Unifi PoE hack

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Not really a hack, but smart use of some off the shelf components:

It is possible to power a Unifi accesspoint with a USB-C powerbank for off-the-grid usage (combined with a 4G router), ideal for a hackers on a bike tour. All you need is:

even better would be a pass-through/UPS USB-C power bank like the Zmi PowerPack No. 20 Model QB826G but it's 4 times as expensive

Alternatively, one could make a 100Mbit DIY passive injector (unverified) by having plus on pins 4+5 and minus on pins 7+8.

Hackers on a Bike upgrades

TODO: test battery duration