Using Fiber Optics for Surveillance

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Dec 07, 2011

In using fiber for surveillance applications, there are typically two scenarios that users must address: backbone between two switches and directly to the camera. In this update, we'll address the separate concerns of each, and provide our recommendations.

General Fiber Limitations

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