Test Event for the Ethernet Alliance PoE Certification Program

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:00pm


The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) is hosting a PoE Test Event during the week of June 25-29, 2018. Testing results from this event can be used to apply for the Ethernet Alliance (EA) PoE Certification Program. This event is open to all companies who wish to participate.

The test plan for this event will follow the Ethernet Alliance​ PoE Certification test plan for Type 1 and Type 2 PDs and PSEs. Passing products will be eligible for listing on the Ethernet Alliance Certified Product Registry. In order to be listed companies must apply to the Program through the Ethernet Alliance and agree to the Ethernet Alliance​ PoE Certification Program CMLA. This event is not a traditional plugfest and therefore there is no need to attend; simply ship your device(s).  The registration deadline to participate in this event is June 15th.

If you have any questions regarding this test event please contact Craig Chabot at craig.chabot@iol.unh.edu or +1-603-862-2911

Registration Information:

The registration deadline to participate in this event is June 20th. Please complete this online registration form.

Pay per test fees are $5,000 / PSE and $3,000 / PD. Current UNH-IOL members in the PoE Testing Service are able to use their member benefits to test up to 3 devices at no cost, additional devices will be charged the pay per test fee.

For this event, additional cost savings are being offered:

  • Companies joining the program can obtain a $2,500 discount off the Certification Mark License Agreement (CMLA)
  • Companies can pay 1 application fee to cover up to 3 products
    • Ethernet Alliance Members - $1,000
    • Non-Members - $2,500

Guidelines for Shipping:

This event is not an on-site, attended event; all equipment will be shipped. Companies shipping equipment to and from the UNH-IOL are required to cover all shipping and customs/duties costs. Failure to do so will require the UNH-IOL to bill the member company for any outstanding shipping and customs/duties charges plus a one hundred dollar ($100 USD) handling fee. We receive/ship using FedEx and UPS. Devices should be delivered to the following address no later than Friday, June 22nd.  All shipments must include a return label.

Please be aware that:

Crates must not exceed the dimensions of our loading dock area, which is 56” wide x 90” high (1.4m x 2.28m). The weight of each crate should not exceed 4,000 pounds (1,814 kg). If a crate shipped to us is larger, we may have to de-crate the equipment in order to bring it into our lab.

Our loading dock includes a dock leveler and a liftgate is not required for delivery vehicles. Please note we have an alley dock and it may be difficult for larger trailers, the recommended maximum trailer length is 48'.

Address Information
Attn: Craig Chabot
21 Madbury Rd., Ste 100
Durham, NH 03824
Tel: +1-603-862-0090