Question about Dynex 5 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch (DX-ESW5)

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Only can use one accesory plugged into router at a time

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This is expected functionality for an Ethernet Switch.

This is not a router -- it is a switch.

A router is designed to share one IP address with many devices and provides its own DHCP server for your private IP LAN. When you try to use a switch in this situation, one of the devices will grab the one IP address that is allowed to be assigned by your modem and the rest will go without and not work on the network (as you have seen)

Take the switch back and exchange it for a router.

Make sure that the device is labelled as "router" or 'DSL/Cable router".

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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Posted on Dec 31, 2010

  • af1mc36948u Mar 21, 2011

    On the face of DYNEX 5-Port 10/100Mb Ethernet Switch box... It avers: Allows multiple devices to link to a 100 Mbps Network. It would be in the BEST INTEREST of the consumer if DYNEX printed what devices, i.e. printers, scanners, etc. on the face of the box! NO PC listed as a device would clearify this switch is NOT for use with two or more PCs to operate from one ip address. Maybe, just maybe the box could clearify a router is needed when using two or more PCs on the same ip address. DUH... is that impossible for them to do?



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