Altronix NetWaySP8WPX Outdoor PoEprovides two (2) 1Gb SFP (Fiber) ports and eight (8) PoE+ (30W) or two (2) Hi-PoE (60W) ports, passing data for PoE/PoE+/Hi-PoE compliant devices allowing cameras/edge devices to be located up to 100m from the unit. Altronix NetWaySP8WPX Outdoor PoE+ Hardened Switch enables monitoring, control, and reporting power and diagnostics with more versatility on the field.

Applications for the Altronix NetWaySP8WPX Outdoor PoE+ Hardened Switch include anywhere PoE devices are outdoors and require management as is the case in Schools and Universities and Property Management.

Altronix NetWaySP8WPX Outdoor PoE+ Hardened Switch


  • Two (2) Gigabit SFP ports
  • 115W total power:
    • Eight (8) PoE/PoE+ (up to 30W) ports or two (2) Hi-PoE (60W) ports
  • Two (2) 10/100/1000 Mbps ports
  • Six (6) 10/100 Mbps ports
  • IEEE 802.3at (30W), IEEE 802.3af (15W) compliant, or Hi-PoE (60W)
  • PoE activity LED indicators
  • Automatic switch over to stand-by battery when AC fails
  • UL Listed in the U.S. and Canada
  • CE Approved
  • Lifetime Warranty / Made in the U.S.A.
    Other products in NetWaySP8WP Series:

    • NetWaySP8WP – Multi-Port PoE+ hardened switch in a smaller outdoor enclosure
    • NetWaySP8WPN – Multi-Port PoE+ hardened switch
    • NetWaySP8X – Indoor version includes power supply
    • NetWaySP8PL – PoE+ switch and power supply on backplane
    • NetWaySP8B – PoE+ Switch Board



  • Voltage: 115VAC, 60Hz, 2.5A or 230VAC, 50/60Hz, 1.3A
  • Fusing: 5A/250V

Power Output

  • Eight (8) PoE+ (30W) ports or two (2) Hi-PoE (60W) ports
  • IEEE 802.3at (30W) and IEEE 802.3af (15W) compliant
  • 115W total power
  • Integral surge protection

Fiber Ports:

  • Two (2) Gigabit SFP ports
  • Use with SFP module 1000Base-X (1Gb), compliant to Class 1 laser product (not included)

Ethernet Ports:

  • Six (6) 10/100 Mbps and two (2) 10/100/1000 Mbps ports
  • Connectivity: RJ45, auto-crossover
  • Wire type: 4-pair CAT5 or better structured cable
  • Distance: up to 100m
  • Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps, half/full duplex, auto negotiation

Back-up Battery (not included)

  • Type: Sealed lead acid or gel type
  • Failover: Upon AC loss, instantaneous

Indicators (LED)

  • Individual PoE On LEDs for each port
  • Individual IP Link status, 10/100Base-T/active LEDs for each port
  • ALOS LED indicates fiber connection for SFP port
  • Heartbeat LED indicates proper operation of the unit

LINQ Technology:

  • Remote network management allows for camera/device reset and monitoring
  • Provides local and/or remote access to critical information via LAN/WAN
  • Email and Windows Dashboard Alert notifications report real-time diagnostics
  • Event log tracks history

Agency Listings

  • UL/cUL
    • UL60950-1 (Information Technology Equipment)
    • UL60950-22 (Information Technology Equipment to be installed Outdoors)
  • CE European Conformity

Physical and Environmental

  • Enclosure Dimensions (H x W x D approx.):
    • 17.375” x 12” x 6.5” (441.3mm x 304.8mm x 165.1mm)
  • Product Weight / Shipping (approx.)
    • Product Weight: 21.5 lbs. (9.75 kg)
    • Shipping Weight: 23.0 lbs. (10.43 kg)
  • Temperature
    • Operating:
      • 60W: -40ºC to 75ºC (-40ºF to 167ºF)
      • 75W: -40ºC to 70ºC (-40ºF to 158ºF)
      • 100W: -40ºC to 55ºC (-40ºF to 131ºF)
      • 115W: -40ºC to 45ºC (-40ºF to 113ºF)
    • Storage: -40ºC to 85ºC (-40ºF to 185ºF)
  • Relative Humidity: 85% +/-5%
  • BTU/hour. (approx.): 61 BTU/hour

To place an order for an Altronix NetWaySP8WPX Outdoor PoE+ Hardened Switch, or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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