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xDSL transparent bridge over lower quality line

Looking for devices to bridge (transparent) two sites cca 200 m distance over 1 pair (or 2) of telephone cable. Cannot replace the cable, it is underground. Tried this, but does not work: https://...
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Why are there no USB-c to USB-c ethernet cables?

I have a USB-C ethernet adapter. I have an ethernet cable. I have another USB-C adapter. I connect the ethernet cable to both adapters and now I can connect two laptops using USB-C. It works just fine,...
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Linux support for external Thunderbolt3 10gbE adapters

I am investigating external Thunderbolt3 10gbE adapters to be used with Linux. i would love to have a device which is fully supported in Linux Kernel and has decent performance. My current thoughts ...
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Why are ethernet connections disappearing from new laptops?

When looking to purchase a laptop, I am finding it difficult to find one with the specification I prefer and an ethernet connection. When, for example, uploading a pre-built website to a hosting ...
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Need a recommendation for a router - available in europe

Need recommendations valid for Europe, 2023 Please help me find a router available in 2023 in the European market. Summary I am building my home infrastructure with Cat6A and switches. My use case ...
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Diesel generator with ethernet connection

I wonder if there is any diesel generator that has Ethernet (or any network) connection so that it can be monitored and turned on and off remotely? Or is there any system that can provide such ...
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Layer 3 POE+ Network Switch Advice

G'day all, I'm currently in the process of designing a network for a fully accessible smart-home for disability. It's quite a complex setup and where I'm getting a bit stuck is finding a suitable ...
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USB3 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter that Supports ALTQ (for pfSense)

Does there exist a USB3 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter that supports ALTQ? I need ALTQ to facilitate traffic shaping in pfSense. Unnecessary details are here.
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RJ45 crimp connectors for 32 AWG flat cat6 ethernet cable (EU)

Anybody any idea where I can get said RJ45 connectors in the EU, that will ship to Ireland? Seems to be very rare. The dog ate my cable, so I need to crimp it again. Googling, I could find some ...
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Ethernet USB adapter NOT based on Realtek chip

I would like to know if there exists any USB to Ethernet Adapter that is not based on Realtek chip. My budget is up to $100.
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which is the best 8+2 1 gbps ethernet switch controller?

i'm making a home-made ethernet switch but i need a controller chip for it. it should be 8+2 port, gigabit ethernet, managed and need not have poe. i would also like to have the datasheet. (rtl8370 ...
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Is there no simple Wifi to ethernet rj45 adapter?

The situation I want to connect a device to my home network. The device only have a RJ45 port and doesn't have any usb port. The device isn't far from my Wifi router, but I would prefer not to pass ...
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Hardware (PC parts) slotting website

I am in a need of any kind of simulation website/software that can allow a person to slot in the right parts in a PC. For example, if you put in RAM where a graphics card should be, there would be an ...
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Is it possible to charge with USB-C PD, run 4k@60hz with HDMI, and run 3 USB 2.0 from a single USB-C hub?

I'm having 2 workstations, 3 laptops. Got bored of plugging in-out all the cables every time I switch laptops/workstations. My plan is to just buy 2 hubs for the 2 workstations, and I only have to ...
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Looking for external NIC (usb to ethernet adapter) that support HW timestamping for PTP

I'm well familiar with NICs that supports HW timestamps for PTP. But I want to work with an external NIC that I can just plug in to my laptop with USB connection (and works with Linux). I was looking ...
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High range outdoors router?

