Premier Farnell announces availability of the official Power over Ethernet (PoE) add-on board for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Much-anticipated HAT provides power solution for embedded and IoT projects
Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the hotly anticipated Power over Ethernet Hat for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. This new HAT, announced at the launch of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, enables a Raspberry Pi to be powered via an Ethernet cable, removing the need for a separate power supply.
Power over Ethernet was one of Premier Farnell customer’s top four asks of the latest offering from Raspberry Pi, which delivers increased performance and addressed the needs of the growing professional design market using the board as an embedded device. The official Raspberry Pi PoE HAT is an ideal solution for embedded and IoT projects and further enhances the capabilities of this board.
Key features include:
- Power over Ethernet 802.3af compliant
- Power over Ethernet Boot (PXE Boot)
- Class 2 device
- Fully isolate Switched-Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
- 36-56V Input Voltage
- 5V Output Voltage
- Supplies up to 2.5A
- Fan Control
- Plug-and-play compatibility with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
The Raspberry Pi PoE Hat is suitable for use with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ and requires an 802.3af compliant POE injector, switch, or router device which is not included.
Premier Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.
Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere. Premier Farnell sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.
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