CCTV Update; Run Fiber Run
Reel Time, Cabling Business Magazine, April 2007
The major focus for the cable selection for CCTV over IP has been UTP, mainly for its inherent qualities over coaxial cables. True, there are many benefits to using UTP over coax and it provides the path to IP. It also allows multiple functions, such as power, data and video, to all run over one cable. But even twisted pair has its limitations – such as distance and signal interferences.
Read the attached article for more details on this installation and on using fiber optic cabling to address your security needs.