Network Cabling for Video Surveillance Guide

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 30, 2015

In this 14 page guide, we teach the fundamentals of network cabling for video surveillance networks, how they should be installed, and the differences in testing them for production networks.

Specifically, we examine:

  • Cat 5e vs. Cat 6a vs Cat 7a Basics
  • Why More Than Cat 5e is Often Unnecessary for Video
  • STP vs. UTP Overview
  • When You Should Use STP
  • Wiremapping
  • Cable Identification
  • Service Detection
  • PoE Detection
  • Cable Labeling
  • Using Cable Trays & Hooks
  • Importance of Cable Jackets
  • Why Drawing Maps Is Vital
  • Avoiding Excessive Service Loops
  • Installation Specifications
  • Crosstalk Defined
  • Propagation Delay
  • Cable Verifiers
  • Cable Qualifiers
  • Cable Certifiers
  • Choosing Between Verifiers, Qualifiers and Certifiers

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Cat ** ** *** ** ** ****

*** ** *** *** ** *** *** *** **** ****** *** ****** used *****, ***** *** * ** * ***** ******** *** super **** ********* *********** ***** ***** ** *** * ****** option. *** ***** ***** **** ******* ************, **** ** ** four ******* ***** ** ****** **** ** *** ***** ** 22-24 *** ***** * ****** ******. **** ** **** **** key ***********, *******:

  • *** **: *** ** ** ***** ** * *** ********* frequency ** *** ***. **'* **** *** ************ *** **** for **** ******** (*******-*), *** **'* ******* ** ******* ****** using *** **** *****, ** ****. *** ** **** ***** conductors, **** *** **********. *** ********* ***** ***** * ********* stripped *** ** *****:
  • *** **: *** ** ** ***** ** * *** ********* frequency ** *** ***. * ******* ** ******* ******** *** created ** **** ********* ** *** ****** *********** *************** ** use **** *** ***** *** ******* ****** *** ** ******* ** up ** **-******* ********. *******, **** ******* ************ ***** **** **** pairs *****. *** ** ***** **** ** *** **********, ***** makes ** **** ******** *** ***** ** * ****** ******* diameter, ********* **** **** ** ************. *** ** ****** **** commonly *** * ******** ******* ** *** ***** ** ******** separate ******* *****. *** ********* ***** ***** * ******** *** 6a *****. *** ***** ********* *** ** **** ** *** middle ** *** *****:
  • *** **: **** ****** *** **** ******* *****-**** ************** **** Cat **, *** ** ****** *** ***** ** * *** operating ********* ** **** ***. ***** ********* **** ***** ** typically ********* **** *** **, *** ****** ********* ** *** 7a ** * ****** ** ******* ***** **************, *** *** mandatory ********* ** * **** ******* ****** *** ********** **** shield. ********** ** ***** ** *** **** **-******* ******** ******** ** Cat **, *** *** ***** ********* ******** ** *********** *** typical ***** ************ ************ *** ******** *** ********** ******* ** switches. *** ***** ***** ***** *** ******** ********* ** *** 7a ******:

***** **** *** ******** ***************, ***** *** * ****** ** other ********** ***** ***** ****** *** ****** ***, **** ** crosstalk (************ ******* **********), *********** (****** **** *** ** ********), and ****** **** (**** ** ****** ***** *** ** ********* signal). *** ** *** *** ** **** *** ****** *** performance ********** *** ** ** ***, *********** *** ****** ************ rejection. ***** *******, ******** **** ********* *********, *** **** ***** higher-rated ****** ** ******* ******.

Do * **** *** ** ** *** **?

***** ** *** ***** ***********, *** ******** **** ******* ******* surveillance ************ **** **** ***** *********** ******** ** *** ** or *** **? **. ** ******* ** *** **** ******* Ethernet ***********, *** *** ** ** **** **** ****** *** connecting ******* ** ********.

** *** ***** ****, **** ** ************* **** ************ ** Cat6a *** ***** ****** **************, **** *** ****** ******** *** for ******* **** ************. **** ** ** ******* ** *** require *** ***** ************ ** *** **, **** *************** *** require *** ***** ************ ******* ** *** ***** ** ****.

***** *** ** ** *** ** **** **** *********, *******, is ** ********* ***** *** ** **** ********* ************. ***** include "*****" ********** **** * *** ** ** ** *************** interference, ***** *** ****** ************ ******. **** ************ **** ********** impact ***** ***********, ** ********** ********* ** *********** *********. *******, if * ***** ****** (***+) ** ****** *** ** ********* in *** **** ****, **** ** * ***** ****, ****** coupling *** *****.

