The black wire is negative and the white is positive when used with our DXADAPTER1700U.
How can I wire a siren or strobe to activate from multiple zones on my driveway alarm?
This is really handy if you want your chime to make distinct tones based on the sensor which is activated, yet still have every sensor activate the accessory (I.e. siren, strobe etc.) which you have connected. Please Note: In the below diagram the black wire identifies the negative lead from power supply. You will need […]
Which terminals do the wires on the DXADAPTERUNIV connect to?
The DXADAPTERUNIV adapts the 1700U adapter to bare wire connections. This is perfect for any application where a regulated power source is required (usually to replace batteries) and the user can simply connect the bare wires to the terminals where the battery carriage would normally connect. On the DXADAPTERUNIV the black wire is the outside […]
Diagram for Wiring the CT-10 Digital Counter to a Voltage Relay
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Can I have my driveway alarm accessory (siren, strobe etc.) activate for longer than few seconds?
Yes, if you are using the Dakota Alert DCR-2500’s 12V output to drive the accessory you can easily select from several time options to have the accessory stay activated for up to 10 minutes.
How far away can I wire my siren, strobe etc. from the power supply.?
Voltage drop is a real concern when powering a device over a length of wire. The voltage lost between the load (device) and power supply can be significant and actually prevent the device from working. Proper selection of wire gauge is needed to be sure that the device receives a the voltage that is required […]