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  • Mircom Panel Security

    Posted by Marlene Janzen on November 1, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    I post this for awareness. I recently heard about thieves getting into the Mircom panel at condo in Calgary (all Mircom panels come with same generic panel key?) and by getting into panel they can hookup laptop and program in a new access code, allowing them trouble free access into condo parkade where they like to steal catalytic converters.

    I’m looking into alternative locks for our panels!

    Mark Hambridge replied 1 year, 3 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Terry Gibson

    Administrator
    November 3, 2022 at 12:18 pm

    Thanks for sharing. A lock! This is how our condo addressed the issue.

    Please spread the word!
  • Mark Hambridge

    Member
    November 17, 2022 at 12:16 pm

    Our entryphone panels have been ‘hardened’ by installing steel shields to prevent access, as Marlene describes.

    The door latches have also been hardened to prevent forced entry.

    However, the biggest problem seems to be with outsiders following a resident in while the door is open for the resident or opened remotely by an owner letting a delivery or visitor in. We also have cameras and video recordings showing people in the entrances so there can be identification, albeit after the fact. Good quality video often helps the police see who the (well-known-to-them) visitor was.

    Please spread the word!

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