Think of a CCTV camera that can also shoot at the criminals- that is a remote gun! Sublethal remote guns are designed to fight back against criminals while keeping the user safely from harm. The remote guns use a standard CCTV camera, so you can use your existing CCTV system and upgrade the cameras so that they move and shoot!
There are 6 very good reasons why you should use Sublethal Remote Guns:
Yes, we offer various options for you to try out Sublethal Remote Guns so that you can make an informed decision. Please visit the Test a Remote Gun page for details.
Please visit the Buy a Remote Gun page for details . A remote gun costs much less than security guards and have many advantages over security guards.
|Security guard||R20 000 to R70 000 per month||24 hour security guard service with
12 hour rotation in Johannesburg
|Sublethal Remote Gun||R19 500 once off
R1650 per month for a year
|Base model. Excluding installation.|
Keep in mind that you can use your existing CCTV equipment with a remote gun (DVR, NVR, cables, power supplies, etc.)
No, you do not need a license for a Sublethal Remote Gun. Sublethal Remote Guns use a Paintball gun as the main weapon. In South Africa a paintball gun is excluded from the Firearms Control Act
Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000: 5. (1) For purposes of this Act, the following devices are not regarded as firearms: (h) a paintball gun;
It is established that a paintball gun is a self defence weapon: an employee of Ethekwini (South African Government) used a paintball gun for warning/self defence which clearly shows that a paintball gun is being used for defence: www.saflii.org
It is important to note that paintball guns can cause injury and damage, so it is important to use a remote gun in the same way that one would use any other weapon:
The hand controller for a remote gun can be locked with a key. To arm the remote gun, the key must be inserted and turned to the ON position. Only then will the trigger button be active. A shot from a Sublethal remote gun is extremely painful and may cause injuries but is unlikely to kill or cause permanent damage. A shot to the face is very dangerous.
A remote gun is extremely easy to use and requires a few minutes of familiarisation. Small children can easily use the Sublethal remote gun, which is why every controller has a key to lock the controller and prevent children from using it.
No formal training is required, a few minutes of testing is enough for most people to become excellent shots with the Sublethal Remote Gun.
Note that only responsible people should be given access to use the remote gun.
Sublethal remote guns are sold with maintenance schedules which need to be followed. Cleaning and maintenance is required every few months, depending on operating conditions and how often the remote gun is used.
This page was last updated on 29 November 2018.