Alarm Grid is now providing a brand new “alternate” model of the Resideo ProSeries 7″ All-In-One Panel. Along with the present Honeywell Home PROA7PLUS, Alarm Grid prospects now have the choice of the brand new Resideo PROA7PLUSC Security System. Each choices are the identical, aside from one facet.
Earlier than you get tremendous excited and stuffed with anticipation, we’re sorry to spoil the enjoyable. The change actually is not something too revolutionary. Whereas the Honeywell Residence PROA7PLUS reads “Honeywell Residence” throughout the entrance of the panel, the Resideo PROA7PLUSC as an alternative reads “Resideo” throughout its entrance. Sure, apart from that small aesthetic change, these are the identical alarm panels, with the identical options, the identical compatibility, and the identical efficiency.
Why did Resideo trouble to do that? From what we are able to inform, it is a advertising determination. They needed the model recognition of the “Honeywell Residence” namesake, however since companies might not wish to use a product with “Residence” within the title, the “Resideo” model is out there as nicely. Certainly, the Honeywell Residence PROA7PLUS is formally the “residential” model, whereas the Resideo PROA7PLUSC is formally the “industrial” model. We all know, it is a bit redundant, however ask your self this – are you actually stunned?
You might be free to throw warning to the wind in fact. If you wish to use the “industrial” Resideo PROA7PLUSC with the company sticker of “Resideo” boldly adorning your alarm panel that you simply use in your residence, be at liberty. Or conversely, in the event you’re a enterprise proprietor desirous to convey the consolation of “dwelling” into to the workplace, then you definitely’re welcome to make use of the “residential” Honeywell Residence PROA7PLUS with the “Honeywell Residence” moniker. It actually will not make a lot of a distinction, however you may go along with whichever choice makes you happier.
You may very well recall that Resideo did one thing comparable with the brand new Tuxedo Keypad for his or her hardwired Honeywell VISTA Security Systems. In that realm, you may select between the Honeywell Home TUXEDOW with “Honeywell Residence” throughout the entrance panel, or you may go for the Resideo TUXEDOWC with “Resideo” taking the highlight. Once more, that’s the solely distinction between the 2 keypad fashions. Now Resideo is doing it once more with their wi-fi panels. Will or not it’s the final time they do that? Our bets are on “No”, however time will inform.
Anyway, whether or not you select the PROA7PLUS or PROA7PLUSC, you’re getting a improbable wi-fi alarm panel with some excellent options. We’ve got already coated the system in intensive element earlier than, so please try our introduction and buying guide for the system that we put out late final yr.
We should additionally report that native programming continues to be but to be launched, so you’ll need your alarm monitoring firm to carry out just about all duties remotely relating to organising the system. Our understanding is that the programs (sure, each of them) will quickly be made to help native programming, hopefully within the coming months. We additionally haven’t any phrase on when, or even when, Apple HomeKit performance will change into a actuality. For now, in order for you a panel that does help end-user programming AND presents a strong integration with Apple HomeKit, you may as an alternative think about the Honeywell Lyric Alarm System, which in some ways continues to be the superior choice.
When you’ve got any questions concerning the Honeywell Residence PROA7PLUS, the Resideo PROA7PLUSC, the Honeywell Lyric, or in the event you simply wish to study alarm monitoring usually, contact our staff by way of e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re right here to verify your e-mail from 9am to 8pm ET M-F. We look ahead to listening to from you!