How can backup batteries cause false alarms?
If you have false alarms after a storm, it may not be the storm that caused the alarm. If your batteries are not up to the job, a false alarm may be generated when your alarm system powers up after a power failure caused by a storm. Even a short power failure of a second or less may be long enough to cause a false alarm.

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1. What is a false alarm?
2. What is a backup battery?
3. How can backup batteries cause false alarms?
4. How can I reduce the chance that my battery will cause a false alarm?
5. What other steps can I take to prevent a false alarm?
6. How many warnings can I receive before a summons is issued?
7. What is the fee for an alarm permit?
8. How long can my outdoor audible alarm sound?
9. What is a central station response code?