Netgear FS605 5-Port Fast Ethernet Switch

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Hang on your network will soar when it's hooked up to NETGEAR's FS605! This powerful plug-and-play switch connects at 10 or 100 Mbps and makes it easy to link as many as five computers or peripherals to your Ethernet network. You'll experience maximum performance for 10 or 100 Mbps devices with five ports that automatically sense the correct speed while Auto Uplink on the ports adjusts for the different types of Ethernet cables. The FS605's sleek case has lights on the front for easy monitoring. Installation into your home network couldn't be simpler and, once powered on, it begins cool and silent operation without an internal fan.

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Green Compliance: Energy Star

Number of Network Ports: 5

Interfaces: 5 x RJ-45 10/100Base-TX LAN


Product Title: Netgear FS605 5-Port Fast Ethernet Switch

Manufacturer: Netgear

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Power Score: 4.6 | 21 Reviews

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Cost effective way to expand a wired network.

Strengths: Small & cheap. Figures out the uplink on its own, no configuring to do, no special wires for the uplink either, just a regular ethernet cable.

Weakness: None so far

Just plugged it into an open port on my router/switch/WAP combo, plugged in my other components and was ready to go as if I had plugged the other components directly into my router. I kind of forgot that I had it - out of sight, out of mind.

By sbelekevich - Jul 6, 2007

FS605NA Fast Ethernet Switch

Strengths: ease of use;small

Weakness: none

This was my first stand-alone switch and I expect there to be some setup involved. But all I did was plug in the cable from my router and the cables from my computers and everything was working. I have a server with a built in print server, my computer and a wireless access point plugged in to the network simultaneously with little if any noticeable slowdown. It can also be put in someone's...
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By alltoohuman - Nov 30, 2005

FS605NA Fast Ethernet Switch.

Strengths: Compact size, easy to set up, very fast speed

Weakness: NA

Nice and small, easy set up. Worked so fast , that what I feel about this switch. I have find no problem with this unit at all
I am extremely happy to have this little addition to my Network Family.

By cindy0586 - Nov 23, 2005

very good

Strengths: small! light!

The Netgear FS605 is a great 5 port switch. Simply just plug it in and your on your way. I have one at home and have one that we use at work. The unit is sleek and has good quality for the price. I would highly recommend this unit for anyone looking for a basic switch

By lobounm2004 - Nov 21, 2005

FS605NA Fast Ethernet Switch

Strengths: Compact

NetGear FS605NA Fast Ethernet Switch is easy to set up, plug and play installation. I use it to expand my home network and work great. It is nice compact design switch.

By jwang68 - Nov 12, 2005

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