How to get internet upstairs with ethernet cable?

Alessandra Hagenes asked a question: How to get internet upstairs with ethernet cable?
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Date created: Thu, Apr 22, 2021 4:30 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 30, 2022 5:18 PM


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Basically, you plug one powerline adapter into a wall socket near your modem or router and run a single ethernet cable to it. Then, in any room that you want to have an internet connection, you plug in another powerline adapter and then use ethernet cables to get the connection from the adapter to your device.

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Well, the short answer is to simply go out and purchase an Ethernet router. This will allow you to turn your existing phone line into a cable or wireless Internet connection for any device in your home. This will save you lots of money, as well as improve the performance of your home.

The powerline adapter comes with an ethernet cable. Plug one end into a socket on the back of your router and the other into the socket on the adapter. Take the Wi-Fi powerline adapter upstairs. Choose a central location, like half way along the bedroom corridor.

My solution was to run it with the water piping going through the ceiling, the wooden boxed off pipes make an easy conduit. However if the flooring above prevents access it gets a lot tougher. Next solution was to run the cable in plastic conduit up the wall and drill a hole in the wall diagonally. Or just drill the ceiling to the upstairs.

The best option would be to run ethernet cable from the router to upstairs, you can purchase flat cable that is far easier to run and hide under the edges of carpet etc, this would be a DIY job or you can get a 3rd party to run this for you.

Ethernet cables; Crimping Kit; Junction boxes; Ethernet Jacks; Fish tape; Option 2. Powerline adapter kit; Option 3. You might have noticed that Options 2 and 3 require fewer tools. There are good reasons for that. MoCAkit; How to Get Wired Internet Upstairs Option 1: Ethernet Everywhere. This is the most straightforward method. It’s also the most labor-intensive.

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