The quality of the device is very important considering that the cables are needed to provide a stable and good-quality Internet throughput. ToughSwitch PoE doesn’t disappoint in this category as it is covered by rubber casing, ensuring that even if it’s dropped, it doesn’t immediately get damaged. It is also made of metal materials that further extend the life of the device and guarantees that there’s proper flow of electricity as metal is a very good conductor.
The ToughSwitch PoE is a cost-effective device that is composed of 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports. These allow you to build the kind of network you want to have for your small office or home office. Being Gigabit, the device can support other technologies such as HDTVs or gaming consoles, as well as other gadgets that can be added into the wireless network.
Aside from this, the switch comes with passive PoE support, which means you can use the same Ethernet cable in order to deliver power to the device, making sure that you don’t end up dealing with a lot of wires or cables. To make things even a lot better, each of the ports can be PoE with support for either 24V or48V. It can take care up to 150W of power. Passive PoE also covers considerable distance.
The bundle also includes the right brackets and mounts so you may be able to attach this on the wall.
The ToughSwitch PoE is very easy to manage. It comes with a user-friendly interface made up of very useful features such as configuration for virtual local area network, monitoring of the ports, and management and connection services of the system. It also offers support to two protocols, which are STP and RSTP, as well as jumbo frame and ping watchdog. Moreover, you can configure the alerts.