Splitter for ethernet cable ?

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  1. Jim Mcc

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    Can anyone recommend a good/cheap splitter for an ethernet cable? I can't squeeze another cable to where I need it, so I need to use a 2 to 1 splitter. Thanks.
     
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    Overkill...but they are cheap... http://www.ebay.com/itm/NETGEAR-5-Ports-10-100-Mbps-Fast-Ethernet-Switch-FS605-v2-/221169244037?pt=US_Network_Switches&hash=item337eb6d785 There are bunches of these on Ebay...you can probably snag one as cheap as $6...if you wait for auctions to end.
     
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    There are also these things to "pair two into one", then split it back out on the other side. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Connector-RJ45-LAN-Ethernet-Splitter-Adapter-PC-Three-Female-CAT-5-6-050-/310546311461?pt=US_Networking_Plugs_Jacks_Wall_Plates&hash=item484e00a925
     
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    Thanks Sam. So what I need is a switch then. I definitely don't like the second one. I would like at least 3 ports in case I add something down the road.
     

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