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Welcome to the PoE Texas Manual for the GAT-USB-IWW that gives you USB Fast Charging and Gigabit data over a single network cable to convert unused network ports into USB charging stations!


The purpose of the manual is to help you quickly and effectively navigate the installation and functions of your new Power Over Ethernet device.


Our goal is to make our products as intuitive and simple to use as possible, so we value your feedback and questions directly to us at service@poetexas.com.  Phone +1-512-479-0317.


Or you’re always welcome to leave questions or comments on our product page: GAT-USB-IW

What’s Inside


  • 1 X GAT-USB-IW Device
  • 1 X Cover Plate
  • 1 X Mounting Screws

You will need a low voltage mouting ring or single gang wall box as well as a home-run data cable.

If you’re looking for a Power and Data over USB Type C solution, check out our AT-USBC-JB.

    General Installation

    Before You Install:

    Yes, this converter will work with a normal PoE (IEEE 802.3af) switch or midspan for 12 watts of power, but in order to also have PoE on the output port and USB charging at the same time you need a PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at).  You can find our more powerful PoE switches here.

    If you already have a PoE switch and want the full PoE+ power, PoE Texas offers midspans that can add PoE+ to any PoE switch.  You can find the midspans here.  Do contact us at success@poetexas.com or 512-479-0317 if you’d like help selecting a product.

    This device includes a bi-directional USB port so no matter what orientation you use, it will fit and delivers up to 12 watts of charging while still allowing the network port to have PoE.

    The installation is simple and only requires a few minutes to set up without specialty tools.

    • Make the home run cable from the main switch: PoE or PoE+ (preferred) in the server room or IDF. 
    • Run the home run cable to the end location where you want your device.  
    • Install a low voltage ring or single gang box.
    • Connect the home run ethernet to the port on the back of the device.
    • The blue power light will turn on and your device powers up.


    Configuring Your Cisco Enterprise POE Switch for 2 Event PoE Classification

    Yeah, I know that’s a mouthful.  Here’s the simple translation.  Cisco enterprise switches including the 9400 and 9300 models, which is a lot of them, come with a default setting that makes them less compatible PoE+ devices like the GAT-USBC-PD.   You’ll know the setting isn’t right because our device won’t power on correctly, and your device won’t charge.  How frustrating!

    It’s a simple enough fix.  You simply need to configure the ports that will power the GAT-USBC-PD to have 2 event classification.  You can find the Cisco documentation on how to do that here: CONFIGURE MY SWITCH

    Technical Specifications

    Product Specifications

    Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS
    Data + PoE Ports 1x PoE+ Input / 1x PoE Output
    Data Rate Gigabit
    Dimensions 4.5 x 2.75 x 3.5 Inches; Fits in a US Single Gang Box
    Downlink Ports 1x IEEE 802.3af 10/100/1000 Mbps Port
    Input Voltage Range 44-56 volts through Uplink Port
    LED Indicator Blue LED Status Indicator
    Max Power for Kit 25 watts total
    Mount Type In-wall
    Operating Humidity 5% to 90%
    Operating Temperature Range -10 – 45C
    PoE Method IEEE 802.3at/PoE+ (Uplink) / IEEE 802.3af LAN
    PoE Mode/Pinout Mode A (-1,2 +3,6)/Mode B (+4,5 -7,8)
    PoE Standard IEEE 802.3at and IEEE 802.3af
    PoE Standards Supported IEEE 802.3at PoE

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