Above Ground Pool Alarm Comparison Chart

 
 
PoolGuard PGRM-SB
PoolGuard PGRM-SB
Pool Eye PE23
Pool Patrol PA-25
Pool Patrol PA-30
Manufacturer
Remote receiver/range
YES / 200ft
YES / 800ft los
Yes / 100ft
NO, but capable of transmitting to one (should be purchased as an addition to a PA-30 or GA-30)
YES / 200ft
Pool type and size
Above Ground - 16'x 32' (24' in diameter)
Any - child/pet wears wristband
Above Ground and Inground pools up to 20' x 40'
All types - up to 20' x 40'
All types - up to 20' x 40'
Alert
85db horn @ 10ft until acknowledged or for 5 minutes
Flashes and alarms @ 110 decibels until acknowledged or for 30 minutes.
Poolside siren 85+ dB @10ft Until acknowledged or for 3 minutes
85+ db alarm sounds until acknowledged or for 3 minutes
85+ db alarm sounds until acknowledged or for 3 minutes
Min weight detected
18lbs
NA
15lbs
8lbs
8lbs
Power
Poolside alarm - 9 volt (not included) battery life of approximately one year. Remote receiver - 12v power supply (included)
Sensors -Non-replaceable battery lasts 3 – 4 years, Base station -AC Adapter (included)
Remote back-up 9 Volt battery (not incl.), Poolside unit - Two (2) 9 Volt batteries (not incl.)
9 volt battery (battery life of approximately 4 months) (not included)
9 volt battery (battery life of approximately 4 months) (not included), Remote receiver - 12v power supply
Requires removal during swimming
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
"Swim Mode" with auto-reset
No
N/A
Yes, 5 min reset
No
No
Can integrate with home security system/autodialer
No
No
No
No
Yes
Low battery indicator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Warranty
Three Year Limited Warranty
Base Station - 12 months, Turtle sensor - 6 months
One-year limited warranty
Two year warranty - parts and labor. 
Two year warranty - parts and labor. 
Installation
Tethered to pool
Sensors are worn, base station where preferred (not weatherproof)
Stainless steel deck mounting system and ladder mounting system included
Tethered to pool
Tethered to pool
Special features
Tamper Proof: alarm will sound when removed from the pool.
 
Works with any water hazard: pool, hot tub, pond, river/lake, No installation is required, portable
Magnetic key for activating/resetting
Low weight requirement (8lbs), useful for small pets
Can program several pool alarms as well as gate alarms to one transmitter, (must order at same time and have programmed at factory), adjustable sensitivity
Detection type
Subsurface Wave Detection
Submersion of sensors
Surface and Subsurface Wave Detection
Surface Wave detection
Surface Wave detection


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