Replacing DSC Alexor alarm

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Old 05-28-20, 09:57 PM
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Replacing DSC Alexor alarm

I have dsc alexor alarm which is time to replace. I would love to continue utilizing all the sensors that are on 433 mhz. I know there is new 900 frequency which eventually i will buy sensors to change to that but to safe money for now i would love to if possible to keep using my sensors that i have until they die.

Can someone recommend what my options are?
 
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Old 05-30-20, 12:30 PM
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The 433mHz is still one of the DSC product lines.

The 915mHz (PowerG) products are just a new product line; but you can still get a new Alexor, or even the regular Power Series systems that are compatible with your existing devices.

https://www.dsc.com/index.php?n=products
 
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Interesting point you made and i am confused as I though that Alexor was discontinued and never replaced? Any particular Power G that you would recommend ?
 
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Not PowerG (that's the 915 mHz wireless)..._Power Series_ (PC1616/1832/1864), or Impassa (SCW9057).

The Alexor is recently enough discontinued, that you probably could still find one with a little shopping effort.

It does look like that Johnson Controls/Tyco (which absorbed DSC) is phasing out the 433 mHz models. There is a _huge_ installed base; though, so they may be supporting them for a goodly length of time.
 
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Did any version of Alexor come with 4g? Mine was 2g which obviously been turned off.
 
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No, they never created a 3G or 4G module for it.
 
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In that case do any of PowerG come with 3g or better yet 4g? Am I better at just looking to replace my system completely?
 
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Thanks for reply and posting those links. I think i am going to try to stick with Power G that is compatible with 433mhz. However i am little confused if there is any that can support both 915mhz frequency and old 433 mhz? For example i am seeing this one https://www.alarmsystemstore.com/pro...6-alarm-system ,can this support both 433 and 915 or only one? Also what other models would i need to buy to be able to work with my current equipment. Basically i am trying to figure out what i can buy to keep my cost down and at the same time be able to upgrade as time goes by to 915 mhz sensors.
 
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At this point in time, DSC does not make a solution to use 433 mHz and 915 mHz on the same alarm control.
 
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Thanks for letting me know. In that case, what is the best wireless system i can get that supports 433mhz that can monitor it using lte and as backup over the internet? Being sensors work fine i guess i can just stay on 433mhz for a while. Thanks for all of your help Honestly a bit confused on dsc system support so if you could link it would be very appreciated.
 
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