What is Needed to Power the AP-302X, Using Power Over Ethernet?

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Question

How can I power the AP3020 or AP3021 using Power Over Ethernet (PoE)?

Answer

In order to power the AP3020 or AP3021 using Power over Ethernet you will need the following additional equipment:
-   Quantity 2 of part number AP-PSBIAS-T, Power over Ethernet Module
-   Quantity 1 of part number 50-24000-024, Power Supply
-   Quantity 1 of part number 23844-00-00, US line cord. (for US installs only)
-   Quantity 1 25-53200-01, BIAS-T Pigtail Converter Cable
  1. Connect an Ethernet cable from a switch on your LAN to the Network Port on the first BIAS-T.  Note: This is the Ethernet port that is on the same side as the power port of the BIAS-T.
  2. Connect the Power Supply to the BIAS-T and provide power to the unit.
  3. Connect another Ethernet cable to the other Ethernet Port on the first BIAS-T and then connect the other end of that Ethernet cable to the same port on the second BIAS-T. Note: This is the Ethernet port that is not on the same side as the power port.
  4. Connect another Ethernet cable to the other port on the second BIAS-T and then connect the other end of that Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the AP3020.
  5. Connect the BIAS-T pigtail converter to the power port on the second BIAS-T.
  6. Connect the other end of the BIAS-T pigtail converter to the power port on the access point.