The Axis partner network consists of 80,000 resellers and system designer partners in 179 countries With over four decades of experience and innovation in power supply technology, Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of off-the-shelf and bespoke specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has joined the Axis Communications’ Technology Partner Program. Innovative and secure power technology Known worldwide as the market leading security manufacturer of network video solutions, to sustain quality video performance for its customers base, Axis Communications has enlisted Dantech into the TPP program to provide innovative and secure 24/7 power technology—via Dantech’s comprehensive range of power supply solutions. The Axis partner network of 80,000 resellers and system designer partners in 179 countries will now have access Dantech’s unparalleled expertise in low voltage and Power over Ethernet (PoE) power supplies, to help them deliver total security system solutions. Analogue and PoE power supply Known for their extensive range of analogue and PoE power supply and ancillary products, Dantech’s unique range of power products enable camera surveillance or access control equipment to be deployed whether specified with DC or AC low voltage, PoE, or with a mixture of supply voltages to suit the requirements of individual components. With Dantech technology, power distribution decisions based on key factors such as reliability, continuity, accessibility, compliance, physical security, and cost can all be catered for, to deliver robust and flexible networked power solutions. “Dantech’s range of innovative equipment will enable our system integration partners to provide a wide range of power supply options for Axis products” “We are thrilled to partner an industry innovator such as Axis,” says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering. “Through the Technology Partner Program initiative, we are looking forward to raising awareness of the critical role effective power delivery plays in supporting robust 24/7 video and access control solutions, and for mission critical applications, without interruption of service, utilising full battery back-up.” Switch mode power supplies“We are very excited about the opportunity to extend the benefits of our unique range of analogue and switch mode power supplies, including UPS battery back-up, PoE switch and PoE injector power products, to a whole new audience.” “Axis Northern Europe are delighted to have Dantech join the TPP program,” says Doug Adams, Business Development Manager - ADP/TPP at Axis Communications, Northern Europe. “Dantech’s range of innovative equipment will enable our system integration partners to provide a wide range of power supply options for Axis products.”
The new lift connects over 10,000 sq./ft. of space spread over three floors Dantech Electronic Engineering, a UK manufacturer of off-the-shelf and bespoke specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has invested in a major expansion and refit to increase its production capacity. New production lines At one of the company’s two production sites in Maldon, Essex, Dantech has installed new state-of-the-art production lines covering 2,500 sq./ft. Improving the flow of goods transfer around the multi-story facility, part of the refit has included a new high-capacity elevator. Greatly enhancing the movement of pallets of goods and people, the new lift connects over 10,000 sq./ft. of space spread over three floors. In addition, all-new racking in conjunction with forklift and pallet trucks have made more efficient use of the building’s available space. For example, with many tons of steel and alloy being delivered frequently, it is important for them to be stored quickly and safely, ready for use. The new improved facility layout allows these goods to be delivered directly to the appropriate storage or production departments, such as CNC machine feeds. Maximising all-round production volumes, departments such as metalworking now also enjoy a much larger workspace area too. Improving production efficiency “The new refit was designed to improve the capacity and production efficiency of our unique and diverse range of electronic products,” says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering. “Dantech power supply and ancillary products require many specialist skills to produce, to meet with an ever-increasing demand for products, our investment into new production lines and refitting will help to substantially increase our production capacity and overall efficiency.”
The PoE Selector recommends appropriate SecurePoE model to suit a range of user-selected parameters Dantech Electronic Engineering, a UK manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment specifically designed for security applications, has launched SecurePoE.com, a brand new website designed to assist installers and specifiers to select the correct model of power supply to suit any PoE system requirement. With website content covering power considerations, current consumption, power range, class descriptions, technical data, and typical system applications, SecurePoE.com hosts a wealth of practical information for anyone looking to find a solution to a PoE question. PoE Selector Additionally, with a comprehensive specification and features breakdown on Dantech’s range of SecurePoE indoor and exterior power supplies, choosing the best solution for any application couldn’t be easier. The website’s handy, automated PoE Selector recommends the appropriate SecurePoE model to suit a range of user-selected parameters: Enclosure type (indoor, exterior or rack-mount), Product type (injector or injector and network switch), Battery support (None or 1.2-10Ah) and Number of ports (1-8). For ease of recognition, all the available SecurePoE models are listed and described alongside the PoE Selector. A free-of-charge, downloadable PoE ‘Quick look-up guide’ PDF is also featured on the site, illustrating Dantech’s extensive range of PoE power supplies, their product features and associated performance benefits. Meeting specific needs of security providers "SecurePoE products provide highly-reliable PoE power in a physically secure and practical package for any compliant network device" The site also covers those special features of Dantech’s SecurePoE range that are designed specifically to meet the needs of the professional security system provider. These include easy installation, set-up, and maintenance; secure tamper-monitored enclosures with all connections inside; mains and power status monitoring contacts; and crucially, a guaranteed 30W of PoE power to all outputs. "SecurePoE products provide highly-reliable PoE power in a physically secure and practical package for any compliant network device,” says Tim Scott, Director of Dantech Electronic Engineering. “Visitors to the SecurePoE.com site will find practical information on power systems design, as well as Dantech’s comprehensive range of IEEE802.3:2012 802.3at and 802.af compliant SecurePoE power supplies.”
