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# 259788 22-Oct-2019 14:54
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I just found out today that for some reason my direct network connection from my T2100 with a Cat5E cable to my Vodafone HG659 is only giving 100mps plugged into LAN2. However, LAN1, plugged into the PC, is giving 1000mps. Is there a setting I need to change or does the T2100 only do 100mps?


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  # 2341880 22-Oct-2019 14:57
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Hi, I suggst the T2100 only as a 10/100 interface, why does it require more.

 

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  # 2341884 22-Oct-2019 15:15
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So the T2100 doesn't use maximum 1000mps?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2341891 22-Oct-2019 15:24
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Doubt it has the processing power to do anything with that kind of data rate. Typical 1080p video is only 5-8Mb/s often not even that, even 4k video would rarely exceed 25Mb/s, so once again, why does it need a GigE nic?

 

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  # 2341892 22-Oct-2019 15:25
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I'd suggest the T2100 maxes out at 100Mb/s and to be honest doubt the hardware would be able to process data if it came in that fast.  To be manufactured for its price point I'd say it will only cope with the bandwidth 2K HD requires and that's about it as that's all it needs.


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  # 2341898 22-Oct-2019 15:51
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Even most TV's out there only have 100Mbps Ethernet ports. Even a 4K stream is typically to be sitting at maybe 40Mbps tops so there is no need to spend extra $$ building a product with higher cost networking hardware.

 

 

 

 


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  # 2341992 22-Oct-2019 18:38
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I found the old 659 often reported the wrong mbit lan connection speed in the webinterface.

 

I think its a glitch.

 

Anyway ask Vodafone nicely and they may send out a new ultrahub?

 

 

 

 


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  # 2342090 22-Oct-2019 20:31
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what do you need the extra speed for?

 

what are you trying to watch that needs more than 100mbps?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2342106 22-Oct-2019 20:56
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I misread the post. As other have pointed out not ALL equipment these days do 1gbit on their network ports.

 

 




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  # 2342108 22-Oct-2019 21:07
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I didn't know how fast I needed it to go. I thought it might be a glitch in the hub. I've had some problems with Freeview Plus today. I was getting a better and more consistent connection with WiFi which is weird.


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