Ethernet setup - 2 Switch/Panel etc question

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Old 10-17-16, 09:07 AM
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Ethernet setup - 2 Switch/Panel etc question

So my house has a main control panel. I have the all in one gateway modem/router that is hooked up to receive the internet signal and to distribute it wifi and hardwired. I have a Ethernet switch hooked up to the modem/router and then the rooms Ethernet wires going to the switch to be able to go to the various rooms etc.

Well was wondering if the wall jack is one outlet but I have maybe 3-4 devices that need to attach to that wall plate... TV/PSS4/Cable Box etc. Would I attach another switch as well to this single wall jack? Will this work since I have the modem/router gateway connected to a switch and then another switch? The wire is all cat5e. Just wondering how to attach 3 devices to the wall jack.. having 2 switches are okay?
 
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Yes, you can daisy chain switches.
 
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Yes, you can have another switch. It's done all the time.
 
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Great thanks !! Two switches it is!
 
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You can also use an old router if you turn off DHCP. In that case, main switch plugs into port 1 (not WAN/internet), and devices into 2-4.
 
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