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A Quick Power Over Ethernet Review

I have been asked to write some requirements for an optical product that is powered using Power Over Ethernet (PoE). It has been a few years since I have worked on a PoE-based design, I thought it would be useful to review the standard and ensure that I still understand it. This is a good exercise in basic electrical design and will also illustrate how to design circuits using Mathcad utility functions that I have written over the years. Continue reading

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