*** ** *** *** **'* ******** *********** ****** **** ** reject ************ **** ***** ******* ******* ****** **** *** **. Additionally, **** ****** ***** *** **** ******** *** ** ********* bandwidth. **** ***** **** ***** *** *********** *** ** ********** due ** *** ** *** ***** *******, ** *** * better ****** ** *********** * ****** ***** ** *********** ***** Cat ** ***** ***. ************* ********* *********** *** **** ** blocking *** ******** ** *****, ** **** ***** ***** ****.

*** **. *** ********

* ***** ******** ********** ******* *** *** ***, ** '********** twisted ****' ******* ******* *** ******* ***********. *** ***** ****** the ********** ******** ********* *********** **** ***** ** ***:

'*********' ****** *** ** ******** **** '***** *********' ***** * single ***** ** ******** **** ** **** ****** *** ****** bundle ** *****. ***** *** ******** ** ************ **** ***** versus ***** **** *** ****** ****** ****** **** ** *** same ********, **** *** *** ********** ** *** ***** *** result ** ********* ***********.

*** ****** ************ *** ******** ******* **** *****, '***', ** sometimes ***** ** '*/***' ** '**********/****-******** ******* ****'. ** ******* standards ******* *** *** ******* **** ****, ******* ******** ******* to ****-*** **** ****** ************ **** ****** ******* ** *** nomenclature. *******, *** **** ************ ***** ************ '***' ** **** widely ****.

Electrical ************: ***** ******

** *** ***** ************ *****, *** ******** ** ***** ** cameras *** ****, **** ****** ********* ** *** ******* ** between. **** ***** ******* ******** *****, ** *** ** * frustrating ******** ** **** ****** *** ***** ********, **** ** discover ******** *** ***** *******. *******, ****** * **** **** at ******* *** ******* ********* ******. **** *** ******* ** the ***** *****:

********** ************ ** *** ******* ****** ***** **** **** ** problem. *** **** **** *** ***** ******** ******** **** *******, but ** **** *** ******* *** ******** ********* '*****'. * jacketed ***** *** ***** ** ** '**-*** *******' ***** ********* why ***** ********* ** ********* ********.

*** ***** ****: "***'** **** ** ****** ** **** ******* link." **** ********* ******* ** ***** ********, ***** *** *********** of *****-***** ******* *** ***** ********* *** ** ****** ** shoddy ******* ******.

Physical ***********

*** ********* **** ********** *** ******** *********** ******* *** *** STP.

  • ******** **** ******: * **** ***** ** ****, ******** ********, ********* **** *****. This ***** ** ***** ****** *** '*****', *** **** ** properly **********. ******* ** ********** ****** *** ***** *** ******* the ******** **** *** ******** ** ********.
  • ******* ******: *** ***** ****** ** **** ******** *** ****** *** ******** to *** ***** ******. ** * ******, * ******* ******* insulating ****** ** ******, ***** **** ********. *******, *** ** heavier *** ******* ******** ** ***, *** *** ** **** difficult ** ******* ** * ******.
  • *****, **** ******, *** ***********: ********* ** *** ***** ************ *** ***** ** ***, ***** features *** ** ******* *** ******** ***** ** *** *******. This ******** ******* ******* '****' ******, ******* ** *** ********* the ******, *** ********** ********** ********* *****.

Functional ***********

***** ********** ******** ******** ******* *** **** ********** **** *** does *** *******.

  • *** **********: *** ******* ********* ** ********* ** ********** **** ************* *************** ************, ** ***. ******* **** **** ** ************ *******, *** ability *** ******* ************ ** ******** *** ***** **** *** cable ** ************* ********* ** **********.
  • ******** **** *****: ************ *** ** * '***-*** ******' ** **** ********** cabling ** * ****** ****** ** ************. ** **** ************, like ********* ******* ******* ** *************, ****** ******** ******* *** be * ************ ******* *** ************. *****, *** ******** ** pair ********* ********* ** ********** **** *******.
  • ****** ************ *****: **** ******* ******* **** *** ********* ** ***** ********* the ********* ************ ** ******** *******. *******, ***** ****** ****** be *** **** **** *******. *** ***** *********** ** ************ rate *** ****** **** ***** ** *** ******* '********' ** cable ***** ****** *********** ****** **** *** ********* ** ***. In *** ****, *** ********** ******** ** ************ ****** **** also ** ********* ** *** *********** **********. ************ ****** *** only ** **** ** ***** ** *** * ************ *** rated, ***** ********* *** ****** ** **** *****.

