POE switch

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  1. duck_boy

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    Hi guys is there such thing as Gigabit POE port? i.e. the port support 1Gbit and has Power.

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    Yeah. 802.11at variant A puts power and data down the same wires, so works just fine with Gigabit. 802.11at variant B uses the unused pairs in 10/100, so I don't think it works with Gigabit.

    Just check for compatibility with whatever you're planning to use, as some devices only support one of the variants.

    EDIT: Just checked, my WiFi AP is running from Gigabit PoE, works just fine.
     
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    I want to extend my wifi range to ground floor. Which is the best range extender.?
     
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    "Range extenders" (without an Ethernet cable) are horrible, as they congest the already congested airwaves. But if you're talking about using a WiFi Access Point (cabled back to your switch/router), that's the proper way to do it.

    I use a Cisco 3602 I picked up cheap, but that's overkill for most people. Something like a simple Ubiquiti of even a Netgear etc..., just as long as it is a dedicated access point (or a router with a dedicated "AP mode", where it disables it's router features).
     
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    This is the way I want to do it.
     
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