Injector “helps extend extant device lifecycles and maximises return on investment”
Advantech, a leading supplier of industrial communication solutions, has released the EKI-2701MPI-5G PoE injector. “This compact, industrial grade solution delivers Wi-Fi 6 network infrastructure, power over Ethernet (PoE) and advanced connectivity to out-of-date, extant infrastructure,” says the company.
“It supports multiple data rates (10M/100M/1G/2.5G/5G) and IEEE802.3bt 90W PoE output; and is an excellent choice for obsolete infrastructure applications requiring heavy network connectivity.”
Advantech's EKI-2701MPI-5G supports downward compatible 2.5 and 5Gbps data rates to deliver Wi-Fi 6 capabilities to existing wireless infrastructure. It further serves as a PoE PSE — delivering up to 90W output to IP cameras, Wi-Fi 6 access points and other connected devices.
“This injector's PoE standard is downward compatible for 15, 30, and 60W PoE PD devices, easing network infrastructure upgrades,” adds the company. “Using this solution to upgrade infrastructure saves manpower, while reducing cabling weight and cost.”
The new injector is said to help extend extant device lifecycles and maximise return on investment by futureproofing infrastructure from different generations. “Advantech's EKI-2701MPI-5G features a compact, palm-sized form factor adaptable to network infrastructure upgrade applications with limited space.
Despite space constraints, EKI-2701MPI-5G is capable of delivering network service without overheating. Indeed, it supports wide operating temperatures (-40 ~ 75 °C/-40 ~ 167 °F) found in harsh working environments.”
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