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I have just got a new tv and it came with a Blu Ray player. Both devices have features on them such has on demand tv services and more, that require a Internet connection. In the room where the tv and blu ray player are located, is a Ethernet cable that is connect to my Netgear DG834GT.
I was wondering if there is such an adapter whereby I could connect the Ethernet cable (that comes from my Netgear DG834GT), into it at one side and then on the other side it would then have 2 Ethernet ports whereby I could connect a ethernet cable from the blu ray player and also the tv. Basically a 1 in 2 out adapter.
An ethernet switch such as this click here
Thanks Tim I'll have a look at that.
I was wondering Tim, if you have any experience of use of the product you mentioned in your link?
Its just I was wondering with this ethernet switch/switcher having 5 ports, would the internet connection speed that I get, would it be then divided and thus reduced, for example if I was getting 5 meg prior to using this switcher, would using the switcher mean that it would be reduced to 1 meg for each of the 5 ports. Or would each device that used the internet connection get the same speed has it ordinarily would if it was connected directly to my Netgear DG 834GT modem/router?
In my uses, I would only be using one device at a time that would use a internet connection though.
The Ethernet switch simply allows you to have a number of different devices attached at the same time. This won't effect you Internet speed unless more than one device is sending/receiving data at the same time when you may see some change.
For example I have connected an Ethernet switch to my router as well as my laptop and desktop. The switch has several devices connected including my Sky+ HD box. In addition I have a netbook and an Android phone which connect by wireless to the same router. I can easily have 5 devices working at the same time. The only time I see any real effect is if I am downloading a very big file (say a 700 MB iso) and then the other devices seem slower whilst this download is occurring.
Thanks everyone for the help its much appreciated.
I popped into my local computer/computer accessories shop this afternoon and disgust what I was wanted to do.
In the end I purchased a Belkin 8-Port Gigabit Switch.
I fetched it home, and connected it to the ethernet cable that comes from my Netgear DG834GT, I then connected the three RJ 45 Ethernet cables (that I also purchased) to the Blu Ray player, TV, PS3. I then tried each one of them separately and I was able to go online with the devices. No settings of anything to alter etc, it was just plug in and play.
Thanks again for the help everyone its appreciated.
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