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==Question==
 
==Question==
  
''I thought the cameras were supposed to be wireless.Why does my XCam2 have a power cord coming out of it?''
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'''I thought the cameras were supposed to be wireless. Why does my AirSight have a power supply with a cord?'''
  
 
==Answer==
 
==Answer==
  
 
"Wireless" is an electronics term referring to the method of information transfer. It has nothing to do with how the device receives power (electrical outlet, solar cells, batteries, etc.). The infrared signals sent from your remote to change the channel or increase the volume on your TV is a form of wireless communication. It simply means the information (voice conversation, computer data, video, telemetry, etc.) is not sent through a hardwired media, such as copper conductors.
 
"Wireless" is an electronics term referring to the method of information transfer. It has nothing to do with how the device receives power (electrical outlet, solar cells, batteries, etc.). The infrared signals sent from your remote to change the channel or increase the volume on your TV is a form of wireless communication. It simply means the information (voice conversation, computer data, video, telemetry, etc.) is not sent through a hardwired media, such as copper conductors.
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==Related Articles==
 
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[[Extending the Camera Power Supply Cable]]
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[[Wireless Camera Power Cable]]

Latest revision as of 02:12, 11 June 2014

Question

I thought the cameras were supposed to be wireless. Why does my AirSight have a power supply with a cord?

Answer

"Wireless" is an electronics term referring to the method of information transfer. It has nothing to do with how the device receives power (electrical outlet, solar cells, batteries, etc.). The infrared signals sent from your remote to change the channel or increase the volume on your TV is a form of wireless communication. It simply means the information (voice conversation, computer data, video, telemetry, etc.) is not sent through a hardwired media, such as copper conductors.


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