Silent 8-port PoE gigabit smart switch (with AVB) recommendations?

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  1. cube, Jun 2, 2011
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    cube macrumors G5

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    I want to buy PoE gigabit smart switch with about 8 ports.

    I like that the D-Link DGS-1210-10P provides more power than the Netgear GS110TP , but I don't like that it is much bigger.

    I also don't like from the Netgear that the uplinks are only fiber.

    I don't know how solid these switches are, specially when it comes to IPv6.

    I would prefer Cisco, but I haven't seen anything comparable that is quiet.

    Thanks


    EDIT: The AVB requirement was added later to the thread.
     
  2. Transporteur macrumors 68030

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    HP ProCurve V1810-G8. I myself have the 24 port version of this switch.
    HP switches are highly recommended and I can back this up. Excellent product for relatively little money.

    Both come without fans and are manageable.
     
  3. cube thread starter macrumors G5

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    The V1810 is powered by PoE, it does not provide PoE.

    There are fanless V1905 models which provide PoE.

    There are fanless Cisco 300 models which provide PoE which are cheaper.

    The V1905 are smart while the series 300 is managed.

    I'm not sure if the Cisco 300 are just the old Linksys or they have been updated.
     
  4. cube thread starter macrumors G5

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    I see the ProCurve includes lifetime software updates, but I'm not sure about the Cisco.

    Besides that, it's 3 years warranty for the HP against 1 for the Cisco.
     
  5. Transporteur macrumors 68030

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    Ahh, sorry. I missed that. Just had a quick read and saw PoE.
     
  6. cube thread starter macrumors G5

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    The ProCurve 2520 or 2915 would be nice, but they cost quite a bit of money.

    Any experience with the Netgear or the D-Link by now?
     
  7. cube, Jul 30, 2011
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    OK. The D-Link has an internal power supply. Another plus against the Netgear. I almost understand why it is bigger now. The Netgear is so small!
     
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