I just looked at that Resources for a 532.  2 Ports are VIA Technologies.  The 3rd is Integrated Device Technologies.

Scott Reed
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---------- Original Message -----------
From: Brian Rohrbacher <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 09:20:58 -0400
Subject: Re: [WISPA] MT power supplies THE SOLUTION

> I started with....       RB 532 on tower.  It comes down 265 feet to poe
> injector to router.  Major packet loss.
> 2)  switched RB 532 out.  No change.
> 3)  Created test setup on ground with "bad board" and it looked fine.
> (from laptop--6ft cable----poe----265 ft---RB)
> 4) Blamed it on the cable, and got a cable certifier from a friend.
> 5)  Right before climb, I re did the test setup on the ground.  This
> time I plugged the 265 feet into the actual router instead of my
> laptop.  The problen was back.  (I was bummed)
> 6)  One final test.  Get another 265 foot cable.  I used 265ft for power
> and 265ft for data to eth 2 or 3.
> Problem solved.
> I can only speculate that the chipset on RB 532 poe port is diffrent
> from the chipset on eth 2/3.
> And for whatever reason it was not compatable with cable, hardware,
> ect.....setup.
> I may never know for sure why, but I have the workaround.  Good enough
> for me.
>
> FWIW  I ended up pulling 2 new cables (all 3 certified fine).  I used
> the original cable for data (it has "real" shield)  I used my new 2
> (cheapo foil shield) for power and slapped the other into eth3 for the
> heck of it.
>
> Lessons learned for next time.
> Measure cable, crimp, and power up on ground using the EXACT same
> everything as what the final deployment will have.  And then test.
>
> Hope that sums it all up.
>
> Ok to directly answer your question.  Yes.  I did this on the ground
> test unit.
>
> Brian
> Rohrbacher
>
> Paul Hendry wrote:
>
> >Brian,
> >
> >Just out of interest, did you try running both power and data over the new
> >cable and did you still see the same issue?
> >
> >P.
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> >Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher
> >Sent: 15 September 2006 02:43
> >To: WISPA General List
> >Subject: Re: [WISPA] MT power supplies THE SOLUTION
> >
> >First off.  I'm back to a 48v 420mA power supply.
> >To the solution.
> >I ran another cat5 up the tower and plugged it into the RB 532.
> >Now I have one cable for poe and one cable for data, and it all works fine.
> >And check this.  My headache went away as soon as the problem did.   :)
> >Problem solved.  NEXT!
> >
> >Brian
> >
> >Tom DeReggi wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Amps don't mean a thing without disclosing Volts, Consider Watts
> >>instead. 1300mA at 3V is much different than 1300mA at 18V.
> >>The mPCI slot (SR5) is 3.3V.   Power to the Motherboard is from
> >>12-48V. W=V*A
> >>
> >>Tom DeReggi
> >>RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc
> >>IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband
> >>
> >>
> >>----- Original Message ----- From: "Mark McElvy" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> >>Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 8:19 AM
> >>Subject: RE: [WISPA] MT power supplies
> >>
> >>
> >>I am surprised no one has mentioned this. I looked up power consumption
> >>on the SR5 and it shows 800 to 1300 mA each. You state your power supply
> >>is 700mA. I did not look up power consumption for the RB532 but I would
> >>think you would need at least a 3A supply.
> >>
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> >>Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher
> >>Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 11:51 AM
> >>To: WISPA General List
> >>Subject: Re: [WISPA] MT power supplies
> >>
> >>So, does anyone know if it looks like I would be fine on the power side
> >>of things?
> >>I have tweaked the ethernet port settings for no gain.
> >>
> >>Next step is to get climbing 280ft to replace board, but I'd like to
> >>confirm power first.
> >>
> >>Brian
> >>
> >>Brian Rohrbacher wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>I have a RB 532 on 300 foot of cat 5 with 2 sr5.
> >>>I'm using poe 48v .700a power supply.
> >>>I'm seeing weirdness.
> >>>
> >>>Do I have enough "juice"
> >>>
> >>>Brian
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>    
> >>
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