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Power-over-Ethernet support on Linksys Business Switches and Access Points

Power-over-Ethernet (POE) technology allows network cables to carry both electric power and data connection to devices.  This article provides information about PoE on Linksys Business Switches and Access Points.

Linksys Business Switches


The table below provides information on the Linksys Business Switches’ switch type, port speed, PoE support type, number of PoE ports, and PoE power budget.

 
Model
Switch type
Port speed
PoE support
PoE ports
PoE power budget
LGS108P
Unmanaged
Gigabit
802.3af/at
4
50W
LGS116P
Unmanaged
Gigabit
802.3af/at
8
80W
LGS124P
Unmanaged
Gigabit
802.3af/at
12
120W
LGS308P
L2 managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
8
72W
LGS308MP
L2 managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
8
125W
LGS318P
L2 managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
16
125W
LGS326P
L2 managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
24
192W
LGS326MP
L2 managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
24
384W
LGS528P
L2+ managed
Gigabit
802.3af/at
24
192W
 
Linksys Business Access Points

The table below provides information on the Linksys Business Access Points’ antenna configuration, Wi-Fi type, PoE support type, and maximum power draw.

 
Model
Antenna configuration
Wi-Fi type
PoE support
Max power draw
LAPAC1200C
2x2
802.11ac
802.3af/at
13W
LAPAC1750C
3x3
802.11ac
802.3at
15W
LAPAC2600C
4x4
802.11ac
802.3at
25W

The table below shows how many access points can be connected to your Linksys switch in reference to the PoE power budget.
 
Model
PoE power budget
PoE ports
LAPAC1200C
(13W)
LAPAC1750C
(15W)
LAPAC2600C
(25W)
LGS108P
50W
4
3
3
2
LGS116P
80W
8
6
5
3
LGS124P
120W
12
9
8
4
LGS308P
72W
8
5
4
2
LGS308MP
125W
8
8 (7+ uplink)
8 (7+ uplink)
5
LGS318P
125W
16
9
8
5
LGS326P
192W
24
14
12
7
LGS326MP
384W
24
24
24
15
LGS528P
192W
24
14
12
7

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