Dakota Alert DCPA4000 Magnetic Vehicle Probe Wireless Driveway Alarm System

Dakota AlertSKU: DCPA4000



Dakota Alert DCPA4000 Magnetic Vehicle Probe Wireless Driveway Alarm

Don't get caught off guard when vehicles approach your home or business. Perfect for protecting driveways, drive-thru, service centres, farms and property entrances.

The Dakota Alert DCPA4000 driveway alarm system uses a magnetic probe that senses the change in the magnetic field (sensing range of approx. 10-12 ft) caused by large moving metal objects like cars, trucks and heavy equipment. The magnetic vehicle probe is buried alongside or under the driveway and a wire is run to the wireless transmitter that can mount on a wall, tree or pole. When a vehicle drives through the detection area, the wireless transmitter will send a signal to the receiver which will play a sound and light up the LED indicator light.

Get creative and use the sensor to alert you to garbage trucks, farm vehicles or even moving garbage bins and lids for commercial garbage bins.

The DCPA4000 has a long wireless range of up to 1 mile (5280 feet)* from the transmitter to the receiver.

*Note: Wireless range is maximum, line-of-sight, without interference. Obstructions, hilly terrain and interference will reduce range.

Up to 16 different sensors (transmitters) can be paired with this kit by adding additional sensors:

DCHT4000 - additional rubber hose sensor and transmitter
DCMT4000 - additional motion sensor and transmitter
DCPT4000 - additional metal sensing driveway probe and transmitter
UT4000 - additional universal push button transmitter
BBT4000 - additional break beam sensor

The included DCR4000 receiver offers 12 different sounds to choose from:

  • Ding Dong (high)
  • Ding Dong (low)
  • Westminster
  • Fur Elise
  • Alarm/Siren
  • Coo Coo Clock
  • Bird Chirping
  • Twinkle Twinkle
  • William Tell
  • Cannon in D
  • Morning
  • Toreador March

Note: The DCPA4000 replaces the DCPA2500 with up to double the wireless range, but it does not have a relay or 12VDC output. If you need an output to connect to an alarm, siren, strobe or other system please consider the DCPA-4K-PLUS

* 2500 series are not compatible with 4000 series.


Dakota DCPA4000 Wireless Driveway Alarm Features:

  • Magnetic vehicle probe detects moving metal like vehicles, cards, trucks with a 10-12 foot radius
  • Includes 50 foot probe wire to connect to wireless transmitter that mounts on wall, pole or tree
  • Up to 1 mile or 4000 foot wireless range*
  • Battery life 12 months depending on weather and activity
  • Receiver powered by included plug-in adapter
  • Outdoor sensor operating temperature range -30F to 110F

Dakota DCPA4000 Wireless Driveway Alarm Includes:

  • Magnetic vehicle probe with 50 foot wire and wireless transmitter (DCPT4000)
  • Indoor wireless receiver (DCR4000)
  • Plug-in power supply for receiver
  • 4 x CR134A batteries


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