We have a Customer site that we must replace the Outreach PoE extenders that were incorrectly spec’d for the site originally with ones that are IP68 rated. We found a USA Manufacture, EnableIT and it seems their PoE Extenders are both IP68 rated and are what we need. However, we know that not all PoE devices inter operate on a Meraki network and was wondering if anyone has experience with any of the EnableIT products (specifically we are looking at their 828WP and 828w PoE Extender models.
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If interoperability is your primary concern why not get Meraki's POE injectors? MA-INJ-4-US
Edit: Actually looks like the devices you are using are waterproof, I assume an outdoor use case?
I can't comment on these specific devices.
Generally you want to avoid plugging in a PoE injector to a PoE port. Some devices get confused when they go to negotiate PoE and get a pair of responses (from the PoE injector and the PoE switch). So if you can, plug the PoE injector into a non-PoE Meraki switch.
These days I have found most devices seem to cope now with a PoE injector in a PoE port - but because of past prior experiences I just never go there these days.
I've successfully used a few of their devices to extend PoE on very long (out of spec) ethernet runs supporting MR devices. We did have one that just up and died completely which was a bit frustrating. We had to purchase a replacement (at a discount) when EnableIT claimed there was water damage to the device.
Our company now has over a year of experience using these EnableIT PoE injectors in an extremely harsh environments and they have performed flawlessly. We highly recommend them.