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A-VB-POE-BNC 1-Pair Passive Video Balun Converters with power for Security CCTV systems






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A-VB-POE-BNC is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cat 5 wiring diagram zapman2000 The wiring diagram comes with the connectors that you buy for the cat5 cable go to lowes, homedepot, or electric supply house. Its a standard wiring diagram same as your computer network. This has nothing to do with night owl they don't sell the connector ends. You can also GOOGLE it there is plenty of free information on the net.
Date published: 2014-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Should have started here... I tried a few different options before finishing with this option. I tried couplers to use two cables end to end. There was slight video clarity loss. I tried precut CAT5 along with the adapters and extended the included analog/power cables. Still issues. Finally bought and cut my own cables and had no power or video loss over about 120 feet. Only issue was that CAT5 end caps may not stay clamped. The openings to receive the cable almost needs to be a little smaller to catch the clip for a snug fit.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I recently bought tje products and adding to my second system at my building.
Date published: 2016-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked without any problems I ordered the connectors with the advice of a friend. They made the installation job easy using Cat5 Cable due to the length of the cables that I had to use. I have purchased 8 for the first part of my installation, I will be purchasing 8 more to complete my other camera's
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Products I have installed many of Night Owl's cameras to DVR'S using Cat5E/Cat6 and this balun does not affect the picture quality in the slightest. I highly recommend Night Owl Products for CCTV as everything is user friendly! Thanks, Fernando Mendoza
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome equipment I really like the system and the customer service I received was awesome. My system works very well and I plan on adding on to it. My wife loves the security and she fills very safe and secure since it was installed. Very happy with this purchase.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works good. I would give it five stars but it is a bit expensive for a small connector.
Date published: 2016-05-07
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Does your A-VB-POE-BNC product transmit audio as well as power and video? I'd like to use it with an audio enabled camera if possible.

Asked by: Guardian1776
Hi Fenton, Unfortunately our video balun is not audio capable. Thank you for choosing Night Owl.
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2017-07-18

when using Ethernet cable , would CAT6 Ethernet cable 100" create video line loss in the video output .

Asked by: MARK MOORE
When converting BNC to Ethernet, you can use either CAT5e or CAT6 Ethernet cabling. We recommend using the power pigtail on the camera to locally power any BNC connected cameras that are pushed further than 60 ft. from the DVR. Thanks for choosing Night Owl!
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2017-06-16

Can I use the poe adapter to connect Straight 16 AHD BNC Cams to 16 ports PoE NVR? Thks

Asked by: Tete
No. The BNC connected cameras and NVR use different technologies and are not compatible with each other. Thanks for choosing Night Owl!
Answered by: Nick E
Date published: 2017-06-05

I have 8 cameras connected to a Poe switch. One cable goes from the DVR to the Poe switch. My DVR was a Q See brand. Will I need 8 A-VB-POE-BNC 1-Pair Passive Video Converters to convert my cameras on the Night Owl DVR-HDA10LB-81-R5

Asked by: Lightning
Please contact our 24/7 technical support center ar 1-866-390-1303 to troubleshoot this issue. One of our agents will be happy to assist you. Thanks for choosing Night Owl!
Answered by: Nick E
Date published: 2017-03-29

will this work on 1080P HD system, also i have one camera about 300 feet from the unit will this help to have improved recording

Asked by: hd system
Good Afternoon, Yes, to both questions. Our video balun is compatible with our AHD and HDA DVRs and cameras. Essentially it allows you to convert the BNC connectors to Ethernet, thereby letting you run an Ethernet cable from the camera to the DVR. Ethernet cabling is less susceptible to video degradation and would improve the quality of the recording/live view. Thanks for choosing Night Owl!
Answered by: Nick E
Date published: 2017-03-13

Will these cable adapters work with the 1080p cameras also on an HD DVR?

Asked by: aaronL
Hello, Yes, our video baluns can be used with all of our BNC security systems. Thanks for choosing Night Owl.
Answered by: Matt R
Date published: 2017-01-27

Instead of a CAT5 cable, can a CAT6 cable be used?

Asked by: CodyG
Hello, While not tested specifically with CAT6 cable, there should be no issue using it with our systems, although there will be no performance increase. Thanks for choosing Night Owl.
Answered by: Matt R
Date published: 2017-01-27

Dose this make cameras wireless and if so how far away can i take the camrea from the box and do the take battarys and how often do ypu yave to cange them

Asked by: Sykedout
Hello, Our video baluns don't make a camera wireless, rather they're an adapter that converts a BNC connection to a PoE connection so that you achieve longer cable runs, allowing you to mount your cameras further from your DVR. We don't currently have any wireless cameras available but check our web store periodically for updates. Thanks for choosing Night Owl.
Answered by: Matt R
Date published: 2017-06-21
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