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The security market in 2016 saw an uptick in the economy, the introduction of new technologies, increased compliance requirements in key verticals, and rising concerns over the need for greater security. Users interested in upgrading or deploying new systems consistently chose networked system platforms. This trend further drove the demand for adaptive transmission solutions as a means of repurposing existing analogue infrastructure to accommodate IP devices on a networked platform. As this migration accelerated, product feature sets continued to evolve with the inclusion of advanced communications that let you monitor, control and report power/diagnostics from anywhere. These new products have also helped to stimulate new business opportunities for integrators by expanding their service offerings to include remote monitoring of these devices as a new source of recurring monthly revenue (RMR). PoE and adaptive transmission solutions In last year’s 2016 forecast, we discussed the integration trend and how PoE and adaptive transmission solutions with network communications were rapidly gaining traction and market share. As the year progressed, the trend increased with customers migrating towards systems that provided more data, faster transmission rates and more versatility, and accessibility anytime from anywhere. Altronix responded with more advanced product solutions. This growing trend makes it more critical than ever for the core power and transmission infrastructure that make up the foundation of these systems to include network communications for true integration. As effective and efficient as integrated IP systems have become, the cost to upgrade or install new networked systems can be prohibitive. In 2017, security professionals will require expanded options to capitalise on existing infrastructure while accommodating IP devices with new levels of performance. These new products will greatly reduce installation and maintenance costswhen deploying orupgrading systems We will see the introduction of new products that offer greater levels of integration with bundled capabilities such as PoE, network switches, versatile adaptive transmission capabilities to accommodate different types of cabling, greater bandwidth and speed, and management capabilities. These new products will greatly reduce installation and maintenance costs when deploying or upgrading systems. Altronix 2016 business overview Altronix’s evolution as a designer and manufacturer of versatile power supplies and accessories – and the addition of innovative PoE and adaptive transmission solutions with network communications – was significant in 2016. We have continued to deliver new products incorporating advances in power and communication technologies that solve real-world installation issues with the highest levels of performance and cost-efficiency. One of the most significant technologies contributing to our extensive portfolio of power and adaptive transmission products is our innovative LINQ™ Technology, which provides remote control of power, along with monitoring and reporting of diagnostics from anywhere you have internet access. LINQ completes the network communication cycle for networked systems by providing true integration for power supply and adaptive transmission products that are the foundation of every system. Altronix will continue to design, manufacture and introduce new power and adaptive transmission solutions in 2017 that live up to our longstanding reputation for outstanding quality, performance and reliability. See the full coverage of 2016/2017 Review and Forecast articles hereSave Save
Overall, 2015 has yielded positive results across the professional security industry due to the global demand for enhanced and expanded security in response to greater risks and threats. Over the past year, Altronix has participated in the industry’s growth with new technology offerings and an expanded reseller channel. The need to effectively respond to system trouble and remotely manage devices has become increasingly important to maintain security around the clock. More large technology giants to enter Looking ahead to 2016, we should expect that more of the large technology giants known outside of our industry will enter the professional security market as the trend towards networking and more advanced integration continues to gain traction. There’s no question that products designed with connectivity for advanced integration will also continue to gain traction and market share. Customers are helping to drive this trend as they require more features to be available at their fingertips in real time and from anywhere, with more data points, analytics and metrics. As a result, smarter devices will be in demand to support new system models with better form and functionality. We have recently embraced the integration of video and access control as a better means of tracking activities and for forensic investigations. Therefore it is critical for the core power and transmission infrastructure that drives these systems to be fully integrated on the network platform. It’s apparent from current events that the management of security at private, public and government facilities around the world must increase their levels of protection. This will directly impact our industry and provide new business opportunities. The continued deployment of the latest security technology and the refinement of existing systems will be both challenging and rewarding. Our landscape will surely continue to change in coming years. See the full coverage of 2015/2016 Review and Forecast articles here
Altronix, the provider of power and data transmission products for the professional security industry, introduces a new brand to its portfolio of Trove™ Access and Power Integration Solutions. Altronix now seamlessly integrates it’s power and sub-assemblies with S2 Security controllers in a streamlined package for systems with up to 14-doors. Providing maximum flexibility “Altronix prides itself on designing and manufacturing solutions that solve real-world installation challenges,” said Alan Forman, President of Altronix Corporation. “We are pleased to be able support S2 dealers with a new option that streamlines their installations and increases profitability.” All Trove solutions simplify board layout and wire management, while providing maximum flexibility and scalability in the design and deployment of the brands of access control. Trove enables installers to easily configure and pretest systems prior to on-site installation, and provides a single point of service and maintenance, while reducing valuable time and labour. All Altronix products are manufactured in the U.S.A. and backed by a lifetime warranty.
