We support all (4) new iPad Pro & Air tablets that came out - click on [BROWSE BY TABLET] in the upper left to find your enclosure & order now!
We support all (4) new iPad Pro & Air tablets that came out - click on [BROWSE BY TABLET] in the upper left to find your enclosure & order now!

Redpark Gigabit + PoE Adapter for iPad (Data and Power)

Quick Overview

Convert a powered CAT5 (PoE) cable to a Lightning cable, to power your iPad / iOS device with wired Ethernet (power + data). [Does not work with Android / Windows / non-iOS devices]

Not Compatible With Latest Generation of iPad Pro's [USB-C Charging]
  • iPods & iPhones (with lightning port)
  • iPads (with lightning port)
  • Android, Windows, Amazon, (Non iOS Tablets - Not Supported)

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Power + Data for iPads/iOS devices
The Redpark Gigabit + PoE Adapter connects iOS devices - like iPads and iPhones - to both ethernet and provides 10.5W of charging power at the same time (data + power), via a single CAT5/5e/6 Ethernet cable connected to a PoE-enabled switch.
MFi-certified for iOS Compatibility
The Redpark iPad ethernet adapter & cable combo is MFi-certified and recognized as a wired, hard-line network connection, and can be configured using the Settings app on the iPad when running iOS 10 (or later).
Required: Custom, Proprietary Cable
The adapter connects to the iPad or iPhone using a special Lightning to USB Micro B cable (select length above!) It is compatible with Gigabit networking and provides bandwidth up to 225 Mbps.
Fast Ethernet - Up to 225Mbps
This wired Ethernet connection is compatible with Gigabit PoE switches, and provides reliable LAN connectivity at up to 225Mbps!
Step by Step
Locate the nearest wall outlet (120-240V A/C) to your tablet mounting location. Plug in our
VidaPower PoE Switch to the outlet, and connect a standard CAT/Ethernet cable from your router to the switch's uplink port. Next, run the powered CAT5 cable to your tablet location (up to 600') and connect it to the CAT5 port on the Redpark Power Adapter. Finally, connect your Lightning charging cable to the USB port of the Adapter, run your charging cable to your device and voila - we've connected your device to an A/C outlet up to 600' away! You're good! 
Redpark CAT5 to USB Power Adapter Connection Example/Schematic
Works with any standard, regular 802.3af PoE Switch
To provide power + Ethernet to the Redpark Adapter, use any standard, regular 802.3af Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch providing a minimum of 15 Watts per port. Any brand PoE / 48VDC switch can be used - a proprietary switch is NOT needed nor required!
Redpark CAT5 to USB Adapter Dimensions
Device is compatible with iOS devices like iPhones, iPads, and iPods ONLY. Does NOT provide power NOR Ethernet to Android, Windows, or other non-iOS devices.
What's in the box
Redpark Gigabit + PoE Adapter for iPad: Data and Power [Requires Redpark Cable]
Operation Instructions
Redpark MicroUSB-B to Lightning Cable
CAT5 Ethernet Cable

Additional Information

SKU/UPC R000000001504
HS / Harmonized Code 8504.40.7001
Net Length 2.83" [71.88mm]
Net Width 1.50" [38.1mm]
Net Height 0.89" [22.6mm]
Net Weight 0.10 lb.[48g]
Package Length 5.5" [139mm]
Package Width 4.5" [114mm]
Package Height 1" [25mm]
Package Weight 0.15 lb [65g]
Other 10.5W of charging power

Supports Power-over-Ethernet Specifications
· 802.3af (802.3at Type 1)
· 802.3at Type 2

Up to 330' [100m] CAT5 cable length