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Latest Dakota product using surface mount electronics.
Quick/ Easy Install.
Portable operation allows service in many different locations
Wide range of sensors availible. Can add as many as needed!
800Metre line of sight wireless Tx.

Product Description

A driveway alarm can be that extra layer of home security that you need! For those of you who already have an alarm system in place, a driveway alarm protects the parameter of your home and will instantly warn you of unwanted intruders. It can be useful for reasons beyond security too, as the driveway alarm can also give you that extra time to greet an approaching guest or to answer the door. Dakota is a long standing manufacturer of external alarms system and based in the USA

The Fully Weatherproof, Battery Powered Transmitter has a working range back to the Dakota 4-channel Receiver (DCR-2500) of 800 metres (line of sight), and can be used in multiple ways, it is very quick and easy to install, no cables

Example of Uses:
1) Long Range Wireless Door Bell, includes a very easy to push button, which glows red when pressed (allowing the visitor the comfort of knowing the push button is working).
2) Long Range Wireless Call Button, useful for carers, hotels, businesses etc.
3) Long Range Wireless Door Contact, monitor doors and windows in large buildings.
4) Long Range Gate Contact, monitor gates in and around your garden & property.
5) Universal Transmitter, connect various alarm devices to the transmitter using the N/O & N/C input contacts.

Kit Includes:
1 x Weatherproof, Wireless Transmitter & Battery.
1 x Magnetic Contact (for use when using the device to monitor doors and gates).
1 x Manual.

There is no limit to the number of 2500E Detectors or Receivers that can be used with this system.

Push Button & Transmitter Specification:
Size of Push Button & Transmitter: 85 x 50 x 25 mm.
Size of Push Button: 20 mm Diameter.
Mounting Method of Push Button: Rear Bracket.
Size of Magnet: 50 x 15 x 10 mm.
Mounting Method of Magnet: 2 x Screws (included).
Power Supply: 1 x CR-2 Lithium Battery.
Battery Life: 12 - 24 months (normal operation).
Transmission Range: 800 metres (line of sight).
Transmission Frequency: 433 Mhz.
Programming Method: Internal Dip Switches (very simple).
Channels: 4.
Maximum number of Push Buttons available per System: Unlimited.
Input Connections: N/O or N/C.
Weatherproof: Yes.

Wireless Transmission Information

One of the key issues when purchasing a Wireless Driveway Alarm is choosing a system with wireless capabilities to suit your enviroment. You will always see the term 'Line of Sight' next to the advertised Wireless Transmission range, therefore understanding this industry standard measurement will help you decide which system to purchase.


The Dakota 2500E Wireless Driveway Alarms consist of various types of battery powered Detectors, together with a choice of Receivers or Portable Pagers, ideal solution for monitoring your Driveway or Entrance.

The impressive wireless transmission range is 800 metres (line of sight).

The selection of battery powered detectors include:

  • PIR
  • Vehicle Detecting Sensor
  • Solar Powered Active Beam
  • Air Hose
  • Gate Contact
  • Push Button

The versatile Receiver includes:

  • 12v Output Duration Adjustable: 1 - 10 seconds & 1 & 10 minutes
  • 4 x 12v Output Channels: Adjustable to all four channels
  • Exit Delay: 5 minutes (selectable).
  • Reminder Bleeps & LED's
  • Adjustable Volume

The unique Portable Pager includes:

  • 4 x Channels
  • Audible Alert
  • Vibration Alert
  • Visual Alert
  • Event Logging
  • Time & Date Stamp
  • One weeks Operation of a single Charge
  • Belt Clip

You can choose to use as many Detectors, Receivers & Pagers as you need for your application, there are no limits !!

Positioning of a Dakota 2500E PIR

The most popular detector with the Dakota 2500E is the battery powered PIR, this is ideal for monitoring most types of Gateways or Entrances, the positioning of these PIR's can make a massive difference to the overal performance if the system,

Please click on this link to find a full explanation of how best to position the PIR, the article is based around the larger Dakota 3000E PIR, but the information is just as accurate when using the smaller 2500E system .



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