NewsCategory: General Notices


01 Jul

Technoswitch Privacy Policy

Written by Technoswitch


The South African Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into full effect on 1 July 2021. We view ourselves as a responsible, ethical organisation and continually update our database while adapting to the new South African personal information protection law (POPI). Technoswitch distributes informative and valuable information through newsletters and notifications to our clients, …
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17 Jun

Brett Birch – SAQCC Fire Detection & Gas Suppression Committee Chairman

Written by Technoswitch


Our General Manager, Brett Birch, is the new Chairman of the South African Qualification & Certification (SAQCC) Fire Detection and Gas Suppression Committee. This committee is responsible for developing procedures for the qualification and certification of technicians to ensure safety, quality of work, and high standards of excellence within this fire industry sector. Congratulations, Brett …
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04 Sep

Eastern Cape Distribution & Support

Written by Technoswitch


With effect 30 September 2020, Intertrade Security Distributors (ISD) in Port Elizabeth and East London will no longer be an official distributor of Technoswitch products. Clients may continue placing orders on ISD for stock up until this date. I would like to thank the ISD team for all their efforts during the past four years …
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10 Jul

TC4000 (MxPro 4) Advanced Panel Range

Written by Technoswitch


There has been information circulated in the market regarding the planned obsolescence of the Advanced MxPro 4 intelligent panel range. As the official South African, and sub-Saharan African, distributor of the Advanced MxPro4 Apollo/Hochiki protocol panels (Technoswitch branded TC4000 range) we would like to provide the following clarification to the market. Advanced has undertaken a …
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20 Apr

Pricing Update

Written by Technoswitch


Dear Client, Since the release of our 1 April 2020 price list the ZAR has continued to deteriorate against all major currencies. Furthermore, given the volatility of the currency markets and other negative economic factors, it is difficult to see any significant recovery taking place in the short term. Therefore, regretfully we are left with …
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02 Mar

Written by Technoswitch


Dear Client, The significant devaluation of the ZAR against all major currencies has unfortunately forced us to make an immediate adjustment to our market prices. Therefore, effective from Wednesday 4 March 2020, we will be implementing a general 5% increase. No new price lists will be issued at this point as we would like to monitor …
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18 Feb

Numens Detector Compatibility

Written by Technoswitch


Technoswitch is aware of the fact that Brigit Systems is selling an intelligent detector range branded “Brigit” which is being marketed as using the Apollo XP95 protocol. These devices are manufactured by Numens Professional Safety Products, China and do not originate from Apollo Fire Detectors, UK. The Brigit/Numens devices have not been tested by either …
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14 Nov

Technoswitch Year End Function 2019

Written by Technoswitch


“Not all treasure is Silver or Gold.” – Pirates of the Caribbean Technoswitch is famous for our year end functions, and this year the theme of our very special function was “Pirates of the Caribbean”! In celebration of our 45 years of existence, our employees, their spouses and children from all the branches were invited …
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30 Jul

Technoswitch celebrates Mandela Day with 3 different initiatives

Written by Technoswitch


This year, we were encouraged to honour our former statesman, Nelson Mandela, and give thanks for his life, his leadership and his devotion to humanity and humanitarian causes by devoting 67 minutes (or more!) of our time to give back to those in need. Our branches each selected a charity to support – Cape Town …
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