Consolidating Nexus 3048 and Meraki 8P POE into one new switch?

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Hey all -

Have an Arista 10 Gbps "core" in my lab. But, I've also got a random smattering of 10/100/1000 ports whereas 6 or 7 of them are POE. I used to have a Nexus 3048 as my core and just hang these 10/100/1000 off of it and the Meraki 8P POE I have. Tired of renewing license. Tired of having a Nexus 3k running. I want to get a single switch to do all POE and 10/100/1000 efforts.

Lately people have been negative toward Ubiquiti stuff - I was thinking of one of theirs. But, I am open to suggestions. Because I am using 23 ports in total today I'll need to go with something 48 ports. Not totally opposed to buying something used, either. The POE stuff I have is all Unifi APs and Amcrest cameras so nothing overly fancy.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!