Favorite Power Supply Manufacturer 2018

By Brian Rhodes, Published Sep 28, 2018, 07:18am EDT (Info+)

While power supplies are becoming less important as PoE matures, they remain vital to access control systems, where increased power for locks, readers, and controllers is needed. Companies such as Altronix and LifeSafety Power are the most widely marketed but how well do they do with integrators and which are their favorite?

*** *********** **** ** *** ***** favorite ***-******* ***** ****** ************ *** and ***. ****** ** ****** *** top * ******* *** ***** ****** of ********** ******** ** *** **** chose **** **** ***.

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Rankings ********

******** *** *** **** **** ** the **********, ******** ** **** ****** Products **** **** **** * *******. Following ***** *** ******, *** ******** answer ******* ******** ***** ****** *** access ****** ***** ** *******-****** ** their ***:

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******** ***** ******** [**** ** ****** available] *** **** ******* ***-******* ***** supplies ***** *** *** ****'*, *** the *******'* ********* ** *** ******** market ***** ** ** ****** *******. Half ** *** ***** **** ******** a '********' ******, ****** **** ***********, wide **********/***** ****** ********, *** *********** ******** **** ************ fused ******* *** ******* ********** ** useful *******: 

  • "******** **% ** *** **** - Historically ***** *** **** ******** *** we **** * **** ******* ** success **** ***** *****."
  • "* ****** ******** - ******** *** AL400s. * ********** *** ********** ** LifeSafety *****, *** ** **** *** some ******* ****** **** *** *** our ************ **** ******** ** ********."
  • "** *** ********, **** ** ***** now. *************** ******** ******, *******, *** service ** **** ** **********. **** often *** *** ********* **** **** supporting ****** *** *********** **** ********. Less ***** ************ **'** *** ******** UL ****** ***** ** *****."
  • "********, ******* *** ******* ********* ******* and *** *** *** ******* ** need. ** **** ****** ** **** ABLOY *** ***** **** ****** *** have *** ** **** * ****** to ******"
  • "**'** *** **** * ******* ** Altronix **** ** ** *****."
  • "******** - ****** ** ****** *** generally *** *********** *** ********** ***** and *** ************** *** ***** *****. Those **** *** ***** ****** ****** with ****** ** ********."
  • "********. ********. **** ********** ** ********** by *** **** ***** **** *** inspectors."
  • "******** - *******. ******** ** ********, stands ****** ***** ******* *** *** Maximal ** * **** ********* ***** supply."
  • "**** ** **** ***** ***** **** exceed *** ***** ************, ** *** the ******** ***** ****** ***** ********. They **** **** ******** *** **** fire ***** ******** ****** *** ******."
  • "** *** ******** ***** ******** *** about **% ** *** *************. ** have * **** ************ **** ***** local *** ****, *** ***** ******** warranty ** **** ** ****. ****** that **** **** * **** ***** point (*** ** *** ** **** no-name *****, *** ******* **** ***), and **** **** *********** (* ***** have ** ****** ** ********* ** Altronix)."
  • "** *** ******** **** ******** ***** is ********. ******* ********* *** **** quality"
  • "********, ************ ** *** ********, ** gives *** *** *** ***** *** whistles *** **** ** * ***** supply / ********** *** ****. ******** has **** * **** ******* *** over ** ***** *** **."
  • "********/**********. **** ***** ****** ****** ****** amperage *** *** ******* ****** ** devices *** *** ***** ** ** choose ** ** ** ***** ** site."
  • "********. **** **** **** ********** *** reliable. **** **** **** * ***** range ** ***** ******** *********."
  • "******** - ***** ******* ** *** power **** ** *** *******. ******** products **** *****, **** ** ************, all ********** *** ****** ***********, *** lifetime ********."

