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PoE Switch offers IEEE 802.3at-compliant solution.

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February 21, 2014 - IP66-rated for outdoor installation, Model PDS-102GO enables connection of two powered devices to network via Gigabit uplink, up to 30 W each. Unit extends reach between switch and powered devices to max of 200 m, and offers lightning protection to switch itself, and to indoor network. Operating from -40 to +65°C, plug-and-play switch supports 10/100/1000 Mbps data rates and enables remote monitoring and control of devices' status, including remote reset.

Microsemi Corporation

2381 Morse Ave., Irvine, CA, 92614, USA

Original Press Release

Microsemi Introduces Industry's Only All-in-one Outdoor Power-over-Ethernet Switch Solution Enabling Powering of Two Devices

Press release date: February 13, 2014

PDS-102GO 2+1 Outdoor Power-over-Ethernet Switch Offers Cost-effective and IEEE 802.3at-compliant Solution

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its leading-edge PDS-102GO outdoor Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch. The PDS-102GO enables connection of two powered devices to the network via Gigabit uplink, up to 30 watts (W) each, is IP66 rated and can be installed in outdoor environments. In addition, it enables remote monitoring and control of the devices' status, including remote reset.

Microsemi's PDS-102GO is ideal for applications such as an outdoor wireless LAN (WLAN), outdoor IP camera and outdoor point-to-point (P2P) radio. Additionally, the switch extends the reach between the switch and powered devices by an additional 100 meters, to a maximum of 200 meters, a significant benefit in many applications. The PDS-102GO offers lightning protection to the switch itself, and to the indoor network.

"The introduction of the PDS-102GO switch provides a simple and cost-effective solution for PoE outdoor installations. With the 102GO, an outdoor network can be installed in minutes with minimal installation costs," said Sani Ronen, director of product marketing, PoE Systems at Microsemi. "This new product adds to our leadership position in this market and is the optimal solution for outdoor applications, where ease-of?use, guaranteed interoperability and low cost are essential."

Other product features include:
--  Three ports: one data input and two PoE outputs
--  Remotely managed via SNMP and web
--  Extends network reach by additional 100 meters
--  Outdoor rated: IP66
--  Extended temperature range -40 degrees C, +65 degrees C for 802.3af
--  Supports 10/100/1000Mbps data rates
--  Includes integral surge protection
--  plug and play installation (installer does not have to open unit)

Availability
Microsemi's PDS-102GO outdoor switch is available now. Also available for ordering now are the mounting brackets for the outdoor unit. For more information visit www.microsemi.com/products/powerdsine/outdoor-poe-switch or contact sales.support@microsemi.com.

About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time;  voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,400 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

Microsemi and the Microsemi logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Microsemi Corporation and/or its affiliates. Third-party trademarks and service marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Farhad Mafie, VP Worldwide Product Marketing, 949.380.6161, or Beth P. Quezada, Communications Specialist, 949.380.6102, Email: press@microsemi.com

Web Site: http://www.microsemi.com

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