Installations

Submitted on October 18, 2022 | John Adams
Decay Rates Of Rubber Seals ♦ Decay Rates Of Rubber Seals - Rubber and synthetic rubber seals are a key component of many security applications – not only those in external applications, but internal environments prone to extremes of temperature...
Submitted on June 23, 2022 | John Adams
Powder Actuated Tool Safety ♦ Powder Actuated Tool Safety - Security electronics installers will rarely require the capabilities of powder-actuated tools but there are instances in which some building work or fastening to structural elements may be required during an...
Submitted on June 9, 2022 | John Adams
Dual Technology Perimeter Detection ♦ Dual technology perimeter detection – we’ve been using AIRs beam technology but sometimes wish we had a dual technology solution. While we find AIRs excellent, there are applications where we wish we had a dual...
Submitted on June 7, 2022 | John Adams
Voltage Surges & Spikes ♦ Voltage Surges & Spikes - what’s the difference between voltage surges and voltage spikes? A: Voltage surges are a rise in amplitude taking place over a short time and they last a minimum of 1...
Submitted on June 3, 2022 | John Adams
Security Schematics Integration Key ♦ Security Schematics Integration Key - Many installers and techs face the challenge of working with electronic security systems that were not supplied with a schematic or whose schematics have been lost at some point in...
Submitted on May 31, 2022 | John Adams
Voltage Drop In 12V Circuits ♦ Voltage drop in 12V circuits - how serious is voltage drop in 12V circuits and what can we do to minimise the issue? A: Voltage drop in 12V circuits is a major issue. Voltage...
Submitted on May 18, 2022 | John Adams
Is Fibre The Best CCTV Option? ♦ Is fibre the best CCTV option the best option for many mid-sized runs, particularly those that aggregate a large number of megapixel CCTV cameras? A: Fibre can be the best but too often...
Submitted on May 13, 2022 | John Adams
Earth Your Metal Conduits ♦ Earth your metal security conduits - when you’re installing metal conduits and junction boxes, you need to ensure that each conduit is earthed at the start of the run by connecting the conduit to an...
Submitted on March 18, 2022 | John Adams
When you’re searching for a short consider that damage to cable is most likely to have occured wherever there’s highest resistance in the circuit. In order to find the short circuit, take off the load component of the circuit and...
Submitted on March 11, 2022 | John Adams
We're having an argument regarding the bandwidth of single mode fibre and how many cameras it's possible to push down one fibre, for what distance, without repeating the signal. A: Any single mode fibre has bandwidth limitations imposed by the...
Submitted on March 4, 2022 | John Adams
What's the best way to cable an alarm system? The way you run alarm zone loops depends on the nature of the application and your professionalism. Most installers build their cable plant in the ceiling and drop wires down to...
Submitted on February 22, 2022 | John Adams
When undertaking an open cut trench for the purpose of laying cable, key aspects to consider during planning include the soil type and the level of soil moisture in the area where you’re operating. The wetter some soil is, the...
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