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Re: home network

D-Man <dsh8290@rit.edu> wrote:

> What do I need to [build a home ethernet network] (other than NICs and
> cable, of course)? What is the difference between a hub and switch?

You don't need a hub or switch if you implement an ethernet with coax cables. Otoh, a coax
network is limited to a bandwidth of 10 Mbps, whereas with unshielded
twisted pair you can go up to 100 Mbps.

Paul Huygen

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