Ubiquiti ERpoe-5, 24V/48V Passive PoE, 5-Port Router

Manufacturer: Ubiquiti
Part #
MFG Part # ERpoe-5
Availability In Stock
MSRP $179.00
Price $150.00

Ubiquiti ERpoe-5, 24V/48V Passive PoE, 5-Port Router

Product Info

Ubiquiti Networks - ERPOE-5 - EdgeRouter POE 24VDr C 1.25A Power Adapter.  FREE SHIPPING                                                                                                          

  • Advanced feature set to run applications on the customizable open platform
  • Up to 1 million packets per second
  • Supports 24V or 48V passive PoE
Introducing the EdgeRouter™ from Ubiquiti Networks™, part of the EdgeMAX™ platform. EdgeRouters combine carrier-class reliability with enterprise-level features in a compact and affordable unit. EdgeRouter is the world’s first economical router capable of routing 1 million packets per second. Powered by a proprietary and intuitive graphical interface, EdgeOS™, EdgeRouters can easily be configured for routing, security, and management features required to efficiently run your network. For advanced network professionals, an integrated CLI is available for quick and direct access using familiar commands.  The Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 5, ER-POE-5 can be configured to support 24V or 48V POE on each individual port.  This is helpful when powering up multiple Ubiquiti access points using POE, to elliminate the need for single port POE injectors.

Powerful Functionality
Full-featured routing functionality for limitless applications.

Advanced User Interface
Next-generation user experience allows anyone to quickly become a routing expert.

Carrier-Class Reliability
Uptime performance equivalent to leading carrier and enterprise solutions.

• Performance (Layer-3 base forwarding): 1,000,000 pps for 64-byte packets
• CPU: Dual-core MIPS64 processor with hardware acceleration
• Ethernet: 3 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet router/switch ports
• Ethernet: 2 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet router ports
• Memory: 512 MB DDR2 RAM
• Storage: 2 GB
• Console: 1 RJ-45 serial console port
• Power supply: 100-240VAC 24VDC 2.5A US-style plug
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Model: ERPoe-5

• (5) Gigabit routing ports

• (5) PoE configurable ports

• Supports 24V or 48V* PoE

• (3) ports configurable for switching

• 1 million packets per second for 64-byte packets

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Add'l Info

Typical home based routers and wireless routers are quite slow when more then 20-30 users are online at the same time.  For an application such as a Campground, Marina or RV Park, where a client has more then 50 users online at any given time, a more commercial grade wireless router, such as the Cisco RV042 or Ubiquiti ERPRO-8 should be installed.  Although this is not a wireless router, this cisco router can be connected to high power wireless access points for long range wireless, or connected to a range extender.   More commercial grade routers can actually set an upload/download speed so that no single user can "hog" all available bandwidth.  Such a router would be the RV042, or ERPRO-8.  Built in POE will allow you to expand your wireless network bridge, or wireless booster without the need for additional wall power plugs.

These higher end routers also have faster processors to handle more users.  To see how many users are accessing your network at any given time, log into the web based configuration of the router, and navigate to the DHCP list page.  This will give you a real time estimate of how many users are on the network.  If you see a certain time of day that the network bogs down, log in to the router again, and see how many users.  Most likely you will see a large number of people using the wireless or wired network, which would be a reason to upgrade the router.  The ERPOE-5 router for example has a built in POE switch, which will allow you to power both indoor and outdoor access points, range extenders, or other wireless network adapters that support 24V passive POE.

The best wireless router to use, in our recommendation is one in which you are familiar with.  Depending on the application, GNS Wireless might recommend a ERlite for one application, and may recommend a cheaper wireless n router for another application.  It really depends on how many users, what type of usage, and what type of features you would like available for your wireless network.  With these types of wireless routers, you will not be able to configure a "router repeater".  The wireless access point will control the long range wireless functionality, not the router.  Routers alone will control the connection to your cable/dsl modem, control the DHCP table, security features such as VPN and remote access, and bandwidth control.  All other features such as wifi boosters, wireless boosters, and wifi signal boosters will be the responsibility of the wireless access point.  Other quality indoor routers would be the linksys e3000, linksys e4200 and the TP-Link WR1043ND.  These would be some of the best wireless routers to use for small office, or home office use.  Other great routers that work very well for small to medium sized businesses are the Ubiquiti routers, such as the one above, or ERPOE-5, ER8, ERPRO-8 and ERlite-3.  All of these wired and wireless n routers from Ubiquiti have their own particular features that work very well depending on your application.

The Ubiquiti AirRouter can be used as a wireless booster, or wireless extender depending on your application.  The configuration of this router will allow you to change the settings such as channel size, security, or access point vs router mode.  Adding range extenders to this type of setup will increase range, but not exactly increase speed.  When wireless repaters are used the throughput of the connection to the wireless repeater will decrease depending on distance, interference, and wireless mode.  The best wifi signal booster is to use an external access point for extending the range of the wireless network.  Such a wireless booster would be the APC2M, which has up to 1000mW transmit power and your choice of external antenna.  Another option is the APC2M-8, which has an integrated 8dBi directional patch antenna.  This will boost your wifi signal in one direction, up to 60 degrees, and works very well in applications such as warehouses, or externally for campground, RV Parks, or Marinas.  The best wireless router to use with either of those access points is the one you are familiar with, or chose the TPLink WR1043ND.

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