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Julian

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Cobra AK4698 Movement Sensor Deactivation

The following instruction explain how to disable the ultrasonic volumetric sensors and additional movement sensor on a Cobra AK4698 Note: The Additional movement sensor is an option and is to standard equipment. The Ultrasonic Volumeteric Sensor protection must be disabled … Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Upgrade Alarm

The current shape Kia Sportage was released as a 2016 model and comes with a very high level of equipment. It shares the same hands free proximity boot opening set up as the Hyundai Tucson where the the boot opens … Continue reading

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Cobra Alarm Fault Codes

If your alarm triggers you’ll probably want to know what has caused it to happen. This way it can be repaired if damage has occurred or be put right if there is an issue with a faulty sensor. All Cobra … Continue reading

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Alarm Sensors

Here’s a quick run down on what sensors are available and what they actually detect. Click on each link for a more detailed explanation… Door and Boot Switches Most vehicles already have these fitted as standard equipment. Part of my … Continue reading

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Remote Double Tap Module

One of the things I’ve always found restrictive about some factory remote locking systems is the lack of any auxiliary options. If only you could get your existing car remote to control a new function by simply pressing it a second … Continue reading

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My electric vehicle charging bay

It’s been about 3 months since I took ownership of the fully electric e-NV200 van and it’s been super easy to live with so far. To the best of my knowledge there are 4 of them in the Wellington region … Continue reading

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AK4615 Disabling Ultrasonic Sensors

The following instruction explain how to disable the ultrasonic sensors on a Cobra AK4615 and AK4625 Turn the ignition off Within 5 seconds press the emergency panel push button and keep it pressed until the LED flashes X times. It … Continue reading

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Charlatan Cobra Alarms in Australia!

If you live across the ditch (Yep I’m referring to you Australians) then you should be aware that Cobra is not officially available over there. Be warned the following website: http://www.cobra-aust.com.au/ I have spoken to Vodafone Automotive (Cobra) in Italy … Continue reading

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Van signage and shelving

I’ve been fairly quiet on the blog over the past couple of months, not because I’ve run out of motivation, but simply that the new van has taken up a huge amount of my time. So much so that the … Continue reading

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E-NV200 The first long drive.

OK, this post is about 3 weeks late due to it’s size which took some time to write up, along with the fact that most of my spare time has been playing with the van! Get yourself a drink before you … Continue reading

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