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Security Systems Comparison 3

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Nest Secure
$499.00 at Walmart 
Pros: Stylish. Easy to install. Multi-purpose sensors. Works with Nest cameras and a handful of third-party devices.

Cons: Expensive. Doesn't support IFTTT or trigger other devices.

Bottom Line: The Nest Secure Alarm Starter Pack is a stylish DIY smart home security solution that's easy to install and configure, but is very expensive, and lacks integration you get with some other systems.

Ring Alarm Security Kit
$159.00 at Amazon 
Pros: Easy to install. Affordable professional monitoring available. Supports multiple wireless platforms. Loud siren.

Cons: Currently lacks integration with other devices, including Ring cameras and doorbells. Does not support IFTTT or voice commands. Bulky contact sensors.

Bottom Line: The Ring Alarm Security Kit is a DIY home security system that is easy to install and offers affordable professional monitoring, but interoperability with Ring cameras and third-party devices is not yet supported.

Abode Home Security Starter Kit
$229.00
Best Price at Amazon 
Pros: Easy to install. No-contract monitoring plans available. Works with lots of third-party devices. Amazon Alexa voice control. Supports ZigBee and Z-Wave. Mobile and web access.

Cons: Bulky sensors. Cannot manage notifications from mobile app. Doesn't come with control panel.

Bottom Line: The Abode Home Security Starter Kit is a fantastic do-it-yourself security system that offers no-contract professional monitoring. It starts with the basics, but is highly expandable with support for plenty of third-party gadgets and services.

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