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#55028 - 06/25/20 09:17 AM Easiest Way to Add Ethernet Inputs
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
My current cable router/modem has 4 ethernet inputs, all of which are in use. I want at least one more. What are some ways to do that?

I already have and I am using plug-in to home wiring wi-fi extenders that have an ethernet input, but the last one I have (that would solve my problem) is refusing to sync, hence, my query here. Also, I do not want to change out the current router/modem.

Thanks.
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#55035 - 06/26/20 05:46 AM Re: Easiest Way to Add Ethernet Inputs [Re: Ira L]
joemikeb Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
You can easily add ethernet ports by simply plugging in an inexpensive ethernet switch. No adaptation or configuration necessary.
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#55039 - 06/26/20 09:09 AM Re: Easiest Way to Add Ethernet Inputs [Re: joemikeb]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Thank you. Indeed, very simple.

For the record, on the 56th try smirk , I was able to sync the plug-in-the-wall extender, but an ethernet switch could be needed in the future.


Edited by Ira L (06/26/20 09:10 AM)
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