MuxLab 500023 CCTV Mini Balun

MuxLab 500023 CCTV Mini Balun

MuxLab 500023 CCTV Mini Balun

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  • Transmits Video via Cat 3/5 Cables
  • Transmits Color Signals 1200' via Cat 3
  • Transmits Color Signals 2200' via Cat 5
  • Transmits B&W Signals 1500' via Cat 3
  • Transmits B&W Signals 2500' via Cat 5
  • Fits Inside Camera Boxes & Domes
  • ABS Fire-Retardant Plastic Enclosure
  • Uses 2 Screw Terminals/BNC Connectors
  • Compatible with Other CCTV Baluns
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MuxLab 500023 overview

  • 1Description

The 500023 CCTV Mini Balun from MuxLab transmits a single CCTV video signal via Cat 3 or Cat 5 UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) cable, eliminating the need for coaxial cable. Providing a hassle-free cabling solution, it connects a wide range of surveillance equipment such as cameras, DVRs, video switchers, monitors, sequencers, multiplexers, and other CCTV devices.

This mini balun supports transmission of color signals at up to 1200' via Cat 3 cable, which can be extended to up to 2200' via Cat 5 cabling. Additionally, the balun can transmit B&W signals up to 1500' via Cat 3 cables, with extended transmissions of up to 2500' using Cat 5 cable.

The balun is designed to be used in pairs, and it works in conjunction with other MuxLab CCTV baluns (500000, 500009, and 500015) for additional compatibility. Featuring a compact design, the balun can fit inside a camera back box or dome enclosure for a neat installation, and it is constructed of ABS fire-retardant plastic for durability.

Allows use of Cat 3/5 cables as an alternative to coaxial cables
Transmits color signals up to 1200' via Cat 3; distance can be extended up to 2200' via Cat 5
Transmits B&W signals up to 1500' via Cat 3; distance can be extended up to 2500' via Cat 5
Fits between inside most CCTV camera back boxes and dome camera enclosures
Constructed of ABS fire-retardant plastic for durability
Reverse polarity sensitive connectors with 2 screw terminals
Compatible with other MuxLab CCTV baluns (500000, 500009, and 500015)
UPC: 627699000236
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MuxLab 500023 CCTV Mini Balun
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    MuxLab 500023 specs

    Environment Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) equipment for security and surveillance
    Devices CCTV cameras, digital video recorders (DVRs), monitors, switchers, sequencers, multiplexers, and other CCTV equipment
    Transmission Transparent to the user
    Bandwidth Video: DC - 8 MHz
    Maximum Input 1.1 V p-p
    Insertion Loss Less than 2 dB per pair over the frequency range from DC - 8 MHz
    Return Loss Greater than 15 dB over the frequency range from DC - 8 MHz
    Common Mode Rejection Greater than 40 dB @ 8 MHz
    Maximum Distance Color: Cat 3: 1200' (365 m); Cat 5: 2200' (670m)
    (Shorter distances may be achieved when used with DVRs)

    B/W: Cat 3: 1500' (457 m); Cat 5: 2500' (762 m)
    Cable Requirements UTP: 24 gauge or lower solid copper twisted pair wire impedance: 100 Ohms at 1 MHz
    Maximum capacitance: 20 pf/foot
    Attenuation: 6.6 dB/1000' (305 m) at 1 MHz

    BNC: Impedance: 75 Ohms at 1 MHz (RG59/U mini coax)
    Maximum 25' (7.6m) of coax allowed per end to end link

    Connectors Two (2) screw terminals for twisted pair
    BNC-M for coax
    Impedance Input: 75 Ohms (BNC)
    Output: 100 Ohms (screw terminals)
    Temperature Operating: 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
    Storage: -4 to 185°F (-20 to 85°C)
    Humidity: Up to 95%
    Enclosure ABS fire-retardant plastic
    Dimensions 2.3 x 0.62 x 0.62" (5.8 x 1.6 x 1.6cm) + 8" (20.3cm) mini coax lead
    Weight 1 oz (28g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.07 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.5 x 2.45 x 0.85"

    MuxLab 500023 reviews

    500023 CCTV Mini Balun is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Balun for the Money Balun works fine, easy to connect, CCTV signal is strong over a 400 feet twisted pair. Would buy this product again.
    Date published: 2011-01-30
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