Cost **********

***** *** **** ******* $** ** $** *** ****** ******** to *** *******, ******** ***** **** ** *** ****, ***** on *** ***** ***** ~**% **** **** *** *** ********* on *** **** ********** ***** ** ****** ******* ** ****** for *** ******, ******* *** **** ***** ***.

***** ****** *** ** ****?

*** ****** ******: ******** ************ ***** ** * *******. ***** that ***** ** ****** ******, **** *** **** ****** ******* of ************ **** ****** ******* *****:

  • ******** ** **** ******* ******: ***** ****** *** ********* **** **** ************ **** **** *** parallel ** **** *****. **** ****** *** * ********* ******** apart ****** * ******** ******* *** ** * ****** ** video ************. ***** ** **** ************* ****** *** **** ** use *** ** **** ********* *** *****, **** ********* ** data ********** ****** ****** **** *** **** ******* ******* *** same *******, ********** ** *** ** ** ********* ** *** ** *******, **** ** *** ***** *** *****.
  • **** ********* *******: **** ******* *** **** ****** ***************** ******** **** ******** ******, power ************, ******** *****, ** ********* *** ********* *********** ***. These ******* *** ************* ** ***** '*********' **********, ** ***** ******** ** ******** ****** *** *********. Devices **** **** *********, *********** ****, **** ********, ********** **********, and ********** ********* *** ******** ****** ************ ** ******* ***** quality.
  • *** *******/****** *******: ****** *** ******* ************* ****** ******* **** ************. ***** * token ******* *** *** ** *********** ****** ** ** * problem, ******** **** **** **** **** ******* ********* ** ************ should ** *** ***** *** ** ********* ********.
  • *********** ***** ********: *** ** *** ******* ******* ** *** *** ***** ****** light ********. ***** *** ****** ********** ** ******** ****** ******* directly ******** ** ***** ******** ** ******** **** ********, ** cabling ****** ** *** ** ****** ***** *****, ** ****** be *** ***** *** *****.

********* ***

** *** **********, *** **** ******** ** *** ************ ******** cabling *** **** *** ***** ***, *** ** **** ** significant ****** ** ******. ** **** ** *** ******** ***** ** gauge *** ******** *** ** ****, *** * *********** ******** claim ***** "******" ** "*****". ***** ********** ******** **** *********** shield ** ************ ************ ** ********** *** ********** ****** "**** *********", ** ** **** *********** ** ******* ** ***** ******* design?

**** ** ***** *** *********?

******** ***** **** ************** ******** ******** *** ** *** ********* for ******* ******* *** *** ********* **********:

"*** ************** ** ** ****** ** *** ******* ***** ** demanding ********** ************. ******** ** ********* ****** ************ *** ***** the ******* ***** ** ******* ** ******** **** ********** ***** supply ****** ** ***** ***** ********* ***** **** ** ****** or ********** *** ** ***** ******** ** *** ****** ** its *****.It ** **** ********* to use an STP cable where the camera is used outdoors or where the network cable is routed outdoors."

**** ** * **** ********* ***** **** ~**% ** *** ******* *** ********* *******. ********* ****' ************** *** *** ***** * *********** ******** ** overall ******* **** *** ** ** ****** ******** ******** ** common ******** *****.

******, *** ********** ********* **** *** *********** *********** ** ***.  The ******** *** ** *** ** ***** ******** ** *** in *** '**** ****' ***** ********** *****, ** ***** *****-********* switches *** ******** ******* ** *** ********.

Top * ***** ************ ****

**** *** *** *** * ****:

*. ***** *** ******: *** ** *** **** ****** ********** **** ******* ***** is ********** ******. ** ** ********** ******* ** *** ***** ******** **** ********* ******, ** ******* *** * *** ******* ** ***** ** labeling ****** *** **** ********* ** ******* ** *************** **** later. ****** *** ******* ** ******* ********* *** ******** ***** a ****** ** ***** *** ***** ** ** ********* ** a ****** **** ***** **** ** *********** ******* '**** & peck' ********** *******.