Altronix, globally recognised company in the field of power and data transmission products for the professional security industry, has announced exhibiting its advanced new Tango1B, PoE Driven Power supply/charger with Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Backup at ISC East 2019, booth 434 in Javits Center, New York, USA. Tango1B PoE Driven Power supply/charger Tango1B is a revolutionary and game changer PoE Driven Power solution that significantly reduces the overall installation costs to deploy access control and security devices by eliminating the need for a licensed electrician. 12VDC or 24VDC devices can be powered simultaneously via 802.3bt PoE input, providing tremendous energy savings. New Tango series further capitalises on the inherent benefits of utilising PoE to efficiently power access control “The company’s new Tango series further capitalises on the inherent benefits of utilising PoE to efficiently power access control and further reduce the overhead costs associated with conventional access control deployment,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “With Tango power solution, a technician can have an access or security system cost effectively powered in seconds flat.” Altronix NetWay BT Series midspan/injectors Tango1B is powered by any 802.3bt 4PPoE power source (such as Altronix NetWay BT Series midspan/injectors), harnessing the new IEEE standard to deliver 12VDC and 24VDC simultaneously. With 75W available, the flexibility to power an entire 8-door access control system with 4PPoE is a reality. This includes powering the access control panels, locks, readers and ancillary devices, while providing a battery charging circuit with a single Cat5E or higher cable. Compatible with Altronix access power controllers Tango is uniquely designed to be stacked with compatible Altronix access power controllers and distribution boards, utilising a single footprint. Altronix Tango1B is manufactured in the U.S.A., and backed by a lifetime warranty.
Altronix, globally renowned power and data transmission solutions provider for the professional security industry, is showcasing its new additions to the Trove Access and Power Integration Series here at ISC West 2019 (booth #11073). These new Trove models meet the industry’s growing demand for rack-mounted configurations that save space, which is highly desirable for use in data centers and MDF/IDF locations where real estate is at a premium. Trove rackmount access controllers Trove easily combines Altronix power with access controllers from the leading manufacturers, simplifying board layout and wire management, while providing extreme flexibility and scalability. Removable backplanes allow installers to easily configure and test system configurations prior to on-site installation, reducing time and labor – and increasing profitability. Trove delivers a highly-versatile access and power integration solution that makes system design and installation easier" “Trove delivers a highly-versatile access and power integration solution that makes system design and installation easier, faster, and more cost efficient,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “The addition of new Trove rackmount models provides specifiers with added features in a highly desirable form factor.” Altronix power solutions The new Trove rackmount models provide integrators with the versatility to combine access controllers with Altronix power solutions in the same rack drawer or install access controllers or power supplies in separate rack drawers. The new rackmount series also accommodates a backplane, which facilitates the ease of designing a custom Altronix rackmount power supply. All Trove rackmount models include an easily accessible rack drawer for quick installation and service, external power LEDs, tamper switch, cam lock and Z bracket for ease of wiring. Trove series products are manufactured in the US and backed by a lifetime warranty. Furthermore, Altronix offers a free Trove System Design Tool to further simplify product selection.
