Testing Ethernet switch

If you have bought an "audio" Ethernet switch, don't bother with this thread 

If you question Ethernet switches, here is one test of one brand. 

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Those of us who are engineers have pointed to real experts on how Ethernet works. We are fully open to new information that can be explained in this universe. 

So is everyone else here. You hold no exclusivity in that regard.

Those who believe in only their ears have offered no argument than to attack others.

It's silly to portray yourself as a victim because no one here has attacked you. If you insist you've been victimized, alert the moderators to the offensive posts and they'll resolve it for you.

That leaves placebo effect or an extraordinary claim.

And your false claims and ill logic. Good grief.

Extraordinary claims, that "other things carried along" need some evidence. 

No one here owes you anything at all. You're not entitled.


Some people are incorrigible, know it all and therefore best ignored. Thanks for fighting their abuse, anyway.

I understand network technology and see this the same as tvgeek. Some can benefit from the insight, others can keep their views to the contrary—I do encourage noobs to be skeptical and seek information in many places before spending money. 


A really diamond comment from a first time poster: keep up the good work!

I have been quiet on this thread or a while as it devolved.  I am going to step back in gently to point out to @tvrgeek that I did point you to proof that other things are carried along. Hans Beekhuyzen measured it. You dismissed it as irrelevant. Yet, it is there. You believe it cannot impact the sound quality and it’s possible you’re correct. But, you disallow for the possibility that you are not correct. There is noise on the circuit. It can be measured. 

May I suggest that we discontinue the discussion. Some of us have experience beneficial impact from improved network switches. Others believe that cannot be the case. There is some evidence to support both positions. Neither position is fully validated by what is known or what can be measured. 

Let’s leave it there.