Kilovolts & Kilohertz To Kuala Lumpur
Today we progress our 'A-Z of Perimeter Security' series and consider the letter K.
KilovoltsHow the term relates to perimeter security needs a little explanation. First of all, a Kilovolt is equal to 1,000 Volts. A volt is the derived unit for electric potential and was named after 18th century Italian physicist Alessandro Volta who invented the first chemical battery. For a more detailed, scientific description and definition please click here.
In order to operate correctly, an electric security fence has to carry a voltage. Our Electro-Fence™ has a maximum voltage of 10Kv (10,000 Volts) which is pulsed once per second.
|Electro-Fence™ 10Kv electric security fence|
KilohertzKilohertz is a measure of frequency equivalent to 1,000 cycles per second. When it comes to perimeter security, we make most reference to the term when talking about another of our products: Microguard™ microwave detection sensors. Microguard™ has a modulating frequency of 1.0kHz, 1.28kHz, and 1.324kHz. More technical information is available on the Microguard™ pdf download.
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