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Many day-to-day electronics in your building have a backup power source. Your computer is usually plugged into a UPS, and your fire alarm system has backup batteries that are maintained regularly. It is just as important to have backup power for your security systems in case of a power failure.
Your alarm system, access control system, and analog CCTV cameras were installed with backup battery systems, which should be checked periodically and the batteries replaced as needed. You should also ensure that essential security equipment such as access control computers, monitors, video recorders, and IP cameras are protected by UPS. These backups will enable your systems to function normally for a short period of time during a power outage, and help protect sensitive electronic components from power surges.
Don’t wait for an outage to find out whether you have adequate backup. Ask Citiloc to inspect your systems today.