation can be done in minutes, which is really nice, especially for one who doesn't have the time to tinker around with thick manuals and whatnots.
|Fix the sensors at your door or window|
Lights up and trigger the moment the door is opened
The ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System provides for 24 hours, day and night protection for our beloved family, ensuring the property is safer than without any alarm installed. The attractive and sleek white design of all its components makes it suitable to fit and blend in to most modern home decor. The best part is the system offers free mobile application that enables me to control and configure the system easily via smart phones.
|Download the mobile application for control of your ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System|
|Easy to use, intuitive GUI|
The Onvia Viewer app support remotely SMS control. easy to install within 30 minutes. Offering free Android app, control and figure the system in anywhere with your smart phone. I found the system to be extremely intuitive and easy to use. ONVIA VEDO S2 alarm control by app does not require wifi, or 3G, instead, a normal simcard is used for call comm in or out.
|Full access via your smartphone|
The best part about the system is the 2-Way Audio features of the ONVIA VEDO S2 DIY Wireless Alarm System. Imagine that, not only can you listen to what is happening inside your house while you are outside, you can speak into the system, guiding your kids or family members on what to do in case of emergencies. Super innovative! By using a supplementary sim card and the downloaded mobile app, communication is free as in no extra data charges will be applied.
Do check them out if you are on a look out for a beautiful, reliable no-frills wireless alarm system. ONVIA VEDO S2 technology comes from Korea. More information can be obtained from their official website at www.onvia.co.kr . Locally, this system can be purchased from Securemart Puchong, their address, Facebook, website and contact details listed as below.
Address: 62,Jalan Puteri 5/12 ,Bandar Puteri 47100 Puchong
Telephone number: 03-8066 9265
As for me, I'm pretty satisfied with the system, but may just complement this with a wired one in the future.