Cat 5e Hub Wiring Question

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Okay here is the setup. We have four computer drops ran to a central location.

The original plan was to place a hub in central location to connect them all together. From this location a wire already runs from the central location to the main office.

Now they all have internet access.

Here is the problem. I can not get power to the hub. What can I do? What happens if I splice all the drops together with the run to the main office?

Can I use any of the leads from the main office to run power to the hub?

Any ideas??
There is an IEEE standard out called "Power over Ethernet."

You can also get switches/hubs that can get their power from the ethernet cable.

Have a look here for some more info.
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