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Yale HSA Essentials (YES-ALARMKIT) review

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The Yale HSA Essentials is a bells-only alarm system from a well-known brand in home security. This affordable kit comes with a brightly coloured alarm sounder, a contact sensor and motion detector, and a simple keypad to control the system. How does this alarm system fare against rivals from Honeywell, Texecom and ERA? Find out in our Yale HSA Essentials (YES-ALARMKIT) review.

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First reviewed by Which?

July 2021

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