Maplin RJ45 Ethernet Splitter

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About this product


  • An adaptor to turn one RJ45 Ethernet socket into two
  • Compatible with Cat5 and Cat6 networks

Product overview

• An adaptor to turn one RJ45 Ethernet socket into two
• Compatible with Cat5 and Cat6 networks

An adapter for converting a single RJ45 socket to a double outlet for telephones.

if i run an ethernet cable from my router to a room with a female end, could i then use this adaptor to plug 2 devices into the cable eg a laptop (with usb ethernet adapter) and desktop or a tv and xbox1?

Asked by: tb24
No you will need an Ethernet switch to use multiple devices simultaneously.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-12-03

I currently run bt TV from an ethernet socket in living room. Sons are wanting a ps4 that I believe you need Internet connection to download games etc. Would this product allow me to run both ps4 and bt TV at the same time?

Asked by: RobT
NO .. if you wish to create multiple Ethernet sockets from a single to be used simultaneously you need an Ethernet Switch. This one would be ideal.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-11-29

I have a single wall port and i need to connect the existing ethernet cable and 1 other from the franking machine will this splitter allow them both to work

Asked by: Jane91
This will allow one ethernet socket to be split into two, allowing two devices to receive an internet connection.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2017-11-26

Hi I want to run a DJ cable from a laptop and from a Vodafone Signal booster in to this splitter. Will this work?

Asked by: Danny
No, i am sorry but the item will not be suitable.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-09-20

Do you have an ethernet splitter that can service two separate PCs each for a different purpose

Asked by: Tony Legg
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-07-24

I have one spare ethernet port in my router. I have an xbox 360 and sky box which i am manually switching the cable between. Would this product work? It is unlikely I would be using both at the same time.

Asked by: Warren
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-02-28

Have quite good wifi speeds but even with 2 boosters my wi-fi is patchy in some areas in the house. In living room there's an ethernet socket which is connected to telly-can I use Maplin RJ45 ethernet splitter or will it jeopardise the internet on telly?

Asked by: Elle
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-16

Can i use this in the back of  my BT Youview box to run an extra Youview box using  the second box to connect to my broadband.

Asked by: Edwards76
No, unfortunately this would not be suitable for your needs.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-01-25
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