splicing ethernet cable

smithy123November 4, 2010

i have one ethernet cable and i would like to attatch 3 heADS to one end. is that possible or will it interphere with something?

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humin32

Each run of Ethernet has to go from "hub device" to "client device". You can't splice it. I could get into the gory details if you want.

Networking engineer

    Bookmark   November 5, 2010 at 9:10PM
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mike_kaiser_gw

Nope. You need a switch or hub. You can buy a used hub on eBay for under $10.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2010 at 9:55PM
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smithy123

i thought so.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2010 at 8:46AM
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netlos

get a switch it will keep your speed better than a hub!

    Bookmark   November 12, 2010 at 8:26AM
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