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Bridge DECA to Ethernet without CCK?
Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:49 PM
At the moment, I don't have the DECA network bridged to the home network. I have a CCK coming on saturday with my HR34. Until then, would it be possible to bridge the network by taking the Cat5 output of one of the DECAs, connecting it to my network via an ethernet switch, and then connect another port on that switch to the receiver? And if that does work, do I really need the CCK? Eliminating the CCK and it's power supply would be good, as it's very tight in that cabinet and those things seem to run really hot.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:57 PM
Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:58 PM
In Sixto's picture it brings your network into it which you've already stated wasn't as fast.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:10 PM
Yes, I know it's not supported.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:01 PM
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:23 PM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:08 AM
The receiver DOES NOT have a gigabit ethernet port, so what would getting an gigabit switch help any?
It won't help the Genie at all unless other devices on the network are gigabit as it will reduce the load in the network faster.
So if you had multiple devices sending packets through the network you could create a throughput issue. However if he doesn't have any gigabit cards then it doesn't do anything as the switches aren't inherently better than non gigabit switches. However now days the switch is the cheap part of the network so there's not much a reason to not get a gigabit switch unless you're getting into rack mount or 24 port switches.