Wired versus Wireless Alarm Systems

Wireless Home AlarmWired versus Wireless Home Security Systems

Which is Better for You?

When choosing a security alarm system for your home, there is more to consider than just the price.  Sometimes what you don’t see is as important as what is visible.


  • Wireless means “Less Wires” NOT “No Wires”
  • Visible Transmitters
  • Range and Interference Concerns
  • Battery Replacements
  • Upgrade & Compatibility Limitations
  • Easier for the Alarm Installer
  • More Cost for Equipment, Less Cost for Labor



  • More Reliable Physical Connection
  • Typically LESS Visible Installation
  • Lower Ongoing Maintenance
  • Less Expensive Initial Investment
  • Easily Upgradeable & Compatible
  • Requires more skilled Alarm Installers
  • Less Cost for Equipment, More Cost for Labor


Scissors Cutting WireWhen to Choose Wireless

  • Renter or Short Term Occupancy
  • Can’t hide wires, Aesthetic Concerns
  • Detached Garages or Tool Sheds
  • Need Wireless Panic Buttons, Remote Arming, or Keypads
  • Combination Systems (Hybrid) of Wired & Wireless are Available

Call Aloha Alarm at 808-488-4111.

We would be happy to provide you with a thorough and professional survey to see whether a hardwired or wireless (or Hybrid) system makes the most sense for you and your home.



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