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Need a way to connect via ethernet

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by iucpa, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. iucpa

    iucpa Mentor

    Aug 31, 2006
    Does AppleTV/Roku2/Sony media player/anything else have the ability to share its connection to my receiver via ethernet? I'm having a very hard time getting a receiver that isn't near my router connected to the internet via ethernet cable.

  2. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    You can connect a switch to a nearby Ethernet cable and turn it into a number of ports.

    Small Gigabit switches can be had for under $15 on Amazon.

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