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 **** *** ***** *** ******* ****** *** ** ******* of ** ** **-******* ********. *******, **** ******* ************ ***** uses **** ***** *****. *** ** ***** **** ** *** conductors, ***** ***** ** **** ******** *** ***** ** * larger ******* ********, ********* **** **** ** ************. *** ** cables **** ******** *** * ******** ******* ** *** ***** to ******** ******** ******* *****. *** ********* ***** ***** * stripped *** ** *****. *** ***** ********* *** ** **** in *** ****** ** *** *****:
  • *** **: **** ****** *** **** ******* *****-**** ************** **** Cat **, *** ** ****** *** ***** ** * *** operating ********* ** **** ***. ***** ********* **** ***** ** typically ********* **** *** **, *** ****** ********* ** *** 7a ** * ****** ** ******* ***** **************, *** *** mandatory ********* ** * **** ******* ****** *** ********** **** shield. ********** ** ***** ** *** **** **-******* ******** ******** of *** **, *** *** ***** ********* ******** ** *********** for ******* ***** ************ ************ *** ******** *** ********** ******* to ********. *** ***** ***** ***** *** ******** ********* ** Cat ** ******:

***** **** *** ******** ***************, ***** *** * ****** ** 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 ****** ** ******. ** **** ** *********** ***** ** ***** *** ******** *** ** ****, *** * *********** ******** ***** ***** "******" ** "*****". Since ********** ******** **** *********** ****** ** ************ ************ ** datacenter *** ********** ****** "**** *********", ** ** **** *********** ** ******* ** ***** ******* 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."

**** ** * **** ********* ***** ****~**% ** *** ******* *** ********* *******. ********* ****' ************** *** *** ***** * *********** ******** in ******* ******* **** *** ** ** ****** ******** ******** to ****** ******** *****.

******, *** ********** ********* **** *** *********** *********** ** ***. 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 *********, ***** ******* ************ ******** *** *********** ********** **** performance. **** ******** ** **** ***** ** ~$**,***, * ** 5x ** * ********.
  • ********** ******* * ******** ********* **** *** ** *** *********-*********, aiming ********* ** **** * '**** *****' **** ** * lower ***** **** **********.
  • ********* ******* **** ***** ***** ******* **** ****** ****** **** as *********, ****, *** ****. ***** **** ****** ** **** the ******* ***, ** *** *** ********, ** **** * few ******* *******.

Cable *********

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

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

  • *******:******* ********** ******* *** ** ********** *********, **** *** ******* pairs ** *** ***** ***** ** *** *********, ********* *****/*** ****/*. **** *** ** ********* ***********, *** **** ** *******. Graphical ******* ** **** ******* ** *** *** *** *************, as ** ******** ******* ***** **** *** *** *****, *** how **** *** *******. ** *** **** ** **** ******, it ****** ***** ******* ***** *** *** ****** ******* ****** and ****** *********.
  • ******/******** ** *****:*** ******** ********** *** ****** ** ***** ** ********** *** be **** *** **** *** ****** ****. **** ******** **** shows *** ******** ** ***** ******, **** ** ****** *** shorts, ** ******* *** ** **** **** ******.
  • ***** **************:**** ****** **** *** * ****** **********, ** **** ***** may ******* ** ******** ****** ** ***** ** ****, *** use *** ******** **** ** ****** ****. **** *** ***** troubleshooting ** ****** *** ******** ** **********, ******* ** ****** to ***** * ****** ***** ** * ****.
  • ******* *********:**** ****** ********* *** ****** *** *** ** ********, ***, or **** ********* ** * *****, *** ***** ***** *** used. ***** **** **** *** ****** ****** *********, ** **** show ******* * ***** ** ******* **** * ****** ** cross-connected ** * ***** ****.

