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    • Smudge's Lot
    • By Smudge's Lot 13th May 18, 11:30 AM
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    Powerline and Desktop switch
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    • 13th May 18, 11:30 AM
    Powerline and Desktop switch 13th May 18 at 11:30 AM
    I have the TP Link PA411 kit that sends my internet from the router, via powerlines to another socket near the tv. I had it connected via wire to the smart tv, and it worked fine.
    I have now bought the TP Link TL-SG108 ethernet desktop switch as I wanted to hard wire several of my other entertainment boxes etc, iso wireless.
    I thought it would be straight plug in and go! ie, take the wire out from the tv into the ethernet switch.
    But no!
    The indicator on the powerline adapter has the top light(power) and the bottom light (ethernet) but NOT the middle light (powerline network)
    And so none of the other boxes are now connected....


    Help
    Last edited by Smudge's Lot; 15-05-2018 at 10:58 AM.
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    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 13th May 18, 12:02 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 12:02 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 12:02 PM
    It should be straightforward. Could you do a quick diagram of what you're trying to do?
    • Smudge's Lot
    • By Smudge's Lot 13th May 18, 12:05 PM
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    • #3
    • 13th May 18, 12:05 PM
    • #3
    • 13th May 18, 12:05 PM
    Done, had to re pair the powerline adapters!
    Thanks anyway
    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 13th May 18, 6:58 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 6:58 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 6:58 PM
    Of all the things one has to do with computers, adding an ethernet switch is usually the most trouble-free!
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