Cat5 Splitter

  SamCarratt 18:21 03 Mar 2006
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Is there anyway to have a computer and a wireless router running off one cat5 connection, also if there is some kind of splitter will both be able to run at the same time?

Thanks

  keewaa 19:06 03 Mar 2006

Not sure what you mean. If you mean sharing an internet connection with one computer wired by cat5e and other computers using the wireless then yes that is a standard way of doing it if it is cable broadband (ntl, telewest). If not simply us an adsl wireless router with built in modem.

  SamCarratt 19:22 03 Mar 2006

im finding it hard to explain ill try again. Our building has a network all over it and there is a access point on the wall and we need to connect a computer and router in one point so is there a two way splitter or somthing.

  keewaa 19:30 03 Mar 2006

If the router has any LAN ports, any reason why you can't connect the computer to the router?

Besides this, I don't think it is a simple yes or no answer as it depends on the existing network setup.

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