Category Archives: Car Security

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Toyota Corolla Wagon Alarm/Immobiliser

The Toyota Corolla Wagon (with manual transmission) is one of the few new cars that does not come with an immobiliser as standard. The Current Shape (E160) Corolla wagon was released in 2012. Only two models are available in New Zealand. Both are GX specification, one a … Continue reading

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Best Car Alarm in New Zealand?

You’re after the Best Car Alarm, so why do I not recommend the “Big Names”? Here is a recent email which is all too common: Message: Hi, have been reading through some of your posts and see that you have flawed … Continue reading

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Trade Vans & Tool Theft Prevention

How safe are the tools in the back of your van? Tool theft prevention is a must for any self-respecting tradesman. I’d hate to think how much it would cost to replace the equipment I keep in my van or how … Continue reading

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Keyless Car Theft & Remote Hacking

Smart Keys or proximity remotes offer the convenience of being able to lock/unlock and start your vehicle without having to touch the key. The downside to this easy to use system is that they are far more vulnerable to hacking … Continue reading

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Toyota Rav4 Upgrade Alarms

The Generation 4 Rav4 has recently received a clean new look for the fourth generation model (XA40) getting a facelift late in 2015. Last month I finally got my hands on one so thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Ford Transit courier alarm

Some weeks ago I was approached by Capital City Ford who were keen to know what courier alarm options were available for the new shape Ford Transit van. They were interested in the idea of the Viper Passive Keyless Entry … Continue reading

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About Dynatron

Dynatron NZ are an Auckland based company who specialise in supply and installation of vehicle security systems. Since 2013 Dynatron have been importing Kodinis Raktas alarms that are made in Lithuania and re-branding them as Dynatron Digital. Up until 2013 … Continue reading

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VIPER 3100

The 3100 is an entry level alarm from Viper. It comes with two 3 button remote controls, but can be programmed to work with same 4 button remote that comes with the 211HV Keyless entry system. The alarm has two … Continue reading

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Deadlocks

In Automotive terms a deadlock prevents a car door from being opened from the inside when activated. From a security point of view this prevents a scum bag from opening a door from the inside after smashing a window. Some … Continue reading

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Alarm PIR Sensors

Alarm PIR Sensor Alarm PIR sensors (passive infrared) detect infrared light (heat energy) which radiates from objects in its field of vision such as a human body. This makes them great for protecting Ute canopies or the back or vans … Continue reading

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