Life ****** *****

******* ** ***** ******,******* ***** **** ****** *****, ** ************* *** ** ********,******** ** ****. *******, ** **** **** **** have ********* * ***** ** ****** control, *** *** ********* ******* ********* are ***** ** ****** ***** ** integrating *********** ********* ******** ** **** or **** *****-***** **********, **** ****** sizes ******** ** ****** ***** *** with * ******* ****** ** ******** specification. 

******** ***** ***** **** ***** ** Life ****** ***** ***** ***** ****-**** Altronix *****:

  • "**** ****** ***** - ******. * can *** *** ****** ** * single ***** ****** ******** *** ***** access ******* ********* - *** * to * ***** **** * **** to * ****** ******. *** ** I **** **** ***** ** * single ******** **** * *** *** (2) ****** ** * ****** ***. I **** *** ** *** ********* boards **** * *** *** **** this ***** ******. *** ****** *** a **** ******** ******* ** ***** the ********* **** ***** ** ******** power ******."
  • "**********. ***** ***** ******** ******* * LOT ** *********** *** ******** *******, even **** ******** ********, *** ********** like ******* **** **** **** ***** systems. **** *** ********** ********, ************ and *** ** ******* ** ****** any ************. **** ******* ********* *** the *** ***********, ***** *** ********* much **** ********* ** ******* **** a ***** *****. "
  • "**** ****** ***** **** ****** *** ahead ** ******** **** ********** ** we ********. **** *** * ***** company ** **** **** *** **** a ***** *******. * ** *** sure ** *** ******** ***** *** caught ** *** ******* * **** be ******* ** ** ** ***."
  • "**** ****** *****. * ****** ** have *** ****** ********** *** **** controller *** **** *****, ***** ***** isolating *** **** *******. ******* ******* and **** *********."
  • "***. ** **** *** ********** *** the ********** **********."
  • "********** ***** ****** ***** ********** **/**"
  • "**** ****** *****. ************* *** ******** access ******* ** *** *****, ******* re-settable *****."
  • "**** ****** *****. *** **** ******* backplanes, *** ************ ** ** ******, and **** *** ** ******* ******."

Factory ***** ******/***** **** *******

******* ****** ******* ***** ********** ***-**********, one **** ** ****** *********** *** been **** ******* ********** ***-********** ***** supply ********** **** ******* *** ****** offsets *** ****** ******* **** ***********. **** **** ****** ***** **************** ***** ***** ** ***** ********, and ******* ********* ********* ****** ** both *******'* ********* ************ ** * favorite, ***** ****** ***** ******* ** reduced ********* ****** * *** ******* in ***** **********:

  • "**** ****** - **** *** *******! You *** ***** **/** **** **** can - *** ** *******, ****** design ******** **** ********** ** ******* customers ********* *** *****."
  • "******** ** *** ** ** ***** for ****** *******. *** *** ***** enclosures *** ****** ****. *** *** get **** ************* *** **** ********* manufacturers *** **** **** ****** ****. Outlet *********** ****** **** **** ***** thing ** ****** ****** ** *** enclosure *** ** *** ** ** to ** ***** ** *** ***. The *** ***** ***** ******** *** nice ** ****. *** *** *** HID ********** ****** *** ****** ****** have * *** ***** **********. ** you ***’* *** ***** **** **** to * ******* ******* *** *** batteries ***** ******* **** *** *** brick *** *******. ****** ** *** to *** ***** *** ***** ********** module ***** ***** **** **** ******* in **** ***** ****** *** *** eFlow ******** **** **** ***** **."
  • "********. *** **** **** **** *** Trove ******* ** ***** ** *** ability ** ***** ********** ******** **** a ****** ***. **** ****** * lot ** *********** *** ** ********* haven't *** **** ****** **** ***** PS."
  • "**** ****** *****. ** ** *** our ******** *** ***'* ** *** a ****** ********* *** ** ** 16 ***** ** ****** ******* ** a ****, *****, ************."
  • "******** - ********* ** ****** ******** has *** ******** ******** *** ***** product **** *****. ** **** ********* of ******** ***** ******** *** ***** it's ***** **** ******* ** ** a ******* *******."
  • "********** ***** - ******** ****** ********* on ** ******** ****** ***-**-*** ******** for **** *********** *** *****/**** *****. Simple ** *** ****** ******** ******* solution ********* (** **** ** ***** non-Mercury *********)"
  • "**** ****** ** *********. **** ****** has ******** *** ******* ****** ***** we *** * ***."
  • "* **** ******* ***** *** ******** Linq ****** ** *********** **** *** Trove. * **** *** ******* ** remotely ******* *** ***** *** ** be **** ** ******* ******."