Altronix, global provider of power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, continues to enhance its industry leading line of NetWay solutions with the introduction of several new and enhanced additions at ISC West 2019 (booth #11073). New NetWay products on display include three new 8-port Midspans with more power, a Gigabit (1Gb) Ethernet repeater for extended cable runs, and a versatile 5-port Ethernet switch that significantly reduces installation and equipment costs. “Our new NetWay solutions provide the added power, extended range capabilities and cost-saving benefits that enable the latest edge devices to be installed with the highest degrees of efficiency,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Equally important, Altronix NetWay solutions feature the quality and reliability customers and installers need to keep systems running smoothly.” 8-port NetWay Midspans Altronix is showcasing three new 8-port NetWay Midspans at ISC West Altronix is showcasing three new 8-port NetWay Midspans at ISC West. The NetWay8BT provides up to 90W power per port (480W total) for the most demanding Hi-PoE IEEE 802.3bt compliant devices, such as multi-sensor megapixel cameras or PoE lighting. For devices demanding power up to 60W each, Altronix now offers the NetWay8GP, providing up to 60W of power across all 8 ports (480W total). The NetWay8GL provides 60W on any designated port up to 240W total across the unit’s 8-ports. The new NetWay 8-port Midspans feature: a 1U rack enclosure; 10/100/1000 Mbps data rates at distances up to 100m and an integral battery charger for applications requiring backup. The NetWay8GP and NetWay8GL also feature embedded Altronix LINQ Technology to monitor, control and report power and diagnostics from anywhere. NetWay XTG PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet Repeater NetWay5B 5-Port Ethernet Switch allows up to four IP devices to be connected Altronix is also showcasing the new NetWay XTG PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet Repeater that extends data (video) up to 100m with a maximum possible range of up to 600m using multiple units. The unit is powered by the PoE/PoE+ it passes through. Additionally, Altronix introduced the NetWay5B 5-Port Ethernet Switch that allows up to four IP devices to be connected to the headend using a single CAT6 Ethernet cable, and is powered via PoE or any 12VDC or 24VDC source. Designed to be mounted in any Altronix enclosure, including their industry renowned line of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions, this new NetWay5B 5-Port Ethernet Switch greatly reduces installation costs by eliminating the need and expense of running dedicated cables for each individual deployed device. NetWay series products are manufactured in the U.S.A. and backed by a lifetime warranty.
Altronix, globally renowned power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, continues to lead with products that deliver maximum performance, and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with the introduction of the industry’s first Lithium Iron Phosphate battery backup solution. Now available in Altronix’s new series of NetWay Spectrum PoE+ Switches, these optimised chargers accommodate LiFePO4 batteries with significantly longer shelf life and much more efficient charge cycles than conventional sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries. NetWay Spectrum PoE+ switches “Our new Hardened PoE Switches with optimised Lithium Iron Phosphate battery chargers are truly a game changer for the industry. It presents a new and unique value proposition for installers and end-users, ensuring continuous system operation, while greatly reducing service and maintenance costs,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Altronix will be expanding this LiFePO4 backup feature to other products in our portfolio in the near future.” Altronix LINQ Power Management technology Altronix’s NetWay Spectrum PoE+ Switches with LiFePO4 battery charging provide many advantages. Superior performance and cost-efficiencies are realised through a 10-year battery shelf life, over 5,000 charge cycles and much reduced weight of the LiFePO4 batteries. Best of all, our new series of switches utilise a single LiFePO4 battery for PoE backup versus four SLA batteries, greatly reducing service and maintenance. NetWay Spectrum features 1Gb SFP (Fiber) ports and multiple PoE+ (30W) ports or a single Hi-PoE (60W) port. Embedded Altronix LINQ Power Management technology allows monitoring, control and reporting of power and diagnostics from anywhere. The series also includes a wide selection of models for use in a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.
Altronix is showcasing the latest power and data transmission solutions designed for professional security applications at Intersec 2019 (stand #S1-K09). Featured products include an enhanced line of NetWay Midspan/Injectors, NetWay Spectrum Hardened Switches and its expanded Trove Access and Power Integration products available in wall mount, rackmount and outdoor configurations. Altronix access and surveillance solutions The new Altronix products displayed at Intersec 2019 address the need for access and surveillance solutions" “The new innovative Altronix products displayed at Intersec 2019 address the growing demand for access and surveillance solutions that deliver more power and versatility,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. Altronix’s latest products displayed at Intersec 2019 include: NetWay Spectrum Hardened PoE Switches include Altronix’s latest outdoor switches with the unique capability to accommodate a single 12V Lithium Iron Phosphate battery, providing extended battery back-up and excellent charge/discharge cycle life reliability. These units feature 1Gb SFP (Fiber) ports and multiple PoE+ (30W) ports or a single Hi-PoE (60W) port. Embedded Altronix LINQ Power Management technology allows monitoring, control and reporting of power and diagnostics from anywhere. NetWay PoE Midspans now deliver even more power per port. The NetWay8GP 8-port Midspan provides up to 60W power per port for PoE/PoE+/Hi-PoE devices (480W total); and the NetWay16G 16-port Midspan delivers up to 30W per port for PoE/PoE+ devices (480W total). Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions Altronix also continues to expand its unique line of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions. Trove simplifies board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation time and labor costs, while flexibly integrating with the industry’s leading access control brands. Additionally, new outdoor and rackmount configurations are now available – Trove1M1WP is ideal for outdoor vehicle/pedestrian gate access, accommodating Mercury/Lenel controllers. The rackmount series easily integrates Altronix power/accessories with a host of leading access brands including Mercury, LenelS2, HID, VertX, Software House and more, thereby saving valuable rack space.
