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24 Port Ethernet Patch Blocks.

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#1 WhiteLightsX


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Posted 04 April 2008 - 08:59 AM

Is it possible to do anything with these at all?

Like anything usefull toward xbox's/gaming?

Its not possible to use this to create a large system link (lan party) is it?

Explain anything i might be able to do with this....i got my hands on one, and its pretty cool.


#2 foogrrr


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Posted 14 April 2008 - 09:52 PM

what u have there my friend is a patch panel, is a "hardware friendly" piece of equipment that allows you to not plug/replug cat-5 cables into the switch directly.

Which brings me to my correction, What your looking for is a 24port managed switch, and a basic router (anyone would do).

all your xbox's would connect into the switch which is trunked to your router (to handle your routing information/ ip address assignent). A well managed network is a happy network. the diagram would roughly look as this.


xbox--------> ------------------ Trunk
| 24port switch| ---------------> Standard Router
xbox--------> ------------------


so you would be able to support 23 xbox's and 1 router.

hope that helps, Foogrrr

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