Dantech supply PoE power products designed specifically to meet the needs of security system applications Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist analogue & PoE power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, recently presented to the Association of Security Consultants’ (ASC) Business Group Meeting. 40 years of experience Speaking about the design and specification of effective PoE for electronic security applications, Dantech’s Alan Jones explained how utilising over 40 years' experience in designing and building electronic equipment, Dantech was supporting consultants, designers and installers to migrate to IP. Benchmark magazine’s ‘Recommended’ product Alan explained that unlike with generic ‘off the shelf’ IT industry offerings, Dantech supply highly-reliable, stable and secure PoE power products designed & manufactured specifically to meet the needs of security system applications. Emphasising the point, the company’s SecurePoE products have recently been awarded Benchmark magazine’s accolade of ‘Recommended’ product, in their recent bench test. Simple set-up The power supplies allow direct engineer access via a laptop to any connected PoE devices, allowing engineers to perform fast remote set-up and maintenance Featuring a secure enclosure with all connections inside and unique anti-tamper contacts, designed to increase a system’s physical security, SecurePoE set-up is also very simple. The power supplies allow direct engineer access via a laptop, to any connected PoE devices, allowing engineers to perform fast remote set-up and maintenance, saving companies valuable time and money. High efficiency and reliability On a more technical level, Alan went on to talk about the high-efficiency and high-reliability aspect of Dantech’s SecurePoE products, that guaranteed 30W per port delivery to all compatible load devices, and are available in Gigabit and 10/100 bandwidth models. Offering installation flexibility, they can be installed anywhere on a network, are available in various output configurations and enclosure designs, include indoor and outdoor (IP66 rated) single, 2 and 4-port versions, 4 and 8 port 19” rack-mount enclosure models, and battery backed UPS models. “We are passionate about supporting consultants, specifiers and installers to maximise long-term reliability for their electronic security installations,” commented Tim Scott, Director at Dantech. “At the ASC Business Group Meeting, our presentation on effective PoE power and Ethernet distribution design spelled out how the use of separate devices could extend reliability, system continuity, compliance and physical security.”
Dantech power supply and custom equipment range are all 100% designed, manufactured and tested in the UK Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist analogue & PoE power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, will be exhibiting at next weeks Global MSC Security Conference & Exhibition, 9-10th November. Over the company’s 40 years of designing and building electronic equipment, Dantech has endeavoured to uphold the ethos of ‘Best of British manufacturing and reliability’, supporting installers with reliable, high-quality power supplies and electronic ancillaries. Drawing on its reputation for proven product reliability, at the show, Dantech will be promoting their extensive power supply and custom equipment range, all 100% designed, manufactured and tested in the UK. To promote effective systems design “We are passionate about supporting specifiers and installers to maximise long-term reliability for their electronic security installations, whether those systems are video surveillance, access control, intercom or intruder alarm,” says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech.“ At Global MSC Security, we’ll be promoting effective systems design, where, for the latest IP based systems, PoE power and Ethernet distribution is provided by separate devices, to yield extended reliability, system continuity, accessibility, compliance and physical security.” Dantech invite visitors to Global MSC Security to visit their stand to discuss any existing or future installation projects, as well as technical specifications in relation to their range of one-to-one or networked highly-reliable power solutions.
Dantech Electronic Engineering, the manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has revealed an astonishing reliability record for their range of ‘slim-line’ multipurpose switched-mode power supplies - designed specifically for use within security applications. In production for over 10 years, the Dantech DA665 switched-mode range is space-saving models capable of supplying ultra-reliable 12v power for a multitude of applications. Analysing performance data extracted over many years of production, Dantech engineers report that the DA665 switched-mode power supplies are the company’s most reliable power supply offering to date – even improving upon the incredible ‘under 0.1’ failure rate of the company’s existing product ranges. Advanced switch-mode technology Featuring an input voltage range of 90V-270V (with individually fuse-protected outputs) for worldwide usage, the DA665 product range includes both wall and 19” rack mountable versions, and can be discreetly mounted both indoors and outdoors, thanks to its optional weather-proof IP66 rating. Supremely capable, the unit is ideal for powering PTZ cameras with high-power requirements, camera housing heaters, washers and wipers, and independent auxiliary items, such as IR and white illuminators. Dantech’s advanced switch-mode technology also produces low heat generation, further assisting prolonged reliability and service life. Commenting on the switched-mode products, Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering said: "The DA665 range offers a very high level of power supply performance. Weatherproof and slimline, the unit can provide consistently smooth, regulated power - no matter what the quality of input mains power, power load or climatic conditions. Efficient electrical conversion is assured and ultra-reliability guaranteed, thanks to our UK-based design and manufacturing, combined with an industry leading 5-year warranty. Available in various enclosure types to suit most applications, the DA665 represents a true ‘fit and forget’ experience for our installer customers and end-users.”
