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I am interested in putting a couple of powerline adaptors in the house.

Since all the Ethernet ports on my router are currently in use, I was wondering if I could just plug an adaptor into one of my network switches and then plug another adaptor where I need it.

I seem to think I can but thought I should ask before buying.

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Hugh
 

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I have my router connected to a Dlink Powerline adapter in my basement and another adapter on the 2nd floor connected into an ethernet switch. The switch has my PS3 hanging off it. Works well.
 

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That's not what I'm asking though. I don't want to plug an adaptor into the router. I want to plug the adaptor into a switch.

I'm 99% sure it will work but I would welcome confirmation that it would.
 

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Yes, you can. After all, from the Ethernet side, PowerLine adapter is just another network device. What it does (provides network signal over power lines) is irrelevant.
 

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I was wondering if I could just plug an adaptor into one of my network switches and then plug another adaptor where I need it.
Yes, you can have one connected to your switch and one or more remote adapters. Check the specs for the various units to verify. Canada Computers has a few models.
 

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Echoing the others, yes you can. My Linksys 200Mb/s model plugs into a Dlink gigabit switch, bypassing my 100 Mb/s router
 

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Thanks for the confirmation.
 
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