[vcf-midatlantic] Ethernet power injector

David Ryskalczyk david.rysk at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 23:55:13 EDT 2018


Not mains power. Generally 48V DC, but some hardware works as low as 12V.

“Passive” PoE injectors can be purchased on Amazon, but the connector quality is not very high. Pinouts can readily be found.

David

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> On Apr 27, 2018, at 23:53, David Riley <fraveydank at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Uh, please no one run mains power over any pairs of an Ethernet cable, I'm pretty sure Ian was just channeling the BOFH.
> 
>> On Apr 27, 2018, at 23:08, David Ryskalczyk via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> 
>> This is indeed the case for 10/100 Mbit. The situation for gigabit Ethernet is a bit more complicated.
>> 
>> David
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On Apr 27, 2018, at 23:06, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> 
>>>>> Ethernet power injector... that's just a regular power cord spliced onto the
>>> unused pairs of an Ethernet cable right? ;)
>>> 
>>> Don't know, but I would certainly trust you more than anyone else to
>>> MacGyver it!



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