I have a MikroTik SXT LTE6 kit which I need a router for, to extend range. The reason being is because the place where I need the actual wifi coverage to be might/will be out of my LTE access point's ...
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USB-powered 4G modem with ethernet port, WITHOUT WiFi

I'm looking for a reliable 4G modem with an RJ45 port (for a device I'd like to connect to the internet) that can be powered by USB (max 1amp, ideally) and doesn't have WiFi (or supports switching it ...
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Hardrive case with WiFi and/or Ethernet interface

The USB ports on my laptop have packed up. It will cost a few weeks that I don't have to get it repaired, not to mention the cost. I see that Western Digital, and others, are selling a "Personal ...
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Custom in-desk panel

I would like to get rid of cable clutter and enhance my desk. However, I'm struggling to find the components for making it work. What I would like to do is including ports in the table, mainly ...
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Profile 30a or 35b VDSL2 Modem

We are looking to replace our current integrated VDSL Modem/Router (a horrid Vodafone branded Technicolor router with no modem mode) with a separate modem. We already have routing and Wi-Fi handled by ...
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Is there an adapter to convert my USB internet dongle to Ethernet RJ45 male

I have a USB dongle for the internet. I want to use the internet in LAN RJ45 mode for my application. Instead of buying a costly router (~1500 Rs) for the conversion, can I buy a converter or any ...
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Single-board low-power computer with gigabit port that has HW timestamping support

I'm looking for a single-board computer with seemingly simple requirements: Gigabit ethernet port Ethernet port supports HW timestamping for PTP and NTP Low power usage Few GPIO pins The ethernet ...
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Is there an adapter which allows an ethernet wired printer to be connected via wifi instead?

I bought a printer that needs to be connected to the network through ethernet cable, unfortunately the ethernet entry is in a completely different part of our office, which would require really long ...
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USB LAN/RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter which also serves as a USB 3.0 Hub

My laptop only has no Ethernet connection, but I've been successfully using AX88179 (USB3.0 to 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet Controller) for a few years now. Yet as soon as my Internet connection ...
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Where Can I Get a Durable cat 6 Ethernet cable

I am in the unfortunate position of needing a wired network connection for my laptop. I also need to attach and remove the cable several times a day. A 10 foot cat 6 cable works great, and I have ...
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Gigabit LTE mobile routers with ethernet

I'm looking for a replacement for my Nighthawk M1 which I just returned. There doesn't seem to LTE-only replacements, the Nighthawk M1 (Cat 16) and M2 (Cat 20) seem to be the only ones with over Cat 9 ...
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Are there USB hubs that connect to an Ethernet port?

I'm wondering whether such a device exists. The following shows what I'm asking about: +----------+ +---------+ | | | +<----> USB #1 | Computer +<-----...
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Transmitting an NIC to NIC Ethernet connection wirelessly 30-50ft

I work with a non-profit that has an Optec digital sign about 30 feet in front of the building. Our wireless transmitter(Outdoor Bridge?) has corroded beyond repair. After months of struggling for ...
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Wireless Router allows VPN routing per host/domain/ip

My current router (ASUS RT-AC658U) I'm quite happy with, however I want to configure it to direct most traffic through a VPN. It does support configuring a VPN connection on the router, but in an "all ...
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Is it supported by the 802.3 Standard to be able to use (1) 1000BASE-T to (2) 100BASE-T and vice versa with a single MAC/PHY? [closed]

I am in embedded development and so the question isn't regarding connectors, as we do not use RJ45s, but rather we use custom connectors of aerospace-grade. Is it possible, and is it typically ...
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Robust Industrial Camera sought which is small enough to fit

For our project, we need to buy a robust industrial cabled camera (ethernet or usb) that is waterproof and has good shock resistance (up to ~50 g force), and has M-connectors (for protection). Also, ...
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STM32 Ethernet switch

I'm pretty new to implementing this Ethernet stuff... So, is there anyone who can recommend an Ethernet switch (3 port, 2 out and 1 for STM32)? I have seen that you can use a W3150A and and then use ...
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Internal USB to external ethernet?

I have a Mini-ITX build, where the mobo only has one PCIe slot, but the case has two PCI brackets. I need to use the PCIe for extra SATA ports, but I would like one or more extra ethernet ports too. ...
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Rasperry Pi alternative with USB 3.0, Ethernet port, and casing?

