What to use when already in a home network?

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  1. ToddeSwe

    ToddeSwe Senior Member

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    Hi!

    I want to connect my TV, Media Player and XBox to my routed network.

    I have ONE connection to use in my livingroom where all this gadgets are and i'm now wondering what to use, a Switch or one more router?
    My network knowledge is very poor as you can tell by the question. :)

    Thanks in advanced:

    ToddeSwe
     
  2. Highwayman

    Highwayman Extraordinary Member

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    a switch is pretty much plug and go, if you use a second router you'll need to set it up as a bridge, the only advantage of using a router would be ability to use bridge via wireless to save having wires...but in the same instance, wireless is worse in just about every aspect than a hard wire connection. Personally would go with a switch.
     
  3. ToddeSwe

    ToddeSwe Senior Member

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    Hi and thanks! I did buy a Level One Switch, hope it will do the job well. :)

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