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Ever get the nagging feeling that something is wrong? You can have peace of mind when it comes to your home and keep your place protected with do-it-yourself home security systems from Ring.is still over a week away, but Amazon already has a variety of discounts available, including deals on multiple . These kits are (as you can see in the video below) -- but these price drops won't last long, so we advise getting your order in sooner rather than later.
Theis a solid option for people who live in apartments or condos and includes a base station, a keypad, a contact sensor, a motion detector and a range extender. And right now you can get the five-piece Ring Alarm home security system for just $130, saving you $70 off the list price.
For those in smaller homes, themay be a good fit. It's on sale for $205 (save $95) and includes one base station, one keypad, four contact sensors, one motion detector, one range extender and a Ring indoor cam. (If you don't need the cam, you can snag the rest of the kit , currently.)
And if you're in a larger home, go all-out with thesecond-gen Ring Alarm kit. It's discounted by $120 right now, bringing the price to just $210 and includes one base station, two keypads, eight contact sensors, two motion detectors and one range extender.
With the Ring Alarm installed, you'll receive mobile notifications when your system is triggered so you can stay alert of everything at home, even when you're away. Plus, the Ring app allows you to change your alarm modes and monitor all your Ring devices, including Ring's video doorbell. And no matter which kit you buy, if it turns out the size is a little less than ideal, you can add additional components and accessories so that you can secure your entire home.
For extra convenience, you can use your Ring Alarm kit with Alexa. When you connect with Alexa Guard you can arm and disarm the alarm with your voice and get mobile alerts about sounds like broken glass or smoke alarms. And if you choose, you can add on aplan, which includes professional monitoring starting at $10 a month.
CNET's Megan Wollerton liked the, saying, "It's cheap, it's simple and it works well. Consider it if you want a basic DIY home security at a great price."
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