Altronix Corp. announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Altronix’s LINQ technology interfaces with the OnGuard access control system and facilitates the remote monitoring and reporting of power diagnostics. These alerts minimise system downtime and eliminate unnecessary and costly service calls. "Altronix has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to OnGuard. This provides users with a single software platform to monitor power supply status, receive alert messages, and manage settings at multiple sites with ease,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, Lenel. "We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program." Seamless interface for Altronix products “By integrating with the OnGuard access control platform, we are now able to provide our mutual customers with a seamless interface for their Altronix products and their OnGuard system,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “We are extremely pleased to provide this value-added benefit to this segment of our market.” LINQ enables users to monitor power/diagnostics, receive emails and alert messages while managing settings of Altronix products with web-based management capabilities from OnGuard Alarm Monitoring stations or anywhere there’s a network connection. Employing an intuitive user interface, LINQ Dashboard allows users to manage multiple sites with ease, regardless of the number of monitored devices.
Altronix announced it has added SALTO Systems to its expanding portfolio of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions, which simplify access system design, configuration and installation, greatly reducing time and labor. The new Trove1SA1 from Altronix seamlessly accommodates SALTO access controllers providing a highly-efficient and scalable access solution. Direct control of access controllers “Our collaboration with SALTO Systems provides integrators with even more versatility,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Trove facilitates flexible access control configurations, which are ultimately more profitable for systems integrators and more cost-efficient for their customers.” We’re excited to announce SALTO Systems’ controllers are compatible with Altronix Trove access and power integration solutions" The Trove1SA1 accommodates up to 4 SALTO XS4 CU42E0, CU4200 and/or CU4EB8 controllers for direct control of up to 8 wired doors and/or 65,000 electronic locks. In addition to providing added design and configuration versatility, Trove1SA1 includes a removable backplane that allows systems integrators to test and configure SALTO access and Altronix power solutions prior to on-site installation. Trove1SA1 includes a tamper switch, mounting hardware and cam lock, along with ample room for wiring to accommodate backup batteries. SALTO-Altronix integration “We’re excited to announce SALTO Systems’ controllers are compatible with Altronix Trove access and power integration solutions,” said Bill Wood, President of SALTO Systems North America. “This partnership provides installers with a highly efficient access control configuration and installation solution.” SALTO Systems is a globally renowned developer and manufacturer of electronic locking and access control solutions. Its hardware and software technologies are in use in more than 15,000 installations worldwide with an estimated 20 million daily users.
