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TOPIC: Can one build a hub ?

Can one build a hub ? 15 years 4 months ago #74

Hi all

i want to connect my two computers using a hub, but i don't have the cash to buy one.
Can anyone of u tell me if it is possible to make one.

thanks.

Can one build a hub ? 15 years 4 months ago #75

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mcse_nair,

Hubs are extremely cheap these days. You can buy yourself a 4 port hub for less than $35US dollars. If your after the more advanced hubs with features e.t.c then your looking at a lot more.

Making your own hub is possible, but finding the schematics for one and the parts is a different story [img]images/smiles/icon_smile.gif

Anyone got any hub schematics lying around ?

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Chris Partsenidis.
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Can one build a hub ? 15 years 4 months ago #76

Well, since only two computers are involved, all that's needed is a cross-over cable. Even cheaper than a hub, or you can make your own:
http://www.johnscloset.net/wiring/crossover.html
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