PoE+ To USB-C 3.0 (Gigabit Data Rate)

Welcome to the PoE Texas Manual for the patent pending GAT-USBC-PD-V3 (designed for iPad, Microsoft Surface, and Samsung) that delivers wired Power and Gigabit Data for your USB Type C devices!

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

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  Phone +1-512-479-0317.

Or you’re always welcome to leave questions or comments on our product page: GAT-USBC-PD-V3

What’s Inside


  • 1 X POE+ Converter
  • 1 X USB-C to USB-C (right angle)




Your new PoE converter is designed to be simple to install and set up.  It is small and light enough to leave “inline” with your network cable.

You may also choose to use four Keystone 616 mounting brackets to wall mount the device.

Otherwise, the GAT-USBC-PD-V3 fits many single gang wall boxes and all dual gang wall boxes.

Once it is in place, simply follow these steps in order:

1 – Plug the RJ-45 end into an IEEE 802.3at PoE (POE+) or 48-56 volt passive Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) with a data source

2 – Ensure the device you’re connecting to is on and logged in

3 – Plug the USB-C connector into the device

The converter will automatically set up the network connection with your device and begin charging.  To confirm that, go to the General settings tab or look for the <…> symbol next to Ethernet.


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

Or here are the steps you take after you’ve logged into the terminal. 

Switch> enable
Switch# configure terminal
Switch(config)# interface gigabitethernet2/0/1

Switch(config-if)# power inline port 2-event
Switch(config-if)# end

You can still set up your iPad to not automatically lock on a timer.  When the screen locks if you would like the screen always on.

  • Go to the Settings icon on your iPad
  • Select Display & Brightness
  • Select Auto Lock
  • Set the limit to Never



The splitter will auto-configure the IP settings to default as soon as you connect it up including Dynamic IP addressing.

  1. Navigate to General Settings, then you’ll see a symbol for the LAN <…>
  2. Select this and you’ll see the option for PoE Texas LAN, select it

You’ll see your IPV4 IP address information.  If it shows “Automatic”, that means your getting a dynamically assigned IP address.

If you’d like to reconfigure the IP address, DNS, and HTTP Proxy settings, you can do that by selecting these options.  

The most used option will be fixing your IP address by selecting the “Automatic” button.

For the other networks settings, we’d recommend talking to a service provider or give us a call: 512-479-0317 or

Best Practices for iOS Updates

Despite Apple’s excellent reputation for ensuring backward compatibility with their iPads and iPhones, practical experience with a recent iOS update has revealed that even they can miss things which can temporarily lead to disruption of service for your device.   If your device must be reliable 24/7, we recommend these following best practices:

  • Go to Settings -> General -> Software Updates -> Automatic Updates
  • Deselect “Install iPadOS Updates”
  • Before choosing to install the next update, please check into our iOS Compatibility Table to check whether we have finished testing the performance of an new iPadOS version

iOS Compatibility Table

  • Finally, to get emailed live updates on iOS compatibility, subscribe to our mailing list for iOS compatibility

Technical Specifications

Product Specifications

Adapters included USB-C to USB-C Right Angle Bi-directional cable
Connector Types USB-C
Data Rate (Input) 10/100/1000 Gigabit / (Output) 10/100/1000 Mbps
Data Standard USB 3.0 (Output)
Input voltage 48-56V
LEDs Per Port Green (POE) / Yellow (USB-C)
Max Power for Kit 25 Watts
Mount Type Wall or Inline
Operating Humidity -10 – 60C
Output Voltage 5V,2.6A; 9V,1.78A; 12V,1.34A; 15V,1.37A; 20V,1.15A
PoE Method IEEE 802.3at
PoE Standard IEEE 802.3at
Weight 3 oz.

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