ESA is proud to recognise the distinguished group of companies supporting the industry in 2018 through its Executive Strategic Partners program. Executive Strategic Partners program This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry" “This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry,” says Merlin Guilbeau, CEO of ESA. “There are key factors we look for in our strategic partners: They must deliver a quality, reputable product that allows our members to better run and grow their businesses. Each one of these players not only check that box, but they also make a significant impact on the installation, integration and monitoring channel — by investing in the association to support vital programming.” As a non-profit organisation, ESA invests in and constantly seeks new ways to benefit the association’s members and the industry. The Executive Strategic Partners program is one way for vendor companies to give back and demonstrate their alignment with ESA’s core values by supporting its efforts to move the industry forward. Interlogix, diamond level sponsor for ESA Leading the way as the exclusive 2018 Diamond Level sponsor is Interlogix. “Interlogix is proud to be a long-standing sponsor of ESA’s Executive Strategic Partners program. As a Diamond sponsor of this initiative, we are committed to investing in the evolution and growth of the security industry,” said Warren Hill, Vice President of Partner Solutions, Interlogix. Honeywell, platinum level sponsor for ESA From education to advocacy programs, the ESA is helping to strengthen and advance the security industry" The ESP program’s sole 2018 Platinum Level sponsor is Honeywell. “As our business prepares to spin off from Honeywell into an independent security, smart home and distribution company, we’re excited about the future and the opportunity to deliver solutions our customers want through our unparalleled global network of 100,000 professional dealers,” said Alice DeBiasio, vice president and general manager, Honeywell Homes. “As a strategic partner with the ESA for more than 10 years, we appreciate the work they do to support our industry. From education to advocacy programs, the ESA is helping to strengthen and advance the security industry.” Axis and Telguard, gold level sponsors The 2018 Gold Level sponsors are Axis Communications and Telguard. “2018 marks our seventh year as a Gold Level Executive Strategic Partner with ESA. We are just as excited to show our support of ESA’s commitment to investing in the future of our industry today as we were back in 2011,” said Shawn Welsh, SVP, Product Line Management and Marketing, Telguard. “We’re proud to support ESA and help their members expand their business potential,” said Mike King, Hosted Video Manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “The complexities of protecting people, property and assets require security integrators to offer innovative and comprehensive solutions, from video surveillance to access control to managed services. We look forward to continued collaboration with ESA and supporting the industry’s advancement.” Altronix, Anixter and SARPG, silver level sponsors The 2018 Silver Level sponsors are Altronix, Anixter and Security America Risk Purchasing Group (SARPG) The 2018 Silver Level sponsors are Altronix, Anixter and Security America Risk Purchasing Group (SARPG). "We chose to partner with ESA for some of our marketing initiatives, because we know our investment will continue to support our industry into the future,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix. “The association brings great value and professionalism to our industry and its members through fostering education, improving government relations and driving industry standards." “We understand that our insurance is designed specifically to fit the needs of this industry,” says Michael Keegan, president of SARPG. “As such, we always look for ways to support those dealers and integrators that comprise the industry — our executive strategic partnership with ESA is one way we accomplish this.” Talent acquisition in electronic security industry The significant financial investment of these companies helps further ESA initiatives to recruit new talent for the industry, provide legislative updates, conduct research and be the voice of the electronic security and life safety industry. In return for their financial support, Executive Strategic Partners gain access to various marketing opportunities and a platform for connecting with members, prospects and decision makers through ESA's extensive network of highly qualified installers, dealers and integrators.
Altronix announced it has added Paxton Access to its expanding portfolio of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions, which simplify board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs. Altronix Trove2PX2 seamlessly accommodates Paxton controllers providing a scalable, cost effective access control solution. “Our collaboration with Paxton Access further simplifies the design and installation process for system integrators,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Trove facilitates a quicker and cleaner installation, which is ultimately more profitable.” Deliver world class solution The Trove2PX2 includes a removable backplane which accommodates up to 12 Paxton Net2 plus series controllers. This allows installers to test and configure the access system prior to installation. Trove TPX2 also includes a tamper switch, mounting hardware and cam lock, along with ample room for wiring and to accommodate back-up batteries. “We are excited to partner with Altronix and release the compatibility of Paxton controllers with their Trove2 series,” said Chris Wilson, VP of Operations, Paxton Access. “This partnership provides dealers with more options to meet the needs of each installation, catering to a variety of our controller options and Altronix power supplies and accessories. It also allows our dealers yet another way to deliver Paxton’s world class solution to their customers.”
Altronix, a manufacturer of power and data transmission products for the professional security industry, is showcasing a host of new Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions here at ISC West 2018 (booth #11073). Trove easily combines Altronix power with access controllers from the industry’s leading manufacturers. DMP, ProdataKey (PDK), Sielox, and ZKTeco USA now join Altronix’s extensive list of access control manufacturers to capitalise on the benefits that Trove solutions deliver. “Trove is engineered to help system designers easily layout power supplies, access controllers and accessories in an organised streamlined manner, which saves time, reduces costs and conserves valuable space,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “We are pleased to collaborate with the industry’s leading access manufacturers, increasing ROI and providing value-added features for our mutual customers.”Removable backplanes designed for specific access control brands allow installers to easily configure and test system configurations Simplifying security deployments Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions simplify board layout and wire management, while providing extreme flexibility and scalability when designing and deploying access systems. Removable backplanes designed for specific access control brands allow installers to easily configure and test system configurations prior to on-site installation, reducing time and labour and increasing profitability. In addition to the Trove1 and Trove2 Series, Altronix introduced Trove3 for the largest access control deployments. Altronix Trove now supports over 40 brands, including: AMAG, Bosch, CDVI, DMP, Genetec, HID, Honeywell, Kantech, Keyscan, Lenel, Mercury, ProdataKey (PDK), Sielox, Software House and ZKTeco USA with more to come. Trove enclosures include a cam lock, tamper switch, mounting hardware, and provide ample room to accommodate back-up batteries. Altronix also offers a free Trove System Design Tool to further simplify the product selection and design process.
