RJ45 to 2 RJ45 Adapter

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About this product


  • Adapter to connect one RJ45 to two RJ45s
  • Quick convert of a single socket to double outlet
  • Moulded in a durable, white plastic housing

Product overview

  • Adapter to connect one RJ45 to two RJ45s
  • Quick convert of a single socket to double outlet
  • Moulded in a durable, white plastic housing

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

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I got this to use with a TP-Link range extender which has only one RJ45 socket, used for the PS3. I needed another socket for the Sky HD box, and this works perfectly. I thought there might be some conflict issues with the PS3 and Sky box into one socket, but I was wrong. This RJ45 adapter is a simple and cheap solution if you need 2 RJ45 sockets and only have 1.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says has saved us from swapping cables from computer to computer and saved us calling someone out easy peasy
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does not appear to work with Power Line Adapter Wanted to use it in a Power Line Adapter, but if two cables were connected, they both lost connection. Now let's see if I can get my money back
Date published: 2016-01-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Inadequate fastening I bought this product a couple of days ago from my local store. Unfortunately, although it inserts into the ethernet socket well, the clip fastener is not springy enough to hold it in and as soon as I have the two cables inserted it falls out of the socket. Nothing I can do keeps it in.
Date published: 2015-09-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Was working great until... Bought this coz I needed 2 RJ45 sockets for Xbox amd Freeview box and it was okay until a week later after getting it, on my powerline adapter, it keeps saying that an Ethernet cable isn't connected when it is, and doesn't do it when only one Ethernet cable is in so my opinion is that it is the RJ45 adapter
Date published: 2016-05-28
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if i have one ethenet cable available will this split the signal so that 2 devices can be linked to the ethernet at the same time i.e. smart tv and tv box

Asked by: stewart
Yes this is correct
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-02-21

I have bought one of these and when both cables are in it says local network cable unplugged in both computers but if one cable is in it works perfectly. Can you please advise? 

Asked by: Kirsty81
As shown in past FAQ's "This is not suitable for simultaneous connections"
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-09

I have this adapter and I have my Freesat box and Xbox 360 connected to this adapter and whenever I am on my Xbox 360, I keep getting disconnected from Xbox Live, not sure if this has something to do with the RJ45 double adapter or something???

Asked by: sjennings1
This is not suitable for simultaneous connections, if the Freesat box outputs a signal at the same time as the Xbox it will disrupt the connection. What you require is a network switch which will keep the connections separate and should remove the disruptions. Something like this may be suitable for you; http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/tp-link-5-port-gigabit-desktop-switch-n14nf
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-06-09

Are all 8 input pins brought out in both sockets, so the two sockets are in parallel or is it an 'economiser' designed so that two devices are put onto a single line and re split at the far end?  I need to combine two analogue phones on structured wiring.

Asked by: Martin
All of the pins are brought out in both sockets, to whit each of the two sockets offered are an exact replica of the original socket. Unfortunately we are unable to offer any advice on your intended usage.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-06-09

I ned to plug 2 lan cable to a pc.  1 for Internet  and other one for local software.  By using this adapter to the pc can i gain access to both connection? 

Asked by: Mab16
This will only allow one at a time to use the connection.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-12-15

Can I use to connect ethernet to either blueray player and youview, when one or other is off and the other on

Asked by: bhk1
No unfortunately not. You would be better of choosing a network switch to achieve this. I've included a link below: http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/tp-link-5-port-10100-network-switch-zf82d
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-04-05

Can I assign seperate IP addresses to these ports?

Asked by: Simon1068uk
No, these would share a single IP address as they cannot be used at the same time.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-02-08

I have a broadband connection via TP 500mbps powerline adapters - but at the receiving end I want to connect to my bluray and to my set top box - can I use this product for this purpose please? If not what do I need? Thanks

Asked by: Alan
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application. You would need a network switch like linked below: http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/tp-link-5-port-10100-network-switch-zf82d
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-10-28
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