Connect 4 cat5e lines to 1 ethernet in wall

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mrfixitriteman - Dec 14, 2008 at 08:47 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Dec 14, 2008 at 11:02 PM
Hello,
i ran a cat5e cable to each wall.They are home runs. With the plan to make all the connection at one junction box this would make them connected in parrallel.Hooking up just 1 works find,but trying to connected any more i loose the single.infact just connecting about 4' of cat5e cable will also drop out that single. What do i need to make them all work at the same time so i can plug my laytop into any port and work from that particualar station?

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Dec 14, 2008 at 11:02 PM
you need to buy a "switch" with 5 ports (1 in and 4 out)
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