*. *** ***** *****/*****/******: ***** ******* ***** **** ******** ** ***** ******* **** * way ** ******** ******** ******* ****** **** ****. ********* * ceiling **** **** ****** ** *****, *** ****** *** **** get *********. ** ******* * ***** *****, *** ******** ***** of *** ******* ** *** ** ******* ****** ******* **** simply **** ***** *** ******* ** ** ********. **** ***** substantial ********* *** **-********* ** *****, *** ****** *** ******** with ****** ******* *** ********* ***** ****. *** ****** ***** show ******** ** ***** *** ***** ** ***:

*. ****** ***** ** *********: ***** * ******** ***** ** ****** ****** ****** ** * certain ****** *** ** *********. ** ******* * *****, **** colors *** **** *** ** * ****** *******. ******* **** a ***** ******, **** **** *** ******** ** ** *********** standard, **** **** ********* '************* *********' ** ******* ******** **** networks ** ***-******* ******* ********.

******* '****' *** '****' ******** ****** *** *** **** ****** datacomm ******, *** '***' ** ******** *** **** ****** ************, the **** '******** *****' ****** *** ***** ************ ********* ** most ************ *** ******, *******, *******, *** *******. ******* **** non-standard ***** ******* *** ********* ** ****** ****, *** *** only ******* ** ***** **** **** *** ***** ****.

*. **** * ***: *** **** ** ******* * *** ** ***** **** and ***** ********** ********* *** ************ ***********, ** **** *** be ********** ** ***** ******** **** ***** ******* *******. ** the ******** ** ******* ** *******, ** *** ****** **** seen ** '*** ********' ** **** '*** ** *******'. *******, a *** ** **** *** *** **'* ****** ******** ** a ***** **** ***** ** **** ** ****** *** ******* identifiable ** **** ** * ******** ******. ******** **** *** information ** ******** ** ***** **** ******** ****, *** ***** time **** ** ********* **** ******* *** ******** ** ***** of *******, *** *** **** ** *******.

*** ***** ********** **-***** ** **** ******* ** ******/************ ******* work, ******* ** *** ***** ******** ** ******* ***** **** (see *** '******* *** ************' ******), ** **** *** ****** ** ************ **** ******** print ****. *******, *** ********** *** ********** *** *******, * program **** ***** (*** *** '***** *** ************' ******) ** ****** ** ******** *** ***.

*. ***'* *** ********* ******* *****: *** ** *** **** ******, *** ********** *****, ****** of *********** ** ** *** *** ********* ******* ** ***** as '******* *****' ** *** *** ** ***** ****. ******* loops ****** ******* * *** **** ** ***** ******* ** cover *** ********** ****** ***** ** ******* **** ********. *******, coiling ** ****** ** ***** **** ** *** *** ** runs '**** ** ****' ********** ****** **** *** ******* *******.

*** ******* *****, ***** ********* ********* ** ** *** **** and ** ** *** ****** ** ******.  **** **** ** says *********.  ** ** *********** ***** ***********, *** ********* ***** *** discouraged.

*** *********** ****** ** **** ************ *** ******** **** ***** encouraged ** ******* ******* ***** *** ****** *** ********* ******* the ***** ***** *** ******* ** *** ******. ***** '**** enough' ***** ******* *** ****** ** ***** ** ************, **** neatly ** ***** ******, *** **** *********.

Installation **************

***** ** '*********' **** ** **** ****** *** ******* *****, BICSI *** ********* * ****** ** '**** ********' ****** *** ****** *** ************. **********, **** ************ ************** *** ********* in * *** ** ***** ** ****, * ***** *********** number ** *****. ***** ********* ****** *** ************ **** ** to ** ********,*** ****** *********** ********* *** * **** ***** as **** ** * ******* *******. ***** *** ******** ***** specs ***:

  • ****/***** ***-****, ******** *** ****************** ******* *** ********* ******** *** Installation ******* *** ********** *********
  • ***** ***-****, **** ****** ****** *** ************** **** *********
  • ****/***** ***-****, *********** ********* ******* ****** ******** *** *-** *********** Institutions
  • ****/****/***** ***-****, ******** *** ********** ********** ******** ****************** *******
  • ********** ****** *** ******** ****** ********* ****** (******)
  • ****************** ************ ******* ****** (****)

**** ** ******** ** *** ********** ***** **** **** ******* to *** ** **** ** *** **** ******, ** ** in *** *********'* **** ******** ** **** *** ********** ** heart ** ***** ** **** *** '**********' ** ***.

