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Making Sense Of PoE

AMG´s Industrial Ethernet switch series can deliver PoE power up to 90W per switch port. This allows system integrators and network installers to deploy powered devices in locations without local power.

Power over Ethernet, or PoE, is the ability to pass both power and data over twisted pair Ethernet cabling. Today the most common standard PoE 15W (802.3af) and PoE+ 30W (802.3at) are fantastic, but more and more devices have started to appear that required more power than current PoE standards allow.

Can we do better than the standards? The answer is yes.

AMG provides 4-pair PoE which can deliver up to 90W per switch port to enable new deployment options in next-generation enterprise workspace environments.

Our portfolio offers an industrial range of devices that can deliver 15W, 30W, 60W or 90W PoE per switch port. All option are available for unmanaged, semi-managed and managed switches. With such a wide range AMG can provide very complex solutions for various application.

AMG´s industrial range have all been designed to deliver high performance for applications in harsh environments with temperatures as wide ranging as -40° to 75°C. 


  • Managed or unmanaged
  • Up to 20x 10/100/1000Tx RJ45
  • Up to 8x 100/1000BaseFx SFP
  • PoE power up to 90W per port
  • Industrial Hardened solution
  • Redundant power supply input
  • PSUs up to 480W available
  • Oper. temperature -40°C ~ +75°C

Fit for purpose

  • High availability for power
  • PoE, PoE+ and 4-pair PoE (up to 90W per port)
  • Low latency for video transmission
  • Faster deployment
  • Reliability & flexibility
  • ?Ultra compact extruded aluminium case

PoE can enable fast installation and deployment, lower operating costs and maximum reliability for today´s network requirements. PoE eliminates the expense of installing additional electrical wiring which entails hiring professional electrical installers to ensure that strict conduit regulations are followed. As PoE changes to meet growing technology and application requirements, it is being classified by standards.

15W PoE

Known as: PoE
Standard: IEEE 802.3af
Max. PoE per port: 15.4W
PoE utilises two pairs to connect many types of lower-powered devices to the network.
Based on standard IEEE802.3af, it provides up to 15.4W of DC power to each PoE port (up to 12.95W of power for each powered device - PD).
PoE can support devices such as VoIP phones, sensors,wireless access points, static surveillance cameras, etc.

30W PoE+

Known as: PoE+
Standard: IEEE 802.3at
Max. PoE per port: 30W
Higher-powered devices are connected to the network using PoE+, based on the standard IEEE802.3at.
It is backward compatible with PoE (802.3af), and provides 30W of DC power to each PoE port (up to 25.4W of power for each powered device - PD).
PoE+ can support devices such as more complex surveillance cameras that pan, tilt or zoom, as well as wireless access points, LCD displays, etc.

60W 4-pair PoE

Known as: 60W PoE
Based on: IEEE 802.3bt
Max. PoE per port: 60W
60W PoE uses all four pairs in a copper cable. Currently in development with IEEE 802.3bt work group.
It provides up to 60W of DC power to each PoE port (up to 51W of power for each powered device - PD).
PoE 60W can support devices such as complex surveillance cameras that pan, tilt or zoom with IR, building management devices, video conferencing system components, etc.

90W 4-pair PoE

Known as: 90W PoE
Based on: IEEE 802.3bt
Max. PoE per port: 90W
90W PoE delivers higher power through network cabling. The approach is in development with IEEE 802.3bt work group.
It provides up to 90W of DC power to each PoE port (up to 71.3W of power for each powered device - PD).
PoE 90W can support devices such as high powered CCTV devices, laptops, TVs, etc.

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