Techko S187D Safe Pool Alarm Review

pool gate alarmIf you need a pool gate alarm to alert you whether your pets and children access to the pool area without permission, this Techko S187D Safe Pool Alarm is really a great helper for you. It really can help to protect the pool. The installation is very simple. You just need to attach it to a gate or a door and when if someone or something opens the door or gate, the magnetic sensors will be separate and it will sound an alarm as soon as possible to make you know something is happening. What’s more, it also comes with a second set of magnets, which allow you to use on a secondary gate or door. For example, if you have a screen door, you also can install the second set of magnets on it.

Key Features

Accurate Ways to Control the entries

This device has an auto reset button that will not trigger the alarm, when adults pass through the gate or door. However, when children pass through the gate, it will sound an alarm. Plus, it also has another pass-through button that allows you to set delayed entry, so that your pets and children can use the pool temporarily.

Suitable for indoor and outdoor use

This pool gate alarm is waterproof and weatherproof, so it is suitable for pools both indoor and outdoor. It also features special always-on function, so that you don’t need to reset it when you need it. However, If you use your pool frequently, it might be a hassle for you.

Versatile protection

This alarm uses a magnetic sensor which is also ideal for protecting gates, doors and even windows. However, it cannot be used to protect 2 entries next to each other. Installing this alarm on the day can help you easily know that intruders or children are approaching your pool, so you are able to prevent accidents as soon as possible. It is only a pool gate alarm but it doesn’t sound an alarm when someone or something drops into the pool. If you need this function, you may need to buy another pool alarm.

Loud enough to be heard

The volume of this alarm is about 110 decibels, which is loud enough to be heard within 100 yards. Therefore, it will not make you miss any alarm and you can prevent someone from entering your pool as soon as possible. The volume is equal to an average car horn. This product only comes with 1 alarm and there is not a special alarm for use indoors. Therefore, you should always keep an eye on your children around your pool, if you live in a relatively larger home.

Powered by a 9v battery

This device is powered by a 9v battery. It also has an indicator to tell you when you need to change its battery, or it will fail to sound an alarm.


This Techko S1870D features easy pass-through options, a loud alarm and few false alarms, so it is capable of protecting your children. Once you have installed it, you can always keep your children out of your pool without your permission. It is just a pool gate, so it will not alert you if someone falls into the pool. It only comes with only basic alerts and if someone only tries to open the door to your pool, it will trigger an alarm.

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