Altronix, provider of power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, has announced the release of NetWaySP2P 2-Port Media Converter/Injector, which converts a single fiber cable into two 1Gb Ethernet ports, providing PoE/PoE+. This allows multiple IP devices to be deployed at greater distances utilising fiber – reducing the need for additional cabling, equipment and installation costs. “Altronix worked closely with installers when designing the new NetWaySP2P to help power multiple devices at remote installation sites,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Using fiber with copper or a single composite cable to connect two IP devices with power delivers extreme efficiencies on multiple levels.” NetWaySP2P 2-Port Media Converter The NetWaySP2P provides up to 30W per port in a compact insulated housing. These units can be powered locally or remotely using Altronix WayPoint562, NetWay1D or NetWaySP4 rack series that provide 56VDC. Available accessories for the NetWaySP2P unit include the Altronix P1MM and P1SM10 SFP modules which are compatible with all Altronix NetWay Spectrum products. The P1MM is to be used with Multi-Mode Fiber for distances up to 550m and the P1SM10 is to be used with Single-Mode Fiber for distances up to 10Km. As with all Altronix products, the NetWaySP2P is manufactured in the U.S.A., and is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Altronix and ZKTeco USA have recently teamed up to deliver a new access control and power integration solution that simplifies board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs. Designed and manufactured to seamlessly integrate with ZKAccess C3 and inBio access control panels, Trove2Z2 provides the versatility and flexibility to easily configure and install access systems. Easy system installation “Our collaboration with ZKTeco USA provides system designers and installers with a highly efficient access control integration solution that makes installations faster, easier and ultimately more profitable,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation.Thanks to this integration, our customers can now consolidate all their wiring that results in dramatic reductions in both installation time and materials" Trove2Z2 is scalable to accommodate up to 32 doors. The removable backplane allows you to assemble and test your system prior to installation, saving time onsite, and reducing overall costs. Reduced installation time with Trove2Z2 As noted by Larry Reed, CEO of ZKTeco USA, “Our ongoing goal at ZKTeco is providing customers with innovative yet simple ways to help further reduce the total cost of ownership when installing access control systems. Prior to Trove2Z2, manually running individual wire for large multi-door projects could be a challenge." "However, thanks to this integration, our customers can now consolidate all their wiring that results in dramatic reductions in both installation time and materials. We greatly value our strategic partnership with Altronix and thank them for helping our customers.” The Trove2Z2 Access Control and Power Integration Solution includes an enclosure, backplane, tamper switch, mounting hardware, and cam lock, along with ample room to accommodate back-up batteries.
