Do You Power Locks With 12vdc Or 24vdc?

Just curious what everyone's thoughts are on access control locks being 12v vs 24v? With pretty much every lock being dual voltage these days it seems like it would be easier/cheaper to 12vdc for everything and not worry about someone accidentally landing 12v somewhere. I know there are voltage drop issues for larger runs but lets ignore that for this.

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*******’* ******** ******** ** far **** ******* *** sure.

**** ** ** ****** POE **** ******** **** can ** **** ** Altronix. **** ***** ** the ****** *** ** certain ********** ***** *****. Of ****** *** **** to ******* *** **** code.

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* ****** * **** a ****** ** ****** ago ***** ********** *********** were ********* ** * warehouse **** *** **** open *** *** *********** were **** ***********. ***** except *** *** **** at *** ***** *** customer ******* ** ******* put ** ***** ****** panels ********** *** ****'* bother ** ***** * cutout ** **** *** most ** *** ***********.

**** * *** **** that ** ** *** actual **** ** ******* but *** ****** *** answer ** ********.

***** ****** *** *** fact ** *** ***** the ******** ******* ** finally *** ** ***** siding ****** ********** *** didn't ****** ** ***** a ****** ** **** for **** ** *** controllers.

***, ***** ****'* **** happened ** **** *** Warehouse * *** * walk ******* * ****** years ***, ** **** controllers **** ***** *** be ***** ******** ** the ********, ***

*** ** *** **** topic, * ** *****. Neat *** ******** **** doesn't **** ** *******/******* them.

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