Armorax Home Security Review

Armorax is a home security company that offers a pre-programmed, completely wireless home security system which can be fully customized and is professionally monitored 24/7. The self-installed system, which can have automation features added, is accessible and fully controllable via smart device app. Armorax systems can bu purchased with or without a contract, and they also allow self-monitoring.

Rating: 8.4 / 10 (Excellent)
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How is Armorax rated?

Breakdown

9/10
Equipment
8/10
Monitoring
8/10
Reputation
8/10
Contract & Price
10/10
Technology Inegration

Overall Rating: 8.4 / 10 (Excellent)

Armorax's unique combination of industry-leading equipment and flexible monitoring agreements makes them one of the most formidable hybrid security systems in the business. The ability to pay as you go, in tandem with their customization and scalability, makes them a great choice for home security, despite the upfront equipment costs.

Company Profile

Full Name
Armorax Home Security
Year Founded
2014
BBB Rating
A
Company Website
Headquarters
3535 N Troy St, Chicago, IL, 60618
Mailing Address
3535 N Troy St, Chicago, IL, 60618

How does Armorax work?

Overview

Intallation
Self-Install (DIY)
Equipment Manufacturer
2GIG Technologies
Ability to Reallocate System
Wireless Sensors
Control Panel
Event Triggered Siren/ Alarm

Equipment - 9 / 10

Armorax equipment is easily self-installed and eminently customizable. Their basic package includes one cellular control panel, two wireless door/window sensors, and one wireless motion detector. Additional features, such as surveillance cameras, event recording, and carbon monoxide, flood, or temperature sensors can be added on easily, and are programmed onto the base free of charge. Panic buttons and medical alerts are also available. Overall an above average equipment package.

Security Monitors, Sensors, & Devices

Intrusion Protection

Door & Window Sensors
Garage Door Sensors
Glass Break Protection
Motion Sensors
Recessed Door Sensors
Crash & Smash Protection

Environmental Protection

Carbon Monoxide
Flood
Temperature Change
Smoke

Surveillance

Indoor Cameras
Outdoor Cameras
Doorbell Cameras
Tilt & Pan Cameras
Live Surveillance
Event-triggered Surveillance

Life Safety

Panic Button
Medical Alert

Monitoring

Key Details

Monitoring Options
Professional Monitoring
Self Monitoring
Monitoring Technology
Cellular
Number of Monitoring Centers
6
Monitoring Center Type
Outsourced

Professional Monitoring Services

24/7 Professional Monitoring
2-Way Intercom
Police Dispatch
Fire Department Dispatch
Medical Dispatch

Monitoring - 8 / 10

Armorax offers both professional and DIY monitoring via cellular. For almost half the amount of comparable companies, Armorax's 24/7 professional monitoring allows homeowners to monitor and access their entire system from their smartphone or tablet.

How much does Armorax cost?

Contract & Price

Monthly Fee (min)
$19.95
Monthly Fee (max)
$39.95
Number of Available Packages
3
Installation/ Activation Fee (min)
$0.00
Equipment Starting Cost
$0.00
Contract Required
Minimum Contract Length
36 months

Contract & Price - 8 / 10

Armorax plans are very affordable, ranging from $19.95 to $39.95, and have 36-month contracts, for the full length of which the equipment is fully guaranteed. There is also a one-time $20 price lock fee.
Cancellation Policy: 30-day money back guarantee. A termination fee applies if you cancel your 3-year contract subscription.
Warranty: 3-Year Equipment Warranty

Technology Integrations

Compatibility

Amazon Alexa
Google Home
IFTTT
Z-Wave
ZigBee

Technology Inegration - 9.5 / 10

Armorax features a high level of integration opportunities, with a security system that can be fully monitored and controlled remotely via their iOS and Android apps, which also send out email and text alerts automatically. Their hardware is compatible with Z-Wave smart products for home automation, such as temperature, lighting, and appliance control. Armorax can integrate with Skybell and Z-Wave.

Mobile Access & Alerts

iPhone App
Android App
Email & Text Alerts
Live Surveillance Feed
Remote Arm/Disarm
Geo-location Services

Home Automation

Lighting Control
Thermostat Control
Appliance Control
Electronic Door Locks
Event-triggered Automation
History Log
Unique User Codes

Armorax Reputation

Certifications & Associations

  • Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA)
  • Electronic Security Association

Reputation - 8.2 / 10

Armorax is certified by the Central Station Alarm Association and the Electronic Security Association. Armorax is a BBB-accredited business with and A rating.
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