FLEX-Link Adapter



The FLEX-Link adapter is an Ethernet extender that extends Ethernet and power over 2 or 4 pair UTP. It is used with the FLEX 24-Port switch and FLEX 8-Port switch to support long reach requirements. The FLEX-Link can be locally powered to provide higher power to the end point.

Tech Specs

FLEX-Link Technical Specifications

Model FLEX-Link
Part Number NV-FLXLK
Dimensions • 2.4cm x 3.7cm x 7.8cm (HxWxD)

• 0.94” x 1.45” x 3.07” (HxWxD)

Weight 65 g (2.29 oz.)
Mounting Inline between the Ethernet cable (to IP endpoint, IEEE), and the network infrastructure cable (to switch, or FLEX-Base adapter)
Interface: Network Infrastructure side (FLEX side) RJ45 port: UTP cable (4-pair, 2-pair or 1-pair)

Cable Type Data Rate Reach
4 pair CAT5e 1 100 Mbps 2,000ft / 610m
2 pair CAT5e 100 Mbps 1,000ft / 300m
2 pair CAT5e 10Mbps 2,000ft/ 610m
1 pair CAT5e 100 Mbps 950ft / 290m (adapter must be locally powered)Compliance and Agency Approval
Interface: IEEE side (for IP end point device) • RJ45 port: 100 Base-T, IEEE 802.3af/at
Power injection (PoE) DC voltage on RJ45 ports: 37V – 55V, maximum 50W (over 4 pairs) IEEE 802.3af/at compliant Cisco UPoE compatible
Power supply PoE from the switch or external power supply
DC IN(Barrel Connector) Optional (sold separately)
55VDC via an external AC/DC Power Adapter (IEC Class II
isolated only) NOTE: local power supply used must have its output isolated from Earth potential.
Power Injection (PoE) DC voltage: -54VDC; Endpoint devices must be compliant with IEEE 802.3af
Power consumption 1.8W
Operating temperature 0°C to +50°C (32°F to +122°F)
Humidity 10% to 95% (non-condensing) at 35° C (95° F)

Compliance and Agency Approval

EMC Emission (FLEX24= Class A, FLEX-Link= Class B): FCC Part 15, EN 55022:2010 Immunity: EN 55024:2010
Dimensions UL 60950-1 2nd Ed 2014-10-14, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd Ed 2014-10,
IEC 60950-1:2005 + A1 + A2,
EN 60950-1:2006 + A11 + A12 + A1 + A2
Environment EU RoHS Directive 2011/65

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