Northstar Home Security System

Northstar Security System
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What Sets Northstar Apart

NorthStar is an authorized dealer for Honeywell, maker of home security and automation devices. These state of the art technological devices often top “Best of” lists. In addition to their CSAA (Central Station Alarm Association) Five Diamond Certification, NorthStar’s professional monitoring service boasts the “fastest response time” in comparable companies.

The Lifetime Service Protection plan is rare among home security companies. In addition, NorthStar is part of a number of community outreach programs including:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Help Me Grow Project
  • Kids on the Move
  • Utah Food Bank
  • Miracle Flights for Kids
  • Run to Walk 5k

Key Features

The best features of this system

  • Wireless & Cellular Monitoring
  • Professional Installation
  • Intrusion Protection
  • Remote Control
  • Home Automation
  • Wi-Fi and 3G Cell Alerts
  • Medical Response
  • Environmental Protection

Northstar Price & Packages

Pricing is not something prospective customers will find on the NorthStar website. However, their customer service agents are quick to respond to email and phone inquiries. The NorthStar a la carte style packages offer customers the ability to choose their own equipment and services through a unique point system.

Each package offers a different amount of points to use on devices – which each cost a different amount of “Security Points” – for home security. These devices include:

  • Door and/or window sensors – 1 point each
  • Motion detectors – 2 points each
  • Glass break detectors – 2 points each
  • Smoke detectors – 2 points each
  • Keychain Remotes – 1 point each
  • Medical Pendants – 1 points each

The second and third packages include home automation connected devices. Customers can choose from several devices, such as:

  • Smart Door Locks
  • Indoor Cameras
  • Outdoor Cameras
  • Video Doorbell
  • Thermostat
  • Garage door controller

Current Deal

NorthStar is currently offering special pricing on both installation and activation. These regularly cost $199 each. However, for an undisclosed time, NorthStar is giving free installation and activation for only $99.

Protect

$54.99/mo

+ $398 Upfront Costs*

Services
  • Remote Control via NorthStar Connect App
  • 24/7 Monitoring
  • Lifetime Service Protection
  • Professional Installation
Equipment
  • LYNX Control Panel
  • Choice of 7 Security Points Worth of Devices
Options
  • Indoor and outdoor Video Surveillance Cameras
  • Video and Image Capture
  • Panic Pendant
  • Flood and Heat Sensor
  • Z-Wave Door Lock

Connect

$64.99/mo

+ $398 Upfront Costs*

Services
  • Remote Control via NorthStar Connect App
  • 24/7 Monitoring
  • Lifetime Service Protection
  • Professional Installation
  • Home Automation Features
Equipment
  • LYNX Control Panel
  • Choice of 7 Security Points Worth of Devices
  • Choice of 2 Connected Home Automation Devices
Options
  • Indoor and outdoor Video Surveillance Cameras
  • Video and Image Capture
  • Smart Garage
  • Glass Break Sensor
  • Z-Wave Door Lock

Automate

$74.99/mo

+ $398 Upfront Costs*

Services
  • Remote Control via NorthStar Connect App
  • 24/7 Monitoring
  • Lifetime Service Protection
  • Professional Installation
  • Home Automation Features
Equipment
  • LYNX Control Panel
  • Choice of 10 Security Points Worth of Devices
  • Choice of 3 Connected Home Automation Devices
Options
  • Flood and Heat Sensor
  • Video and Image Capture
  • Smart Garage
  • Glass Break Sensor
  • Panic Pendant

About Northstar Security

Established in 2000, NorthStar’s headquarters are located in Orem, Utah. Today they boast more than 44,000 customers nationwide. They are licensed in: AL, AR, AZ, CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MD, MI, MN, NM, NC, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, and WA.

Their Better Business Bureau profile shows a large number of complaints – 377 to be exact – but 66 percent of their reviews are positive. It should also be noted that the Arkansas Attorney General filed a “Consumer Protection” lawsuit against NorthStar Security Systems for various violations of Arkansas law.


Mobile Alerts
MOBILE ALERTS

Customers of NorthStar can receive notifications wherever they are via the free NorthStar Connect App. They will be notified whenever a sensor is triggered, the doorbell is rung, or an alarm goes off.

24/7 MONITORING

NorthStar’s integrated two-way voice and video allows customers to speak with their CSAA Five Diamond Certified monitoring station.

Surveillance Cameras
SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS

There are three options for surveillance cameras available from NorthStar. They are doorbell cameras, indoor cameras, and outdoor cameras. All NorthStar’s cameras offer night vision to make sure that homes are protected day and night.

Smart Home Options
SMART HOME OPTIONS

NorthStar boasts more than 100 “Smart Scenes” for managing and controlling smart home features.

Remote Control
REMOTE CONTROL

Not only can customers control all the connected devices, view live video, and arm or disarm their system via the NorthStar Connect App, they can also use NorthStar’s key fob to do the same.

MEDICAL ALERTS

Both the Lyric Control Panel and the NorthStar key fob offer medical alert panic buttons that signal emergency responders.

Voice Response
VOICE RESPONSE

Speech commands allow convenient, hands-free control of more than 100 features for energy savings, security, and comfort.

REMOTE GARAGE CONTROL

Using the NorthStar Connect App, customers can open and close their garage door from anywhere. This allows deliveries to be secured within the garage rather than being left on the doorstep.

LIFETIME WARRANTY

NorthStar offers a comprehensive Lifetime Service Protection plan.

Power Outage Protection
POWER OUTAGE PROTECTION

NorthStar’s 24-hour battery backup keeps their security systems running even when the power is out, effectively foiling any attempt to override the system by cutting the power.