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Topic # 114342 16-Feb-2013 16:52 Send private message

Once again I have struck an issue.

I have a Belkin N300 Modem Router, and cant connect my tv (panny 50ut50) or receiver (onkyo nr515) to it. 
Ive tried using the ethernet cable that came with the router but it doesnt work. The cable works cos I connected my laptop to the router when setting it up.

Is there something Im doing wrong, or do I need a different cable???



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  Reply # 763581 16-Feb-2013 20:44 Send private message

is that a 2 wire telephone cable plugged into the lan port, if so that might be the answer

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  Reply # 763589 16-Feb-2013 21:41 Send private message

When I connected my Samsung TV to my LAN, I had to run thru a setwork setup menu on the TV. I'd imagine you have to do the same.

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  Reply # 763619 16-Feb-2013 23:27 Send private message

kornflake: is that a 2 wire telephone cable plugged into the lan port, if so that might be the answer


From the picture it does look like the black cable is all wrong for LAN, inc the connector on the end which with my old eyes looks like an RJ12 and not an RJ45. I could be wrong, it is getting late.




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  Reply # 763683 17-Feb-2013 10:01 Send private message

Thanks for the replies. Yea I think the black one is wrong but I tried it out of desperation.

The grey one is Ethernet. It says patch cable, which im sure I read on a Panasonic forum was the one to use. Are there different types of patch cables?

The one im trying came with my router.

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  Reply # 763700 17-Feb-2013 10:49 Send private message

So you know what IP addreses are??




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  Reply # 763896 17-Feb-2013 21:03 Send private message

Yea I found them on my Belkin router set up but it still didnt work.


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  Reply # 763915 17-Feb-2013 21:52 Send private message

What didn't work?? You have to explain in detail what you are trying to do. From your semi cryptic response all I can conclude is that router has assigned an IP address to TV using DHCP. If so then you have a connection at layer 3.




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  Reply # 765270 18-Feb-2013 16:42 Send private message

Sorry I should have explained a bit better.

I tried typing in the LAN details from my Belkin router on to my tv.

Im sorry I dont know what you mean by layer 3. You may need to explain it like you would to a child as this is all new to me.

All Im trying to do is get wired internet to my tv and or receiver via my router.

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  Reply # 765289 18-Feb-2013 16:53 Send private message

Provided you are using the right cable, it 'should' be just a matter of plugging in the cable and then going to Network Settings on your TV and selecting Wired connection and ensure that the TV are set to get an IP automatically (using DHCP, the router will assign the IP address to each device). Follow the same steps for the Onkyo receiver.




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  Reply # 765870 19-Feb-2013 16:54 Send private message

Thanks for the replies.

That's what i thought.

I will see if someone has one I can borrow in case it is the cable for some reason.

Cheers

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