Power over Ethernet Gets Stronger (.PDF Download)

Nov. 14, 2019
Power over Ethernet Gets Stronger (.PDF Download)

Your ability to connect more higher-power devices to your Ethernet LAN just got better. Last year, the IEEE’s 802.3bt standard was approved, significantly boosting the power available to connected devices. Now, new products are emerging to take advantage of this improved resource. If you’re working on products for Ethernet connection, ON Semiconductor offers some new devices that can facilitate your job.

A Little Background

It seems like most of the devices and equipment we use daily are wireless. Wireless is everywhere, from cellular to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and others. But that wireless trend hasn’t replaced wired networks. The most common examples are the thousands or more Ethernet networks that connect servers to Wi-Fi access points, PCs, VoIP phones, and IP cameras.


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