The best security systems in the market, today, have one thing in common – they can’t function without POWER.
All of the best security systems in the market today have one thing in common – they can’t function without power.
Minuteman’s extensive experience in the Security market gives us unparalleled insight into the demands of today’s systems and allows us to provide you with the best value and most reliable choices for protecting the systems you sell.
Minuteman Power Breakdown
Utility power is a necessary commodity for any residential or commercial building. Providing uninterrupted power to mission-critical devices is crucial for the safety of all assets – physical or human. Understanding what hardware devices need a backup UPS is key to outfitting your overall solution.
What type of camera system are you installing?
- Internet Protocol (IP)
Note – the cameras themselves will not determine the UPS solution. This is to understand the application.
CCTV Hardware Devices to consider for overall backup UPS solution
- Network Video Recorders (NVR)
- Digital Video Recorders (DVR)
- Video Management Software (VMS)
- Power over Ethernet (PoE) Switch
- Power over Ethernet (PoE) Extender
- Network Storage
- Other networking peripheral devices
Key Questions to ask when outfitting your UPS solution
- What is the total power load of all hardware devices?
- How much extended runtime is required for the connected devices?
- Is the installation in a controlled environment?
- Is there a need for remote management to connected devices?
- Power Distribution Units (PDU) – UPS has a limited number of receptacles, so the need for a basic or switched PDU may be necessary to complete the backup power solution.
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Use the tables below to find our recommended backup power protection options for the most common analog and IP Video CCTV applications in the market today.
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