[Soekris] What voltage can a 4501 take?
andyh at hhbb.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 09:57:01 UTC 2004
On 28 Sep 2004, at 19:52, Wim Vandeputte wrote:
> Dear Andy,
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 09:11:52AM +0100, Andy Holyer wrote:
>> We have a customer whose box is roof-mounted (to minimize antenna
>> length), and it's powered using POE. He's experiencing connection
>> losses which we diagnose is because his current PSU is not supplying a
>> good 12v over the ethernet run.
> How is this POE working? Are you using a seperate splitter at both ends
> so that the power is then beeing piped into the power connector?
Until I go on site, I have no way of knowing. I've seen some boxes
using "true" POE, some using 2 splitters
> You do realise the 4501 does not support POE, only the 4511, 4521 and
> 4526 do.
It's probably one of those, then, again i can't confirm model until I
see the box on site.
>> Can I put in a higher voltage PSU without a risk of blowing something?
>> I'm expectin to lose a few volts over the length of the cable run, but
>> better safe than sorry. What voltage range can a Soekris board take
> You need to check the web page for each board individualy:
> 4501: 6-20V DC, max 10 Watt (no POE)
> 4511: 11-56V DC, max 10 Watt
> 4521: 11-56V DC, max 14 Watt
> 4526: 11-56V DC, max 10 Watt
> 4801: 6-20V DC, max 15 Watt (no POE)
A good bit more than 12, then. I'm tempted to try 24v
Andy Holyer, Systems Administrator
Hedgehog Broadband, 11 Marlborough Place Brighton BN1 1UB
08451 260895 x 241
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