PoE Switch NETGEAR GS308P-100UKS 8-Port Gigabit Switch with 4-Port PoE £44.99 Amazon
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PoE Switch NETGEAR GS308P-100UKS 8-Port Gigabit Switch with 4-Port PoE £44.99 Amazon

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Found 1st JanEdited by:"Adult"
Another mind-bogglingly awesome ITMA deal expired due to overwhelming demand.

8-port gigabit switch with PoE on 4 of the ports

Cheaper than the 5-port versions is, or probably ever has been.
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Good price if you need POE. 3 camels confirms cheapest it's ever been. Heat!
Is it ok to plug an ordinary Ethernet cable that doesn't require poe into the poe slots as i only run two cameras but need the ports?
What does poe enable
Carl_Type-1167402283241525 m ago

Is it ok to plug an ordinary Ethernet cable that doesn't require poe into …Is it ok to plug an ordinary Ethernet cable that doesn't require poe into the poe slots as i only run two cameras but need the ports?


Yes
wakkaday5 m ago

What does poe enable



Power over ethernet.
Heat added - great find - it's around £70 on the US site & £65 on the German site!
Carl_Type-11674022832415239 m ago

Is it ok to plug an ordinary Ethernet cable that doesn't require poe into …Is it ok to plug an ordinary Ethernet cable that doesn't require poe into the poe slots as i only run two cameras but need the ports?


Yes the switch is auto sensing
Bit niche, but if any of you are eligible there is always the meraki 8 port for free. I have this plus the router and wifi from them, can get started here:

meraki.cisco.com/web…265



Eligibility requirements (its not for everyone!):

While Cisco Meraki webinars are open to all audiences and while switches may be offered at live events, to be eligible for a free switch, participants must:

  • Attend the live event or the live webinar in its entirety
  • Enter a valid company name and website
  • (i) Be an IT professional working in in one of the countries listed below, (ii) have an active role of managing, maintaining, or monitoring their organization’s network infrastructure, and (iii) be employed by the company
  • Register with a shipping address (a post office box is not sufficient) in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand, or Japan. At this time, we cannot ship free switches outside of these regions, and cannot ship to post office boxes.
  • If from a European country, provide a valid VAT ID for shipment.
  • Not be a partner, reseller, or consultant
  • Register with their company’s email address
  • Confirm eligibility and shipping address with a Cisco Meraki representative by phone
Is this what I need to add more ports To my router. To feed my cat5 cables that go round the house???
Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just thinking of the benefits of less cables
five5tar3 m ago

Is this what I need to add more ports To my router. To feed my cat5 cables …Is this what I need to add more ports To my router. To feed my cat5 cables that go round the house???


If you don't need poe 8 ports can be bought for under 20 quid ...
five5tar3 m ago

Is this what I need to add more ports To my router. To feed my cat5 cables …Is this what I need to add more ports To my router. To feed my cat5 cables that go round the house???


This will do that, but any switch will also do it (you can get a basic gigabit switch for a lot less)
markevans3111 m ago

Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just …Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just thinking of the benefits of less cables


There's a POE Hat for the raspberry pi. Other than that I'm not seeing many uses
markevans3114 m ago

Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just …Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just thinking of the benefits of less cables


Mainly network devices such as wireless access points and ip phones... So not TVs, PS4, Sky Q box etc
tek-monkey23 m ago

Bit niche, but if any of you are eligible there is always the meraki 8 …Bit niche, but if any of you are eligible there is always the meraki 8 port for free. I have this plus the router and wifi from them, can get started here:https://meraki.cisco.com/webinars/signup/2269/introducing-the-next-generation-in-switching/8265Eligibility requirements (its not for everyone!):While Cisco Meraki webinars are open to all audiences and while switches may be offered at live events, to be eligible for a free switch, participants must:Attend the live event or the live webinar in its entiretyEnter a valid company name and website(i) Be an IT professional working in in one of the countries listed below, (ii) have an active role of managing, maintaining, or monitoring their organization’s network infrastructure, and (iii) be employed by the companyRegister with a shipping address (a post office box is not sufficient) in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand, or Japan. At this time, we cannot ship free switches outside of these regions, and cannot ship to post office boxes.If from a European country, provide a valid VAT ID for shipment.Not be a partner, reseller, or consultantRegister with their company’s email addressConfirm eligibility and shipping address with a Cisco Meraki representative by phone


Aren't these subscription based? How long does the initial free subscription last for and what is the yearly cost after that?
JellyFox15 m ago

Aren't these subscription based? How long does the initial free …Aren't these subscription based? How long does the initial free subscription last for and what is the yearly cost after that?


3 years, after that I'll either flash it (if possible) or buy something else!

EDIT: They are meant for business use really, but make a good home setup. We have about 40 of the APs at work.
Edited by: "tek-monkey" 1st Jan
What is the benefit of PoE compared to a normal splitter switch??
jamiethind4 m ago

What is the benefit of PoE compared to a normal splitter switch??


