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  • Security Camera Baluns handy

    posted by Criggie on 05/25/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month


    I've used these things to put security cameras around my house. Using these means I can get away with running a single cat5 cable which is a lot cheaper than a coax + two power leads.

    These also support Audio but I don't record that.


    They're a little bulkier than others, but these ones work well.

    The wire in the power lead could be thicker - I've had to snip and bare a couple to connect to older cameras with those cable gripper connectors, instead of power sockets.

    I'm pretty sure these add a bit of noise to the image, but they don't make it fuzzier or anything.


    They're actually reversible - you can use two output ends or two input ends together, if you want to hack something together.

    I've also used structured cabling to patch a camera through the house. Works well.

    Joiners or poor-quality cabling make these work worse, so use decent cat5 and terminate them well. No need for cat6.

    I have a single 5 A 12V power supply that runs 6 cameras without issue, throgh a couple of splitters.


    Flexible and convenient for cameras.

    You'll also want a stack of adapters, like BNC/RCA (both ways around, and both available on trademe)

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