Power Electronics

Compact Single-Port Cat5 Passive PoE Midspan/Injectors

L-com, Inc. now carries a compact passive PoE Midspan/Injector for single Cat5 lines starting at just $5.00 US. The new BT-CAT5-E1 product can either inject or tap up to 48 VDC on the unused wires in a standard Category 5 cable.

It can fit in spaces just 2.12 inches (54 mm) wide and it weighs just 29 grams. Starting at just $5.00 per individual unit, it utilizes shielded RJ45 jacks and a 2.5mm power jack. In addition to the single unit, L-com will carry kits that combine the unit with either a 48W or 70W power supply.

The new product is expected to be available to ship by the end of March. It will be stocked in the US for same-day shipment.

L-com Inc.
Part Number: BT-CAT5-E1

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