Common Frequently Asked Swimming Pool Alarm Questions
Q. Where do You Ship to?
A. We Ship the Finmar to Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Spain, France, Singapore, Most European Countries.
Q. How Do You Ship?
A. Where Possible we ship via Air Courier Express to a physcial Address. Delivery is normally 5-7 working Days from Payment
Q. How Much is Shipping?
A. If you Pay in US$ (or using the Paypal link) Shipping is included in the Cost. If you order in Using the Australian $ link then Shipping is extra( Air Parcel Post - A$36.00 or EMS Air Courier (recommended) - $60.00 )
If you should return the unit then a nominal Shipping charge will be deducted.
FINMAR: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How difficult is it to install the Finmar system?
A. Installation is simple. You may mount the unit on a fence or wall, power it up, turn the key and it’s ready to use.
Q. Why is a combination heat and motion alarm the best
A. Having both features offers you optimum security. You know when you hear the alarm it is reacting to an animate object. Additionally, the heat and motion alarm is designed to alert you before your child is in the pool, prior to submersion. This is really the ultimate benefit of this type of alarm.
Q. How loud is the alarm
A. The Finmar emits a 110-decibel scream that carries for 50-yeards. It’s a head-turning sound. With this type of device there is no monitor to carry around and thus no monitor to misplace or forget.
Q. Will the alarm go off due to inclement weather or other such incidents
A. No, this alarm cannot be compromised by such events. Dogs and cats that are about the same size as a small child can trip the alarm. However with the Finmar’s blasting siren they soon learn to keep their distance from the pool.
Q.How large of an area does it protect
A 8.5-yard semi-circular area is perfect for the Finmar.
Q. For how long will the alarm sound
A. The alarm sounds for 45 seconds.
Q. Do I have to reset the alarm after it has gone off
A. After going off the alarm will reset itself, so there is no forgetting to reset it.
Q. How big is the unitHow do I arm the Finmar
A. It is a compact and durable all-weather unit measuring 4 in. x 8 in. x 4 in.
Simply put in the batteries and turn the key.
Q. What size batteries does it take
A. This unit takes 8 x AA size batteries or a 12VDC adapter, It will chirp to warn of low battery power. We suggest the battery option as it is safer around the wet areas, and more reliable in case of any power outages.
Q. Is there a way for me to know if the battery power is low
A. Yes, the Finmar has a special “chirping” alarm that alerts you to low battery power. This alarm will sound for 24 hours.
Q. Is there a warranty
A. This system comes with a 12-month warranty.
Q. Can a child disarm the unit
A. Once it’s armed and the key is removed it cannot be disarmed. Keep the key in a safe place where a child won’t be able to get to it.
Q. Along with protecting my child from drowning are there other benefits of using this alarm
A. Yes, the Finmar will tell you if anyone is in the area, thus it will detect potential thieves and vandals.
Q. Once I order my unit how long before it’s deliveredIt takes as little as 2 inches of water and
A.The units are normally shipped next working day via international direct air courier system, so you will have the item in approx 5 working days, normally better
2 seconds for a child to drown.
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