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Old 03-20-2011, 07:28 AM   #1
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How to I join two ethernet cables without using a switch ?
They are same as cat5 cables right ?

Is there some sort of adapter to connect two together ?

If so, what is it called ?

Are they cheap to buy ?

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If you are wanting to connect two cables to make one longer one, this should do the trick:

Ziotek RJ45 Coupler F/F Straight Connector ZT1800500 - Cyberguys.com
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