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Will an ethernet splitter work on router with 1 port

Hi,

I am having problems with my connection dropping from my PS3 as it is connected wirelessly to my desktop downstairs, i was looking at buying a pair of homeplugs to connect the PS3 and desktop to but i only have a bt voyager 2091 router with one ethernet port, would i be able to use an ethernet splitter to connect to the desktop and the homeplug???

I have a feeling it wouldnt work but am i wrong,

I look forward to hearing back from anyone,

Cheers

RJ

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I have yet to find an ethernet splitter.

In reply to: Will an ethernet splitter work on router with 1 port

I've seen routers, hubs, switches and more but never found the word "splitter" on the box. More to your question. If that a bt voyager 2091 router is indeed a router then it can be cabled to a switched hub and then all the other devices go to the switched hub.
Bob

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link

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That product is not what you thought it was.

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"Now you can run two network devices over the same network cable. This item must be used in pairs for each installation, one on each end of the cable."

Hope you read that fine print and didn't order it.
Bob

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Hi

In reply to: That product is not what you thought it was.

Havent ordered it yet, but im a bit of a newbie, how do you mean that it need to be run in pairs?, in laymans terms what would i need to enable me to use the homeplugs from the router with only one ethernet port?

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It is a combiner and splittler.

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So at the beginning you put two ethernet connections into it, then run a SINGLE ethernet cable over to somewhere and then use one more to split back to two. At no point did you create any new ethernet connections. It is simply a tool/adapter/thing to save you some ethernet cable runs.

Bob

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(NT) Did you read the reviews?

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