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Netgear FS728TP
7.1 out of 10

Netgear FS728TP

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Overall 10
10

Just Works

Phil -., Newegg
4 December 2014
  • Summary: Swapped out our existing Netgear 8 port POE switch for this one as we intend to add more cameras and the other one was maxed out. Just plugged this in and was done. Yeah I know it's managed but I don't need that in this case as it's for a dedicated bunch of cameras.
  • Pros: Lots of POE ports with a good watt budget. Quiet (we only have 10 POE cameras plugged in, may get louder with more devices, don't know)
  • Cons: None that I could find
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Overall 2
2.0

RUN!

MINNEOLA D., Newegg
16 July 2014
  • Summary: These were rebooting for every single little change. For example, I entered "information services" in the switch info for the contact person. Applying rebooted the switch without it telling me "switch rebooting".
  • Pros: Rackmountable? These feel like solidly made switches...
  • Cons: no ssh access - but I knew that part going in - what frustrates me is that the switch reboots without warning for every little change you make - even text fields which don't have any effect on any switch-port configuration. Ping times to these units also seem to jump all over the place for no rea...
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Overall 8
8.0

works fine for small business

Leading E., Newegg
14 July 2014
  • Summary: I have used these to hook via fiber (combo port by generic manuf.) from building to building. I have used them to power 12 NEC ip phones...check how much draw your phones are so as not to hook up too many. They sit in a closet so noise is not applicable. (knock on wood) They just run!
  • Pros: Small business can utilize this to run phones along with data. Combo ports are good for linking buildings/switches together. Rackmount ready. Gigabit ports for the big stuff!
  • Cons: needed a firmware update upon arrival to do what I wanted - minus egg.
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Overall 10
10

Does what it's supposed to

mark h., Newegg
1 May 2014
  • Pros: Does what it's supposed to do. 24 ports of POE 802.11af. I use these for POE cameras and I have had no problems. The management and monitoring software is nice
  • Cons: None, it just seems to do it's job
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10

User Review

IPPBX, Walmart
22 January 2013
  • Summary: As an IP PBX integrator, I was surprised that I can found Rack-Mount product on Walmart.com. Netgear has reliable products. Warmart is reliable channel. They are a perfect match for me.
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Overall 10
10

Great for IP Phones

Nathan, B&H Photo
6 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Only negative is it is only 100Megs on most ports. But for IP phones this is perfect if you aren't doing a pass through setup on the phones.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Poe On The 24 Ports
  • Cons: Only 100 Meg
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Overall 8
8.0

Patience <3 Geeks

Henry P., Newegg
19 September 2012
  • Summary: I've found that Firefox V15 seemed the most stable with the web interface. At first, just power up and let it boot. Then plug in your PC on the same subnet. The switch will have a default IP of 192.168.0.238 (double check, I forgot. It's in the instructions).
  • Pros: This switch works great for the price; remember that, you get what you pay for. Configuration is easy, after you get the web interface is up. Able to power 16 IP cameras plus 6 VOIP phones. LIFETIME WARRANTY!
  • Cons: Web interface takes a little effort to get up (follow packaged instructions + reboot). See "other thoughts".
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Overall 8
8.0

Good unit for the money

Ess, B&H Photo
31 July 2012
  • Excerpt: We purchased this to power our new SIP phone system and it works great.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

Duffy W., Newegg
24 July 2012
  • Summary: this thing is great. 30 ports, 24 of 'em PoE and at a fraction of the cost. It's incredibly stable. A lot of people gripe about the web interface, but who the hell uses a managed mode for a switch for PoE devices? Most of the time it'll be for security cameras or powered WiFi access points anyway.
  • Pros: Inexpensive awesome PoE
  • Cons: None so far
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Overall 10
10

Easy Install, Reliable Performance

Crescendo AV, B&H Photo
9 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Just finished a "Smart Home" installation utilizing Crestron electronics. There were 15 in-wall touch panels and a few other devices that receive power over Ethernet. This switch requires no setup, and truly was "Plug and Play". Much better than using single device PoE injectors!
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Reliable
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