Power Options for MK2

#1

I have a MK2 that I want to connect using 12V power. Do I use the two outer terminals with the one of the right being pos?

The BR1 Mini could use PoE. I understand the MK2 cannot; is that correct?

Thanks.

#2

@tim.rohrer

You can check the followings link for the power input & power output supported for the devices:

What do you mean for this ?

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#3

Hi Tim,

if I understood your question correct, this should be your answer

for the PoE input


Regards
Dennis

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#4

Unless I am missing something in the link you posted, it does not show which of the four terminal block holes to use for the two 12V leads. Where is the pin-out diagram for the terminal block?

@dennis.hofheinz posted an answer from another thread which shows for the BR1 Classic that the two outer pins are used, with the right one being for POS. I accept it is a reasonable assumption to say the configuration didn’t change for MK2, but I’d like Peplink to confirm that before I start throwing voltages at a $700 device :slight_smile:

And I’m still confused about the PoE support. The BR1 Mini shows PoE for one of the ethernet ports, but I don’t see it in the link you provided. The Mk2 doesn’t have such a label, and I’m curious if it can be powered by PoE?

Thank you.

#5

The Pins are labelled.
pin 1 is negative
pin 4 is positive

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#6

MK2 BR1 cannot be powered via POE to either its LAN or WAN port.

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