Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Lincoln.NB Pop 492,823
Well for what I do, as long as it doesn't create problems, I'll go with what I bought. Having said that, I noticed improvements:
To start with, instead of Ont-Router-Switch-Switch-Switch-Router(repeater), I now have
I did get my speeds between computers back to normal (Mega not Kilo) and it doesn't seem to lose connections either. Before, my main PC would connect and disconnect all the time. Now, all is good but next time I have a few minutes, I will put the switch that is behind another switch, right after the main router. Until then, it will have to do.
Many thanks for all the tips and help guys. I did label my wires (which was a nightmare) but at least, now I can unplug what I think might be a problem and have an easier time to troubleshoot.
That's what happens with the internet of things. Next, I'll need an internet connection for the toilet to let me know when we are out of TP! Too many internet dependent items in this world.
Home Theatre: Yamaha HTR-6190, Klipsch Speakers, SANYO PLV-Z4, TOSHIBA HDDVD, LG BD555C, Cerwin Vega HTS12 Sub, VIP2300, XBox 360, HTPC.