BABACO Alarm vs. Car Alarms

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Babaco SystemRemote Alarm
Alarm protects cargoYES
The cargo is even protected while moving
NO
Alarm only covers cab section
Protection from Key duplicationYES
Babaco keys cannot be duplicated
NO
Any car stereo store can and will duplicate remote
Passive Arm (automatic operation)YES
Babaco alarm arms as door is closed
Operates also with ignition running
NO
Requires driver to arm by remote
System bypassYES
Requires operator to use secure Babaco Key
YES
Any person can a button to be pressed under the dash to bypass or just unplug unit
Self contained power supplyYES
Independent power supply
NO
Draws off vehicle battery
Dual power operationYES
Independent power supply or will operate off vehicle ignition
NO
Dependent solely on vehicle battery
Self-diagnosticsYES
Unit makes specific noises for working and non-working systems
NO
Same Beep
Ignition key controlYES
Key is attached to Babaco key that is needed to disarm and unlock rear doors
This eliminates truck idling during loading or unloading
NO
Factory key can be left in ignition
Cargo Door ajar or open alertYES
Babaco alarm will sound whenever the door is open and ignition is on to force drive to close door and/or shut door before driving away
NO
Alarm is off when ignition is on
Automatically locks cargo doorsYES
Every cargo door is locked automatically upon closure
NO
Driver is required to manually lock or apply padlock
Independent of factory wiringYES
Babaco alarm system is installed independently of all wiring with the exception of the ignition kill and charging wire for the Babaco battery
NO
Wires are connected to existing wire harness
Alarm located in Armored boxYES
The Babaco system which consists of alarm, battery, siren and harness are installed in a 16ga steel enclosure to ensure protection from tampering
NO
Alarm control is placed and located under dash board
Nationwide ServiceYES
Babaco has agents all over the country
NO
Insurance ApprovedYES
Recognized for commercial vehicles
NO
Recognized for cars
One call for serviceYES
Call Babaco 800 line or email
NO
Look through yellow pages
Babaco signs are a visible deterrentYES
Babaco signs are recognized nationwide and a known deterrent
NO
Window stickers
WarrantyYES
Lifetime with Contract on Parts and Labor with contract
YES
60-120 Days
PM (Preventive Maintenance)YES
Nationwide
No