Without Power, There is No Security

A properly implemented power protection system eliminates the possibility of security system outage or damage due to power problems. Minuteman's product line has become a favorite of both users and installers thanks to an unbeatable combination of tailored solutions, helpful features, and incredible value.

See for yourself why Minuteman is the Leader in Security Power Protection in the resources below.

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  4. News
  5. Threats to Security
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  7. Support

Keep the system you sold working - protect it with Minuteman

All of the best security systems on the market today have one thing in common - they canít function without power.

Minutemanís extensive experience in the Security market gives us unparalleled insight on the demands of these systems and allows us to provide you with the best value and most reliable choices for protecting the systems you sell.

The CCTV Quick Reference will help you quickly and easily find our recomended protection options for the most common CCTV/DVR setups on the market today.

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Protecting Your Security System

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Power is critical to security. In this video, we look at the potential consequences of security system failure, and power protection solutions for protecting critical equipment including cameras, DVRs, access controls, fire alarms, and more.

Topics: Security Systems, Surge Protection, Battery Backup for Security
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Security & Power: The Critical Role of Power Protection for Security

A compelling case can be made for how important security systems are in protecting facilities, assets, employees and customers. This white paper analyzes the critical role power plays in security, and explains how to create a comprehensive protection plan which will ensure a secure facility when power problems strike. This white paper includes:

  • The problems with power that can lead to an outage
  • Potential consequences of an unsecure facility
  • Specific protection plans for all parts of the security system, including:
    • Cameras and recording devices
    • Access Control
    • Fire Alarms
    • Emergency Communications
    • Telephone Systems
    • Intrusion Detection
    • Loss Prevention
  • Security Power Preparedness Quiz to help you build your protection plan

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Solutions for Security Applications

Small Intrusion
& Access Control Systems

- Add backup runtime, to inernal battery systems to ensure facility safety
- Inexpensive backup & surge protection for security devices
- Wall-mountable, compact format ideal for tight installations
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Small/Medium Systems &
Tight Installations

- Prevent lockups caused by power anomalies
- Stop damage to expensive hardware caused by power spikes and brownouts
- Save time by eliminating resets after power problems
- Keep equipment on & protection in place no matter the power status
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Larger Systems with
Multiple Access Points/DVRs

- Protect servers, switches, routers, access points
- Protect vital information systems from potentially damaging power anomalies
- Eliminate downtime after an outage; return to normal business operations faster
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Large System Loads &
Ext. Runtime Applications

- Protection for sensitive equipment
- Keep large systems operating during outage to protect customers & clients
- Stay up-to-date on power with LCD status display
- Ultimate control with optional SNMP accessories
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The Threats Facing Security Systems

Once your security DVR, access control, and other systems have been installed and the service is turned on and functional, the job is only halfway done. The next challenge for security managers is keeping the system running - businesses and other organizations simply cannot afford to be without their security system.

What makes continuous operation a challenge is the fact that security applications, from an electrical point-of-view, are sitting ducks for a number of reasons:

  • Excess current can enter through almost all items in the subsystem (such as power sources, cameras, peripherals, and communications cables).
  • Excess current can destroy vital items in a subsystem (such as silicon items, circuit board traces, and magnetic media).
  • Security subsystems are usually assembled out of components from different manufacturers. As a result, many systems have equipment that handle power and signal grounding in the different ways.
  • Communications cables are vulnerable from outside the building to breakage, crosses, lightning, etc., and those cables lead directly to you.
Build Your Power Protection System

Minuteman UPS takes the guesswork out of UPS sizing with a straightforward selection tool, making use of a vast database of commonly used equipment along with a simple to use interface to provide you with the proper uninterruptible power supply solution for your needs.

Build your system by first choosing your DVRs, cameras, access control systems, and more from a vast selection of manufacturers. Then simply select voltage, runtime, and growth to receive a list of tailored UPS solutions that will fit your needs.

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