Redundant Power supply – 12V
- Input voltage available – 100VAC-300VAC
- Output voltage available – 12V 5Amp to 7Amp.
- This power supply has an 8 way terminal + 8 ON/OFF Plug (Short Link)
- It also has an 8 Resettable Fuse.
- It is also infused with 8 Power on LED indications.
- 11V – 15V (Preset to adjust voltage depending on cable length.
- CCCV Circuit limit – 5.7 Amp.
- It also has an input of a 3 pin cord.
- Wall Mounting with 2 Red LED Lights.
What is a 12VDC/5Amp to 7Amp redundant power supply in a lock & and key cabinet, and why is it used for CCTV camera systems?
This system is a power supply unit that provides a stable 12-volt direct current (DC) output with a variable current capacity ranging from 5A to 7A. It is housed in a lock & and key cabinet and is specifically designed to power and protect up to 8 CCTV cameras simultaneously, ensuring uninterrupted surveillance.
What does “redundant power supply” mean in this context, and what are its benefits for CCTV camera systems?
A redundant power supply means that there are two power sources available for the CCTV cameras, providing backup in case one power source fails. Redundancy enhances system reliability and minimizes downtime, critical for surveillance systems that need continuous operation.
How is the 12VDC/5Amp to 7Amp redundant power supply typically installed and connected to CCTV cameras?
Installation involves securely mounting the lock & and key cabinet, typically near the CCTV camera installation area. The power supply is wired to the CCTV cameras, ensuring that voltage and current requirements match the specific cameras’ needs. Redundant power sources should also be properly connected and configured for failover.
What happens if one of the power sources fails in the redundant power supply system, and how does it ensure uninterrupted camera operation?
In the event of a power source failure, the redundant power supply automatically switches to the backup source, ensuring that the CCTV cameras continue to receive power without interruption. This mechanism guarantees continuous surveillance and minimizes potential security gaps.
What maintenance and testing procedures should be conducted on the 12VDC/5Amp to 7Amp redundant power supply in a lock & and key cabinet to ensure its reliability for CCTV camera systems?
Regular maintenance includes inspecting the power supply for physical damage, checking for loose connections, and verifying that it operates within its specified temperature and voltage range. Periodic testing of the failover functionality should be performed to confirm that the power supply can seamlessly switch between power sources during power disruptions.