Louroe Line Powered Microphone

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 01, 2012

Many IP video cameras contain microphones that do not provide enough fidelity to record more than muffled audio. When high-quality audio recording is required, external microphones must be installed. Unfortunately, these external microphones often must be powered from additional power supplies. Louroe Electronics has announced a new line of microphones designed to eliminate the need for external power. In this note, we examine the first product in this new line.

Louroe Electronics, based in California, manufacturers a variety of products for use in audio monitoring and intercom applications. As we have previously noted, the company is widely recognized among security integrators as a specialy vendor of audio recording hardware for video surveillance. 

****'* * ******** ** ******'* *** **********, ***** ****** '**-***':

****** *** ********** ** ******** **** * ******** ********** *** a ****** **** ******** ***. **** **** ** ****** ******* a ******-********* ******* **** *** ** ******* *************** ****** *****.

*** **-*** ** **'********' **** ** ************** ******** ** ******** ***-*** **** *** '******** *********' ****. All ***-*** ******* ******** *** *** ** ******** ** *** host ******. *** ****** ***** ** ************* ** *** ******** *.*** 'mini ****' ********* *********** **** ***** ****** ** **** ** cameras.

*** ** ****** ********* **** **** **** ** **** ** able ** **** *** ** **** **********. *******, *** ******** of **** **** **** ****** ** *** **** ** ******, and *********** ** ****** ********* ****** *** *** ********* **** inside ** * ******* ** ** *** ******** ** * camera ** ******* ** ***** ************. *** ******* ***** ********* the ******** **** ** '***** **' **** ********** **** **********:

Line ******* **. ******* *****

*** **-*** ** '**** *******', ******* *** ****** ******** ***** to *** ********** ******* *** ************ *****. **** '**** *******' devices ******* ** *** ********, ********* * ** * ***. This ************ ****** ** ********* ******** **** '******* *****' **** also **** *** *****, ******* **** * **** ****** ******* (48 ***). ** ** ****** **** ** '***** *****' **** is *** ******** ** ******* **** **** *******.

**** ******* *********** *** *** ********* ** ********* ** ******. *******, ****** *** ******** ***** ********** ** * ***** **** lends ****** ** ****** ****** *********** *** ********** **** ****** commodity **** ***********.

*******

*** **-*** *** ** **** ** $*** ***, ***** ** less **** **** *** **** ** ******'* ******* ********** **********-**** #******* ** **** ** $*** ***.

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

DMP Intrusion Tested (XR Series) on Mar 09, 2017
DMP is a major provider of intrusion systems, but lacks the global brand recognition of some of its rivals (such as Bosch, Honeywell, DSC, or...
SimpliSafe Camera Tested on Mar 07, 2017
SimpliSafe ia one of the most controversial companies in the industry, as they have become the symbol of the DIY threat to traditional alarm...
Uniview NVR Tested on Mar 02, 2017
Uniview, China's self proclaimed #3 video surveillance manufacturer behind Hikvision and Dahua, is ramping up its international sales efforts. In...
Dahua 4K HD Analog Cameras Announced on Feb 23, 2017
HD analog has been gaining popularity (even if Axis hopes otherwise). Last year, HD analog's max resolution doubled from 1080p to 4MP (see our 4MP...
Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial on Feb 22, 2017
The biggest challenge for many access control systems are glass doors. Here's what happens when a maglock is improperly installed to an existing...
Customized Access Control Cans (Altronix Trove) on Feb 14, 2017
Access control installs typically require hanging at least two or three different enclosure cans, each holding individual parts.  Open wall space...
Alarm Panels - Canned vs Integrated on Feb 07, 2017
Alarm control panels generally come in one of two types: Integrated alarm controllers, with controls and the keypad in the same...
5 Most Common PoE Questions on Feb 02, 2017
In our IPVM IP Networking course, Power Over Ethernet (PoE) is a core component that students show significant interest in. The top ones...
Tyco DSC PowerSeries Neo Intrusion Tested on Jan 30, 2017
Tyco's intrusion system line, DSC, is one of the most widely installed brands. Their primary intrusion panel series, PowerSeries Neo, is...
Startup V5 Targets Rapid Deployment Cameras on Jan 27, 2017
Easy to deploy "wire free" cameras have been a goal of the security industry for some time. Manufacturers, such as Micropower, have tried, and...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Broken Browser Support for Video Surveillance on Mar 22, 2017
Modern web browsers have left the security industry behind. Current Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge browsers do not support NPAPI plugins,...
ADI Favorability Results on Mar 22, 2017
150 North American integrators provided feedback on 6 distributors, and why they do (or do not do) business with ADI. ADI is clearly a big name in...
1 Million Dahua Devices Exposed To Backdoor on Mar 22, 2017
Statistics show that 1 million Dahua devices are publicly exposed and vulnerable to the Dahua backdoor. Despite this, Dahua has downplayed the...
Hikvision Hires Crisis Communication Writer on Mar 21, 2017
Hikvision has hired a crisis communication writer as the company ramps up its efforts to deal with the 'crisis' it feels it is facing. 'Crisis...
Glass Break Sensor Tutorial on Mar 21, 2017
Burglars often break glass windows to get into a house. Using glass break detectors in conjunction with alarm contacts is a good way to protect the...
Unikey Smart Phone Access Control Platform on Mar 21, 2017
More and more people carry smart phones. Many think this could replace the conventional key or card for access control. However, using a phone...
VMS Update Automation Compared on Mar 20, 2017
Updating VMS software can be a tedious and time consuming processing, which historically has required users to access each machine, download update...
Anvil Traveler Threat Management Offering on Mar 20, 2017
A common component of enterprise security systems is traveler threat management, complementing the various physical security systems in place. One...
Simplisafe Warns Customers About Alarm Fines on Mar 17, 2017
Simplisafe markets themselves as a 'better way' than traditional professional alarm companies. However, in one key way, Simplisafe hides the...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact