PoE



Using Existing Phone Lines for IP and PoE Transmission in Surveillance Systems.

Garrett Savage

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On February 3rd In Video Surveillance
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Running new cable can be a costly and time-consuming part of any video surveillance installation. Fortunately, IP adapter technology has innovated to the point where virtually any existing telephone cable that has at least two continuous copper conductors can be utilized to transmit and receive Ethernet signals and Power over Ethernet, (PoE). This opens up [...]

Be Your Customers’ IT Consultant

David Motz

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On July 15th In IP Solutions,IP Tech Tips,Networking
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It would be safe to say that, smaller companies having fifty or less employees don’t typically have on-site IT personnel to manage their network usage and devices. At the same time employees have broken out of their cubicles using mobile internet connected devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones in new work related applications.  [...]

Selecting the Best Cable for Your Next Installation

Stu Tisdale

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On May 24th In IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,IP Tech Tips,Wire and Cable
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  One of the great benefits of using IP-enabled security devices is their compatibility with various types of cables such as Cat5e/6 UTP, copper coax, and fiber optic links.  This provides security installers with a range of options when it comes to the cables that are used for specific devices weather they need to be [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Choosing Video Products

Garrett Savage

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On June 24th In Video Surveillance
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Video surveillance is one of the most critical components of any organization’s overall security plan. That’s reflected in one research firm’s estimate that the global market for cameras, recorders and switches will reach nearly $43 billion by 2019. That opportunity leads to a constant parade of new products with advanced technologies and added features. Cutting [...]

High Power PoE Applications

Joe Loucks

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On October 24th In Power
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One of the attractive features of using IP devices for physical security systems is the ability to provide the power to a remote device over the same Cat5e/Cat6 UTP, coax, or twisted copper pair cabling that is used for the Ethernet signaling. By using devices that are compliant with the Power over Ethernet (PoE) standards, [...]

Ethernet Alliance Plans for PoE Technology Logo Certification Program

David Motz

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On September 22nd In IP Solutions
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The Ethernet Alliance, which consists of many of the manufacturers of networking equipment, industry experts and government officials, is promoting a proposed industry certification program for PoE (Power over Ethernet) devices as reported this past summer. Compliance with accepted standards is critical for IP network devices. One of the basic tenets of IP networking is [...]

PoE Calculations and Switch/Injector Limitations – Part Two

Kavita Boodram

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On December 10th In IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,Networking 1 Comment
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When planning to use PoE to power IP devices, there are two basic values that need to be determined. The first thing to investigate is how much power does a specific IP device require? This information is going to be found in the specification information, which should be readily available on the Internet or from [...]

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 [...]

Ethernet Over Coax Transmission

Marco Cardazzi

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On August 13th In Installation & Cabling,IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,Networking
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One of the most important new technologies in our industry is the ability to use existing coax cabling to connect IP enabled video cameras, access control panels, and other IP devices. By using the cabling that is already installed, smart security dealers can update existing systems to the latest technologies without the added labor and [...]