Questions tagged [ethernet]

For questions about devices that make use of the link-layer protocol within the TCP/IP framework to communicate.

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USB to Ethernet adapter supporting multiple virtual LANs

Several unresolved questions have been made in various online forums looking for any options that may exist for a USB to Ethernet adapter that supports multiple VLANs. Past questions have often been ...
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Hardware capable of running SATA over Ethernet

I have a standard SATA drive which I want to access over the network. I have an available 1Gbit/s port on a switch. What is the minimum hardware which will allow me to connect this SATA drive to the ...
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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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Home firewall/router with full gigabit throughput

I just upgraded to home gigabit internet, but my router can't handle it. What reliable routers exist that can actually handle full gigabit throughput? I have most of my devices wired, so gigabit WiFi ...
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Motherboard for work computer with 2-Ethernet ports

My work computer is very slow, and so I am looking to upgrade some of the parts. I have the intel i5-4440 that I'm going to put in it, but this CPU is not compatible with my current motherboard. Here'...
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Hardware solution to test cat5e/fiber with a mobile device (iOS or Android)

My organization is looking for my help to find a possible solution for mobile phone CAT5e/6 or Fiber testing. Our in house techs currently use a Fluke Networks cable verifier. Is there hardware to ...
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Low cost temperature and humidity logger

I am looking for an interior temperature and humidity logger that meets the following requirements: Log access via WiFi or wired ethernet. USB not acceptable. Ability to store at least 48 hours of ...
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USB to Ethernet adapter supporting multiple VLANs [duplicate]

I've tried to "upgrade" my Windows 8.1 Dell Precision M4700 to Windows 10, but Intel Ethernet chipset 82579LM does not support multiple VLANs in Windows 10. I'm looking for an USB to Ethernet adapter ...
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Docking station with new Interfaces?

I think we all noticed the recent Intel Skylake release at IFA and Gamescom 2015. Skylake brought a new generation of processor supporting a new generation of I/O interfaces, mainly Thunderbolt 3. ...
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Docking station with many ports?

I've "recentely" asked this question here for a docking station for laptops that uses Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.1 for connections. While I'm still interested in such stations I need an alternative in ...
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Ethernet over power (UK)

I am considering Ethernet over power. I presume that there are trade-offs between price and quality versus standard wireless. I would be considering this for an average size UK living room, with ...
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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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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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recommendation for 10g sfp+ NICs

I am looking to develop a 10Gbps ethernet system on a Kintex-7 FPGA. I want the FPGA to communicate with a PC for monitoring the data, configuration, etc., at 10Gbps. I am using a PC with Intel i7, 2 ...
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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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Remote Audio Over IP

I have five audio sources at a remote location. I want to be able to virtualize them over Ethernet and then be able to listen to them remotely over a LAN. In an ideal world, I picture a piece of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A good dual or even three channel router

I'm looking for a dual- or multi-channel router. Requirements: 2/3 or more channels Supports IP/TV as well as the standard functionality Reliable brand (think Asus, D-Link) Not more than €300.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fanless mini-itx motherboard with a 4x-16x PCI-e slot for OpenBSD project?

Any recommendations on a fanless mini itx board 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 fanless Asus J1800-c, which runs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recommendation for an 8(ish) port switch-on-a-chip?

I'm looking for a very simple switch-on-a-chip to add to a design. I have a small but capable processor on the board already. That has SPI and USB available for a control interface. I'm not really up-...
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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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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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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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Is there a network card that lets you set "master slave" mode in Linux?

I am trying to locate an ethernet network card that allows for the setting of the master slave mode on Linux. Ethtool add this configuration (ethtool -s master-slave ) but I can't find a card that ...
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