Designed to assist installers where equipment storage space is limited, Dantech Electronic Engineering has released a slimline 19” rackmount wall cabinet. A novel design providing installers with the option to rackmount 19” equipment into a shallow depth (20cm) wall mount enclosure, two versions of the enclosure include the DA816-S standard unit and DA816-F, which is a standard enclosure but includes a power distribution unit and 2 x cooling fans. The ideal solution for installers looking to fit equipment in tight spaces, such as corridors, landings or hallways, the wall mountable cabinet has been developed for installers specialising in large buildings that require long cable runs, such as commercial office blocks, transportation hubs, or large domestic dwellings. The deployment of the enclosure allows installers to create a secure mini comms room in a slim wall mounted cabinet, or simply to use it as a CAT5 junction box. Supplied with two pairs of 4U and one pair of 2U brackets, the cabinet allows many configurations of 19” rack mounting equipment to be installed, either horizontally and/or vertically mounted, in various positions. This maximises available space to suit site and Health & Safety requirements. The enclosure also allows shallow devices such as patch panels to be horizontally mounted, or deeper switching units mounted vertically. "Helping installers to locate equipment where space is at a premium, the slimline cabinet provides a safe and compact, key-lockable enclosure with anti-tamper micro switch,” says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering. “Other benefits include integrated cable tie mounting positions to neatly secure spare cable within the enclosure, tool free removable cable entries, spare earthling points, and an optional 4-way IEC connector PDU, meaning mains voltage is available without the need for additional power hardware.”
Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has released two new ‘All-in-on’ integrated power supply and access control PCB equipment mounting solutions. Provide simple & reliable installations Specifically designed to provide simple and reliable installations, the new Dantech DA481 and DA482 are secure steel enclosures with PSU and provision for either 2 or 4 (405mm x 400mm x 120mm) Paxton PCB Access Control units. Featuring a highly-efficient 12v DC switchmode power supply, in the event of a mains power failure, two (continually charged) 12Ah VRLA battery packs provide standby back-up. An ideal solution for installers looking to fit multiple Paxton access control units either centrally, or located around a site, the all-in-one Dantech Power Centre solutions provide a safe and compact, key-lockable enclosure with lid tamper switch. House multiple access control PCBs in a single secure enclosure For easier installations, the DA481 and DA482 feature a fast-fit, tool free access control PCB mounting system, whilst the ability to house multiple access control PCBs in a single secure enclosure, provides a major benefit vs. the use of installing individual power supply units per access controller. Enhancing system flexibility and performance, user selectable outputs enable locks to be individually controlled, without the use of extra switch relays. Commenting on the new Power Centre products, Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering said: "Our experience manufacturing robust electronic solutions for a wide variety of security system applications has allowed us to design a unique, secure Power Centre product that will add value to any Paxton based access control installation – providing performance and cost saving benefits to the installer and end-user.” The Dantech ‘All-in-on’ integrated power supply and equipment mounting solution range also includes Power Centre products suitable for Lenel, TYCO and Vanderbilt access control PCB integration.
Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment designed specifically for security applications, has launched a new range of MultispanTM PoE + Ethernet Switch products. Consist of a dedicated Multispan PoE power device Providing both PoE+ 30W power and Ethernet transmission for up to four IP devices, the new Dantech ‘Multispan’ solutions consist of a dedicated Multispan PoE power device and a separate dedicated Cisco switch, housed within a single secure enclosure. Offering system flexibility, installers can choose to locate the Multispan device either at the network endpoint or midpoint. Utilising the Cisco 10/100/1000 Gigabit full-duplex unmanaged switch, one network uplink and up to four IP devices (i.e. surveillance video, access control, or intercom) can be connected over Cat5 UTP cable. With no network configuration required, fast and simple connectivity saves installation time and money. Maintains both the PSU and Ethernet switch In addition to the standard Multispan PoE + Ethernet Switch model, to guard against mains power outages, the device is also available with integrated battery backup. The MultispanUPSTM versions maintain both the PSU and Ethernet switch, and for a typical 5W load, the 10Ah battery model will supply continuous power for 100 hours. These models are ideal to prevent any power and IP transmission supply failures, and the associated time-consuming IP end-device re-boot issues. “Responding to demand from customers, Dantech has engineered a flexible solution to enable installers to provide combined PoE & Ethernet transmission for a range of IP applications, and locate it at an end or midpoint of their choice,” says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering. “Along with the delivery of ultra-robust and secure power, for complete peace of mind, we chose Cisco technology for the Ethernet switch component due to the company’s world-famous reputation for reliability, making them our ideal technology partner.” The range of 4-port combined PoE+ power and Ethernet switch products is available in indoor (including rackmount) and outdoor enclosures.
