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In this short post, you will learn what Power Over Ethernet (PoE) and Power Over Cable (PoC) are and how they can benefit your AV set up, whether it be security cameras or outdoor TVs.
More and more AV installers and residential users are turning to PoE and PoC equipment to provide power to remote areas where power outlets aren’t available and running long power cords is inconvenient.
PoE and PoC are both based on the same principle of simultaneously providing both data and power over the same cable from one device to another.
What is Power Over Ethernet?
Power over Ethernet, commonly known as PoE, is a technology used to pass electrical power long with data (video and audio from HDMI or other) over CAT 5e/6/6a/7 Ethernet cabling from one device to another. It is standardized to adhere to a specific v