Car Alarms - Category 1

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Category 1 Car Alarms

 

Thatcham Category 1 car alarms provide excellent protection against your vehicle being broken into and also have a dual circuit immobiliser to help prevent it from being stolen. They are ideal for vehicles without a factory immobiliser. This includes non-European imports and UK cars built before 1998.

Our range of insurance approved Cat 1 alarms are fitted in accordance to guidelines set out by Thatcham and all our installations will be certified.

All the alarms fitted by us come with a 3 year guarantee so you can have peace of mind that in addition to securing your vehicle, you also have excellent customer service and support.

For more information about car alarms or to get your car fitted with a suited car alarm, contact Select Auto Systems today.

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Cobra Category 1 Car Alarm

This is a modular remote control alarm and immobiliser that is insurance approved to Thatcham Category 1 status. It offers protection to doors, boot and bonnet, with ultrasonic protection for the vehicle interior and battery backup siren.

A Cat 1 alarm must have a battery backup siren, dual circuit immobiliser and must immobilise automatically.

Features of Cobra 4138

  • Protection to doors, boot and bonnet
  • Ultrasonic interior protection
  • Input for additional / optional sensors
  • Panic facility – personal attack warning
  • Universal central door locking output
  • Dual circuit immobilisation passive arming
  • Battery back-up siren
  • Visual arm and disarm indication
  • Pin code emergency override
  • Insurance approved

Cobra Category 1 Car Alarm for Convertibles

This modular remote control alarm and immobiliser is insurance approved to Thatcham Category 1 status. It offers protection to doors, boot and bonnet. This alarm uses a microwave for interior protection of the vehicle interior.This allows the alarm to be armed with the roof down whilst still providing interior protection. It also has battery backup siren and dual circuit automatic immobilisation.

Features of Cobra 4138HF

  • Protection to doors, boot and bonnet
  • High frequency microwave interior protection
  • Input for additional / optional sensors
  • Panic facility – personal attack warning
  • Universal central door locking output
  • Dual circuit immobilisation passive arming
  • Battery back-up siren
  • Visual arm and disarm indication
  • Emergency override
  • Insurance approved
  • Auto door locking
  • ACE technology remote Controls

Sigma S30 Category 1 Car Alarm

This Sigma Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobiliser  provides perimeter and ultrasonic interior protection of your vehicle.  It is one of the most versatile and programmable car alarms available in the UK.

Key Features

  • Supplied with 2 x single button radio keys, self powered siren, keypad and tri-coloured status LED
  • The system has full, in-built, CDL control to power/switch a vehicle’s CDL system
  • Dual immobilisation circuits
  • Key theft protection facility
  • Auxiliary siren, armed accessory, total closure, interior lamp illumination, headlamp illumination, 2-stage unlock and boot release or remote engine start/stop outputs (separate module required)
  • Sophisticated programming and diagnostic facility via either the keypad or a CP3 workshop programmer

Security Features

  • 2 x single button radio keys (programmable, water and shock resistant with random 66-bit encryption to prevent scanning and code grabbing. Lost or stolen radio keys can be programmed out)
  • Perimeter protection circuit for boot and bonnet (negative input)
  • Perimeter protection circuit for doors (positive or negative input)
  • Closed loop protection circuit (looped wire to protect accessories, trailers, bike racks etc)
  • Ignition detection circuit
  • Ultrasonic interior protection (base sensitivity adjustable, length of disturbance adjustable, and automatically adjusts if any movement is detected during the threshold time)
  • 2 x circuit, passively setting, immobilisation (18 amp continuous/30 amp max)
  • Manual arm, using the radio key (or programmable auto arm, which automatically arms the system 60 seconds after the last door is shut – adjustable between 1 and 99 seconds. Auto arm can also be programmed to lock the vehicle if required)
  • Auto re-arm can be programmed to re-arm the system if a door is not opened within 60 seconds of disarming the system -adjustable between 1 and 99 seconds. Auto re-arm also re-locks the vehicle
  • A key theft protection feature can be turned on to prevent the radio keys automatically de-activating the immobilisation when the alarm system is disarmed. In this mode the system’s PIN must also be entered into the keypad before the vehicle can be started. This prevents theft of a vehicle even with the owner’s keys
  • Last trigger identification via the dashboard LED and a record of the elapsed time since the last trigger, can be recalled using the keypad or a CP3 workshop programmer
  • The total trigger count memory for each individual circuit since the was system installed or the memory re-set is also stored in the system’s memory
  • Additional plug in single stage sensor socket (see optional accessories)
  • Additional plug in dual stage sensor socket and siren pre-warn facility (see optional accessories)
  • Secure data linked, self powered siren included

Convenience Features 

  • Full central door locking/unlocking control (with the ability to adjust the pulse length, to provide a double pulse or adjust the delay period)
  • Armed output (negative 200mA max )
  • Additional siren/pager output (negative 200mA max)
  • Total closure output (via holding down the radio key when arming or for a timed period with the ability to adjust the pulse length, to provide a double pulse or adjust the delay period – negative 200mA max
  • Total open/boot release output (via holding down the radio key when disarming or for a timed period with the ability to adjust the pulse length, to provide a double pulse or adjust the delay period – negative 200mA max)
  • Interior lamp illumination output (negative 200mA max)
  • Headlamp illumination output (negative 200mA max)
  • Secure ignition PIN override
  • Secure PIN override using the keypad
  • Silent arm and disarm (audible bleeps can be programmed back on, however this will breach current legislation)
  • The last circuit to trigger can be excluded using the keypad
  • The vehicle’s battery voltage can be checked using the keypad
  • The sensors are excludable using the keypad, ignition or remotely with the optional two button radio key)

Personal Safety Features

  • Auto lock can be programmed to lock the vehicle at the start of a journey when the ignition is turned on, and then unlock when the ignition is turned off. This can be excluded on individual occasions
  • Two stage unlock can be configured to only unlock the driver’s door when the system is disarmed, the remaining doors are only unlocked if the radio key is pressed a second time
  • Panic feature switched using the radio key or an optional internal button