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Overview of Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch 8-port Switch

The Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch ES-8-150W Switch Firmware 1.7.3 is a high-performance 8-port switch that is optimized for use with Ubiquiti’s UniFi software-defined networking. It features a robust metal chassis and provides up to 150W of power for PoE devices.

List of Features

  • 8 Gigabit RJ45 Ports
  • 2 SFP Ports
  • 150W PoE Budget
  • Non-Blocking Throughput of up to 10 Gbps
  • Layer-2 Switching Capability
  • UniFi Controller compatible


Dimensions: 210 x 210 x 41 mm

Weight: 2.27 kg

Power Consumption: 150W

PoE: Yes

PoE Input: N/A

Voltage Range: 100-240VAC/50-60 Hz

Technologies used in the device

  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • UniFi Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Layer-2 Switching Capability

Known Issues

  • Bugs in the current firmware release may cause intermittent disconnections from PoE devices.
  • The user interface can be complicated for novice users.
  • Occasional problems with SFP module compatibility.


To resolve the issues that you might encounter while using Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch ES-8-150W Switch, try performing the following troubleshooting steps:

  • Restarting the device.
  • Updating the firmware.
  • Check if cables are connected properly.
  • Check if overloading the device with a lot of data, which sometimes causes downtime.

Device Driver

The UBNT-XYZv7 driver is required for the proper functioning of the Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch ES-8-150W Switch Firmware 1.7.3. The device driver is distributed by Ubiquiti and can be downloaded from the manufacturer's website. Check the compatibility of the driver with the version of Operating System and hardware being used before installation. The driver installation should be done prior to hardware installation.