Cable *******

****** ***** ************ ** *** ** *******-**** ************ *******.

*******, ******* ** ***** ** ************, **** ******** **** ********** when ******* **** ********, ********* ** ********* ***************, ** **** worse, **************. ******, *********** ******* *** *********, ***** *** ****** prevent ***** ****** ******* ****** *********** ******* ****.

The ***** **** **** **** *****

*********, ********** *** ********** *** *** * **** **** **** types ** ****** ****:

  • ********** *** *** **** ** *** ***** ** **** ** EIA/TIA568B *********, ***** ******* ************ ******** *** *********** ********** **** ***********. Main ******** ** **** ***** ** ~$**,***, * ** ** of * ********.
  • ********** ******* * ******** ********* **** *** ** *** *********-*********, aiming ********* ** **** * '**** *****' **** ** * lower ***** **** **********.
  • ********* ******* **** ***** ***** ******* **** ****** ****** **** as *********, ****, *** ****. ***** **** ****** ** **** the ******* ***, ** *** *** ********, ** **** * few ******* *******.

*** **** ** ***** *********** **** ********** ***** ******* *****

 

Cable *********

***** ********* ******* *** **** ****** ***** ****** ** ****** basic ***** ***********, ****** ***** ******** *** ********* **** ** manufacturer. ********* ******* ** *** ******** **** **** ******, *** one ** **** ****** *****, ******* **** *** *** *** of *** ***** ** ** ******. **** **** ***** ******* of **** ****** *** * *********.

*** **** ****** ******** ** ********* ***:

  • *******: ******* ********** ******* *** ** ********** *********, **** *** ******* pairs ** *** ***** ***** ** *** *********, ********* ** ***/*** ****/*. **** *** ** ********* ***********, *** **** ** *******. Graphical ******* ** **** ******* ** *** *** *** *************, as ** ******** ******* ***** **** *** *** *****, *** how **** *** *******. ** *** **** ** **** ******, it ****** ***** ******* ***** *** *** ****** ******* ****** and ****** *********.
  • ******/******** ** *****: *** ******** ********** *** ****** ** ***** ** ********** *** be **** *** **** *** ****** ****. **** ******** **** shows *** ******** ** ***** ******, **** ** ****** *** shorts, ** ******* *** ** **** **** ******.
  • ***** **************: **** ****** **** *** * ****** **********, ** **** ***** may ******* ** ******** ****** ** ***** ** ****, *** *** the ******** **** ** ****** ****. **** *** ***** *************** if ****** *** ******** ** **********, ******* ** ****** ** check * ****** ***** ** * ****.
  • ******* *********: **** ****** ********* *** ****** *** *** ** ********, ***, or **** ********* ** * *****, *** ***** ***** *** used. ***** **** **** *** ****** ****** *********, ** **** show ******* * ***** ** ******* **** * ****** ** cross-connected ** * ***** ****.

********* ********* ** *** **** *** ***** **** *******, * feature ******** ***** ** ********** *** **********, ****** **** ********** are *********, **** ** *** ************ ********.

**** ***** ***** ******* *** *** ** * ******* ********. 

******* *******

***** ********* ***** ** ***** **** ***** $***-*** ***, **** cost ********* ****** ** ******* **. *** *******, ******* ****, and ****** ** *********. 

***** **** ****** **** ** *** ***** *** ** (~$*** ******) ******* * ******* ******* *** ******* ********** ** ******* compared ** *** ********* ******* ** **** ********* ******. **** fully ******** ******* **** ** *** ***** ************ (~$*** ******) *** ************ ******** (~$***), ***** * ****** ********* ******* *******, ** *** ******* to **** **** *******.

**********

********** *** **** ********** *********, *** *** *** ********* ********** and ******* ** *********, ****** **** *** ****** ****** ******* verifiers *** **********.

*** ****** ********* ******* *** *******, ******, ************** *** ******* detection ** *********, *** *** ********* **** **:

  • ******* *******: ******* ** ****** ********* ******** ******* ** * *****, ********** **** simple ***** ** ***** ***** ********* *** ***** ****** *** ******** whether ** **** ******* **/***, ***, ***. ***** ***** ********* include *********, ****** *** ** *** ***** * ********* *****.
  • *** *******: ******* ** ****** ********** **** *** ** *******, ********** ******* measurements **** ** ******* *** ******* *******, ***** *** ******** whether * **** ** ***.*** ** ***.**, *** ************ ****** with ***** ******.
  • ***** **** *******: *** **** ******** ** ********** ****** **** ******* ** **-***** storage, ** ***** *** ** ******* *** ** ****** ** the *** ** * ******* *** *************.
  • **** ******** ********: ********** ******* **** ******** ***** *********** **** *********, ******* *** estimated ******** ** *** ***** *****, *** ******* **'* * short ** ********* *****, ***** ****** ** ******* ** ******* (but *** ***) ******.

