[Soekris] High failure rate on soekris PoE
alexfrench at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 21:31:28 UTC 2006
We're seeing some power problems using the AULT PoEs (the ones that Soekris
sell) with various Engenius APs. We suspect the PoEs but can't be sure yet.
The problems we've seen are not on the ethernet side, but rather with PoEs
"going bad" and starting to fry the APs.
On 25/11/06, Mike <mike-soekris at tiedyenetworks.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> We've not mentioned this previously and I feel dumb for not speaking
> up, but we seem to have had an awfully high failure rate on the soekris
> PoE power supplies and have had to pull more than 20 out of the field
> for confirmd defects, and the remainder on the suspecion that they'll do
> it to. The issues seem to come down to two things - ethernet errors
> being introduced by the devices, and random reboots. Both symptoms are
> absolutely resolved when replacing the poe with another model (Canopy
> 12v, in fact), and the problems usually begin after they've been in the
> field for 6 months or longer. A typical installation is a home location
> so moisture and other enviromental factors is not a concern. And I don't
> think it was just a single bad batch either, due to the length of time
> over which we had been buying them.
> Anyone else have similar problems?
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> Soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com
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