Leeds,
09
January
2019
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09:37
Europe/Amsterdam

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

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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.

The Official Raspberry Pi PoE HAT is available from Farnell element14 in EMEA, Newark element14 in North America and element14 in Asia Pacific.

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Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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