Tag Archives: security

Video: Without Power, There is No Security

Protecting Your Security System – Power is critical to security.

A properly implemented power protection system eliminates the possibility of security system outage or damage due to power problems. Minuteman’s product line has become a favorite of both users and installers thanks to an unbeatable combination of tailored solutions, helpful features, and incredible value.

See for yourself why Minuteman is the Leader in Security Power Protection on our Security Page.

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TechTip: Minuteman CCTV Power Guide

The latest camera spec means nothing without a reliable power source

cctv_power_guideCamera technology is advancing faster than ever – just open a security industry magazine and see it for yourself. 4K resolution, 360-degree view, infrared night vision; pure science fiction at your fingertips. None of it, however, matters much without the proper power protection plan in place.

Without power, every camera has the same resolution, field of view, and contrast ratio – zero. Fortunately, Minuteman has made the process of selecting the proper UPS system for cameras and DVRs a simple one with our new CCTV Power Guide. Find out more after the jump.

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Get Hands-on with Minuteman!

Our new show setup allows us to better serve you – see how!

isc_west_1Last week at ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas, we were excited to not only meet thousands of current and potential customers, but also to unveil our all-new trade show booth setup.

Besides a fresh new look, each area of the new design makes it easier to learn about our products and our company, and to show attendees exactly what they can expect from Minuteman, their partner in power protection.

The booth includes all-new informative backdrops, a demonstration rack, and more. Read on to find out how the new booth can help you, and where you’ll be able to see the new setup in the coming months.

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ISC West 2014 Wrap Up and Security Power Tips

Impressions from Vegas and power tips from our Security Experts

ISC-WestWith a wide variety of trade shows and expos on the Minuteman calendar, ISC West is certainly one that stands out. With its wide range of exhibitors and attendees, the security show has a lot to offer. Last week Minuteman exhibited at ISC West in Las Vegas and brought me, the newbie along to learn a thing or two. As a follow-up to the show here are some great tips from our security experts, Daniel Barrera and Mark McGuire, about power protection in the security industry.

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ISC West 2014 Preview – April 2-4, Las Vegas

Come get hands on with the latest products at the premier security industry show

ISC-WestSee ISC West for free courtesy of Minuteman - Click to register nowEach year, we trek across the country and even the continent to hit the industry conferences that mean the most to our customers. Many of you call security home, and ISC is arguably the most popular place to find out what’s new in the industry.

We’ll be heading to Vegas next week with our security experts, our latest products, and even some fun giveaway plans – read on to find out where we’ll be and what you can win.

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WHITE PAPER: Is Security System Battery Backup Enough?

Explore The Critical Role of Security System Battery Backup and Surge Protection


Most business owners and administrators would agree that a functional security system is at the top of the priority list for their organization. It’s surprising, then, that a vast number of these systems in the field have no backup power protection in place, and risk failure when power problems occur.

What are the considerations when backing up a security system? How much backup runtime should a DVR or Fire Alarm system have? How can you be sure you are prepared? Fortunately, we have answered all those questions and more in the Security & Power White Paper.

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Tech Tip: Backup Power & your Emergency Communications Plan

Your Emergency Communications plan is nothing if it doesn’t include power

powernews_2014_09In an emergency, communication is critical and can be the difference between a safe exit and a headline grabbing disaster. Building a fault-proof system can be an overwhelming task, and common questions when setting up power protection for emergency communications include:

– How can we be 100% sure mass notifications will go out?
– What government regulations should be taken into account when purchasing a UPS?
– Should a specific type of UPS be used? How much backup time do we need? Read on to find out.

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