Favorite Power Supply Manufacturer 2018

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 28, 2018

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?

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  • "******** **% ** *** **** - ************ ***** *** **** reliable *** ** **** * **** ******* ** ******* **** these *****."
  • "* ****** ******** - ******** *** ******. * ********** *** attraction ** ********** *****, *** ** **** *** **** ******* issues **** *** *** *** ************ **** ******** ** ********."
  • "** *** ********, **** ** ***** ***. *************** ******** ******, install, *** ******* ** **** ** **********. **** ***** *** the ********* **** **** ********** ****** *** *********** **** ********. Less ***** ************ **'** *** ******** ** ****** ***** ** AL400."
  • "********, ******* *** ******* ********* ******* *** *** *** *** options ** ****. ** **** ****** ** **** ***** *** Power **** ****** *** **** *** ** **** * ****** to ******"
  • "**'** *** **** * ******* ** ******** **** ** ** years."
  • "******** - ****** ** ****** *** ********* *** *********** *** controller ***** *** *** ************** *** ***** *****. ***** **** the ***** ****** ****** **** ****** ** ********."
  • "********. ********. **** ********** ** ********** ** *** **** ***** guys *** **********."
  • "******** - *******. ******** ** ********, ****** ****** ***** ******* and *** ******* ** * **** ********* ***** ******."
  • "**** ** **** ***** ***** **** ****** *** ***** ************, we *** *** ******** ***** ****** ***** ********. **** **** been ******** *** **** **** ***** ******** ****** *** ******."
  • "** *** ******** ***** ******** *** ***** **% ** *** installations. ** **** * **** ************ **** ***** ***** *** firm, *** ***** ******** ******** ** **** ** ****. ****** that **** **** * **** ***** ***** (*** ** *** as **** **-**** *****, *** ******* **** ***), *** **** name *********** (* ***** **** ** ****** ** ********* ** Altronix)."
  • "** *** ******** **** ******** ***** ** ********. ******* ********* and **** *******"
  • "********, ************ ** *** ********, ** ***** *** *** *** bells *** ******** *** **** ** * ***** ****** / controller *** ****. ******** *** **** * **** ******* *** over ** ***** *** **."
  • "********/**********. **** ***** ****** ****** ****** ******** *** *** ******* amount ** ******* *** *** ***** ** ** ****** ** or ** ***** ** ****."
  • "********. **** **** **** ********** *** ********. **** **** **** a ***** ***** ** ***** ******** *********."
  • "******** - ***** ******* ** *** ***** **** ** *** install. ******** ******** **** *****, **** ** ************, *** ********** are ****** ***********, *** ******** ********."

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

******* ** ***** ******,******* ***** **** ****** *****, ** ************* *** ** ********,******** ** ****. *******, ** **** **** **** **** ********* * ***** in ****** *******, *** *** ********* ******* ********* *** ***** as ****** ***** ** *********** *********** ********* ******** ** **** or **** *****-***** **********, **** ****** ***** ******** ** ****** locks *** **** * ******* ****** ** ******** *************.

******** ***** ***** **** ***** ** **** ****** ***** ***** being ****-**** ******** *****:

  • "**** ****** ***** - ******. * *** *** *** ****** as * ****** ***** ****** ******** *** ***** ****** ******* locations - *** * ** * ***** **** * **** to * ****** ******. *** ** * **** **** ***** to * ****** ******** **** * *** *** (*) ****** in * ****** ***. * **** *** ** *** ********* boards **** * *** *** **** **** ***** ******. *** supply *** * **** ******** ******* ** ***** *** ********* back ***** ** ******** ***** ******."
  • "**********. ***** ***** ******** ******* * *** ** *********** *** powering *******, **** **** ******** ********, *** ********** **** ******* else **** **** ***** *******. **** *** ********** ********, ************ and *** ** ******* ** ****** *** ************. **** ******* isolation *** *** *** ***********, ***** *** ********* **** **** expensive ** ******* **** * ***** *****. "
  • "**** ****** ***** **** ****** *** ***** ** ******** **** innovation ** ** ********. **** *** * ***** ******* ** work **** *** **** * ***** *******. * ** *** sure ** *** ******** ***** *** ****** ** *** ******* I **** ** ******* ** ** ** ***."
  • "**** ****** *****. * ****** ** **** *** ****** ********** for **** ********** *** **** *****, ***** ***** ********* *** from *******. ******* ******* *** **** *********."
  • "***. ** **** *** ********** *** *** ********** **********."
  • "********** ***** ****** ***** ********** **/**"
  • "**** ****** *****. ************* *** ******** ****** ******* ** *** using, ******* **-******** *****."
  • "**** ****** *****. *** **** ******* **********, *** ************ ** my ******, *** **** *** ** ******* ******."

