Posted by Kevin Mc Cabe on 20th Sep 2017

How often do you change the Battery for your House Alarm?

ow often do you change the Battery for your House Alarm?

House alarm systems include rechargeable batteries to ensure that when there is an issue with the power supply, whether that be nature or intentional, that your alarm system still functions.
Your intruder alarm system is only as strong as the weakest point, so ensuring you have a good backup battery is vital.

Can I change a low amp battery for a higher ampage battery?

Most residential alarm systems use 12V 7ah Batteries, you can use a higher amp battery, but not a higher voltage battery.

Please ensure that if you are increasing the amps of your battery that it will fit in the alarm control panel. If you have any doubts about this, don't hesitate to give us a call.

How long will my battery last?

There is 2 factors here; How long will it last when the power goes and how long should it be before I need to replace it?

Most manufacturers would say the life span is 3-5 years. They are constantly being trickle charged in the event that the mains power fails.

Its important that your alarm system is serviced regularly to ensure that the battery is holding it charge.

The most common house alarm battery which we sell is the 12V 7Ah House Alarm Battery by Yuasa

If you require any information for batteries for any application, don't hesitate to give us a call.

Visit our website for a full range of batteries.