Power the Spectra camera using Power Over Ethernet (POE)

Issue

Can I power the Analog spectra series using Power Over Ethernet (POE)

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • Spectra II
  • Spectra III
  • Spectra IV
  • POE

Cause

Use POE on a switch instead of running wires for power

Resolution

No, The Analog Spectra 2 and 3 are powered by 24VAC, The spectra 4 can be powered with 24VAC OR 24VDC.  The Spectra series requires more power than any current POE specification provides.