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Does Your Business Have an Emergency Exit Solution?

November 14, 2018

Dave Rogers, Director of Sales, Western Region

Does Your Business Have an Emergency Exit Solution? For security purposes and the safety of your staff and customers, you can depend on DMP.  By Dave Rogers, Director of Sales, Western Region If you're a business owner, you may have thought about adding sounders to the crash bars on your emergency exits inside your business. After all, for security purposes and the safety of your staff and customers, it’s smart to have an audible alert any time those doors open. But what happens if a sounder’s battery dies? Unless you or another employee manually check those batteries on a regular basis, you may not realize they’re not working until you need them! What if a t...  Read More

Come Spring or Fall, Automatic Panel Time Updates Can Help You Save Time and Money

November 1, 2018

Stephen Bowen, Call Center Manager

Come Spring or Fall, Automatic Panel Time Updates Can Help You Save Time and Money By Stephen Bowen, DMP Call Center Manager It’s that time of year — time change. Typically, we get a lot of calls afterward with questions why customers' panels didn't update. This blog will help you prepare your customers’ panels for the time change and should also help identify the cause if it didn’t work. Automatic panel time updates are dependent on several factors, both on the receiver side and on the panel side. Please keep in mind that customers may prefer having cell tests weekly, monthly, or in some rare instances, no test at all. To that end, if a customer calls s...  Read More

Local Communications Failure Annunciation: What is the Best Way to Meet NFPA Requirements?

October 25, 2018

Aaron McGhee, Product Manager, DMP Control Panels

Cellular alarm communicators aren’t made with keypads, nor are they designed with annunciators. But if there’s a communications failure for any reason on a fire system, the National Fire Protection Association requires the cellular communicators to sound a local annunciation. What’s the best way to comply? Here are your options.  When you’re updating an existing fire system that’s not DMP, our CellCom LTE Fire Alarm Communicator makes it easy to capture and convert Contact ID dialer signals to DMP format. Even with older panels, as long as they support Contact ID, this simple communications add-on can deliver full alarm communication via a cellular con...  Read More

Give Your Customers the Advantage of Adaptive Technology

October 1, 2018

Aaron McGhee, Product Manager, DMP Control Panels

Give Your Customers the Advantage of Adaptive Technology Whatever They're Protecting, With Adaptive Technology, Their Security System's Vital Communications Will Never Miss A Beat  "What we've got here is a failure to communicate!" That well-known line from the 1967 classic, "Cool Hand Luke," certainly wasn't referring to the shortcomings of a security system! Even so, it perfectly pinpoints why some systems fall short. Whatever they're protecting, with adaptive technology, their security system's vital communications will never miss a beat When it comes to protecting people's lives and their property, the communication between your customer's panel and your rece...  Read More

Avoid Walking Into Danger

September 11, 2018

Brian Crouse, Product Manager for DMP Wireless & Keypads

DMP Introduces New Design for 1100D Wireless Receiver Now half its former size and just as powerful as it's always been! Don’t risk walking into work or home and coming face-to-face with an intruder! If the keypad is red, you’ll know to stay safely outside until help  arrives. Most commercial or home security systems are designed to automatically silence an alarm after a few minutes. But if you’re not there when the alarm sounds, you could enter your home or business, not realizing someone broke in. At DMP, we’re setting a higher standard for your security. Unlike the rest, our system has a unique Red Keypad. When an alarm has been activate...  Read More

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