Networking

Cracking Open A Linksys Desktop Switch

View Inside The Switch

With the front cover removed, the green sysem board is visible. Prominent up front in this image are the LED status indicators. To their right you can make out the black heat sink that sits atop the device's switch controller microchip.

Photos by Erik Eckel for TechRepublic.com

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...