Product *******

********** *** * ***** ***** ******** **** *********. *** ***** ******* ***** *** ***** $*,*** ******, **** **** ***** *** ***** ** ***** ******** *****, *** MicroScanner. ****, **** ** *****'* ********* **** (~$*,*** ******), *** ****** **** ******.

********** *** *** ** ****** ********* ** *********, **** *****, the***** ********* **, *** ************ *** ******* ***, ***** **** ** *** **** ****** *** ******* ***** installers.

**********

********** **** ****** ** ****/***/*** *********, ******* * **** ******* ** *****, ********* ***** *** by ********* *** ********** (*******, ******), ***** ****** ****** *** running **** ** ***** ********* *******.

***** ***** *******:

  • *********: **** **** ******** *** ****** ** ****** ***** ** ****** from *** **** ** * ***** ** *******, ** **** *** cable ** *******. **** ******** *-* ********* ********* ***** (**** ***, *** end, ***** *********, ***.) ********* ** *** ******** ** *** cable ***** ******. ********** ****** **** ***** "*********", ******* *** of ***** ******** ************.
  • *********** *****: **** **** ** ******* ** *******, ********* *** **** ** takes *** ****** ** ***** *** *** *** ** *** cable.
  • ***** ****: **** ***** ******* *** ********** ** ***** ***** *** **** pairs ** *** *****. *********** *********** *** ******** ***** ****** or ******** ******.
  • *********/****** ****: ***** *** ************ ** *** ****** **** ****** ** ********** in *** ***** *** (********* ****) ** ** ********* ****** back ** *** **** ***** (****** ****) ********* ****** ** poor ************ ** ***** ******.

**** *** ** * ******** **** ****** ******** ** * ***** *********:

Product *******

***** ********** *** *** **** ****** **** ***** *******, ********* at ***** $*,***, ****** $**,***+ ** *** ********, **** **** kits ********* ***** ***** ******** ***** ******* *** $**,***. ** addition ** ******* ****, ********** **** ** ******* ************ ************ (every *-* *****), ***** ****** **** * *** ******** ** over * ******** *******.

*** ** *** **** ****** ********** ******** *** ********** ******* such ** *****, **** * ******* ** ************* **** ***** certifiers, **** *** ***** *** *** ***** ****** ***** *** ** *** **** ******.

What ** * ****?

** *******, *********** ****** **** ** ***** * ******** ** ****. ******* and ****** *** *** *** ******** ***** ****** ** ****** in *** ******* *******, ***** ** ******* ***** *********. ** ** ****** for ** ***** *** ** *** ****** ** ** ************ to **** ******* ** ******* *****. ******* ** ****** ******** and/or **-*********** *** ***** ******* ********** *** *******, * ******** may **** ******* **** ** *****.

***** ***** ***-**** ******** **** *** ****** ** ******* ** may **** ** ****** ** * *********. *** ******* ** test ******** *** ******** ******* *** ** **** *** **** for ************ *** ***************, *** ** * **************, ***** **** integrators (********** ***** ****) ** *** ******* ***** ******** ** documentation.

**** ** **** ***** ****** *********** ****** ** * *********, since *** ******** ** ****** ** **** ******** ******** ** low, *** ****-***** ************* ***** *** ***** ********. ** **** instances, ********* ** **** *** ******* * ********* ** ****, and **** ******* ********** ** **** ** *** ******** *******. However, ** **** ** **** * ******** ****, ********** *** available *** **** *** * *** ******* *******, **** ***** their *** ** ****** ****, ** **** ** *** **** of *********** ***** ***********. 

Fiber *** *** *******

**** ******** *** ******* **** ***** (***/***/****, ***.), ***** ** what ** **** ******* *****. *** ***** *****, ***: ***** ***** ****** *** ************

Comments (2)

******** ***** ** * **-**** ******* *** ** ******, **** every ****** **** **** *********, "***** **********".

**** ****, *'** *** ********* ***** ***** ****** (********** **********) will **** **** *** *********-****** ***** ******* *** *******.

