Ethernet Transformer question

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by xkris, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. xkris

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    Mar 13, 2011
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    Hi there,

    I have read that I have to connect the center taps of the ethernet transformer (RCT and CTC) to the positive power supply. My question is, do I have to connect them only when I'm using PoE or is it always mandatory, and if so, why?

    Regards
    kris
     
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