What you’re getting with an NTXr is an alarm head that you can tailor to your preferences and then adjust if you fancy a change. The multi-colour LEDs allow you to change their colour at the push of a button. There’s a nightlight, a dull-glow from the LED, which automatically triggers once the light levels drop; a feature that you can disable if you wish.
A word of advice, the battery covers are secured by two Phillips-head screws because this is apparently the best way to ensure that the casing remains waterproof. This isn’t an issue, unless your batteries run out mid-session and you don’t have a screwdriver with you. A small one is provided with each alarm, so keep these handy and a spare in your car just in case.
I have had a problem with one of the alarms, in that it wouldn’t turn on. It’s a rare glitch, but simply removing the batteries for a couple of minutes before replacing them resets the alarm. In fairness only one of my alarms has done this once. Other than that, they haven’t missed a beat.
Admittedly, the looks of the NTXrs aren’t for everybody, but let’s get it right; even if you don’t think they look the part, first and foremost, you are buying them to do a job; one that they perform impeccably.
MICRON NTXr ALARMS
Price: Alarm £199.99; receiver £199.99; three-rod presentation set £799.99; four-rod presentation set £999.99