** *** ******: ******** ***** *** ***** "***** **" *******, in ***** *** ***** ****** ******** * ****** ****-********* ************ identifier (** *** **** "****") ***** **** ***** ****** ****** (I'm **** ****** ** **** ** ****, *** ** *** mainly ***** ***** **** *******).

***** **'** ***** ******** ********* ******* **** * ***, **'** designate **** **** **** * *****, ******** *** ******* ** intervals **** ******** *** ****, ** **** ** ******** ** the ******* ***** *** ******* *** ****** **** ** **** cable **** *** *****. ******* ****** ** *** ***** *****, bearing *** ** ** **** *****, **** ** *** ******** nicely.

* ***** **** ******* ****** ********* *** **** **** ***** routing ** ******** ******* ** ****, ** ******** *** ****** of ******** *******; *** ***** ** ** **** ***** ** the ******* ********* *** ******.

* ***** **** ******* ****** ********* *** **** **** ***** routing ** ******** ******* ** ****, ** ******** *** ****** of ******** *******; *** ***** ** ** **** ***** ** the ******* ********* *** ******.

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IP Networking Course May 2017 on Apr 21, 2017
NOTE: Registration ends this Thursday. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals plus it...
Ring Floodlight Cam Tested on Apr 20, 2017
Ring has released their latest entry, the Floodlight Cam, calling it the "Evolution of Outdoor Security", touting motion activated floodlights,...
Dell EMC Surveillance Division Profile on Apr 20, 2017
With revenue growth from traditional IT customers slowing, Dell has set a focus on the security industry as a market where the company can offer...
Top Selling Video Surveillance Distributors on Apr 17, 2017
These are the top selling video surveillance distributors in North America, as reported by 150 integrator survey respondents. In this report, we...
Access Control Course Spring 2017 on Apr 14, 2017
IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry. Unlike manufacturer training that focuses only on a small part of the...
Hanwha Lowest Cost WiseNet X Camera (XND-6010) Tested on Apr 13, 2017
IPVM bought and tested the lowest-cost WiseNet X model, the indoor 2MP fixed focal XND-6010 dome, continuing our testing of Hanwha's new WiseNet X...
Hide or Show Models on Quotes - Integrator Statistics on Apr 13, 2017
Customers like to know what they are buying, but they might use an integrator's detailed quote to shop the system designed. This is a challenge...
Pelco Surevision 3 Tested on Apr 12, 2017
Pelco has released generation 3 of its Surevision cameras, claiming improved performance in both super low light and WDR performance. We bought...

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IPVM First Dean's List W2017 - Thomas Atkinson, Matt Hurly and Fredrik Lundqvist on Apr 24, 2017
IPVM is happy to congratulate and celebrate our first "Dean's List", the top students in our courses. For the Winter 2017 IP Networking course...
Axis Posts Strong Q1 2017 Financial Results on Apr 24, 2017
Axis posted strong numbers for Q1 2017, after having some challenges in 2016 (Q1 2016, Q3 2016). Inventory levels and overall spending show...
Axis Lowest Cost Outdoor IR Camera M2025-LE Tested on Apr 24, 2017
Axis has lagged offering low cost IR cameras while their Asian competitors have made IR standard even in their most entry level cameras. Recently,...
Splicing Alarm Circuits Guide on Apr 23, 2017
Alarm installers commonly connect multiple sensors to a single zone. They do this by splicing the wires together. In this report, we will explain...
IP Networking Course May 2017 on Apr 21, 2017
NOTE: Registration ends this Thursday. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals plus it...
PureTech Video Analytics Examined on Apr 21, 2017
PureTech's analytics were chosen for a US border protection system (see related post), which the company claims no other analytics vendor was able...
US Border RVSS / Video Analytics System Examined on Apr 21, 2017
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Beware The "Hit List" Ranking on Apr 21, 2017
The hit list. Kirschenbaum's recent newsletter complained about a 'hit list', bemoaning how a company took aim at ADT. Alas, that's the Google...
Ring Floodlight Cam Tested on Apr 20, 2017
Ring has released their latest entry, the Floodlight Cam, calling it the "Evolution of Outdoor Security", touting motion activated floodlights,...
Lenel President Is Out on Apr 20, 2017
Lenel's challenges continue. Now, Lenel's President is out, suddenly. This follows increasing challenges for the company who has broadly upset...

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