Altronix, the recognised leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, has announced the release of NetWaySP2P 2-Port Media Converter/Injector, which converts a single fiber cable into two 1Gb Ethernet ports providing PoE/PoE+. This allows multiple IP devices to be deployed at greater distances utilising fibre – reducing the need for additional cabling, equipment and installation costs. “Altronix worked closely with installers when designing the new NetWaySP2P to help power multiple devices at remote installation sites,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Using fiber with copper or a single composite cable to connect two IP devices with power delivers extreme efficiencies on multiple levels.” Altronix’s NetWaySP2P The NetWaySP2P provides up to 30W per port in a compact insulated housing. These units can be powered locally or remotely using Altronix WayPoint562, NetWay1D or NetWaySP4 rack series that provide 56VDC. Available accessories for the NetWaySP2P unit include the Altronix P1MM and P1SM10 SFP modules, which are compatible with all Altronix NetWay Spectrum products. The P1MM is to be used with Multi-Mode Fibre for distances up to 550m and the P1SM10 is to be used with Single-Mode Fibre for distances up to 10 km. As with all Altronix products, the NetWaySP2P is manufactured in the U.S.A., and is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Altronix, provider of power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announces that Trove1M1 and Trove2M2 Enclosures and Backplanes are now UL-listed, combining Lenel access controllers with Altronix power and accessories. “Utilising the Trove solution provides Lenel integrators with the benefits of deploying scalable access systems while saving time and labour,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “You now have the flexibility to pre-configure Lenel access controllers with or without Altronix power and accessories in the shop or in the field – while maintaining the UL Listing.” Easy configuration and testing The Trove solution with its removable backplanes simplifies board layout and wire management, allowing installers to easily configure and test their Altronix power/accessories and Lenel access controllers prior to on-site installation. This reduces overall cost and enhances access control system installation efficiencies. All Trove enclosures include cam lock, tamper switch, mounting hardware and are deep enough to accommodate stand-by batteries. Altronix also offers a free Trove System Design Tool to further simplify the product selection and design process.The versatile line of Trove access and power integration solutions also accommodates the industry’s leading access manufacturers. It is available in various sizes to meet your largest system requirements.
Sielox LLC has announced that at ASIS 2017, Booth 1533, they will enhance their offering of power and access control integration solutions from long-time partner Altronix. By expanding its offering of access control and emergency communication solutions with additional best-in-breed power solutions from Altronix, Sielox continues to build on its ability to offer reliable and effective layered security solutions. Sielox and Altronix partnership “As longstanding partners for more than ten years, Sielox and Altronix have many mutual existing customers. By expanding our offering of Altronix power and integration solutions, we offer our Business Partners and End Users an easier and more efficient way to deliver an even greater selection of layered security solutions,” said Karen Evans, President, Sielox LLC. Both Sielox and Altronix design and manufacture their products in the U.S., and have earned outstanding reputations for performance, quality and extreme customer support. “The similarities in the corporate culture and dedication of Sielox and Altronix to this industry made this a very easy decision,” continued Ms. Evans. “We both have developed products that are essential to further enhance access, lockdown, video and network systems generating new opportunities for our Partners.” Both Sielox and Altronixhave earned outstanding reputations for performance, quality and extreme customer support “Sielox has clearly demonstrated its thought leadership with access control solutions that fill specific market niches and resolve longstanding access and emergency lockdown issues. Altronix’s extensive portfolio of power and integration solutions designed specifically for access control applications perfectly complements Sielox’s offering,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. Access control and emergency notification solutions Among Sielox’s solutions are the CLASS™ (Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System) emergency notification and lockdown solution; the Pinnacle Advanced access control solution; and the 1700 Intelligent Controller that fully integrates with Schlage® AD, NDE and LE wireless locks. Among the many additions to Sielox’s offering will include Altronix Trove Access and Power Integration Solution specifically designed to accommodate Sielox access control and emergency notification solutions. Trove simplifies board layout and wire management for access control systems incorporating Altronix and Sielox products. In addition to Trove, Sielox now offers leading power solutions for access control applications from Altronix.
Altronix, the recognised leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is showcasing the latest additions to the company’s innovative Fiber Solutions here at ASIS 2017 (booth #2823). NetWay Spectrum Series hardened PoE switches and Ethernet-to-fibre media converters accommodate single or multi-mode fibre, as well as composite cable, which combine fiber with copper to simultaneously deliver low-voltage power and data at distances beyond a mile. New additions include the single port NetWay SP1P Media Converter/Injector and the NetWay SP8A/16A 8 and 16-port Media Converters. “NetWay Spectrum capitalises on the inherent long-distance transmission capabilities of fibre.” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “These new additions to the NetWay Spectrum Series reaffirm our commitment to deliver power and transmission solutions that meet the needs of the market.” Remote monitoring, control and reporting NetWay Spectrum includes rack mount media converters for head-end installation, as well as a wide range of indoor and outdoor models with single or multiple SFP Ports for remote deployment. All NetWay Spectrum PoE Switches feature Altronix LINQ Network Communications Technology for remote monitoring, control and reporting. The latest models added to the growing family of NetWay Spectrum solutions include: NetWay SP1P Single Port Media Converter/Injector which converts Ethernet to Fibre and provides PoE. NetWay SP8A/16A Media Converters provide 8 or 16 ports (respectively) in a compact 1U rack mount configuration for head-end installation that converts Ethernet to Fibre. To complete the fibre solution line of products, Altronix now offers Single-Mode SFP modules – P1SM10 and Multi-Mode SFP modules – P1MM. All NetWay Spectrum Series products carry a lifetime warranty and are made in the U.S.A.
