On our website, and some of our datasheets, you’ll see references to a PoE injector (ACW-107). Basically, the PoE Injector adds power to an unpowered Ethernet connection, making it capable of delivering 802.11af/802.11at power.
Normally, if you attempt to connect an normal Ethernet connection to a PoE powered device, the device will not activate:
However, if you add a PoE Injector into the normal Ethernet connection, will be become capable of delivering PoE:
Alternately, you can also use a PoE-enabled Switch to connect to and power your PoE powered device: