Category Archives: Vodafone Automotive

AVS Versus Vodafone Automotive

How does an AVS alarm stack up against a Vodafone Automotive? If you ask most of the local Car Audio shops they’ll probably tell you that AVS is better. But I’m more interested in hard facts over uneducated opinions. Time … 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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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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Parallel Import Cobra Alarms

One thing I have always loved about Cobra NZ is that they have always been selective who they sell their products to. Unlike most other vehicle security brands it has always been about quality as opposed to volume. Being a … Continue reading

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Cobra ADR (Automatic Driver Recognition)

Automatic Driver Recognition – Protect against key theft Cobra ADR Cards by Vodafone Automotive work with the Cobra AK4615 protect your vehicle from theft by key cloning. This way if a remote key gets cloned the car remains immobilised. The … 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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Cobra AB3868

As with all other Cobra alarms the AB3868 has a siren which is shrill, loud and attention grabbing when set off, exactly the way any good car alarm should be. It can also be programed for what ever volume you desire for the arm and dis-arm chirps. Continue reading

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Cobra 8510 Immobiliser

The Cobra AC8510 seems to have been around forever and although I must confess to not having read the bible from cover to cover, I would expect that Noah had one on his arc to stop his outboard motor from … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4218 Toyota Upgrade Alarm

Update 28th May 2019 I have finally sold my final AK4218 so can no longer offer this system. The Vodafone Automotive AK4615 will now be offered as an alternative. I have also had some Ultrasonic Off switches made up for … Continue reading

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