Other ******

*** *** *** ******** ****** ********** 77% ** *** ******** ********, *** after **** ******** ******** *** ***** 3rd ***** ***** ******** **** *** statistically *********** **** ** **** **** one ** *** ******** *** *** brand.

********** ** ****** *** ****, ****** like ******, *******, *** ******** **** occasionally *********, *** ***** ****** **** only ************ ********* **** ** ***** areas:

  • "********** *** ******. **** ********, **** to ******* *** ******** * ******** warranty."
  • "******* & *******. **** ****** *** years ** ******** *** ************ *** our ********* **** **** **** ***** supply ********** **** ****** *** *****, Paxton *** ****** ** *** ****** useful."
  • "*****: *****, ******* ***** ********* *** durable & **** *******."
  • "******* ****** *****/**** **** ******** *** straightforward *** *** *****. ******** *** improved ***** ********* **** *** *****, but ****** ** *** **** *** general ******** ** ***** **** ******* staff."
  • "******** - ** *** **** ***´* for **** ** ****. **** ******* for *** *** ******* ** *** Middle ****."
  • "*******, **** **** ******** *** ** the ** , * *** ** wholesalers ******* ******* *********."

Access ****** *******

*** ****, ***** ****** ********* ***** using ******** ****** *** ******* ** the ****** ******. ** ******* *****, the ******* ******* *** ****** ********** power ******** **** ***** ********, *** in ****** ****** ****** ******* ******* makes ********* ****** ** ***** ***-******* equipment:

  • "** *** ***** ****** ******** ** the ************ ** ****** *******. ** that ***, ** *** **** **** we *** * ********** ***** ******."
  • "*** *** ***** *** ***** ****** and ** *** ** **** ***** panels. ** *** ** ********** **** relay **** **** *** ******* ** the ******* ** ***** ******* ** operate ***** **** **********. **** ***** other ***** ******** ** *** ******** power ******** **** ********** **** ***** functions."
  • "******** ** ******** **** *** ***** and ********. * ***'* **** *** preferred ***** ******."
  • "***** ***** *** ***** ***. ***** Box **** **** ******** ***** ******* a ****** ***** ******. ***** ***** power ****** ***'* **** **** ****** lock. *** ** ******* ** *** access ******* *******."
  • "*********. ** *** ********* ********* ********* their *** ***** ******** *** *** majority ** *** ****** ******* *********."
  • "** ****** **** ***** ******** **** the ************ ******* ****** ** ***** in * ******* , *********, ***** supply, *** ** ********* *** ** is ******** ******* **** *** ***** rating."
  • "*** ********** ***** ****** ***** ****** deliver."
  • "** *** * ****** *********/***** ****** combo **** **** ****** *********** **** our *** ********. *** ****** ***** enclosure *** ***** * ****** ******* EP ******, *** ***** ** ******* Cloud **** **** * **** ***** power ****** ******, ** *** * 2 *** ***** ****** *** *** controller *** ****** *** * * amp ***** ****** *** *** *****. We **** **** * **** ******* of *** **** ***** **** *** hold * ****** **** * ***** 2 *** ******* *** *** *********** and * ***** * *** ******* for *** *****. **** *********** ***** very **** *** ** *** ** comparable ** *** ********** ******* ** Lenel, *******, *********** *** *** ** about **** *** ****."

 

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Keeping tabs on the pulse of the industry! Good poll and keeps us informed.

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