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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Data Center and Infrastructure

Learning Series: Cabling for video distribution systems

Video distribution systems (VDS) are most commonly used for security and entertainment.When integrated with video cameras and monitors, they can provide secure premises monitoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can also provide for the distribution of audio/video presentations for education or entertainment purposes in educational, commercial, and industrial environments.

There are several different components used within a video distribution system.The components used in coaxial and UTP video distribution systems incorporate video cameras, display units, a recording device, a controller, and a power supply.The recording device is a necessary component to store data possibly needed for use in finding and prosecuting unwanted intruders and thieves.