A basic home security system will provide you with the essential features you need at an affordable price. A good basic system should be easy to install, easy to use and seamlessly integrate with your lifestyle.
Important Features on a Basic Home Security System Include:
- Intrusion Protection
- Voice Prompts
- User-Friendly Touchscreen Control Panel
- Remote Control of in-home Systems (Lights, HVAC, Door Locks etc.)
- Remote Monitoring
- Wireless Convenience
If you want a cost effective basic home security system, Secure Projects recommends the Simon XT. The Simon XT has up to 40 zones of intrusion and fire protection while offering many convenience features such as a built-in touchpad display and status speaker for voice messages. This system can talk to you and let you know which doors are open.