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Author Topic: Voltage distance for transformers  (Read 9246 times)

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Voltage distance for transformers
« on: October 02, 2005, 08:06:52 PM »

How far can I extend the voltage feed to a
camera and still have the camera function
optimally? I have done some homes where I ran
the plug in the attic, spliced into the line
from the transformer for about an extra 20
feet of power feed. How much farther can I
go, or what is the calculation to help me
determine a voltage run per feet / voltage drop?
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Kelly Parke | Program Manager

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Re: Voltage distance for transformers
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2005, 07:52:37 PM »

There are many variables for a specific
solution, but we've tested it with 300 ft.
of wire, with no noticeable degradation. Try
it out, it'll probably be OK.
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