The benefit is that it can supply power to compatible PoE devices (like IP cameras) solely through an ethernet cable. If you don't have any such devices or never plan on having any in the future, then there's no reason to have a PoE switch.
jamiethind16 m ago

What is the benefit of PoE compared to a normal splitter switch??


I run a small business and POE is really useful to power the VOIP phones without needing another power socket
Ah I see. For something like Vonage? Do the sockets that come out of a internet company router like virgin superhub have PoE too?
Does anyone know if google wifi (hardwire) needs a Poe connection or can it be hard wired from just a regular Ethernet cable from a switch)
This is hot
tek-monkey1 h, 34 m ago

3 years, after that I'll either flash it (if possible) or buy something …3 years, after that I'll either flash it (if possible) or buy something else!EDIT: They are meant for business use really, but make a good home setup. We have about 40 of the APs at work.



You can't flash the switches, but the license is dirt-cheap anyway.
the__cat5 m ago

You can't flash the switches, but the license is dirt-cheap anyway.


There was talk of flashing the access points, but I decided to just run it for the 3 years and see how it goes.
Any Ethernet device that uses a RJ45 connection can use this switch. PoE is a means of power delivery over the cable, if the device requires or wants it. There are NO issues with using this with or without PoE-enabled devices, unless you use a cable which is longer than 100m in length.

It is also worth mentioning that this switch is 802.3af not 802.3at compliant, so it will only provide 15.4W per port, across the first 4 ports only. The total available power is 53W so if you need to power 4 PoE devices you must ensure that at least one device is Class2 or less, or you will not be able to power each device simultaneously. If you need to power devices which need more than 15.4W you are out of luck. This will mainly affect wireless access points that run 802.11ac and some wireless cameras.
tek-monkey2 m ago

There was talk of flashing the access points, but I decided to just run it …There was talk of flashing the access points, but I decided to just run it for the 3 years and see how it goes.



Yep you can put OpenWRT on the APs.
Heat added. I posted this in May 2017 when it was £49.99 and it got rather cold. It was a good price then and even better now.
the__cat4 m ago

Yep you can put OpenWRT on the APs.


Don't suppose you know a way to get a vpn client onto their routers? I know it's powerful enough as it'll do end to end or act as a server but I just wanted to push certain traffic to my vpn service.
tek-monkey21 m ago

Don't suppose you know a way to get a vpn client onto their routers? I …Don't suppose you know a way to get a vpn client onto their routers? I know it's powerful enough as it'll do end to end or act as a server but I just wanted to push certain traffic to my vpn service.



You can create an IPSec VPN to your own box from the Meraki device, but using its built-in functionality only...

documentation.meraki.com/MX-…ngs
jamiethind2 h, 17 m ago

Ah I see. For something like Vonage? Do the sockets that come out of a …Ah I see. For something like Vonage? Do the sockets that come out of a internet company router like virgin superhub have PoE too?


I would be very surprised if any of the ip provider routers modems provide POE. Pretty certain superhub and homehub don’t.
jamiethind3 h, 5 m ago

Ah I see. For something like Vonage? Do the sockets that come out of a …Ah I see. For something like Vonage? Do the sockets that come out of a internet company router like virgin superhub have PoE too?


No they do not have POE. Tried Virgin, BT and Sky.
Just a warning for people using PoE and using cheap ethernet cables that probably contain strips of aluminium instead of copper....


The difference between the 2 types of metal used when they get hot is shown at 7:30
Just to add, any current will generate heating effect in any cable.
Edited by: "friar_chris" 1st Jan
markevans314 h, 31 m ago

Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just …Are there any devices other than cameras that can use PoE????.......just thinking of the benefits of less cables


Yes some phones and IPTV devices use POE there are only 4 ports available for POE on this version 15.4w MAX
en.wikipedia.org/wik…net
tek-monkey2 h, 26 m ago

Don't suppose you know a way to get a vpn client onto their routers? I …Don't suppose you know a way to get a vpn client onto their routers? I know it's powerful enough as it'll do end to end or act as a server but I just wanted to push certain traffic to my vpn service.


I have an Asus router and do that with my mobile phone, you set the server side on the Asus router and I use openVPN to connect which you can tell to keep connected and non split tunnel so all the traffic goes down it, otherwise local traffic would go around it
the__cat2 h, 53 m ago

You can't flash the switches, but the license is dirt-cheap anyway.


How much we talking?
I use a few of these for powering devices from a PoE switch - it converts the PoE into 12/9/5V- I use them for powering an older non-PoE WiFi AP, although I did get them from Warehouse Deals with the 20% off so it wasn't quite as much.

amazon.co.uk/TP-…NWW
Nice. Thansk OP - been on the look for a compact poe switch and I like netgear....
Would I need 3 of these for a 12 x IP Camera setup? Or would I be better off using splitters to power indoor cameras and use the PoE ports only for external cameras or those that do not have a nearby power supply?
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