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PoE from 2960 without Layer 1 Connection

I'm attempting to use a Cisco 2960-X (LPS-L) to provide power for a some Nexus 7 tablets (via a TP-LINK PoE Splitter). The issue is that without some actual device connected to the LAN port of the ...
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What will happen if a PoE powered patch cable is plugged into a normal RJ-45 plug?

I have a couple PoE powered keystone jacks sticking out of a wall in a computer lab. We're going to remove /block the excess ones eventually, but for now I'm worried about somebody plugging a laptop ...
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Dell PowerConnect Power Over Ethernet randomly faulting

I have a dell PowerConnect 5524P that is having an odd issue. On a fairly regular basis, I check the status of the PoE system on my switch. The PoE ports almost always list their status as Fault, and ...
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Effect of reversing a pair, in cat5 cabling (e.g. swapping stripe and solid)

Is there any practical effect of reversing solid and stripe, when wiring cat5 cables? But if I've got a cable where each pair is a pair but one end is flipped, will this make any practical difference ...
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How can i measure the power consumption of a PoE switch?

I have to measure the power consumption behavior of switches which are powered with PoE and which also provide energy to other devices. How can this be done? regards
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POE and AC power

Could there be any issues having both POE and AC power attached to a WAP? I'm curious because I found a few WAPs that had both...wondering if I should pull AC or just let it ride?
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249 views

PoE switch to power Cisco Aironet 1200 access points

I have a draytek P2260 poe switch which can provide up to 15.4 watt of power to devices like IP phones. This switch is a 24-ports 802.3af PoE PSE However Cisco Aironet AP require 18.5 watts and at the ...
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Cisco SG 300-28P PoE switch appears to have damaged my domain server's network IF

I just replaced the old HP ProCurve switch with a new Cisco SG 300-28P managed switch. It has PoE on all ports. Everything works, except for my domain server that went offline and the network ...
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Power-over-Ethernet: Designing PSD with less than 48V?

I want to use Power-over-Ethernet for an IP Camera. On the host-side, which also is the PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment) I have my own hardware. On this hardware I just have 12V of supply voltage. ...
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Power-over-Ethernet: 100 Mbps Device compatible with 1 Gbps Source?

I have an IP Camera, which is supports Power-over-Ethernet. The relating Ethernet Switch on the camera supports 100Mbs. Now when I want to support the camera with Power over Ethernet, will it be ...
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Can I use 802.3at PoE clients in a 802.3af PoE switch?

I am about to buy and install a 802.3af PoE switch (probably a NETGEAR ProSafe FS728TP) that will power some Arduinos with PoE ethernet shields that is also 802.3af. How future safe is this? Let's ...
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Need a gigabit switch that can be PoE powered [closed]

I'm in need of a gigabit switch that can be powered via PoE. There isn't any A/C power in the area. Suggestions?
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Should PoE be turned off on ports not needing it?

This might be a silly question but we rolled out a large batch of VoIP Phones. Some due to port shortages have been bridged and PoE turned on. Management right now on the switch is tedious and we are ...
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Add power over Ethernet without new switches?

I need to power 16 IP phones over their Ethernet connections. I am in the process of changing our switches and only the phones need PoE, everything else is powered by mains cables. I have contacted ...
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Are Cisco Small Business 300 series switches compatible with pre-standard PoE detection of old Cisco IP-phones?

I have a humble Cisco SF302-08MP managed PoE switch that I'm trying to use for powering an old Cisco 7902G IP phone. This phone uses the proprietary Cisco pre-standard (i.e., non-802.3af) PoE ...
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PoE switch to PoE injector didn't fry the gear

Bit of an electrical dolt, but replaced an existing wireless radio with a new radio that was powered via PoE from the switch. Using same Cat5 cable, into the same PoE port on the switch, we couldn't ...
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Does each switch/hub off a POE switch need to be POE in order to relay power to devices?

I want to buy a single POE source and distribute it with cheap network hubs that do not have POE. Will this work?
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Cooling requirements for POE switches?

Is there any difference between POE switches and normal switches when budgeting for cooling capacity for a network closet? Normally, when I'm thinking about cooling; I can look at the power draw of a ...
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Is it possible to change the voltage on a single port on an HP ProCurve 2910al POE switch and how?

I have a couple of HP ProCurve 2910al POE+ switches at my company that we are primarily using to power our VOIP phones that run on 48V DC. However, I have one wireless access point that I need to run ...
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PoE powered WiFi access point? [closed]

A few years ago, we made use of Apple Airport Extreme base stations mounted on the wall to provide a WiFi bridge to our LAN. This particular model makes use of 802.11af (Power-over-Ethernet, or PoE ...
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Have you found Power-Over-Ethernet to be an effective solution for the enterprise?

I've noticed that quite a many VOIP phones support PoE. While the idea seems great in principle (no worrying about power adapters anywhere), have you found it to be effective for enterprise-wide ...