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  1. M

    Question Mesh routers, multiple switches, PS4 lag

    Greetings everyone. I am getting lag on my PS4, every 1-3 seconds my commands will throttle a bit, or go on for a up to a second after I’ve let the button go. I’ve got a wired home setup, wires leave the ISP router and go into a network of 3 D-Link COVR-1100 mesh routers. These are wired too...
  2. T

    Question wifi from switch

    CAN I CONNECT SOMETHING TO A SWITCH TO GET WIFI ? :( I have extremely poor wireless coverage everywhere through my house unless directly in front of the modem/router large 4 bedroom house, lots of bricks and lots of walls so impacts the WIFI signal significantly.. i have 3 wireless...
  3. D

    Question How best to connect Powerlines, WiFi Mesh nodes (Velop) and desktop switches?

    Hello! Very confused with all this and I'm desperately trying to figure out what should connect to what and which way around etc. Each Powerline adapter has 2 ports on it. So one to a node, another to a switch? Or one to the node and one from the node to the switch? Or one to the switch and one...
  4. J.wilhelm

    Question Router after a switch

    Trying to get better connectivity on the front end of my house. Currently have Modem>router>router but am getting about 100 less mbps up front at the 2nd router. Is it possible to go modem>router>switch>router? This would put everything up front hardwired to the switch, and the 2nd router just...
  5. V

    [SOLVED] Help setting up this network switch

    My router is this: https://www.amazon.com/802-11a-Wireless-ax-Integrated-Residential-Replaces/dp/B08PCRYJPW I need to connect my two NAS and my PC to a network switch capable of 10g fiber internet so I found this...
  6. M

    Question Ethernet switch cannot send simultaneously

    suppose an ethernet switch having three rj45 ports in which 1 and 2 are configured as inputs and 3 as output. Input one sends packets of A1,A2,A3,... and input two sends packets of B1,B2,B3,... The output recieves and sends packets in the form of A1B1,A2B2,A3B3,... Now, suppose I have four rj45...
  7. simple_Robi

    Question Comunication Between a Google Wifi and a switch

    Goodmorning everyone Here's my network setup: I have my ISP main router, I think a d-link 4G router, as my internet provider. To that router, is connceted through ethernet two things: 1) GoogleWiFi for having all my devices connected to the same wifi all over the house: 2) a TP-link...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Help to find proper switch and configuration for home made door access system

    Hi everybody, As a software developer and an electronic hobbyist, I am working on my own door access system. This is going pretty well and I could already implement most of the required parts, but I am facing a last challenge: the network. This is a critical part of the security of my system...
  9. H

    [SOLVED] Need Help With Setting up a Switch

    Hey everyone! Long time lurker here. I recently came across something that stumped me. I recently moved into a new house and its the first house I have with ethernet ports in every room. Well I went into the panel and setup a switch and I cant get any of the ethernet ports to work. I have...
  10. [SOLVED] HP Procurve 408 power supply

    Hi all, I've managed to pickup a HP procure 408 switch for some homelab testing, etc. Unfortunately it came without a power cable. Would anyone with more electronics know-how be able to identify what sort of adapter I require? Specifically around the plug type? Ideally I can pickup something...
  11. J

    Question Mechanical Keyboard W key not 'holding' I hold the key and sometimes it stops and starts again.

    Hi Guys, So I have a mechanical keyboard, its like 2 years old. My W key for some reason when I play games and I am running by holding W sometimes it jumps/stutters. So Like lets say Im holding W for 10 seconds sometimes it will stop after a few seconds for like 1ms so that instead of...
  12. S

    Question Joycons not working properly after stick replacement ?

    Hey, so I recently replaced the sticks on my Joycons as they had an awful drift and were unbearable to use. The process was fairly simple and I thought I did a very good job. Sadly, that was not the case and, despite both Joycons working perfectly fine when directly connected to the console (as...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] Not sure if I should get switch/wireless access point or router

    So I just moved into a building that forces me to use a certain ISP. Turns out they have an ONT in the building and the only thing I have access to is a managed switch in the wall of my closet that then has cables running to ethernet ports in my walls but they only activated one port and want to...
  14. xAstroz

    [SOLVED] Netgear GS324v2 - 24port Gigabit Unmanaged Switch is showing "Unidentified Network - No Internet access"

    I recently installed a GS324v2 24-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Switch up in our attic that routes out to over 30 different devices across my 2-story house via 10-15 ethernet cables where some of them hook up to a 5-port gigabit ethernet switches (GS305). I installed the switch back on September 3rd...
  15. djferguson

    [SOLVED] What kind of switch would I need for two computers to connect to two monitors using different inputs?

