NVT introduces new Ethernet-over-Coax solution

NV-EC1701 supports coax-based legacy CCTV installations migrating to IP


Network Video Technologies (NVT) has released a new Ethernet over Coax solution positioned to support coax-based legacy CCTV installations that are migrating to IP.

The Model NV-EC1701 Ethernet over Coax EoC Transceiver is a compact media converter that allows 10/100 BaseT Ethernet and PoE power to be transmitted up to 5,000 ft (1,500 m) using new or existing coax cable. Transceivers may be linked together using BNC "T" adaptors, forming a bus-architected network that supports up to (4) EoC transceivers and IP/Megapixel cameras.

48VDC class 2 power is delivered to one transceiver, which distributes "always on" PoE to up to four remote transceivers, and their IP/PoE cameras, or other devices. Camera loads of up to 45 watts are supported. These devices are quick to install, simple to use, and network transparent, with no transceiver IP or MAC address configuration required. Three status LEDs indicate power, link, and activity for its RJ45 and coax ports.

"With the introduction of the NVT EoC product, we are providing our customers with a cost-effective opportunity to deploy IP cameras over installed coax cable, at distances and power levels well above conventional PoE." says Guy Apple, NVT's Marketing VP. "Our advanced transmission and power technology provides ultra-robust full-duplex connectivity for all IP cameras, including megapixel, affording an easy transition to IP."

As with all NVT products, the NV-EC1701 is covered by a limited lifetime warranty, and are UL and cUL listed, and CE, RoHS, and WEEE compliant. They are also backed by NVT's award winning customer service.