Silvan has a wide range of products, some of them ideally suited to hobby farmers. Included are a range of security items such as alarm kits and security cameras.
With Australia and the rest of the world in the midst of a pandemic, there has been a growing number of people returning to their rural lifestyle properties or who have been unable to, given restrictions on movement. Silvan Australia has recognised this trend and has brought to the market a wide range of Rural Lifestyle products.
Wireless Alarm Kit – Product code: SEC-ALERT3
This alarm alerts you the moment someone enters your property. It can detect movement from up to 1km away. Each of the alarm’s four zones can pair up to four sensors. The kit includes a receiver, sensor, sunshade, and battery power.
With several rural lifestyle customers having to stay home or not being able to attend their farms there has been a growing interest in the security range of products.
The security cameras worth featuring include:
Mini Motion Activated Security Camera – Product code: SECURE-MINI
As its name suggests this security product is a motion-activated camera and ideal for surveillance of farm gates, driveways, fuel supplies, sheds, garages, workshops. livestock, foxes, wild dogs, machinery, and tools either during the day or night. It has a high resolution of 16 megapixels, a lens view of 42 degrees, can store up to 8GB of images and videos, detect movement up to 15 metres and is waterproof.
3G Mobile Motion Activated Security Camera – Product code: SECURE100-3G
This camera is designed to be used 24 hours a day. It has a broad-angle 100-degree field of view. Once connected with a 3G mini SD card and you have coverage, the camera can be positioned anywhere on-farm or in isolated locations and detection images can be sent to two digital phone numbers and an email address, for filing along with daily reports with the number of pictures taken, temperature, memory available and amount of battery charge remaining. The camera comes with mounting straps and provision for a mounting bracket.
For outside use, there is a range of work lights worth considering.
Led Rechargeable Torch – Product Code: LIGHT-36
This new release is ideal for general use, car maintenance, camping, off-road work, or in a workshop. Key features include its light power at 1000 lumens, (visible light equivalent to about 67 watts), USB charging cable, three light settings, strobe light, and a beam distance of 300 metres.
Magnetic LED Rechargeable Work Light – Product code: LIGHT-37
This new release light has two settings, a beam distance of more than 35 metres, emits a powerful 500 lumens, and is available with a 180 degrees rotatable base. It’s ideal for use in a workshop or for car maintenance and general use.
12W LED Portable Rechargeable Work Light – Product code: LIGHT-22
This light comes with a magnetic base, swivel head, and lantern handle. It has a high capacity lithium rechargeable battery providing up to four hours use and provides more than 1000 lumen brightness with three settings. Ideal for general use, car maintenance, camping, off-road work or for use in a workshop.
Utility ball light – Product code: LIGHT-23
This light has a strong magnetic base, which sticks to any magnetic surface for easy use around your home or workspace. It has 360 degree rotation, flood and spotlight modes and seven hour running time on AAA batteries which are included.
Solar Motion Light with Remote – Product Code: Solar-5
This 1000 lumen work light automatically brightens when movement is detected. A remote can be used to power it off or on or activate a timer for 1-2 hours. A remote can be used to power on/off or activate a timed 1-2hr 1000Lm work light. Provides gentle150Lm ambient light for up to three nights from one full charge.
60/100 watt LED Flood Light – Product code: SOLAR-FLD60W and SOLAR-FLD100W
The 60W LED flood light emits up to 5000 lumens and the 110W model up to 8000L. The lights automatically turn off during the day. Solar panels with swivel mount allows for easy sun alignment providing up to 12 hours illumination. There are two brightness settings – 100 percent and 50pc. Timer controls allow for eight, five, and three-hour settings. The charging time is six hours.
RRP for 60W model: $220
RRP for 100W model: $278
Additional products worth highlighting to carry in your vehicle are jump-start kits and animal enclosures.
Portable Power Pack and Jumpstart Kit – Product code: JSO12
This jumpstart kit featured in Silvan’s 2020 autumn catalogue is suitable for petrol and diesel engines up to 3.5L and can be recharged from a vehicle’s cigarette lighter, a USB connection, or 240V wall adaptor. It comes equipped with a LED work light with SOS light function, two USB plugs, and a cable kit to charge popular phones. Safety features include overload cut-off, reverse polarity, and short electric circuit protection.
Among the animal enclosures, there are two worth featuring.
Multi-Purpose Pet Enclosure – Product code: TC8009-4
Easily stored and transported, this enclosure is ideal for a variety of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, and more. It has a multi-layout design and can be assembled in up to nine different shapes and sizes to suit your property or animals for example 240cm x 80cm rectangle and 160cm x 160cm square.
Heavy-Duty Lockable Carryall Cage – Product code: TC8009-5
This 140cm long, 70cm wide and 84cm high steel cage comes with two doors, a quick easy lock and dual compartments for secure transport of equipment and animals. The cage is of tubular, aluminum construction and has a checker plate steel roof and walls. It has a powder-coated finish, mounting points for ute trays, and is easy to build when supplied as a flat pack.
For spraying, Silvan offers a range of handheld and backpack units through to a larger trolley sprayer.
Given the current health issues, there has also been an increase in the use of traditional hand and knapsack sprayers for sanitation and cleaning.
Silvan 5L ProGrade Hand Sprayer – Product code: 190548
Designed for accurate application of chemicals and supplied standard with four different nozzles, the Silvan ProGrade 5L sprayer is ideal for applying herbicide, pesticide, fertiliser, and degreaser for home garden or smaller spray application needs.
Silvan 8L ProGrade Hand Sprayer – Product code: 190549
Designed for accurate application of chemicals and supplied standard with four different nozzles, this sprayer is ideal for applying herbicide, pesticide, fertiliser, and degreaser for home garden or smaller spray application needs.
Silvan 15L ProGrade Backpack Sprayer – Product code: 190550
Designed for accurate application of chemicals and supplied standard with four different nozzles, this backpack sprayer is ideal for applying herbicide, pesticide, fertiliser, and degreaser.
25L Rechargeable Redline Trolley Sprayer – Product code: SP25-TR2
This 80cm x 44cm x 90cm unit boasts all the convenience of a powered sprayer built on a trolley for easy portability. It offers hours of use without being plugged into an external power source and is ideal for small acreage property maintenance, landscape gardeners, pest control, and general agricultural spraying applications. The pump delivers 2.5 liters a minute with a maximum pressure of 50psi.