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

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

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

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

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

**********

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

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

  • ******* *******:******* ** ****** ********* ******** ******* ** * *****, ********** runs ****** ***** ** ***** ***** ********* *** ***** ****** and ******** ******* ** **** ******* **/***, ***, ***. ***** tests ********* ******* *********, ****** *** ** *** ***** * certifier *****.
  • *** *******:******* ** ****** ********** **** *** ** *******, ********** ******* measurements **** ** ******* *** ******* *******, ***** *** ******** whether * **** ** ***.*** ** ***.**, *** ************ ****** with ***** ******.
  • ***** **** *******:*** **** ******** ** ********** ****** **** ******* ** **-***** storage, ** ***** *** ** ******* *** ** ****** ** the *** ** * ******* *** *************.
  • **** ******** ********:********** ******* **** ******** ***** *********** **** *********, ******* *** estimated ******** ** *** ***** *****, *** ******* **'* * short ** ********* *****, ***** ****** ** ******* ** ******* (but *** ***) ******.

Product *******

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

********** *** *** ** ****** ********* ** ********, **** *****, 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 ** * ****?

** *******, *********** ****** **** ** ***** * ******** ** hand. ******* *** ****** *** *** *** ******** ***** ****** be ****** ************ *******, ***** ** ******* ***** *********. ** ** ****** 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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Local distribution branches are a big differentiator for many integrators, as they facilitate quickly picking up supplies locally without having to...
CODEC Guide 2016 on Nov 30, 2016
CODECs are core to surveillance, with names like H.264, H.265, and MJPEG commonly cited. How do they work? Why should you use them? What issues may...
Free Online NFPA, IBC, and ADA Codes and Standards on Nov 29, 2016
Finding applicable codes for security work can be a costly task, with printed books and pdf downloads costing hundreds or thousands. However, a...
Selecting Wood Drill Bits For Installers on Nov 29, 2016
Running cables through studs is common for roughing in residential and some older commercial installs. To do this, you will need to drill holes in...
Top Surprises in the Video Surveillance Industry 2016 on Nov 29, 2016
  The top 3 surprises of 2016 for integrators surveyed by IPVM were: The race to bottom, repeating 2015's Top Surprise Result New -...
Genetec Lower Cost Sharp V LPR Camera on Nov 23, 2016
Genetec has announced the latest offering in their AutoVu Sharp line, promising new features, simplified installation, and lower price. In this...

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The Russian SMP Security Robot on Dec 08, 2016
A Russian manufacturer, SMP, has a commercially available outdoor security robot, at a lower price and with much less marketing than their main...
How Hikvision Beats Its OEMs on Dec 08, 2016
Hikvision GM declared that they are not aggressive with their competitors. But some of their own OEM partners disagree. Inside, we reveal a key...
Dahua Discontinuing H.264 Only Products on Dec 08, 2016
Dahua has taken a stand for H.265 and is discontinuing its H.264 only products. We examine the shakeup inside this...
Last Day Save $50 IP Networking Course January 2017 on Dec 08, 2016
Today is the last day to save $50 on next month's IP networking course. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video...
Hikvision vs Dahua Mobile Apps Tested on Dec 07, 2016
With smartphone use and low-cost video recorders surging, many user's main interface to their surveillance system is their phone. With mobile video...
Paxton Drops US Reps, Plans Major Expansion on Dec 07, 2016
Paxton is gearing up to make a big run at  US access control success. The first step they have made is to cut all US Rep Firms, in anticipation of...
Axis Partner Elder Care Video Analytics (Smartervision) on Dec 07, 2016
Can video analytics be used to improve the care of the elderly? Axis and a video analytics startup, Smartervision, are working together to do so....
Sony IP Camera Backdoor Uncovered on Dec 06, 2016
A backdoor has been uncovered in ~80 Sony IP camera models, attackers can remotely enable telnet on the camera, and then potentially login as root,...
Power Drill Selection Guide on Dec 06, 2016
Boring holes is a basic part of running cables for most security system projects. To do so, you will need to choose the right drills for various...
Milestone Favorability Results on Dec 06, 2016
In our second installment of manufacturer favorability results (first was Pelco), we turn to Milestone. 100+ integrators rated and explained what...

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