    I have a gaming pc connected to two monitors. One monitor uses DVI and the secondary monitor uses HDMI. I want a switch(or other solution) so that when I work from home I can come plug in my work laptop and use the same keyboard, mouse, and displays without too much of a hassle.
  16. B

    [SOLVED] Some help and advices setting up this home network!

    Hi, this is my first post on the forum, i been coming around since 2009 but never registered and account Well i have some doubt and problem with my actual network config. i get by luck a HPE 1950 48g 2sfp+ 2xgt switch, a HP, hp 1910 24g je006a, a Router CISCO 1921, and a old IBM x3650, and a...
  17. cavalo123

    [SOLVED] Netgear Ethernet switch help

    Hi, I've recently set up an unmanaged Netgear 24port (GS324) Gigabit Ethernet Switch from a Virgin Superhub (UK). Wireless speeds are clocking at 250mbps which is roughly in line with my 350mbps deal, but the speed from the switch won't seem to go above 75/80mbps (regardless of location)...
  18. Rist

    [SOLVED] Gigabit Switch making PC only 100 Mbit/s

    Hey guys, I bought a Gigabit LS105G TP-Link switch for my home network, but after connecting my PC to it, my ISP Router says it's 100Mbit/s, even though the switch, and both cables used (ISP Router to Switch / Switch to PC) are 1000Mbit/s. I've checked the Ethernet connection on the PC, it says...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] Looking for hardware KVM switch to handle new and legacy ports, connections

    I have three PCs, an HP Omen, an Acer Predator, and another HP. The monitor port is HDMI on the monitor I use. The keyboard is USB, and the mouse is wireless USB. These are compatible with the HP Omen. The other PCs are 15-pin and PS2. I need a hardware KVM switch that will handle all those...
  20. I

    [SOLVED] Question about boot order in home network

    Hi all! I'm just getting into homelabbing and am seeing some strange behavior from my setup. I'm running pfSense on a Dell R210 II and a Brocade ICX-6450-24P switch. My setup is the following: Verizon -> pfSense on Dell R210 II -> Brocade switch (layer 2 firmware on boot) The Dell R210 II...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Security concerns with switch

    Hello, I recently purchased a used Dell PowerConnect 6248 switch for use in LAN parties with my friends (I'm aware it's quite overkill), but I have absolutely zero experience with managed switches or anything network related. I am motivated to learn more about operating and configuring this...
  22. appletatoes

    [SOLVED] Router, Switch & Modem Issue

    I've been setting up a new home with fresh cabling and am at the final stages of configuring all of the settings for both the router and switch on the network. I'm having a problem where the router says "Your ISP's DHCP does not function properly." I have the modem plugged into port 24 on a 24...
  23. SwiftGift

    [SOLVED] PCIe Switches for CPU and GPU ?

    I would like to build a system that is able to test different combinations of CPU and GPU hardware without needing to be physically reconfigured. For example, say I have CPU A, and CPU B; and I have GPU X, and GPU Y. I need some type of PCIe switch to connect the devices. This would enable the...
  24. andlex12

    [SOLVED] Why is my internet speed FASTER through a network switch?

    Why is my internet speed FASTER through a network switch? Test setup #1 Computer -> CAT6 cable -> Xfinity Gateway = 70mbps… Test setup #2 Computer -> CAT6 cable -> Gigabit Switch -> CAT6 cable -> Xfinity Gateway = 95mbps… How is this possible? Same computer, same Xfinity Gateway, same CAT6...
  25. Question All devices disconnecting from ethernet switch

    About 8 months ago, I ran an ethernet cable from my router downstairs to my office upstairs to a TL-SG105 5-port ethernet switch. I then connected to it a desktop, a Lorex security cam system, and a TV receiver box (not sure exactly what to call it, the one that's not a DVR). Here's my current...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] Internet stops working - switch fault?

