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Security Begins – and Potentially Ends – with Power

Stu Tisdale

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On April 8th In Intrusion,Power
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What Can Go Wrong with Power? Outright power failure is often what comes to mind first when power problems are discussed, but a host of other, less discussed problems such as brownouts (small dips in power), spikes (large increases in voltage), and surges (sustained over voltages) can also spell disaster for a security system. Moreover, […]

PoE Calculations and Switch/Injector Limitations – Part One

Kavita Boodram

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On December 4th In IP Solutions,Power 1 Comment
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One of the great advantages of using IP-enabled physical security devices is the common availability of PoE or Power over Ethernet. This technology can provide all the power necessary to operate IP cameras, intercoms, access control panels, video encoders, and other device types that can be connected to a local network. The power for the […]