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What is a PID?

Perimeter Intruder Detection Device

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Jacksons offers a nationwide installation service for all of its products. All installation team personnel have undergone the relevant comprehensive professional training and are suitably qualified and accredited under the CSCS certification scheme.

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What is a PID?


A PID is a Perimeter Intrusion Detection System - it s a fence mounted sensor that monitors and detects any form of intrusion from the perimeter.


The perimeter intrusion detection principle of the Jacksons Jaktronic PID System is based on “Reflective Wave Technology”.

The control unit transmits pulses to the sensor line. In case of intrusion attempt, the sensor line detects the vibration caused by the event and reflected wave will be sent back to the control unit. the control unit displays the event location and activates one or more of the following (according to system configuration and installation):

The control unit - transmits pulses into the sensor line. When there is an intrusion attempt along the perimeter, it will be detected by a reflected wave. The time delay between the transmitted and the reflected wave will determine the location of the event within ±25m metres resolution. This “RADAR-LIKE” principle of the system on one hand, and on the other hand provides advantages which other technologies are unable to meet.

The sensor line, which is composed of only one twisted-pair cable, simplifies the installation and maintenance and is protected by an end-of-line resistor against any tampering with the system.


Our Jaktronic PID system is a stand alone and does not require a central computer to operate, all the control and monitoring is performed via the control unit with a simple user interface.

For more details please contact our sales team on 0800 408 2236 or email security@jacksons-fencing.co.uk

What is a PID?

About Jacksons

Jacksons Security Fencing are at the forefront of high security fencing for any environment. Whether you require sports fencing through to intruder deterrent and detection around commercial properties, we can provide a reliable security fencing solution for you.

With over 60 years experience of providing fencing and access solutions, our unrivalled expertise allows us to offer the right solutions for almost any given fencing and access application in virtually every given circumstance.

Whatever your security fencing requirement, Jacksons Commercial has the solution to meet your metal fencing needs.

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