Author Marco Cardazzi

Don’t Miss ADI at ISC West 2017

Featuring a Newly Redesigned Show Booth and the Return of ADI’s AV Technology Pavilion If you are going to be at the 2017 ISC West show in Las Vegas you won’t want to miss everything there is to see at… Continue Reading →

Early Warning Fire Detection for Small Spaces

Most Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) systems on the market are geared for large areas, roughly 2000 square feet or more in size. These systems are designed specifically to detect smoke and fire activity in open spaces and large areas where… Continue Reading →

For IT Components, Smoke Damage is Killer

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…. Continue Reading →

What you need to Know about Testing Cable in the Field

As our industry continues its growth in the use of IP-enabled products, it is becoming more important for security technicians to be able to fully test Cat5e/6 cables for proper functionality in the field. Cable testing provides a level of… Continue Reading →

Don’t Miss the ADI Security Solutions Pavilion and More at InfoComm

InfoComm 2016 is here and if you are going to be at the show in Las Vegas you won’t want to miss everything there is to see at the ADI booth #C5423. We invite you to come see and test some… Continue Reading →

Selecting the Best Cable for Your Next Installation

  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… Continue Reading →

What You Need to Know About Counterfeit Cable and Connectors

Cable and connectivity is the unsung hero or our industry. There are very few products, if any, that do not need to be connected to something else via wire or cable.  That being said, the sale and use of low-grade… Continue Reading →

Electrician’s Scissors – Standard Equipment for Technicians

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… Continue Reading →

Using the Right Cabling Tools to Reduce Costly Service Calls

Anecdotal evidence collected over decades in the electronic security business shows that many service calls are a result of problems related to cable/conductor terminations, splices, and connector installations.  The time it takes to troubleshoot for a broken or “swinging” conductor… Continue Reading →

Household Hot Spots for Intrusion Detection

The current methods and devices used for the installation of intrusion detection systems in homes has evolved over time to help reduce false alarms while providing a reasonable level of security for homeowners. Because most residential burglars enter houses through… Continue Reading →

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