Advice 1: How to pay for the intercom

Typical story: comes to you a receipt for intercom, do you take it out of the mailbox and forget to pay. Next month again you have a receipt with the sum twice and you're already going to pay, but I understand that you don't know how to do it. The article will be useful for those who have recently installed intercom or a long time for him not paying.
How to pay for the intercom
Will pay cash at the office of the company. The easiest and most reliable way to pay the intercomand go to the office of the management company with the receipt and pay the money on the spot. 'Offices are usually written in the receipt itself, so to find them, most likely, will not be easy.
Pay the bill using a special terminal. In some terminals, designed to replenish the personal account of cell phones, it is possible to pay the intercom. Select the terminal company, which serves you, and pay for her services. The truth will have to overpay a little for the use of the terminal (the fee is usually from 3 to 10% of the total). But the terminals are usually located near the house or in stores where you are much more often than in the office that supports your intercom.
Pay the account with Sberbank. Hand and payment terminal of any branch of the savings Bank of the Russian Federation on the notice-receipts accept payments over the intercom. Besides, in Sberbank can be paid and other utility services.You can also pay the intercom via other banks, in each of which you can clarify whether they accept such payments.
Use the payment entry phoneand via the Internet. To pay for the services of the company to provide you intercom system is possible via Internet banking. You can also buy a special card. There are, of course, not every company, but if you are lucky, you will be able to pay the intercomfrom the comfort of home.
Subtract the payment services intercomand salaries. It all depends on where you work. Some companies deduct from their employees payment of utility services, including payment services, intercom. If you have such possibility – please contact the accounting Department or to the supervisor. Thus, you will save time to pay for all these services.

Advice 2: How to choose the intercom

In recent years, for reasons of safety and comfort of the residents of many private houses and apartment blocks set intercoms. This device is designed primarily to limit unauthorized access to the home. To select the intercom system, you need to consider the budget, the wishes of tenants, as well as know which models on the market.
How to choose the intercom
You will need
  • permission of residents
The choice of intercom is determined by whether it is installed in private or apartment house, as all the intercoms are divided into malabarensis and multi apartment. Namely multi apartment intercoms are suitable for installation in apartment buildings. All intercoms are also divided into two large classes: audiointercoms and videointercoms. Videodoor phones come in with color and black-and-white displays. When choosing the video intercom you need to consider that his purchase will cost you much more than buying a door phone.
When you select Videophone remember that camcorder with wide angle of view allows you to see the amount of space that a camera with a lower angle will show larger face of the visitor. For some equipment it is possible to connect two cameras to expand the viewing area or to install cameras in different places. Camera most intercoms are equipped with a backlight. Color cameras have an led light, and black-and-white camera equipped with infrared illumination. This allows even in complete darkness to see the face of the visitor. However, in some cases, the intercom will not efficiently perform its functions, for example, in bright sunlight, aimed at the camera.
Passing the entrances are now quite rare, but we cannot ignore their existence. If tenants want this entrance to admit guests via both inputs, it is better to choose the intercom that allows you to connect two call block and two cameras. On the market now presented intercoms with the ability to connect up to six devices (call blocks, video cameras, and additional handsets). However, security experts recommend one of the doors of walk-through entrances equipped not with the intercom and a lock with keys.
Currently, the market is coordinate and digital intercoms. The cost of the first lower due to the cheaper tubes, but less reliable. Digital intercoms safer and easier to install, but have a higher price.
The choice of intercom system that has an embedded power supply will save you from extra hassle. This power supply can connect electric lock of the front door. Or get ready for what you have to keep the apartment another wire and put the power supply, which required additional socket. By the way, Electromechanical locks (like deadbolts) safer than electromagnetic.
The intercoms are divided in duplex and simplex. Duplex intercoms communicate in two directions simultaneously, and simplex intercoms allow you to speak only in turn. Typically, full-duplex intercoms in apartments equipped with a tube resembling a phone and the simplex represent a device with a speakerphone. When you select the intercom consider whether you are comfortable to talk on speakerphone, or you are more comfortable negotiating through a tube.
Special attention to call the panel. They are recessed and overhead. The call blocks intercoms can be made of plastic and metal. And since in our country, the respect to private and public property is still not up to par, you need to ensure that the call block, located on the street, was protected from vandals. It is better to choose a door with a milled or cast call block and with metal buttons-balanced type.
If you are going to connect the multi apartment intercom is an internal communication between the residents of the entrance, communication with the Manager or Concierge. Modern intercoms can also serve as an alarm button. If you want to know who came in your absence, will help the selection of video intercom system with photo opportunity to visitors, saving the images in a special memory block, and their subsequent viewing. In some models you can connect a second handset (intercom) that is not equipped with a display, but allows you to communicate with the visitor and open the door for him. Of course, any additional features will influence the cost of the intercom.
To install an intercom system in an apartment building, the consent of 80% of tenants living in the building.
Useful advice
If you want to independently (without professional help) install an intercom system in the private house, stop the choice on a radio channel model of intercom.
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