I am looking for Raspberry PI 3 alternative board which would give me: USB 3.0 port. Single is enough. Ethernet port. Casing. (Built-in / bought separately) Orange PI 3 is perfect for my needs ...
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Unmanaged vs managed network switch? [closed]

I am upgrading an 8 port, unmanaged network switch (3com 3CGSU08) for a lab because I need more ports and 10 Gbe connections. I am not a networking engineer by profession and this is the first time I ...
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Decently priced 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches?

Are there any decently priced 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches? Any 5-port ones under $100? I'm mostly asking out of curiosity, so this isn't an XY problem.
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Lan/Ethernet card for ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 for gaming with LOW ping/delay for under $40

I need a card for less than $40, not more, good for gaming with low ping/delay/latency. My current LAN card is Intel® 82579, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s). This is an in-built card, i.e. it is NOT ...
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Does this exist: HDD/SSD with Thunderbolt 3 AND Ethernet?

I am looking for a hard disk/SSD/NAS with both these interfaces: Thunderbolt 3 Ethernet, 1 GbE or 10 GbE So far I only found TB+USB and Eth+USB. Does the combination I am looking for exist?
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Server KVM via ethernet

I'm looking for a new KVM box for my server room. I have 3 server connected through a KVM box with PS2 + VGA wires. I want to move monitor, keyboard and mouse 7mt far from server rack then I would ...
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Searching Single-board computer

I already googled bit around but didn't find something that really fits my expectations... My budget is around $100 and my requirements would be USB 3.0 Port(s) Gigabit Ethernet (min) SSD and / or ...
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Ethernet switch with ports at the front and back

I am looking for a switch which has at least one port at the back and some 4-5 ports at the front. Most switches I found either had all ports in the back, with leds on the front. The other ones had ...
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Beaglebone Black Upgrade

I'm currently using a Beaglebone Black as a multipurpose toolkit and I'm having trouble finding a replacement. The specs (that I use) are the following: 512 MB RAM (somewhat low for updates but it ...
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Ethernet switch and usb-hub in one device

Want reduce the multiple devices&cables spaghetti on my desk. So, looking for an device with following (as most as possible) specification: 1-2 port Ethernet ports USB HUB (external powered!) ...
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Small, cheap processor with serial port and internet access

An old software question of mine looks like it would benefit from some hardware. Basically, I have a web page and want it to communicate via HTTP to a small controller, which will read a string from ...
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Fanless mini-itx motherboard with a 4x-16x PCI-e slot for OpenBSD project?

Any recommendations on a fan-less mini ITX motherboard with a 4x-16x PCI-E slot? Something a few years old ideally, as I need to keep costs down. Current set-up is with a fan-less Asus J1800-c, which ...
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Range extender via ethernet rather than WiFi

Is there a range extender that is using ethernet rather than WiFi for incoming network. Meaning, I want my range extender to have an input ethernet port (rather than output), so that I'll connect it ...
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TCP client/server with monitoring

Does anyone know a device which has Ethernet port to act as an adapter between a TCP client and a server, with the purpose to intercept data? It has to have the ability to receive data from one side ...
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Any Raspberry Pi Alternatives with USB 3, Gigabit and maybe even SATA?

So far I do love all the Raspberry Pi's I have laying around at home (1, 2, 3 and 2 Zeros) but I've decided to build my own little cloud at home. Since the Raspberries lack USB 3 and a Gigabit port ...
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Single board computer with 2 GBit ethernet ports

I am looking for a single board computer with 2x1 GBit ethernet ports, on board. Should come with SATA and/or USB 3. Either x86 or ARM is ok, as long as it runs Linux.
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multiple Ethernet cards on one mother board [closed]

I want to do some maths in terms of the max number of Ethernet adapters a motherboard can take for each port to function without any deterioration. As I'm planning to plug in multiple Ethernet cards(e....
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