Networking Installations



Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

Serge Lombardi

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On July 17th In Home Control,Intrusion,IP Tech Tips,Networking
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It is becoming increasingly apparent that we have entered a networked world where we are surrounded by devices that are connected to the local network via Wi-Fi. Whether it’s a smart door lock, thermostat, lighting controls or a mobile device that can control them all, almost every system has the need for access to a [...]

Best Practices of Password Handling for Video Storage Devices

Garrett Savage

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On December 2nd In IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,IP Tech Tips
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When it comes to IP security for recording devices that are used for video storage, the management of user passwords is vital to the continued operation and safety of the system.  Should the passwords to a device be lost or changed, whether maliciously or by accident, it could mean a catastrophic loss of video surveillance [...]

Don’t Miss ADI’s Skills Challenge at CEDIA 2016!

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On September 16th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Events,Installation & Cabling
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Don’t miss ADI’s Skills Challenge at CEDIA! Test your expertise and have some fun participating in nine timed challenges for a chance to win some exciting prizes! You can find ADI’s Skills Challenge at the Security Solutions Pavilion, Booth #8914.

Don’t Miss ADI at CEDIA 2016!

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On September 15th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Events,IP Solutions,Networking,Tools,Video Surveillance
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CEDIA 2016 is here and you won’t want to miss all of the exciting new technologies in Residential and Commercial A/V, IP Video, Tools and Test Equipment and more that will be available at the ADI Booth #3704.

Visit the ADI Booth and ADI’s Security Solutions Pavilion at CEDIA 2016 to Learn How to Grow Your Business plus Much More!

John Sullivan

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On September 8th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Events,IP Solutions,Networking,Tools,Video Surveillance
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It’s that time of year again when the summer begins to fade away, and our industry begins to buzz about the upcoming CEDIA Show. If you are going to be at CEDIA 2016 in Dallas from September 13th to the 17th, you won’t want to miss all of the exciting new technologies in Residential and [...]

For IT Components, Smoke Damage is Killer

Stu Tisdale

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On August 12th In Communications,Fire,Installation & Cabling,Networking
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While fire damage is costly and can destroy a company’s physical assets, there is another factor that comes into play when it comes to fire which is the irreversible damage to IT and telecom equipment that is caused by smoke. It has been found that 95% of damage caused by a fire within telecom facilities [...]

ADI Voted Top Distributor for Dealer Support by Readers of CE Pro Magazine

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On June 9th In ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Networking
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CE Pro Magazine, the leading trade publication for Custom Electronics Installation Professionals, recently surveyed the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms to find out which brands they prefer in the categories of Audio, Video, Home Automation, Networking, Lighting Controls and more. These top 100 integrators named the brands they support for each product category. The [...]

Electrician’s Scissors – Standard Equipment for Technicians

Stu Tisdale

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On January 26th In Tools,Wire and Cable
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As the trend in our industry continues to move towards the use of IP and Ethernet connectivity for devices, the proper care and termination of cables and connectors is becoming more critical to the development and maintenance of properly functioning systems. One of the handiest tools for cabling is the “Electrician’s Scissors.” This inexpensive tool [...]

PoE Network Switch Power Calculations and Usage

Garrett Savage

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On October 27th In IP Tech Tips,Networking
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In most green field installations where new Cat5e/6 UTP cable will be installed to connect remote IP cameras and devices it only makes sense to use the PoE powering option that most major vendors are building into their medium to high-end IP cameras and devices. With PoE only one cable is needed to provide both [...]