Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire Powerstar Camera Unit

Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire Powerstar Camera Unit

Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire Powerstar Camera Unit

Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire Powerstar Camera Unit


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Product Highlights

  • Simplifies Installation/Cable Runs
  • Fast Ethernet/PoE Power Over Coax Cable
  • Suitable for IP Video Systems
  • Long-Range Signal Extension
  • Up to 25W of POE Power to IP Camera
  • Convert Coax Into a Network Connection
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  • 1Description

With no need to configure IP addresses, set DIP switches, or make awkward measurements and calculations, installation of the Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire PowerStar Camera Unit is as straightforward as plugging it in.

The VHW-HWPS-B Powerstar base unit (sold separately) works with this Powerstar camera unit for delivering PoE over an RG59 cable to an IP camera. The camera unit receives PoE from the receiver unit over a coaxial cable and forwards it on to the IP camera. No external power cabling is required, and all detection and setup occurs automatically. If POE is not available, or for an extra power boost at either end of the cable, just connect the optional power supply.

This unit features a unique SafeView display, to provide IP camera installers with an instant and easy-to-understand confirmation of correct operation from either end of the cable. Cable length and quality can be hard to predict or measure, especially in legacy upgrade scenarios, which is why SafeView includes a reassuring bar-graph display of the power available and a warning if the camera’s requirement approaches it.

True Power over Ethernet Plus detection means that all POE (IEEE 802.3af) and POE Plus (IEEE 802.3at) cameras are fully supported, and non-POE equipment can be safely connected as well. Careful POE over Coax detection and management is also employed, to prevent accidental damage to legacy equipment and allow operation with other highwire devices.

The unique low-power design and efficient power delivery enables long range extension even over the low-grade cable, such as the high-resistance copper-clad steel (CCS) types found in many legacy installations. This means that legacy coax upgrades can be planned with confidence, while a quick check of the SafeView power display reaffirms that the connection will continue to be reliable, whichever the cable used.

Reliable power delivery is also ensured at the source, where either dependable screw-terminal connections or a UPS backed POE supply can be used. And for predictable network operation with no restrictions, it delivers a full 200 Mb/s of bandwidth at 1000’ (300m) of RG-59 or 1600’ (500m) of RG-11 coax. If a custom application demands a greater range, simply connect sections together to deliver network connections up to 4 km (2.5 miles), at full bandwidth and with no extra power wiring.

The unit delivers reliable power at long range, even over low-grade CCS cable, and Safeview confirms it automatically on installation. In most cases the full 25W required by the most powerful POE Plus cameras is available. The specifications below show the range achievable by cable type, power source, and camera wattage.

Re-use existing coax cable for IP cameras
Eliminate power cabling with Power over Ethernet over coax
Reliably power POE Plus cameras (25W)
Instantly check connection and power status with SafeView
Fully automatic - no configuration required
Simple fast, cost-effective installation
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Veracity VHW-HWPS-C Highwire Powerstar Camera Unit
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Power Source POE over Coax Range
    Camera Power 5, 10, 15, 20
    Transmission Range With POE:
    RG-59 (22AWG CCS): 750' (225 m) @ 5 W, 420' (125 m) @ 10 W, 330' (100 m) @ 15 W, 200' (60 m) @ 20 W

    RG-59 (22AWG Core): 1,000' (300 m) @ 5 W, 1,000' (300 m) @ 10 W, 880' (265 m) @ 15 W, 650' (195 m) @ 20 W

    RG-59 (20AWG Core): 1,000' (300 m) @ 5 W, 1,000' (300 m) @ 10 W, 1,000' (300 m) @ 15 W, 1,000' (300 m) @ 20 W

    RG-11 (14AWG Core): 1,600' (500 m) @ 5 W, 1,600' (500 m) @10 W, 1,600' (500 m) @ 15 W, 1,600' (500 m) @ 20 W

    With Veracity Power Supply(Not Included):
    RG-59 (22AWG CCS): 900' (270 m) @ 5 W, 880' (265 m) @ 10 W, 620' (185 m) @ 15 W, 460' (140 m) @ 20 W, 360' (110 m) @ 25 W

    RG-59 (22AWG Core): 1,000' (300 m) @ 5/10/20/25 W

    RG-59 (20AWG Core): 1,000' (300 m) @ 5/10/20/25 W

    RG-11 (14AWG Core): 1,600' (500 m) @ 5/10/20/25 W

    Power supply is sold seperately

    Power Unit Power: 1.5 W
    Camera POE Out: IEEE 802.3af (POE) or IEEE 802.3at (POE Plus)
    DC Power Input: 57 VDC, 0.7 A maximum, class 2 isolated, detachable screw terminal
    Coaxial Connector: BNC 75 Ω
    Cable: Any 75 Ω coaxial (other impedances supported)
    Range: 1,600' (500 m) at full rate
    Bandwidth: 200 Mbps
    Ethernet Connector: RJ-45
    Cable: Patch or crossover, auto-detected
    Rate: 100 Base-T full-duplex with auto-negotiation
    LED Display Indicators: Highwire coax link
    Ethernet link / activity
    POE over coax
    POE to camera
    Power available (5/10/15/20 W)
    Colors: Off: Disabled
    Green: Enabled
    Red: Fault
    Operating Temperature 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)
    (delivering POE <15 W)
    14 to 104°F (-10 to 40°C)
    (delivering POE Plus >15 W)
    Relative Humidity 85% non-condensing
    Compliance FCC, CE, RoHS
    Dimension L x W x H 4 x 2.2 x 0.9" (104 x 54 x 24 mm)
    3.3 x 2.2 x 0.9" (84 x 54 x 24 mm), excluding connecter
    Weight 5 oz (140 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.1 x 3.0 x 1.3"
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