Bob Dolph's Latest Posts
July 26, 2021
You’ve heard the old gum commercial saying, “double your flavor, double your fun?” Well, in security circuits, if you double the voltage from 12V to 24V, you truly could double your fun. Why? Let’s find out.
June 28, 2021
While it is important to have adequate backup power for all systems, it is especially important for life-safety systems such as fire alarms.
May 26, 2021
Electronic access control (EAC) vulnerability is always a hot topic and knowledge of such can set you apart from all the amateurs.
April 14, 2021
Tech expert Bob Dolph shares best practices for professional acoustical glass-break detector application, installation and maintenance.
March 22, 2021
Tech expert Bob Dolph explains why UL Standards and NFPA 731 are good learning grounds for pros looking to develop their own performance baseline.
February 25, 2021
Tech expert Bob Dolph shares some of his favorite resources to help professional video specialists test equipment performance.
January 26, 2021
When planning or proposing a system, always think supervision. System supervision is designed to counter most types of illicit compromises, or simply put, keep a good eye on things.
November 25, 2020
Bob Dolph’s 2020 holiday gift guide has something for all security professionals, from useful tools to cool gadgets and more.
November 11, 2020
5G shows plenty of promise. However, it is important to recognize where the technology currently stands and how it works.
October 05, 2020
The truth is that the authorities really do not care about your false alarms. However, they do care if they are not handled properly and escalate to a false alarm dispatch of their personnel.