Engineered by Crestron as part of the new IP-based 3-Series™ platform, CEN-SWPOE-16 provides Gigabit Ethernet and PoE+ to support today's power-hungry devices
Rockleigh, NJ, January 4, 2013 – Crestron today introduced its new 16-Port Managed Power over Ethernet (PoE) Switch. Built to handle today's ever-expanding home and commercial networks as more sophisticated devices are connected, CEN-SWPOE-16 delivers a business-grade PoE switch that enhances high performance control networking in the most demanding environments. Featuring PoE on every port, remote management/monitoring of each port, touch screen control capability, and PoE+ for running power-hungry Type 2 devices, CEN-SWPOE-16 makes it easy to deploy a high-speed network of IP-enabled control processors, touch screens, DigitalMedia™ switchers, computers, mobile devices, audio processors, media servers, IP cameras, and other Ethernet devices. Using a single rack space, all 16 Gigabit capable ports supply maximum bandwidth for HD digital AV distribution and critical control data, providing an integrator-friendly end-to-end Crestron control solution.
“IP technology is the heart of Core 3 OS™ and our new 3-Series™ processors,” said Fred Bargetzi, Crestron VP of Technology. “The new 16 Port PoE switch makes it possible to implement guaranteed Crestron control and high-performance networking in the home, across a campus or across the globe, all manageable from a central location. The networked control platform has never been this powerful and this simple.”
Power over Ethernet is furnished across all 16 ports, providing a centralized power source for numerous PoE powered devices and eliminating the need for cumbersome power supplies and extra wiring. The CEN-SWPOE-16 provides full PoE from all 16 ports simultaneously and supports PoE+ from any port, delivering a maximum of 34.2 Watts per port up to a total of 255 Watts for all ports.
PoE at each port can be switched on and off from a Crestron control system allowing unneeded equipment to be shut down any time, saving power when not in use. All ports are located on the rear of the unit while the front panel provides clear indication of each port's status. An intuitive Web browser interface makes it easy to perform advanced configuration, while port mirroring capability allows for convenient monitoring and fast troubleshooting.