HOW TO MOUNT AND CONNECT YOUR MORPHOWAVE BIOMETRIC READER
The following will guide you through the physical install of your MorphoWave Biometric Reader. The guide assumes that you have already run both a network cable to the MorphoWave, and also plugged in the optional PoE power supply pack (transformer). If your network switch is already running PoE+ (Power Over Ethernet) then the PoE+ power (injector) supply is not required.
Your MorphoWave Biometric Reader should come with a thin plastic back plate, and mounting screws (you will need a standard Phillips screw driver) ,and if purchased the optional metal mounting bracket.
BEFORE INSTALLING AND POWERING UP YOUR MORPHOWAVE READER
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR PoE INJECTOR OR SWITCH IS:
Your PoE must be PoE+
(also known as 802.3at)
It must be able to provide:
Output Voltage: 48 VDC
Output Current: 0.64 A
Power: 30 W
The MorphoWave Reader is Class 4 (25.5 W) PD (Powered Device)
Using an incorrect voltage/spec’d PoE supply can damage the unit and void your warrantee.
If you are in any doubt please confirm first with your network/IT supplier and if in doubt please contact Lauranka and we can supply you an appropriately spec’d PoE injector.
Important for the Sake of Clarity and to understand Wattage loss and Resistance
For the sake of clarity the MorphoWave Reader when in full operation will need available at the Reader itself up to 25.5 W instantly. Nominally most PoE+ (802.3at) injectors or switches tend to provide around 30 W (can be sometimes greater - you'll need to check your router spec's).
In consideration of this please note that one also needs to take into account what other PoE or PoE+ devices may be on the switch or injector, and the total AMPS available for the switch to use as this directly affects the available wattage (especially if it is being spread across multiple PoE or PoE+ devices). Normally the specs of your switch /injector should detail maximum capability and what occurs when this is exceeded (i.e. for example what ports and their order being shut down (in terms of power output) if maximum wattage for the switch is exceeded, etc.).
Also of importance/consideration is the network cable run lengths, number of connections (RJ45's etc.), switch points and quality and age of cable and crimps, etc. as these will all have an effect on the Resistance along the cable route. The result of Resistance will cause the voltage to drop from source (injector/switch) to device (MorphoWave).
To compensate for voltage loss due to resistance additional AMPS will be drawn (Ohms law) to allow for the same power level. If it runs out of available AMPS or the AMPS are limited, the available power at the MorphoWave Reader can drop low enough to cause the MorphoWave to brownout.
This will be seen as a power cycle of the unit that will most likely occur when Punching In or Out. This is not an indication that the MorphoWave is faulty but simply the required power has dropped too low at the Reader.
A simple solution to overcome this problem is to fit a PoE+ injector inline on the network cable. Per above if you need assistance with this please contact Lauranka and we can supply you an appropriately spec’d PoE injector. Whatever injector you use the important thing to remember is that there is sufficient stable power at the MorphoWave Reader to support a consumption of 25.5 W at 48 VDC.
(2mm Hex Screwdriver used for fixing security screws on plastic back plate)
(MorphoWave, plastic back plate, optional metal mounting bracket)
(Please note on the latest release of these Readers the Metal mounting bracket has been replaced by the optional larger offset plastic mounting back plate. In this case both the plastic back plate and the metal mounting bracket will be replaced by a single wider offset plastic back plate (please note this larger offset plastic mounting back plate is an optional extra item).
(Remove the 2 security screws from the plastic bracket (requires 2mm Allen-Key) at the bottom of the MorphoWave. These will require refitting later)
(The plastic back plate drops/slides down for removal)
Using the screws provided, fix the metal mounting bracket to a suitable wall location. Considerations in regards to mounting locations should be:
Placed at an appropriate height to allow comfortable presentation of the hand and ease of reading the display (a useful guide would be around 950mm (0.95 meters) +/- 100mm to the bottom of the bracket)
Location/accessibility of network cabling
Location/accessibility of power for PoE power pack (if not using PoE)
Ease of access to Reader so as not to create a bottle neck (i.e. so ease of exiting reader area)
Using the screws provided, fix the plastic back plate to the metal mounting bracket.
Option 1 - Using PoE (Power over Ethernet - 48vdc)
This is the standard option and does not require the optional PoE Injector which is not required. In order to use PoE you must have a PoE enabled network switch.
The PoE must be PoE+ (also know as 802.3at) which is 48vdc
Using the wrong voltage/spec'd PoE can damage the unit and void the warrantee.
Option 2 - Using the optional PoE Injector - 48vdc
The option uses the optional PoE Injector when you do not have PoE on your network switch.
Connecting the Network Cable (and Power)
Next plug in your MorphoWave to the network and PoE Injector (unless running PoE), and fit the unit to the plastic back plate.
And finally, re-fit the 2 security screws on the underside of the plastic bracket to lock the main unit to the plastic back plate using the 2mm hex screwdriver provided.