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|07-01-2011 07:48 PM|
|07-01-2011 01:53 PM|
|06-23-2011 01:21 PM|
|06-23-2011 08:37 AM|
Is this the same one from amazon?
The model numbers match up the same:
Item model number: TEG-S8g
But the description is a little different:
TRENDnet 8-Port Unmanaged Gigabit GREENnet Desktop Switch (8 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto-Negotiation, Auto-MDIX) TEG-S8g (Black Metal)
TRENDnet TEG-S8g 10/100/1000Mbps 8-Port Gigabit GREENnet Switch 8 x RJ45 8K MAC Address Table 128KB Buffer Memory
|06-23-2011 08:07 AM|
|06-22-2011 03:04 PM|
Good point on replacing the transformer...but I've never had one fail. I HAVE had a hard time finding places to plug in the wallwarts nearly all the time, though.
|06-22-2011 02:06 PM|
I prefer the metal ones too. They're actually smaller than the plastic ones.
The internal design and production of these are all farmed out to a large OEM in Asia. In the past, Trendnet shared the same OEM as D-Link (Gloal Sun Technology), so I had two wireless routers that had different external casing but the internals were identical.
|06-22-2011 02:03 PM|
I prefer having the transformer external because it means less heat generation within the switch and it's much easier to replace if the transformer were to go bad.
|06-22-2011 01:57 PM|
|06-22-2011 01:31 PM|
Personally, I like the heft of the metal cased one, plastic always feels cheap, especially when the weight of all those ethernet cables will pick up the plastic version.
|06-22-2011 01:10 PM|
But....that's probably max power. Average power is probably much lower?
In any case, if you're picky, I wonder if the S80DG is noticeably more miserly with power. I got it since it doesn't have the external power adapter. They say those sap power all the time...perhaps the internal transformer is more efficient.
Anyways...it's a great switch.
|06-22-2011 10:18 AM|
|merv333||In for 1....thanks OP. Repped!|
|06-22-2011 09:32 AM|
The LED indicators are reversed though. Gigabit on the S80G = Green but the S5G = Amber.
|06-22-2011 09:23 AM|
|blackzarg||I currently have a D-Link 8 port Gigabit Switch. Does anyone know if I can just add this to it to expand the ports? Or will some bad stuff happen...|
|06-22-2011 08:42 AM|
|strattao||LIVE again - just ordered one. Thanks OP!|
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