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Home Security Systems

Frontpoint Safe Home Everyday


Professional monitoring is required - starts at $34.99/month with a three year contract. Uses a cellular connection when WiFi is not available. Has a rechargeable battery in base station for when power is out. Has a keypad for passcodes. Can use your location to arm and disarm the alarm, but requires a higher level subscription. Can add a panic pendant for medical emergencies. Tested version used a base station with integral keypad - that is now two separate devices. The change does not affect the package's functionality.


What's in the box What's in the box What main components were included in the tested version - doesn't include cables, fittings, or the like.
Tested with base station with keypad, motion sensor, 2 contact sensors, yard sign
Key fob Key fob Options for arming and disarming the system other than the app and a keypad.
Two factor authentication Two factor authentication Two factor authentication increases protection against hackers.
Used only on the app.
Voice control Voice control Digital assistants that can be used with your voice to control the security system.
Amazon Alexa
Passcode Passcode System can be armed or disarmed using a passcode.
Web access Web access Access to the system through the internet.
Battery backup Battery backup Systems use batteries to continue to work without power.
Cellular Cellular If the system can connect using cellular signals when WiFi is out - may require additional fees.