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Wacboyjulian 
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Posted: November 08, 2005 at 11:34 PM / IP Logged  
I was reading a little and i realized my tech who installed my alarm system is MECP certified
what does that mean?
and how good is it if it is a good thing?
is it "God-Like" status lol?
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thefivespeeder 
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www.mecp.org -it's like the standard for mobile audio/video installs, and sales. go to the website for more details, (there are three levels for installing.)
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The Best I have worked with are MECP.
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The best I have worked with are not. See sig for details.

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MECP certification really doesn't mean all that much.  Big chain stores push for it, and provide training and such to make passing the test easy (Circuit City had several MECP-like tests in their web based training).  All good installers should be MECP certified, but just because an installer passed the test don't think that they are 'god like! ' 
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MECP is a great but doesn't replace experience and know how.
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MECP is what seperates the installers from the technician's. as far as your question MECP stands for ( Mobile Electronic Certified Professional)
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silverdevil 
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Posted: November 22, 2005 at 8:47 PM / IP Logged  

Being Mecp certified you are book smart, but there's alot of stuff that you have to learn on your own, that the mecp book don't teach you.

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MECP will teach you ohm's law, but won't teach you how to take apart a 2006 Jag, or Benz....or for that matter a VW bug. I would love to have the certification....if someone else would payHow good is MECP? -- posted image. till then.....I'm OK without it. I like forbidden, have worked with some certified IDIOTS.
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Posted: November 24, 2005 at 5:51 PM / IP Logged  
I agree. Pretty expensive piece of paper that says you know something. I'll also go, if someone else is buying. I figure that after over 10 years, I'll be OK in the "how do I do this" category.
And yes... nothing like a FNG fresh outta MECP for some good entertainment/stress.
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