NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch, Cheap and cheerful

Didn’t obtain it for any flash capabilities and haven’t been upset. Would propose to anybody wanting to increase their wired network speedily & cheaply.

I acquired this as an alternative of the five-port as theirs not a great deal change in price tag. I am only producing this assessment in reaction to a further reviewers remarks and overlook under-standings. This is not a router, a router is applied for sharing your online connection with other computers, etcetera- please observe that you will need to possibly get a bt sort router or a cable (telewest/virgin) router.

Low-cost and cheerful – does the position and has not ever presented any difficulties and hardly ever even had to restart the unit.

Key specs for NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black:

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  • Complies with IEEE 802.3 10Base-T and IEEE802.3u 100Base-TX Standards
  • 8 Port 10/100 Mbps Nway Ethernet / Fast Ethernet Ports
  • Full/Half Duplex for each port
  • Operating at maximum packet filtering and forwarding rate
  • Supports for store-and-forward of packet switching
  • Compact design for SOHO applications, external AC Power Adaptor
  • Comprehensive LED indications for port status indication
  • Expandable by cascading more hubs together.

Comments from buyers

“Amazing Value for Money, Cheap and cheerful, Great value, does what it should”

Allows me to split the community between xbox, laptop, and printer. Simply finished as well, just plug in and enjoy, it sets itself up.

I purchased this switch to make it possible for wired nearby and web website traffic to the upstairs of my household. A extremely straightforward plug and enjoy unit that was extremely trustworthy (ran for a person 12 months without the need of a reboot) even when set beneath load (world wide web gaming and bit torrent clients). Has now been changed by a tplink gigabit switch to allow for speedier file transfer over the network.

This is a pretty low cost and uncomplicated switch that does exactly what it should really. I have it splitting my net between my xbox and laptop computer from a single cable. World-wide-web input and other machine outputs can be related to any of the rear ports (compared with a router which are unable to distinguish among them)so in a lot of approaches it is remarkable.

Does specifically what it states on the box. Just hook up an ethernet cable from your router into any a person of the 8 ports on the switch and share your broadband world-wide-web relationship with up to 7 other personal computers. There is practically nothing to configure, the switch does all the magic by alone ensuring every single personal computer achieves a superior velocity link with no bottlenecks. I have two of these newlink switches, a 16 port model offering net entry to my b&b rooms and an 8 port serving my non-public portion of the home, they perform brilliantly.

For the revenue it seriously are not able to be faulted. Can not think that they waste revenue together with a consumer guide with it (plug in, transform on.

As i was not specifically positive what i essential i did not want to fork out much too much. A discussion board recommended me that rather of purchasing a new router incorporate a ‘switch’ as it happened this was the correct resolution to my problem (a router with only four ports and acquiring six points, computers, lan drive, x box 360, needing access to the web with wired connectors). All the things was completely automated (it will even detect and get the job done on different ethernet cabling, patched or twisted). Whilst 1 port is marked uplink even this does not issue you can hook up to any port. It is a great deal smaller than i predicted and i measured ability intake as one watt so can be left switched on subsequent to the linksys router and cable modem.

This was a excellent get for the selling price. Its employed all the time connecter to my router. I would recommend it to anybody.


Summary
Review Date
Reviewed Item
NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black
Rating
1.0 of 5 stars, based on 14 reviews
Price
£16.99

One thought on “NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch, Cheap and cheerful

  1. Verified Purchase

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    This was a good buy for the price. Its used all the time connecter to my router. I would recommend it to anyone.
    • Verified Purchase
      This was a good buy for the price. Its used all the time connecter to my router. I would recommend it to anyone.
      • Verified Purchase
        Allows me to split the network between xbox, pc, and printer. Easily done too, just plug in and play, it sets itself up.
  2. Verified Purchase