Altronix, a recognised provider of power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is featuring its expanded offering of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions at ASIS 2017 (booth # 2823). New additions to the Trove series include Altronix integrations with Bosch, DMP, Honeywell, Kantech and Sielox access. These new models join the versatile line of Trove solutions which accommodate AMAG, CDVI, HID/Vertx, KABA/KeyScan, Mercury and Software House access controllers. “Trove enclosures and backplanes simplify board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs, while providing the versatility and scalability that system designers and installers require to easily configure their systems.” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. Enhanced performance efficiency Trove2 Access and Power Integration Solutions are designed for larger applications, allowing Altronix power/accessories combined with access controllers from the industry’s leading manfacturers to be wired and pre-tested prior to on-site installation. This reduces total cost and enhances performance efficiency. Altronix also offers the Trove1 Access and Power Integration Solution, a more compact version of the Trove2 for smaller applications which accommodate CDVI, HID/VertX and Mercury access controllers. All Trove enclosures include a cam lock, tamper switch and mounting hardware. Altronix has further simplified the product selection and configuration process by offering a free online Trove System Design Tool for configuring a access system.
Altronix, a provider of power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announces its VR6 Voltage Regulator and PDS8 Dual Input Power Distribution Modules are now UL Listed with Altronix eFlow, Maximal, Trove and ULX series products at ASIS 2017 (booth #2823). Designed to reduce the cost of an additional power supply, the VR6 Voltage Regulator easily snaps together with the PDS8 Dual Input Power Distribution Module via common standoffs saving valuable enclosure space to provide 5VDC or 12VDC and 24VDC simultaneously – individually selectable over each of the eight outputs. “Now UL listed, the VR6 Voltage Regulator provides designers and installers with a high degree of versatility to implement more cost-effective security,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “The ability to repurpose a single 24V DC power supply to deliver 12V DC to a single device, or 12V DC and 24V DC to multiple devices capitalises on valuable enclosure space, saving both time and money.” Altronix VR6 features The VR6 Voltage Regulator converts a 24VDC input into a regulated 5VDC or 12VDC output and offers surge suppression. The PDS8 / PDS8CB Dual Input Power Distribution Modules feature eight fused or PTC protected power outputs that are selectable to follow power input 1 or power input 2. Individual outputs may be set to the “Off” position for servicing, and multiple units may be daisy chained to accommodate larger system requirements. The VR6 Voltage Regulator and PDS8 / PDS8CB Power Distribution Modules carry a lifetime warranty and are made in the U.S.A.
The NetWay8G and NetWay8E are designed in a space-saving 1U rackmount chassis Altronix, a provider of power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, further expanded its popular line of NetWay PoE Solutions with the introduction of the new NetWay8E Endspan and an upgraded Midspan, the NetWay8G. Greater power and faster transmission rates “Today’s high-resolution IP cameras and network devices require greater power and faster transmission rates, and our new NetWay8E Endspan and upgraded NetWay8G Midspan are designed to meet this challenge,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “With full PoE+ available across every output, these managed units provide the performance, flexibility and versatile network communication necessary for the most advanced system deployments.” Remote management capability The NetWay8E Endspan features an integral PoE switch with two 1Gb uplinks and eight 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports. The NetWay8G Midspan also features eight 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports. Both units provide up to 30W full power per port to support PoE or PoE+ devices and are equipped with both remote management capabilities and the ability to remotely reset IP devices, potentially reducing valuable labor and maintenance costs. LINQ Network Communication Technology The NetWay8G and NetWay8E are designed in a space-saving 1U rackmount chassis, include battery charging for applications requiring back-up power, and feature Altronix’s advanced LINQ Network Communication Technology to monitor, control and report power and diagnostics from anywhere over the network. All NetWay PoE solutions carry a lifetime warranty and are made in the U.S.A.