Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security in Anchorage has been installing parking sensors for a long time now. We have found, over the years, as backup cameras become better known, that this product often gets overlooked. That is too bad, because they are such a great driver safety product.
What exactly are parking sensors, and why do you need them?
Parking Sensors Add Depth Perception When You’re Backing Up
Have you ever backed out of a parking spot in a shopping center and wondered how close you were to the vehicle behind you? Wouldn’t it be great if you could know when you were approximately a foot away? Now you can.
The single biggest benefit to adding parking sensors to your vehicle is depth perception when you’re backing up. Here is how they work: When you place the vehicle in reverse, the sensors emit a single beep to alert you that they are working. As you slowly back toward an object, the audible alert goes from a slow beep to a fast beep, and finally a constant tone when you are very close. To make the sensors better, Perfectionist installs a visual display that helps you even more with depth perception.
Sensors Become an Integrated Part of Your Vehicle
Another great feature of parking sensors is the way they integrate with your vehicle. When Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security is done with your installation, you will think the sensors came factory-installed. We flush-mount four small black sensors into your vehicle’s rear bumper. They are about the size of a quarter, so they are barely noticeable. Inside the vehicle, we hide the speaker in a strategic location that lets you easily hear the audible prompts without seeing anything. We mount the visual display in a convenient spot upfront in easy view of the driver.
Weather Doesn’t Affect Sensor Performance
Have you ever used a backup camera at night and noticed it doesn’t work as well as during the day? How about when it is raining outside? Getting water on the camera affects the image quality, and wet ground makes it harder to see things behind you. Parking sensors are unaffected by weather or time of day since they use ultrasonic wave technology. Rain, shine or snow, they work great for you.
Add a Backup Camera for the Ultimate In Safety
For the safest backup experience, we suggest both a backup camera and parking sensors. This way, you can have a visual indication along with an audible alert to what is behind you. We consider this our ultimate package.
We invite you to stop by Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security and meet with one of our driver safety experts, who will work with you to find the best solution for your needs.
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