FAQ | How do the Q-SYS NL Series network loudspeakers know whether to use PoE or PoE+?

Learn how to configure Q-SYS NL Series network loudspeakers to use either PoE or PoE+ for reliable connectivity.

Updated at April 24th, 2023

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If the Q-SYS NL Series network loudspeaker is configured to allow PoE+ operation, the PoE negotiation happens without any further user intervention between the speaker and the PoE PSE (switch / mid-span injector). If the loudspeaker is configured by the system designer to allow PoE+ operation, but the PSE does not negotiate PoE+ power to the port, the NL series loudspeaker status will be shown as ‘Compromised'.