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POE Question

shahdoost

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In installing POE Cameras is there any way to accually harm the Camera or NVR (Switch)?
 
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Phil

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I've never known it to cause a problem.
There is some degree of intelligent handshaking built-in.
The powering device (switch or injector) checks to see whether there is a POE-ready device on the end of the line, and only then supplies power.
BTW - check that the powering device (switch or injector) and the powered device (camera, phone, etc) are both to the IEEE802.3af standard (802.3at for high-power / POE+). There are a few oddballs about; early pre-standard devices, some Cisco, some Ubiqiti ...
 

Luke@uviewcctv

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Ive had cables with water ingress on them before and this has blown the POE i was using, also check the ampage required by the cameras and that kicked out by the nvr/poe uviewcctv.co.uk
 
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