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# 215121 13-Jun-2017 10:13
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Hi All,

 

I am getting Fibre installed at my house and was looking for a new router with PoE, I found the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X Passive PoE

 

This router has Passive PoE, Can I use this router with non-PoE devices, I will be connecting the EdgeRouter to another pre-existing router using a Crossover cable all other connections will be straight-through(T568B).

 

On a side note has anyone used this router with Spark (a NZ ISP) I am looking at getting the 900/400 Mbps plan will it provide enough throughput?

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

Edit: So it seems I fail at creating links using the tools - https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NETUBI1211/Ubiquiti-EdgeRouter-ER-X-SFP-Advanced-Gigabit-Rout


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  # 1799153 13-Jun-2017 10:16
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What preexisting router are you using and why do you need two routers?

 

Also, auto MDI-X has been a thing for ages now and you don't need to worry about crossover/straight through cables anymore.




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  # 1799157 13-Jun-2017 10:19
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The preexisting router will only be used to supply wireless until I get a new AP, this is also why I wanted PoE.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1799165 13-Jun-2017 10:25
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Can you confirm if you have the Edgerouter X with passthrough PoE or the Edgerouter PoE with packet Acceleration.

 

 








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  # 1799172 13-Jun-2017 10:36
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This is the router I am looking at

 

 

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NETUBI1211/Ubiquiti-EdgeRouter-ER-X-SFP-Advanced-Gigabit-Rout

 

 

 

Ubiquiti EdgeRouter ER-X-SFP Advanced Gigabit Router, 5 x Gigabit RJ45 with Passive PoE (Max 50W), 1 x SFP

 

 

 

It has Passive PoE, I guess that means it is always on, on each port?


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  # 1799197 13-Jun-2017 11:00
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Grasshopper:

 

This is the router I am looking at

 

 

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NETUBI1211/Ubiquiti-EdgeRouter-ER-X-SFP-Advanced-Gigabit-Rout

 

 

 

Ubiquiti EdgeRouter ER-X-SFP Advanced Gigabit Router, 5 x Gigabit RJ45 with Passive PoE (Max 50W), 1 x SFP

 

 

 

It has Passive PoE, I guess that means it is always on, on each port?

 

 

 

 

It has Passive PoE, I guess that means it is always on, on each port?

 

You need to turn on the poe feature. default its off




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  # 1799198 13-Jun-2017 11:03
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Awesome, thanks for that!

 

Does that mean you can turn it on/off per port?


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  # 1799201 13-Jun-2017 11:05
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Grasshopper:

 

Awesome, thanks for that!

 

Does that mean you can turn it on/off per port?

 

 

 

 

Yes. i have got the same product with spark fiber and an Ubiquiti wireless AP.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1799207 13-Jun-2017 11:11
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Grasshopper:

 

Awesome, thanks for that!

 

Does that mean you can turn it on/off per port?

 

 

 

 

NO. Passive means its a 24V passive standard used by Ubiquiti for its wireless AirMAX and Unifi radios. Does not comply with 802.3af/at/bt and won't power such devices.





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Spark FibreMAX using Mikrotik CCR1009-8G-1S-1S+

 


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  # 1799208 13-Jun-2017 11:13
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Spyware:

 

Grasshopper:

 

Awesome, thanks for that!

 

Does that mean you can turn it on/off per port?

 

 

 

 

NO. Passive means its a 24V passive standard used by Ubiquiti for its wireless AirMAX and Unifi radios. Does not comply with 802.3af/at/bt and won't power such devices.

 

 

 

 

You can still turn that power on and off per port though.




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  # 1799211 13-Jun-2017 11:21
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Thanks guys, I understand that it doesn't comply with 802.3. I was going to use Ubiquiti's AP's devices just at the moment I can make use of my ASUS router for wireless until I get one.


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  # 1799219 13-Jun-2017 11:33
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Just go with the Edgerouter PoE or the Edgerouter Lite and use PoE injectors if you're getting or planning on getting gigabit fibre.

The ER-X may work however I've had experience with these not performing to the same standard as the Lite or PoE.






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  # 1799235 13-Jun-2017 12:03
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michaelmurfy: Just go with the Edgerouter PoE or the Edgerouter Lite and use PoE injectors if you're getting or planning on getting gigabit fibre.

The ER-X may work however I've had experience with these not performing to the same standard as the Lite or PoE.

 

Thanks, you are right I should just go for the Lite router and use PoE injectors.

 

Will the below router work on the Spark fibre network and get the speeds I am looking for (900/400) ?

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NETUBI1048/Ubiquiti-EdgeRouter-ERLite-3-Gigabit-Router-3-x-Gi


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  # 1799248 13-Jun-2017 12:18
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I use the ERL on BigPipe Gigabit UFB and it performs really well. You won't have an issue. Take a look at my guide in my signature.






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  # 1799269 13-Jun-2017 12:40
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Thanks guys! big help!


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