IDEAS

SOME ALARM CONFIGURATIONS AND IDEAS

The Columbia Boat Alarm uses a red flashing LED placed close to an alarm warning label as perimeter protection.   When an intruder sees the flashing LED, he knows the boat is alarm protected.  The intruder does not know the alarm is configured  or if the alarm is equipped with wireless notification.  

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How to Protect a boat that has a canvas cover

Boat with a canvas cover

Canvas Snap Sensor Protected Boat

How to protect a boat while it is moored

Boat tethered to dock with cable wrap

Moored Boat Protected With a Cable Wrap

How to protect a boat with a pressure pad

pressure mat in front of door

Boat protected with a pressure pad and a door sensor

Use a motion detector mounted overhead looking down

motion sensor located overhead

Motion Sensor Mounted Overhead

How to protect a cabin door

Magnet on door

A Hatch Sensor and Magnet Protect a Cabin Door

Use the motion sensor as a floor scan in the boat

Floor scan inside the boat

Motion sensor scans across the floor.

How to protect a kicker motor 

Tether a kicker motor to the boat to prevent theft

Kicker motor protected with a cable wrap sensor


DISCLAIMER

THE COLUMBIA BOAT INTRUSION ALARM CANNOT STOP OR PREVENT A BURGLARY. HOWEVER, A PROPERLY INSTALLED SYSTEM WHEN ARMED WILL CAUSE A LOUD SIREN TO SOUND WHEN ANY OF THE ALARM SENSORS IS TRIPPED. THE INTENT IS TO DISCOURAGE A WOULD BE BURGLAR. AN ADEQUATELY CHARGED BATTERY IS ESSENTIAL TO THE OPERATION OF THE SYSTEM. COLUMBIA BOAT ALARMS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FAILURE OF THE ALARM IN PREVENTING A BURGLARY OR ANY RESULTING DAMAGE OR LOSS.