High PoE Report

By: John Honovich, Published on Aug 13, 2009

Axis recently released a new report/power point presentation advocating/describing High power PoE and PoE in general.

The one real strange point about the presentation is the remarks about needing an outlet for each camera if you are not using PoE. For instance, the presentation refers to needing 24 outlets for 24 cameras. I am either misreading this or this is wrong. You would need 1 outlet and a camera power supply (from Altronix, etc.). I see Axis consistently make this point and it is grossly misleading or wrong. Camera power supplies are fairly cheap and as long as you have people who are competent in dealing with low voltage electrical work, should be simple.

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