Power over Ethernet

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Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a standardized method of providing DC power over the unused wires in Cat5 cabling. It is commonly used to avoid the need for an external power supply.

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These players can be powered over Ethernet (PoE+ / 802.3at).
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These players do not support PoE - see below for an alternative.
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These players do not support PoE - see below for an alternative.
Note Warning:
The standard voltage of PoE will irreparably damage a player that does not support PoE and will void the warranty.

If you need to use PoE with players without support for it, you can employ a separate PoE splitter, which sits between the network cable and the player and transfers the power onto a standard DC jack which is plugged into the player. Such products can be found on Internet - here is an example: Level One POS-3000 PoE Splitter (this product has not been tested by SpinetiX).

The PoE splitter must meet these specifications:

This page was last modified on 14 August 2020, at 19:12.