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Posted by:schomin
Subject:PoE from laptop
Date:08:33:00 04/09/2008

> > Hey. does anyone know if it's possible to do PoE from a laptop to a router?
>
> No. (In either direction).
>
> PoE is 48V. The laptop has no ability to generate that voltage, and no wiring in the NIC to transmit it, and it also consumes too much to be powered off PoE.
>
> You can get an inline PoE injector (called a mid-span injector) but you'll need an outlet.
>
> Some APs are low power enough to be powered off USB. You could try one of them.
>
> -m


Ok thanks for the info i think i'm gonna do a battery mod instead. I've seen some people do it with 4 AA batteries.


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