When it comes to selecting a remote car starter, the staff at Mobile Edge in Lehighton pays special attention to ensuring that our clients choose a remote solution with enough range. By definition, the range is the distance between your vehicle and where you are when you try to lock, unlock or remotely start your vehicle. Many people don’t understand that it’s not just about distance – we need to take other obstacles into consideration to make sure that your vehicle will start every time you press that button.
How Mobile Edge Talks About Remote Range
Look on the website for a popular, high-quality remote car starter brand like Compustar. You’ll see the different remote options ranked by the maximum distance you can be from the vehicle and still control it. You can choose from a remote package that offers 1, 2 or 3 miles , or 3,000 or 1,000 feet.
We prefer to talk about the performance of these remote solutions in terms of their power levels. A 1,000-foot remote might have twice as much power as the remote that came with your car or truck. The awesome T13 and R5 remotes have 30 times as much power.
Power levels matter because the range isn’t just about distance. More power means the remote can drown out interference caused by radio towers, electronics, computers and lighting in an office or production environment, structural considerations of the building you are in and geographic obstacles. The maximum range advertised by all the remote start companies is available only under ideal conditions. Unless you’re living in a desert wasteland, remote power matters.
Where Extra Remote Range Matters
If you live in an apartment building, even a small one and your car isn’t directly below your unit, more transmitter power is important so that you can start your vehicle before heading out. If you work in a large store, you may be at the back of the building getting your coat at the end of the day and want to start your vehicle while it’s parked out near the street. More remote power helps make this process easy and reliable. If you’ve traveled to Philadelphia for an Eagles, Flyers or 76ers game, being able to start your vehicle before you leave the stadium is going to take a remote with lots of range.
Explore the Remote Car Starter Options at Mobile Edge
Even if you park your car or truck in your driveway, the Mobile Edge team wants you to think about all the other places you might be when you’ll want to start your vehicle. For more information about the remote car starters we have available, including our smartphone-based, cellular-control systems, please drop by our store in Lehighton, give us a call or click the red button below to send our team an e-mail.