Overcome performance-robbing heat generated by PoE and PoE Plus
Overcome performance-robbing heat generated by PoE and PoE Plus.
The development of the pending PoE Plus standards brings to light a significant new challenge in delivering power over a structured cabling system. The higher power delivered by PoE Plus devices causes a temperature rise within the cabling which can negatively impact system performance, particularly in UTP systems.
- Although safe for humans, the 600mA currents associated with the PoE Plus application generate heat in the installed cabling plant.
- Excessive temperature rise in the cabling plant cannot be tested or mitigated in the field
- Excessive temperature rise in the cabling plant can result in an increase in insertion loss and premature aging of jacketing materials.
- Choosing media with improved heat dissipation performance can minimize the risks associated with excessive temperature rise.
- Category 6A F/UTP cabling systems dissipate almost 50% more heat than category 5e cabling.
- Category 7A S/FTP cabling systems dissipate at least 60% more heat than category 5e cabling.
- It is reasonable to anticipate that category 6A and higher-rated cabling will be the targeted media for the support of tomorrow's high performance telecommunications powering applications.
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