[AusNOG] dial-up modem with 48v DC power option?
mmc at internode.com.au
Fri Sep 5 11:53:19 EST 2008
Buying modems for OOB management is getting harder and harder.
The only solution I found was: http://www.industrial-grade-modem.com/
- they work out at less than $700 (or at least they do for me).
They're suitable for use in Australia and seem to work reliably.
Our experience is that if you're doing OOB, then it's the method of
last resort before driving/flying to the equipment so spending a bit
extra is worth while. Ditto for power equipment.
On 05/09/2008, at 11:11 AM, Chris Pollock wrote:
> I have an application for some dial-up modems for out of band
> management but the only power available is 48v DC. Does anyone have
> a line on any reasonably priced serial dial-up modems, or perhaps a
> dc/dc converter or what have you that would let them run off 48vDC?
> The ones I’ve found have all been industrial-strength hardened type
> stuff and clocking in at $700+ which is just not practical.
> Any ideas? On or off list replies are welcome.
> Chris Pollock,
> Network Manager,
> Demand Broadband.
> e. chris at demand.com.au
> p. 1300 767 445
> f. 1300 767 556
> m. 0410 747 765
> skype. christopherpollock
> AusNOG mailing list
> AusNOG at lists.ausnog.net
Matthew Moyle-Croft Internode/Agile Peering and Core Networks
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