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Allows me to split the network between xbox, pc, and printer. Easily done too, just plug in and play, it sets itself up.
  3. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    I bought this switch to allow wired local and internet traffic to the upstairs of my house. A very simple plug and play device that was incredibly reliable (ran for one year without a reboot) even when put under load (internet gaming and bit torrent clients). Has now been replaced by a tplink gigabit switch to allow faster file transfer over the network.
  4. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    I bought this switch to allow wired local and internet traffic to the upstairs of my house. A very simple plug and play device that was incredibly reliable (ran for one year without a reboot) even when put under load (internet gaming and bit torrent clients). Has now been replaced by a tplink gigabit switch to allow faster file transfer over the network.
  5. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Didn’t buy it for any flash features and haven’t been disappointed. Would recommend to anyone looking to expand their wired network quickly & cheaply.
  6. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Didn’t buy it for any flash features and haven’t been disappointed. Would recommend to anyone looking to expand their wired network quickly & cheaply.
    • Verified Purchase
      Cheap and cheerful – does the job and hasn’t ever given any problems and never even had to restart the unit.
  7. Verified Purchase

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Cheap and cheerful – does the job and hasn’t ever given any problems and never even had to restart the unit.
    • Verified Purchase
      As i was not exactly sure what i needed i did not want to pay too much. A forum advised me that instead of buying a new router add a “switch” as it happened this was the exact solution to my problem (a router with only 4 ports and having 6 things, computers, lan drive, x box 360, needing access to the internet with wired connectors). Everything was entirely automatic (it will even detect and work on different ethernet cabling, patched or twisted). Although 1 port is marked uplink even this does not matter you can connect to any port. It is much smaller than i expected and i measured power consumption as 1 watt so can be left switched on next to the linksys router and cable modem.
  8. Verified Purchase

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    As i was not exactly sure what i needed i did not want to pay too much. A forum advised me that instead of buying a new router add a “switch” as it happened this was the exact solution to my problem (a router with only 4 ports and having 6 things, computers, lan drive, x box 360, needing access to the internet with wired connectors). Everything was entirely automatic (it will even detect and work on different ethernet cabling, patched or twisted). Although 1 port is marked uplink even this does not matter you can connect to any port. It is much smaller than i expected and i measured power consumption as 1 watt so can be left switched on next to the linksys router and cable modem.
  9. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Does exactly what it says on the box. Simply connect an ethernet cable from your router into any one of the 8 ports on the switch and share your broadband internet connection with up to 7 other computers. There is nothing to configure, the switch does all the magic by itself ensuring each computer achieves a high speed connection with no bottlenecks. I have two of these newlink switches, a 16 port version providing internet access to my b&b rooms and an 8 port serving my private part of the house, they work brilliantly.
  10. Anonymous

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    Does exactly what it says on the box. Simply connect an ethernet cable from your router into any one of the 8 ports on the switch and share your broadband internet connection with up to 7 other computers. There is nothing to configure, the switch does all the magic by itself ensuring each computer achieves a high speed connection with no bottlenecks. I have two of these newlink switches, a 16 port version providing internet access to my b&b rooms and an 8 port serving my private part of the house, they work brilliantly.
    • Verified Purchase
      I bought this instead of the 5-port as theirs not much difference in price. I’m only writing this review in response to another reviewers comments and miss under-standings. This is not a router, a router is used for sharing your internet connection with other computers, etc- please note that you need to either get a bt type router or a cable (telewest/virgin) router.
  11. Verified Purchase

    This review is from : NEWLink 8 Port 10/100 Ethernet Switch,Black

    I bought this instead of the 5-port as theirs not much difference in price. I’m only writing this review in response to another reviewers comments and miss under-standings. This is not a router, a router is used for sharing your internet connection with other computers, etc- please note that you need to either get a bt type router or a cable (telewest/virgin) router.
    • Anonymous
      This is a very cheap and simple switch that does exactly what it should. I have it splitting my internet between my xbox and laptop from one cable. Internet input and other device outputs can be connected to any of the rear ports (unlike a router which cannot distinguish between them)so in many ways it is superior.
      • Anonymous
        This is a very cheap and simple switch that does exactly what it should. I have it splitting my internet between my xbox and laptop from one cable. Internet input and other device outputs can be connected to any of the rear ports (unlike a router which cannot distinguish between them)so in many ways it is superior.
  12. Verified Purchase
    For the money it really can’t be faulted. Can’t believe that they waste money including a user manual with it (plug in, turn on.
    • Verified Purchase
      For the money it really can’t be faulted. Can’t believe that they waste money including a user manual with it (plug in, turn on.

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