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Old 06-15-2013, 06:44 PM   #1
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Am helping my sister on a house she bought for my nephew and some room mates while he is going to college.

There is 4 bedrooms and am running cat 5e wire to each room for internet , all of them being on one incoming line. So my question is what kind of a distrubution box should I use on this. She does what to use just a router .
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Old 06-15-2013, 06:48 PM   #2
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Most residential routers have a 4 port switch built in, just plug em in.

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Bring the innernets to a router, and terminate all the cat 5s and plug 'em into the router.

Mebbe get a router with the 4 normal outlets, plus wireless for your laptops and smart devices.
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All above is correct. If you find that you need more than the 4 ports on the wireless router then just get a 5 or 8 port 10/100 data switch. Plug it into the router and the remote cables into it. All will work nicely.

BTW I would recommend installing your Cat5e cables to a box and use Cat5e jack on the ends of your cables and then use Patch cables to connect to the router or switch. Do the same at the other end for a clean professional looking install.

Good luck.

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All above is correct. If you find that you need more than the 4 ports on the wireless router then just get a 5 or 8 port 10/100 data switch. Plug it into the router and the remote cables into it. All will work nicely.

BTW I would recommend installing your Cat5e cables to a box and use Cat5e jack on the ends of your cables and then use Patch cables to connect to the router or switch. Do the same at the other end for a clean professional looking install.

Good luck.

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That is how I am doing it . Thanks for the tips.
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