Driveway alarms are wireless electronic devices that serve the purpose of notifying you whenever there’s movement on your driveway. Some alarms are designed to detect people, animals, cars or all three. The biggest benefit of using such an alarm is safety. You’ll instantly be notified when an unexpected visitor pulls on your driveway or someone is trying to trespass on your property.
|1/2 miles||500 feet||1/2 miles||800 feet||400 Feet|
|50 feet||40 feet||30 feet||40 feet||3-12 feet|
Monitor Several Zones
|Vehicles||Vehicles, animals, people||Vehicles, animals, people||Vehicles, animals, people||Vehicles|
|Accurate, long range||Accurate, lifetime warranty||Affordable, long range||Long range, easy to install||Easy installation|
|bulky battery compartment||In rare cases heavy rain causes false alarms||Inconsistent sensor, alarm not loud enough||Inconsistent sensor, short life span||Inconsistent sensor, short life span|
The Dakota Alert BBA-2500 Break Beam Alert Kit has 2 precise beam sensors, great range and it’s solar powered.
The Rodann TXRX2000A wireless driveway alarm system features a high quality sensor able to accurately detect people and vehicles.
The Rodann RXTX2000A wireless driveway alarm system features one of the most reliable passive infrared (PIR) sensors on the market.
The STI-34100 solar wireless driveway alarm system features a decent solar powered magnetometer sensor that will detect cars only.
The akota Alert DCMA-2500 wireless driveway alarm system is one of the best on the market. It has a reliable sensor and it comes with a lot of useful features.
The Mighty Mule FM231 wireless driveway alarm system only detects vehicles but the sensor is not consistent and the volume of the alarm is low.
The Chamberlain CWA2000 wireless driveway alarm system comes with LED lights and an adjustable sensitivity control feature, but its sensor is inconsistent.
The 1byone model O00QH-0861 wireless driveway alarm system has a long range but the PIR sensor goes off randomly and it’s not good at picking up cars.
The Driveway Patrol (TV3731) is one of the most affordable driveway alarms on the market. However, the motion sensor is not great and it breaks easily.
The HouseHold HA-434RTL wireless driveway alarm system has a great motion detection range but it’s not consistent in terms of detecting people and vehicles.
The 1byone O00QH-0506 wireless driveway alarm system is inexpensive but it has a low quality sensor and a short radio range.
The Bubba BHS-DA-20 wireless driveway alarm system is very affordable; however, the sensor is too susceptible to wind and sun.
The 1byone (O00QH-0514) wireless driveway alarm system it`s weatherproof and easy to install. However, the RIP sensor is not the greatest quality.
The Guardline GL2000 wireless driveway alarm system is one of the best on the market, featuring a high quality motion detecting sensor.
The Dakota Alert DCPA-2500 is one the best driveway alarms. It has great sensitivity to false alarms and the transmitter can send signals 2000 feet away.
Driveway alarms are devices that detect motion and are used to beef up home security. Learn the difference between different alarms and how they work.