We've lived in our current house for 2 years and have been using an AmpliFi HD mesh setup since. The entire house is wired for Ethernet in every room (except the office, for some reason!), but I've really only NEEDED to have 2 things hardwired on the network, since the two nodes don't have an Ethernet backhaul. So, I just routed the coax to our loft and hooked up the modem/router there with the other two things plugged directly into the router and called it a day.
I decided to upgrade to a newer mesh setup that has a wired backhaul, as we've been experiencing a few dead zones in the house and now I'm trying to make sense of all these patch panels. Since each of the mesh points only has once LAN out - if I'm understanding correctly, I'll need a separate gigabit switch connected to the router and then an Ethernet cable plugged into each node that has a wire coming out of it? Is this correct?
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