PoE Door Strike?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 01, 2012

A true PoE / network door strike would reduce costs and simplify installations considerably. Indeed, one access control vendor is marketing a PoE strike. However, what real benefits does this PoE strike deliver? Is it a true innovation or a marketing ploy? Inside this post, we explain why this device is not really 'PoE powered' and delivers no unique value.

Product Overview

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