Veracity OUTREACH Quad extends POE ethernet to 200m and powers up to 4 POE network cameras
Veracity, the leader in IP connectivity and transmission solutions, announced the launch of OUTREACH QUAD. The compact 110mm by 110mm network switch distributes Power over Ethernet (POE) to up to four network cameras from a single ethernet cable. Veracity's OUTREACH QUAD device is itself POE-powered by with POE or POE Plus (IEEE 802.3af or 802.3at respectively) so it doesn't need to be located near an external power supply.
OUTREACH QUAD also works with OUTSOURCE Plus to split POE Plus (25 watts) power across four standard network cameras which normally operate effectively on six watts each. The additional advantage of using these products is that POE can simultaneously be distributed and extended across a further 100 metres over Cat 5 Ethernet cabling.
A variant of the product called OUTREACH Quad 12 adds an intelligently managed and electrically isolated 12 volt power output for auxiliary devices such as fans and heaters commonly used in external PTZ and dome cameras. A second variant called OUTREACH Quad Lite is a POE-powered network switch with no POE forwarding capability.
Security installers have been frustrated by the restriction of only having a maximum of 100 metre Ethernet cabling runs to network cameras prior to signal degradation when they are used to being able to lay 300 metre lengths of coax to CCTV cameras. Veracity's OUTREACH family of products eliminates that problem while simultaneously distributing POE to reduce new network camera installation costs considerably.
OUTREACH products work by simply connecting them in line with the Ethernet cable to restore the network data and intelligently forward power to POE devices. Multiple OUTREACH devices can be connected to extend Ethernet connections, with or without POE, by up to 1000 metres.
Alastair McLeod, managing director, Veracity UK Limited, commented:
"OUTREACH QUAD is designed to help installers push POE out to more cameras, more cost effectively. Now that installers and end-users are seeing the benefits of POE they want to extend the benefits right across a surveillance system in a cost effective manner. This is now possible with OUTREACH QUAD."
For further details on OUTREACH QUAD please email Veracity UK Limited or go to www.veracityglobal.com. Veracity products are also available from a number of national and international distributors including Mayflex, Norbain, Anixter, Black Box, ADI in some territories and Harco in the Middle East. They also sell via specialist online stores such as Network Webcams.
Veracity has developed a family of innovative products to support pure IP-Surveillance and analogue-IP video hybrid projects. These products solve practical connectivity problems in system design and deployment. Veracity focuses on transmission, time synchronisation, storage and displays solutions. It has specific expertise in enabling high bandwidth megapixel network video systems. The company has offices in the US and UK and its products are selling right across the world via direct and OEM agreements and a network of distributors.