Pool Door/Gate Alarm Comparison Chart

 
 
Magnalatch Alert - Top Pull
Magnalatch Alert - Top Pull
YardGard YG03
YardGard YG04
YardGard YG18
Poolguard GAPT
Poolguard DAPT-WT
Poolguard YG18
PoolPatrol GA-25
PoolPatrol GA-30
Manufacturer
Remote receiver/range
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
NO, but capable of transmitting to one (should be purchased as an addition to a PA-30 or GA-30)
Yes / 200ft
Applications
Gate
Gate
Door or Gate
Door or Gate
Door or Gate
Gate
Door
Door
Door or Gate
Door or Gate
Siren Volume
70 dB (at 10ft.)
70 dB (at 10ft.)
95 dB (at 10ft.)
95 dB (at 10ft.)
95 dB (at 10ft.)
85 dB (at 10ft)
85 dB (at 10ft)
85 dB (at 10 ft.)
Approx. +/-85 db at 10 ft
Approx. +/-85 db at 10 ft
Activation delay
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 or 15 seconds
7 seconds
NONE (0 seconds)
7 or 14 seconds
6 seconds or 0 seconds
6 seconds or 0 seconds
Length of bypass
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 seconds
7 or 15 seconds
7 to 14 seconds
14 seconds
7 or 14 seconds
6 seconds or 15 minutes
6 seconds or 15 minutes
To reset
Close Gate
Close Gate
Close door and press pass/reset button. Exit within 30 seconds.
Can be manually reset or will automatically reset in 3 minutes to continue siren
Press orange button, pass/reset button, or (in certain mode) enter four-digit code
Close gate then push delay switch. Unit will reset within 7 seconds.
Close door and press pass/reset button.
Close door and press pass/reset button.
Close door and press reset button.
Close door and press reset button.
If unit is not reset...
The Magnalatch will chirp after 7 seconds of being left open after 15 seconds it goes into full alarm until door/gate is closed.
The Magnalatch will chirp after 7 seconds of being left open after 15 seconds it goes into full alarm until door/gate is closed.
Siren will sound for 4 mins, then silence for 4 mins, then sound for 4 mins, and so on until door/gate is closed.
Will automatically reset in 3 minutes to continue siren
Siren will sound for 3 mins, then will auto-reset if door is closed. If door not closed, siren will continue.
Siren will sound indefinitely until reset button is pushed or battery is exhausted.
Siren will sound indefinitely until reset button is pushed or battery is exhausted.
Siren will sound indefinitely until reset button is pushed or battery is exhausted.
Siren will sound indefinitely until reset button is pushed or battery is exhausted.
Siren will sound indefinitely until reset button is pushed or battery is exhausted.
Power
3.6V Lithium battery (included)
3.6V Lithium battery (included)
9V battery (not included)
AC Adapter (included)
Six (6) AA batteries (not included)
9V battery (not included)
9V battery (not included)
9V battery (not included)
9V battery (not included).
9V battery (not included). Remote receiver has AC power and takes 9V (not included) for battery backup.
Can integrate with home security system/autodialer
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No, unless paired with a receiver from a GA-30 or PA-30
Yes
Low battery indicator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Warranty

Mechanical - Lifetime

Electronics - 2 Years

Mechanical - Lifetime

Electronics - 2 Years

6 Months
6 Months
6 Months
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
2 Years
2 Years
Installation
Install on Pool Gates that are 48"or more. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 1/2" - 1 1/2"
Install on Pool Gates that are 59"or more, or pet/yard gates where height doesn't matter. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 1/2" - 1 1/2"
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 3/4"
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet and pass button sold separately.
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 1/2 "
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 1.25" on steel or 2.5" on other materials.
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 3/4"
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 3/4"
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 3/4"
Install at height of at least 54" above threshold. Contact/magnet maximum distance: 3/4"
Special features
Visual and audible alerts. Rekeyable security lock. Visible lock indicator.
Visual and audible alerts. Rekeyable security lock. Visible lock indicator.
Includes additional reset button (wired) for other side of door/gate.
 
Hardwired power supply. Contact/magnet and pass button sold separately.
A 4-digit security code can be utilized to protect from unauthorized bypasses. Includes additional reset button (wired) for other side of door/gate.
Allows for wide gap (1.25" to 2.5" depending upon material) between
Zero (0) second delay, wireless outdoor passthrough button, optional screen door kit. Made in the USA.
Optional Screen Door Kit. Made in the USA.
15 minute override, can be used with a receiver from a GA-30 or a PA-30
15 minute override, remote receiver, home security system integration


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