DALLAS – Oct. 2, 2012 – Schneider Electric today announced the release and availability of its updated and improved PelcoFiber™ series fiber optic transmission system for video, audio and data to assist security professionals with the increasing number of installations where quality, bandwidth and distance requirements are beyond the reach of standard coaxial transmission capabilities. By utilizing the best transmission quality available over extended distances, the new and improved PelcoFiber series now offers a 10-bit digitally encoded analog to digital transmission solution specifically designed to accommodate the requirements of today’s security application needs. In addition to exceeding requirements for the EIA RS-250C short-haul transmission specification, the updated PelcoFiber solution is also designed to meet the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) TS1/TS2 standards and the state of California’s CalTrans traffic control equipment requirements.
Ideal for applications in campus environments, for transportation, industrial facilities or anywhere extended distances and exceptional transmission quality is needed, PelcoFiber offers a full line of superior fiber optic solutions specifically designed to meet the requirements of security systems.
Additional features of PelcoFiber include:
• Exceptional transmission distances: By utilizing the full capacity of a 1310 nanometer wavelength (in single mode) to transmit video, PelcoFiber offers single mode support of distances up to 69 kilometers while maintaining superior transmission quality and clarity.
• Compatibility: PelcoFiber transmitter/receiver units are compatible with and can quickly be set to work with the industry’s most popular data transmission formats. Compatible with existing Pelco by Schneider Electric products, the in-dome modules are uniquely designed to custom fit into Pelco Spectra IV positioning systems.
• Scalability: PelcoFiber’s modular plug-and-play design allows for units to function as a stand-alone product, wall-mounted or placed within a rack system, adding installation flexibility and opportunity to gradually expand installation environments.
• Superior customer service: PelcoFiber comes with Schneider Electric’s new 24-hour shipping/90 day return guarantee for Pelco by Schneider Electric products, and unprecedented customer service that includes 24-hour service, repairs and around the clock technical support.
“With coaxial systems, video and data signals can begin to degrade when transmitted beyond just 300 meters,” said Angelica Torres-Corral, product marketing manager, Schneider Electric. “Pelco by Schneider Electric’s PelcoFiber technology provides security professionals with a solution for extended distance applications by utilizing the best transmission quality available while meeting today’s high-quality and high-bandwidth security needs.”
With its Pelco video portfolio, Schneider Electric is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of video security systems. PelcoFiber video/data transmission systems have been a popular standard within the video security industry for more than 10 years, offering a full line of superior fiber optic solutions specifically designed to meet the requirements of security systems. For more information about PelcoFiber please visit: http://www.pelco.com/sites/global/en/products/video-transmission/function-presentation.page?p_function_id=10514.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company’s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of about 31 billion US dollars (22.4 billion euros) in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.