LT Security Platinum Fixed Lens Camera

GreenLink Technologies Inc. camera of choice

LT Security platinum fixed lens camera This week’s blog post is intended to highlight our number one surveillance camera of choice. The LT Security Platinum Fixed Lens Camera, is an incredibly affordable option when putting together your brand new video surveillance system.

This camera has stunning 4.1 megapixel video quality, with a built in microphone, and a tamper proof design. Complete with infrared sensors that see as well in the dark as during the day, this camera has a motion sensor that activates the camera’s recording function.

Pair the LT Security Platinum fixed camera with one of our latest and greatest NVR devices  to store recorded video, your home will be secured and monitored 24/7 and your new system will be the envy of the neighborhood. Not only will your property be secure, but you can monitor your cameras anytime you want. Our experienced technicians will walk you through the process of downloading the camera viewing application to your phone, and teach you how view your surveillance system remotely.

Swing by our Video Surveillance page to learn more and see examples of our cameras in action. You may also stop by our Recent Works page for an example of what your finished system will look like.

Give us a call today to discuss your video surveillance needs and we will be more than happy to help you put together the video surveillance package that is perfect for you.



Home Security Equipment

GreenLink and home security

In one of our earlier blogs, we talk about planning your home security system, and it would be silly not to discuss the technology that we use to help secure your home. To begin with, we wholeheartedly believe in the quality of products that come from Honeywell. From glass break sensors to control panels, we will have your whole house covered and secured.

Here is some of the technology we use when installing a home security system:

Glass Break

Honeywell FG1625RFM Glass Break Sensor:

Glass Break Sensor

The Honeywell Glassbreak Detector is their latest in detectors that offers FlexCore signal processing. With FlexCore processing the detector lowers the event of a false alarm because it can tell the difference between breaking glass and other sharp noises such as knocking on the door, things being dropped, etc.

This detector requires a 1″ diameter hole to fit snuggly and securely into a drop ceiling or sheetrock. The detector can be tested by clapping your hands while it is in test mode. You can also select the sensitivity of it by adjusting two switches in the unit with a small screwdriver. This sensor can detect breaks in all types of glass including plate, tempered,laminated, and wired to name a few.

Motion Sensor

Honeywell Motion Sensor:

Motion Sensor

This new motion sensor features dual technology with built in Fresnel optics, a look down screen, cover and wall tampers and selectable pet immunity. With a dual technology device two separate areas must be triggered, passive infrared and microwave ranges, for the motion sensor to register an alarm condition. This will help to reduce false alarms from inanimate objects such as blowing curtains, yet still alert you to movement being engaged by a human subject. The pet immunity feature of this motion detector will help prevent false alarms from movement of any pet under 100 lbs.

Door/Window Contacts

Honeywell Magnetic Door and Window Contact:

Door Contact

The Honeywell 944T is a wired 3/8” diameter recessed door or window contact with screw terminals instead of leads. The 944T is ideal for all hardwired security systems and compatible with Honeywell’s VISTA series of wired alarm panels. Unlike surface mount contacts, the 944T is recessed into the door and door frame, or window and window frame.

Honeywell Lynx Touch 7000:


lynx touch 7000

Honeywell’s Lynx Touch 7000 control system features a bright, 7″ full-color touchscreen with graphic icons and intuitive prompts for easy operation. It features on-screen video, Z-Wave® automation capabilities, advanced alarm communications, garage door notification and control.

This panel comes complete with a Connect app that provides consumers with the ability to use an iOS or Android™ device to view video and operate the system on or off the premises.


Honeywell Total Connect:

For an added bonus and to get the absolute most out of your security system we recommend registering for Honeywell’s Total Connect service. Stay in the know wherever you go with Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services. Real-time alerts, GPS vehicle and asset tracking, video viewing and mobile control put peace of mind in the palm of your hand – helping you stay connected to your family and home 24/7. Honeywell Total Connect is all you need to turn your smartphone into a smart home!


Please give us a call with any questions that you may have and let an expert guide you through designing your very own home security system!

Planning your home security system

More and more families are choosing to have a home security system installed in their home. While we all wish that criminals these days were as incompetent as “Harry and Marv” from the movie Home Alone made in the early 1990’s, we have to rely on modern technology instead of paint cans swinging from ropes and hot liquids. Below are a few tips to consider when planning for a home security system.

  1. Involve the whole family –Talk to your family about what responsibilities the system will bring and listen to any specific concerns. Make a list of pro’s and con’s.
  2. Schedule a risk assessment – Finding where your home is the most vulnerable is extremely imperative to deterring and preventing crimes against you. Most alarm companies will provide a free risk assessment prior to any work being performed.
  3. Choose the system type – Alarm systems are becoming more and more integrated each day. They are now doubling as “smart home” hubs. From an app on your smart device you can do things like check your front door camera for your children as they arrive home from school and then adjust the temperature of the thermostat to their needs. You could then activate the alarm system for peace of mind. Then, there is the standard type of alarm system. You have a keypad, door alarm contacts, motion sensors, glass break audible devices and others. It is fully controlled through the keypad(s). While it is just as effective, all it does is secure your home.
  4. Wireless or hardwired devices – Wireless systems are more popular than ever. They require minimal wiring to install the whole system and perform fairly well. Some of the down sides are that they are powered by lithium batteries that eventually will need to be replaced and that with any wireless device, they are susceptible to communication loss with the alarm panel. However, many times they allow you to put a device where you cannot get a security wire to. I tell my customers, if there is a way to get a cable there, then that is the first option, but wireless technology, while more costly, is still worth the investment for the added options alone.
  5. Video surveillance – Adding video technology is a critical decision as well. It can add a whole new element to securing your home. As discussed above, you can log in from anywhere in the world to check in on your home. You can set a camera to alert you when motion has been activated from a certain door or your driveway entrance. The question is whether to integrate it with your alarm system, or, have a separate security camera system installed. With a separate system, there is no monthly cost, you have the

ability for more cameras, more user functionality and higher resolution cameras. Whichever system you choose, the most important part of the installation, is the placement of the camera. With the right camera in the right place, video surveillance can be very effective. I always ask my customers, “Do you want to see that someone is there? Or, do you want to see who is there?”

I hope that you found these tips useful! Stay tuned for more helpful tips from us in the near future!

David Beckstead – President GreenLink Technologies, Inc.