Dantech has product reliability and manufactures an extensive range of power supplies and custom equipment Dantech Electronic Engineering, the manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has revealed incredible product reliability inherent to its range of popular 24VAC power supply products. Dantech upholds ethos Over the company’s 40 years of designing and building electronic equipment, Dantech has endeavoured to uphold the ethos of ‘Best of British manufacturing and reliability’, supporting installers with reliable, high-quality power supplies and electronic ancillaries. Highlighted in a recent engineering review, Dantech reports that over many years of production, the rate of failure of their 24VAC power supply products has remained consistently low, having been calculated as just 0.03% across the many thousands of products manufactured. This astonishing reliability record has enabled Dantech products to deliver an ultra-robust and secure power supply solution, offering long-term cost investment and performance benefits for countless installations across the UK, Europe and Middle-East. Used for high-power consumption applications Offering installers and designers a flexible, simple and cost-effective solution, Dantech 24VAC products can be used for high-power consumption applications, such as large PTZ cameras, auxiliary lighting, wash-wipe function and heaters. They are available as indoor metal cased, outdoor IP66 and rackmount versions, with all connections inside and with all outputs individually fuse protected. Dantech, Director comments Commenting on the high-reliability findings, Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering said: "Being specifically designed, manufactured and tested in Great Britain for the security industry, we’re proud that Dantech products can provide customers with such a proven reliable power solution, one that we are confident to deliver to the market, and backed by a 5-year warranty.” Drawing on over 40 years electronics manufacturing experience, Dantech has a reputation for proven product reliability and manufactures an extensive range of power supplies and custom equipment, all designed, manufactured and tested at its UK headquarters.
Designed specifically for use within security applications, Dantech Electronic Engineering have released their new range of flexible installation, high-performance, SecurePoE and battery maintained MidspanUPS power supplies. Offering installers and designers a flexible, simple and cost-effective solution, the new Dantech SecurePoE products feature a secure enclosure with all connections inside and unique anti-tamper contacts, which can be used to increase system security. Making installation and set-up easy, the new power supplies allow direct engineer access via a laptop, to any connected PoE devices, allowing faster remote set-up and maintenance, saving time and money. Various output configurations & mounting packages The high-efficiency and high-reliability SecurePoE products are IEEE 802.3:2012 (802.3at, 802.3af) compliant, deliver a guaranteed 30W per port to all compatible load devices, and are available in Gigabit and 10/100 bandwidth models. Offered in various output configurations and mounting packages, the new SecurePoE power supplies include indoor and outdoor (IP66 rated) single, 2 and 4-port versions, and 4 and 8 port 19” rack-mount enclosure models. The capability to accept a wide range of mains input voltages from 90-270V AC, and variety of enclosure designs available, allows SecurePoE to be installed at any location within any system environment. This combined with innovative fast cable entry options (on most versions), saves further time for the installer. Centralised power Ideal for larger camera count systems, the SecurePoE 19” rack-mount models provide centralised power for networked cameras, in a package more suitable for larger installations vs. the use of multiple local PoE injectors. Offering the same functionality as the SecurePoE products but supplied as standard with replaceable high-quality Yuasa stand-by battery packs, the new Dantech MidspanUPS products protect connected devices during any mains fail or network outage. This allows PoE connected devices such as IP cameras or edge recording devices to maintain their operation. There are versions for both long and short stand-by durations, with battery capacities of 1.2Ah, 7Ah and 10Ah allowing up to 44 hours of standby support. Cost effective PoE solution "Specifically designed, manufactured and tested in Great Britain for the security industry, the new range of SecurePoE and MidspanUPS PoE products provide customers with a cost-effective PoE solution. With SecurePoE, IP cameras can be deployed over UTP with 30W power per device – this is not so with traditional IT derived PoE power supplies that typically share their total available power across multiple ports," says Tim Scott, Director at Dantech Electronic Engineering. "Drawing on over 40 years electronics manufacturing experience, Dantech’s advanced SecurePoE technology provides ultra-robust PoE connectivity for all IP cameras, including megapixel. Bringing cost and performance benefits for brand new or existing installations, Dantech’s technology offers flexible deployment and secure PoE for IP surveillance, access control, intercom and VoIP applications.”
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