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Perimeter Intruder
Detection Systems (PIDS)

A perimeter fence with a detection system mounted to it

What Are PIDS?

A PIDS (Perimeter Intruder Detection System) is a security term for any system which provides advanced warning of an intruder or threat trying to gain access to a secured area.

One example of a PID system would be El-Far’s fence-mounted sensors which detect vibrations and identify the exact location of attempted breaks, cuts or scaling. Heavy impacts can also be monitored.

This data is fed back to a control box and PIDs software creates audio-visual alerts, alarms, notifications or live feeds which allow security personnel to take action before the threat escalates.

What Types Of Fencing Will
Work With PIDS?

Generally, any metal fence will work well with PIDS.

All have different pros and cons with the system but the following fence types are recommended:

  • Wire Fencing
  • Mesh Fencing,
  • Palisade Fencing
  • Security Railings
  • Solid Metal Fencing

A single controller can monitor up to 1500 metres of fencing making it a cost-effective solution for large boundaries.

A close up shot of a motion sensor attached to a large metal fence.

What Fence Mounted PIDS Can We Offer?

We are the approved UK office for El-Far Perimeter Security Solutions.

El-Far is the security industry’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, fence-mounted perimeter intrusion detection systems.

We work on all UK projects using El-Far’s technologies to discuss and design according to each client’s specific security requirements and needs.

Whether you have a private residence in need of protection, a large industrial site, warehousing or manufacturing plant, our perimeter detection systems we can offer are perfect for exposed areas at risk of potential intrusion.

We can assure the efficiency and reliability of these PIDS systems, which were originally developed for military application. 

With near-zero false alarms, they are on of the most reliable security option for anywhere that has a metal fence, railings or barriers.

A perimeter fence with a motion sensor detector kit mounted to it.

What Can PIDS Do?

Our Fence-Mounted PIDS systems are able to detect intrusion attempts by climbing, cutting or lifting a perimeter fence, or even by tampering with the power/communication cabling.

The sensors can be attached to most types of existing physical boundaries including decorative, chain-link or welded mesh fences and also walls for maximum detection ability.

Having perimeter detection equipment installed allows the user or operator to have real-time information on the exact position of attempted intrusions along the entire property perimeter. The systems can be connected to CCTV systems, sirens, audible warning beacons and lights allowing advanced warning and correct live information of any potential threat.

Applications for PIDS:

Commercial PIDS Systems:

Commercial premises use PIDS to give the onsite security staff an advanced warning that (as an example) youths are attempting to break through a fence and steal expensive equipment. This immediate detection could be seen in the control room while a security team are moving to intercept the threat before any losses are incurred.

Domestic PIDS:

PIDS used on the boundary of homes of wealthy individuals, allow the immediate detection of threats. Occupants will be warned, so they can quickly secure themselves into a secure room within a building before they experience any threat.

PIDS Systems As An Alarm:

All PIDS systems can be designed to create warnings to would-be intruders that they have breached a secured monitored area and are being watched.

This unique advantage effectively scares people away from your property before they manage to get near to the property or individuals within.

This reduces losses by theft, property damage and the potential risk to life.

Fence-Mounted PIDS Systems By El-Far

A perimeter fence with an Elec Sens motion sensor detector kit mounted to it.


Convert any fence into a smart fence system with fast and easy installation.

A perimeter fence with a motion sensor detector kit mounted to it.


Fence vibration sensor and alert systems for expansive areas.

A metal wire fence with a motion sensing kit attached to it.


For small-scale sites under 800m, remote locations and standalone fence-off areas.

A rendered image of how spider sens can protect a commercial building.


Warehouse, storage and building internal protection system.

Laser-sens, a fence mounted security system powered by laser detection from El-Far.


Invisible laser line detection system. More effective up to mid-range than PIR.

A POWER SENS mounted security system


Electrifying fences and adding detection. UK-law compliant and non-lethal.

A perimeter fence with a Tera Sens motion sensor detector kit mounted to it.


Fence-mounted digging and tunnelling detection system.

Long Term Finance Options for El-Far Security Systems

El-Far understands that securing your assets is important.

If you’ve been facing security threats then financing a fully-reliable system to stop them may be a concern to you. 

This is why El-Far and Safe Security Solutions have teamed up to provide flexible payment plans which can help you when you need it the most. 

Feel free to discuss the options with us so you can install one of the most powerful perimeter security systems in the world around your property with the peace of mind that payments will be at a rate that is comfortable to you. 

Money should never come before security and with El-Far products we’ll ensure your property is protected without affecting your bank balance. 

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About El-Far PIDS Systems

El-Far is based in Israel and uses systems originally developed for military applications to provide over 34 countries globally with reliable perimeter protection.

Each system is weatherproof and able to withstand extreme conditions without failure or false alarms.

With more than 20 years in the security industry, El-Far set the benchmark for other fence-mounted PIDS systems to follow.

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Safe Security Solutions are the only approved UK provider for El-Far Electronics Systems.

We’re extremely proud to supply & install El-Far products for private, business and corporate use throughout the UK. 

Wherever a fence, barrier or metallic surface is present on a boundary or perimeter, an El-Far PIDS system could be the ideal security solution. 

CONTACT US to find out how we can help you.

Learn More About PIDS Systems

Get in touch with our expert team to find out more about Perimeter Intruder Detection systems. 

We can offer reliable advice to find a security solution which will work for you; detecting threats the moment they cross your boundary. 

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