Networking

Network odds and ends for cheap

MikroTik GPEN21 – Small switch/media converter

  • $29 MSRP
  • 3 ports (2x1G copper; 1x1G SFP)
  • PoE/barrel in + PoE out, any voltage

Ubiquiti F-POE-G2 – Small media converter/surge protector

  • $26
  • 2 ports (1G copper, 1G SFP)
    • Beware: Two RJs, but one of the RJs is only for power!
  • PoE/terminal block in + PoE out, any voltage
  • “Built-In High-Current Gas Discharge Tube for DC Terminal Block and PoE Port”

MikroTik GPeR – 1G copper repeater

  • $16 MSRP
  • 2 ports (2x1G copper)
  • PoE in and out
  • Will push further than standard Ethernet (claims up to 210m)

Ubiquiti NanoSwitch – Outdoor copper “PoE” switch

  • $33
  • 4 ports (4x1G copper)
  • 24V passive PoE in (1 port) and out (3 ports)
    • However, the output is not optional, and has no autodetection!

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