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Raspberry Pi Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Adapter

 

Compatible with the Raspberry Pi Model B

 

Allows a Raspberry Pi B PCB to be powered over

the CAT5 Cable from a PoE Router 

 

A picture of the Raspberry Pi PoE Adapter PCB mounted on a Pi PCB - top

 

 

*            +5 Volts at up to 1.25 Amps Output

 

*            Plugs directly into Raspberry Pi PCB

 

*            Conforms to IEEE 802.3af  Switch

 

*            Powered from remote ‘PoE’ Injector

 

*            GPIO and Console Connector

 

*            CE Marked - meets relevant CE Directives (EMC, ROHS, WEEE) 

 

The Xtronix ‘Power Over Ethernet’ (PoE) adapter is designed to be plugged directly on to a Raspberry Pi printed circuit board and to supply +5 Volts to the Raspberry Pi. The adapter fully conforms to the IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet standard.

 

It is intended to be powered by an IEEE 802.3af compatible Injector where power is supplied over the Ethernet Cable. A 4 pin connector allows the user to connect a suitable console cable, a 2 pin connector allow supplies +5Volts to user equipment and a 26 Way connector allows the user to connect to the Raspberry Pi GPIO connector. A metal pillar and screws allow the PCB to be fixed to the Pi PCB (Later Pi PCBs only).

 

 A picture of the Raspberry Pi PoE Adapter Top

 

GPIO Connector

The GPIO connector and the adapter PCB (CONN2) allows the user to connect to the Raspberry Pi PCB GPIO. The pin out of this connector is the same as the Raspberry Pi PCB GPIO connector P1. It is a 26 way connector.

 

Console Cable

The 4 way connector ‘CONN3’ on the adapter PCB allows the user to plug in a suitable console cable lead. This allows access to the Raspberry Pi console port. A suitable mating connector is a Molex KK series (0.1”) shell and crimps.

 

NOTE: The signal levels on connector CONN3 are 3V3 TTL compatible.

 

The signals are clearly marked on the PCB:RX, TX, GND and +3V3. The serial interface settings for communicationwith the Raspberry Pi PCB are as follows: 115200 Baud, 8 Data Bits, 2 Stop Bits, No Parity.

 

Xtronix is able to supply compatible console cables that connects directly to a RS232 port or to a USB port (creating avirtual Serial Port) - contact sales@xtronix.co.uk for details.

 

+5V Connector

The 2 way connector on the adapter PCB allows the user to plug in a power supply lead to power external equipment fron the +5 volts on the PoE adapter. A suitable mating connector is a Molex KK series (0.1”) shell and crimps.

 

There is a You-Tube Video showning how to use the product here: Xtronix Raspberry Pi PoE Video

 

A picture of the Raspberry Pi PoE Adapter PCB Bottom

 

 Adapter Specifications  
   
 Nominal Voltage Output  5 Volts DC
 Maximum Output Current  1.25 Amps Continuous (assumes suitable PoE injector) @ 40’C ambient
 Nominal Input Voltage  48 Volts DC via Ethernet Cable (38 to 57 Volts DC)
 Power Injector  IEEE 802.3af compatible Injector
 Temperature Range  0 to +40°C (ambient air temperature around the adapter)
 Humidity  +5 to +80% Non Condensing
 Console Connector  4 Way 0.1” Molex (RXD, TXD, GND, +3V3) Note: 3V3 TTL Levels
 GPIO Connector  26 Way 2 Row 0.1” Header – pin out as per Raspberry Pi PCB
 CE Marked  Yes – Safety, EMC, ROHS and WEEE
 Items Supplied  Adapter PCB Assy 650/9001, short Ethernet cable, spacer, screws
 Compatibility  Raspberry Pi Models B (For the Raspberry Pi B+ and 2 models see our Raspberry Pi 2 PoE)
 
  Price  One Off - UK Pounds £55.00 (Postage and Packing to UK - £6.00, Post and Packing to Europe or USA - £12.00)
   
 Availability  IN STOCK - Click the 'Buy Now' button below to go to the eBay listing
 
 Distributors   Xtronix Ltd only sells this product via the eBay listing, we do not have any distributors from which this product can be purchased

 

Buy Now Button - Adapter                 Download Datasheet Button                                              

                   

 

Mounting Box

The PCB is also available mounted in a translucent red plastic box that can house the Raspberry Pi PCB with the Xtronix PoE Adapter PCB mounted.

 

Adapter and Pi PCBs mounted in a red plastic box

 

The box is in two parts, the base into which the Raspberry Pi PCB together with the PoE PCB is clipped into and a lid that fits on top of the base protecting the boards from damage. The box has apertures that allow the various Ethernet, USB, HDMI and Audio cables to be brought out of the box. The box also extends around the memory card  protecting it from damage.

 

 

 Box Specifications  
   
 Dimensions  Length 130 mm, Width 85 mm, Height 64mm
 Compatibility

 Raspberry Pi Models B, B+ and 2 (Note: The Pi PCB Mini USB socket is slightly obscured when used with the Pi B+ and Pi 2 models, however this is not used as the Pi PCB power is supplied from PoE adapter)

 Price - (Note includes PoE Adapter)   One Off - UK Pounds £66.00 (Postage and Packing to UK - £6.00, Post and Packing to Europe or USA - £12.00) 
   
 Availability  IN STOCK - Click the 'Buy Now' button below to go to the eBay listing
 
  Distributors  Xtronix Ltd only sells this product via the eBay listing, we do not have any distributors from which this product can be  purchased.

 

Buy Now Button - PoE Adapter in Box               Button to Download Box Instructions Sheet

 

NOTE: Description, specifications and price may be changed without notice

 

                             

                                 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

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