I am new to the forum and I am new to the whole Smart Home world.
I have an IT background, but never got into the Smart Home thing, but now that I have a new home, I want to start integrating things.
I already got homeseer dimmers, alexa, locks, etc…, but now comes to the security system.
I know that ADT Pulse offers a few goodies that would work with SmartThings, but I want to get everyones take on if it is worth it or not. I know that they provide me with the window and door sensors, as well as the touchscreen control panel, as well as the 24/7/365 monitoring, but would I be able to just purchase all the door/window sensors myself, as well as the wireless motion sensors? How about the touch control panel? Would that need to be bought from ADT Pulse? or can I purchase it myself and have it utilize ADT’s monitoring service?
I just do not want to pay the high monthly price tag for it.