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

******* ****** ******* ***** ********** ***-**********, *** **** ** ****** development *** **** **** ******* ********** ***-********** ***** ****** ********** with ******* *** ****** ******* ********* ******* **** ***********. **** **** ****** ***** **************** ***** ***** ** ***** ********, *** ******* ********* ********* either ** **** *******'* ********* ************ ** * ********, ***** citing ***** ******* ** ******* ********* ****** * *** ******* in ***** **********:

  • "**** ****** - **** *** *******! *** *** ***** **/** from **** *** - *** ** *******, ****** ****** ******** kits ********** ** ******* ********* ********* *** *****."
  • "******** ** *** ** ** ***** *** ****** *******. *** new ***** ********** *** ****** ****. *** *** *** **** preconfigured *** **** ********* ************* *** **** **** ****** ****. Outlet *********** ****** **** **** ***** ***** ** ****** ****** in *** ********* *** ** *** ** ** ** ** doors ** *** ***. *** *** ***** ***** ******** *** nice ** ****. *** *** *** *** ********** ****** *** really ****** **** * *** ***** **********. ** *** ***’* and ***** **** **** ** * ******* ******* *** *** batteries ***** ******* **** *** *** ***** *** *******. ****** we *** ** *** ***** *** ***** ********** ****** ***** meant **** **** ******* ** **** ***** ****** *** *** eFlow ******** **** **** ***** **."
  • "********. *** **** **** **** *** ***** ******* ** ***** us *** ******* ** ***** ********** ******** **** * ****** CAN. **** ****** * *** ** *********** *** ** ********* haven't *** **** ****** **** ***** **."
  • "**** ****** *****. ** ** *** *** ******** *** ***'* us *** * ****** ********* *** ** ** ** ***** of ****** ******* ** * ****, *****, ************."
  • "******** - ********* ** ****** ******** *** *** ******** ******** and ***** ******* **** *****. ** **** ********* ** ******** power ******** *** ***** **'* ***** **** ******* ** ** a ******* *******."
  • "********** ***** - ******** ****** ********* ** ** ******** ****** All-in-one ******** *** **** *********** *** *****/**** *****. ****** ** use ****** ******** ******* ******** ********* (** **** ** ***** non-Mercury *********)"
  • "**** ****** ** *********. **** ****** *** ******** *** ******* panels ***** ** *** * ***."
  • "* **** ******* ***** *** ******** **** ****** ** *********** with *** *****. * **** *** ******* ** ******** ******* the ***** *** ** ** **** ** ******* ******."

Other ******

*** *** *** ******** ****** ********** **% ** *** ******** together, *** ***** **** ******** ******** *** ***** *** ***** power ******** **** *** ************* *********** **** ** **** **** one ** *** ******** *** *** *****.

********** ** ****** *** ****, ****** **** ******, *******, *** Meanwell **** ************ *********, *** ***** ****** **** **** ************ mentioned **** ** ***** *****:

  • "********** *** ******. **** ********, **** ** ******* *** ******** a ******** ********."
  • "******* & *******. **** ****** *** ***** ** ******** *** recognisable *** *** ********* **** **** **** ***** ****** ********** that ****** *** *****, ****** *** ****** ** *** ****** useful."
  • "*****: *****, ******* ***** ********* *** ******* & **** *******."
  • "******* ****** *****/**** **** ******** *** *************** *** *** *****. Altronix *** ******** ***** ********* **** *** *****, *** ****** do *** **** *** ******* ******** ** ***** **** ******* staff."
  • "******** - ** *** **** ***´* *** **** ** ****. Best ******* *** *** *** ******* ** *** ****** ****."
  • "*******, **** **** ******** *** ** *** ** , * lot ** *********** ******* ******* *********."

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

*** ****, ***** ****** ********* ***** ***** ******** ****** *** branded ** *** ****** ******. ** ******* *****, *** ******* mention *** ****** ********** ***** ******** **** ***** ********, *** in ****** ****** ****** ******* ******* ***** ********* ****** ** using ***-******* *********:

  • "** *** ***** ****** ******** ** *** ************ ** ****** control. ** **** ***, ** *** **** **** ** *** a ********** ***** ******."
  • "*** *** ***** *** ***** ****** *** ** *** ** with ***** ******. ** *** ** ********** **** ***** **** down *** ******* ** *** ******* ** ***** ******* ** operate ***** **** **********. **** ***** ***** ***** ******** ** use ******** ***** ******** **** ********** **** ***** *********."
  • "******** ** ******** **** *** ***** *** ********. * ***'* have *** ********* ***** ******."
  • "***** ***** *** ***** ***. ***** *** **** **** ******** locks ******* * ****** ***** ******. ***** ***** ***** ****** PCB's **** **** ****** ****. *** ** ******* ** *** access ******* *******."
  • "*********. ** *** ********* ********* ********* ***** *** ***** ******** for *** ******** ** *** ****** ******* *********."
  • "** ****** **** ***** ******** **** *** ************ ******* ****** it ***** ** * ******* , *********, ***** ******, *** or ********* *** ** ** ******** ******* **** *** ***** rating."
  • "*** ********** ***** ****** ***** ****** *******."
  • "** *** * ****** *********/***** ****** ***** **** **** ****** electronics **** *** *** ********. *** ****** ***** ********* *** house * ****** ******* ** ******, *** ***** ** ******* Cloud **** **** * **** ***** ***** ****** ******, ** use * * *** ***** ****** *** *** ********** *** reader *** * * *** ***** ****** *** *** *****. We **** **** * **** ******* ** *** **** ***** that *** **** * ****** **** * ***** * *** outputs *** *** *********** *** * ***** * *** ******* for *** *****. **** *********** ***** **** **** *** ** and ** ********** ** *** ********** ******* ** *****, *******, Alarmtronic *** *** ** ***** **** *** ****."

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