Cleaning up my install

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  1. reeves1985

    reeves1985 Pulling my weight

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    Finally getting around to cleaning up my install on my system.

    Currently have a messy array of cables strooned all over the place.

    I've got a total of (soon to be) 8 cams on the system which are a mixture of dahua and Hikvision and 2 good old Huisun cams (let's not open that debate).

    I have a question for the networking buffs among the group.

    I have a couple of cams that arent POE.
    I've currently been supplying power via injectors to these which works fine.

    Now the question I have is can you use a POE switch and a splitter on the camera end or is this a no go?

    Cant find a definitive answer anywhere.

    As ideally I just want to run as little cabling as possible to cut down on the clutter and amount of plugs I've got going on.

    Advice appreciated
     
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  2. fenderman

    fenderman Staff Member

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    yes, you need an active 802.3 splitter at the camera end.
     
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  3. reeves1985

    reeves1985 Pulling my weight

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    Thanks mate.

    That makes things a little easier