    Hello, I have very strange problem in my home network. So i have an ISP modem which is connected to the router. Computer is connected directly into router to port 1. From port 2 i have 10m cable that goes to another side of the room connected to a tplink 5 port switch. On the switch i have TV...
  27. imadarshkmr

    [SOLVED] Stuck at Obtaining IP Address, Not able to assign an IP address to my access point

    I have 11 router setups configured at my home as it is a multi-floor building. All my secondary routers (10 ) are configured as AP ( DHCP off and Static IP is given to each router ) which are then connected to a single Giga switch and the switch is connected to the main router. I have around...
  28. tburke89

    [SOLVED] Need Help Setting Up Home Network

    So, I am building a home network and have encountered more difficulties than I had planned for. I wanted to have a router dedicated to the computers and phones where there is sensitive data (router A) and a separate network for all of the IoT devices (router B) that we have in the house. I...
  29. catvdr

    [SOLVED] PSU switch stuck on on. Is that okay?

    I was using the computer the whole day and when I was about to turn it off, I noticed that the switch on the back of my case (for the psu) is stuck on on. I tried flipping it off but it just bounces back to on. It’s stuck. Just wanted to ask how to fix this or if it’s okay to leave it as it is...
  30. TTVBTW

    [SOLVED] 2 PC’s 2 monitor switch needed.

    Hello, I am looking for a switch that can switch 2 monitors from one pc to the next. I have one that can do one monitor but I’d like one that can do 2 monitors. One of the monitors is 1080p 240hz so it will need to be compatible with that. Thanks in advance!
  31. H

    [SOLVED] Work Computer wont register ethernet switch when other PC's do?

    Hey guys, I'm fortunate enough to be able to work from home now, and just set up my desktop at home beside my gaming pc. I ran into a problem, ethernet is ran and plugged in, I verified the cable works fine but I can get internet on my work pc. It keeps giving me the error of "Ethernet doesn't...
  32. Y

    [SOLVED] Switching between two GPUs?

    I've been developing a game for Oculus and need to test out my game on a recommended GPU to ensure stable performance. So it seems I'll be getting a GTX 970 for this purpose, however, I don't want to deal with swapping out my RTX 3070 whenever I want to test the game and whenever I want to game...
  33. Y

    [SOLVED] My 1Gbps router runs through upstairs wall to basement 10/100 Mbps network switch, I want to change the switch

    Hey everyone. I want to change my network switch because it is throttling my network speeds. Paying for Shaw Fibre+ 1Gbps and getting 100 Mbps on my computer. My computer is in an upstairs bedroom where my internet is on a wired connection on a CAT5E cable plugged into an ethernet wall port...
  34. I

    [SOLVED] Running ethernet for office

    We currently have a modem/router that is on the lower level of our house. We have 2 offices on the second story, and I'm trying to figure out the easiest way to get direct connection up there. Currently my plan is to run ethernet cables from the modem up to the office and have it connected to a...
  35. G

    [SOLVED] Can i use a switch instead of a router?

    So i just got a 300MB connection from my ISP, and realised that my TL-WR740N only has 100MB ports, so its obviously a bottleneck situation. I was looking to buy the Tp-Link TL-SG108 switch, which has gigabit ports, however from the videos that i saw people usually use this kind of device to...
  36. S

    Question Top Tactile Switch

    So I've been looking at getting a new tactile 60% keyboard. I can't tell what switch would be the best for me. I would prefer one the has a big bump and is still somewhat easy to type on. A popular switch I've seen is kailh pro purple, but I've still seen people saying the bump isn't noticeable...
  37. Barty1884

    Question Replacing dead POE switch today - Options (Ubiquiti/Unifi)

    Hi all, Just looking to get opinions before I run out and buy something today. My US-24-250W died overnight. Completely, no signs of life whatsoever. I have 13 feeds out through the house/garage + CloudKey. 5 of which require POE. Managed to get my non-POE devices connected with two...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Wired connected is lost when Mac laptop unplugs cable

    Hello! I'm currently having a problem where my wired connect is lost when my colleague unplugs her dongle with ethernet connected. We're currently an iMac, a PC and the MacBook Pro or Air connected to the same switch, TP Link TL-SG105 - both the iMac and the PC loses the wired connection when...
  39. W

    [SOLVED] Powerline adapter speed drop

    Hi, I just got my new internet form telekom. Its supposedly a 2Gb connection over optical cable and the router i got can transmit it over 2 ports 1000/1000. Since the living room is quit tricky to run wires from the router i got myself a powerline adapter ( zyxel pla5456) that should handle the...
  40. P

    [SOLVED] Bypassing Wireless router

    Hey guys, got a question. My ISP upgraded the bandwidth to 250 mbps. Currently my ethernet cable runs through wireless router to provide wi-fi for mobile devices and my pc is connected to router via LAN port on router. The problem is - these LAN ports are 100mbps max bandwidth. I was thinking...