Datto Networking: What are the PoE specifications for the AP42?



What are the Power over Ethernet (PoE) specifications for the AP42?


  • Datto AP42 Access Point


  • Ethernet 1: 802.3af/at (PoE/PoE+), or Passive 48-54V⎓0.5A
  • Ethernet 2: Passive PoE 18-24V⎓ 1.34-1A (mode A, B, A+B)


  • AF max draw is 12.95w
  • AT max draw is 25.5w
  • Passive will draw between 24 and 27w depending on the input voltage

PoE Misplug Tests:

  • Plugging in passive 24V PoE into Ethernet 1 will not properly power up the device.
  • Plugging in passive 48V PoE into Ethernet 2 will not burn out the unit.
Datto access points function within the power requirements of the 802.3 specification. See the Additional Resources section of this article for more information.

Additional Resources

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