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Julian

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Viper 3121V Powersports Alarm

The Viper 3121V Powersports Alarm is super small and water-resistant. It can be used on bikes, jet skis, boats or and other small machines that use a 12-volt battery. The first thing you notice when taking it out of the … Continue reading

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Vipertraq VSQ500

The Vipertraq VSQ500 is Vipers’ latest GPS tracking device which has been designed and built-in Australia. It replaces the old VSM250i SmartStart which is no longer being supported here in NZ or Aus. If you have an old system the … Continue reading

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Viper 474V Remote

The Viper 474V remote is sold with the 211HV keyless entry system here in New Zealand. It can also be programmed to work with the Viper 3100 alarm. The remote will work with a number of other Viper alarms which … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive Installation

A good Vodafone Automotive Installation involves much more than just the alarm and an installer. These days it’s vital to have access to technical support, vehicle specific information, the latest firmware and custom parts to make the installation top notch. … Continue reading

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Holden Colorado Security & Remote Start

The Holden Colorado received a makeover in 2017 with new styling inside and out. The top of the range Z71 model now comes with remote engine start as standard. This works from the factory remote which means you no longer … Continue reading

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Toyota Camry Security System

The current generation Toyota Camry features SmartKey entry with push to start button. It includes a factory immobiliser and a basic horn alarm as standard. But is the Toyota Camry Security System any good? Well, it is potentially vulnerable to … Continue reading

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Is Your Car Alarm E-Waste?

How many of you consider how long a car security system will last when you purchase one? Do you want a product that will give you years of trouble-free security? Or do you simply want the cheapest one you can … Continue reading

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Toyota Ultrasonic Switch

Back in 2016, I was given the heads up that the Cobra AK4218 Toyota upgrade alarm was going to have one final production run. I purchased a bulk load of them which has got me through the past couple of … Continue reading

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New Toyota Hiace Alarm

Back in March, I got my hands on the new 2019 Toyota Hiace (H300) to test out the factory security system. It’s quite a change from the old model and comes with an alarm system. I’ve now installed well over … Continue reading

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Selective Unlocking

Selective Unlocking simply allows you to select which doors you unlock. It’s a common feature on many new vehicles. Most systems unlock the driver’s door with the first press of the remote unlock button. A second press will then unlock … Continue reading

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