cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Powering an MX from 12VDC

Highlighted
Kind of a big deal

Powering an MX from 12VDC

I need to put an MX into a marine application that only has 12VDC and 24VDC available.  The MX64 uses a 12VDC input.

 

Before I go to the effort to test this - has anyone else already done this?

1 REPLY 1
Highlighted
Meraki Employee

Re: Powering an MX from 12VDC

Hi Philip, yes, with an auto battery 12VDC as long as it's able to provide 30W at that voltage (2.5A) and I'd use maybe a 5A inline fuse on the positive lead.  

Welcome to the Meraki Community!
To start contributing, simply sign in with your Cisco account. If you don't yet have a Cisco account, you can sign up.