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Old 02-03-2014, 07:57 PM   #1
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drilling holes for exterior Security Camera ac plug


I obviously don't want to plug it into an exterior outlet. I need to drill a hole through until the interior. What do I put inside the hole, I don't think I want to just drill a hole and feed the plug wire through it do I?
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Three words. Power Over Ethernet, if this is a IP camera setup.

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Yes, I need a setup to watch home exterior over internet/iphone. Recommendations for cameras?
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Yes, I need a setup to watch home exterior over internet/iphone. Recommendations for cameras?
I use a Foscam FI8905w on my garage. Never have had any issues with it. They make a POE version. For the switch, get something like the TP-Link TF-SF108P. It has four 15.4w POE ports. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833704080

Also make sure you get an Ethernet Lightening Protector, like this. http://www.l-com.com/surge-protector...era-protectors. L-Com also sells POE injectors, that have Lightening protection. http://www.l-com.com/surge-protector...-poe-injectors
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So just going with ethernet cable connection or wireless with wifi is not good?
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So just going with ethernet cable connection or wireless with wifi is not good?
You need to go with what I stated. Unless you place a large enough sized box on the side of the house, with a outlet box inside it, you need to just go with POE (Power Over Ethernet), or with a Coax connected camera, that uses a balun to allow power to be connected to the camera.

Just follow the info I gave you, and it will work. Trust me on this. I do this stuff for a living, and have been around this stuff for over 26+ years.
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Will do thanks.

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