Switch with uplink port on opposite side of other ports

This is a bit of an odd question if you haven't guessed already from the title.  I am seeking a 5 or 8 port switch but with a catch.  The uplink port is on the back side with the power connector and the other ports are on the front.  Does such a thing exist?  Reason I ask is this would be something that would sit on a desk and from aesthetic prospective, have the power and uplink wires connect to the back to fish down the opening in the desk and the front connections used on demand.
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Bill BachPresident and Btrieve GuruCommented:
This unit from BlackBox should fit your needs:  https://www.blackbox.com/en-us/store/Detail.aspx/5-Port-Fast-Ethernet-Switch/LBS005A

Better yet, why not just mount the entire switch under the desktop, and route one or two cables up through the port?  Add a velcro strap or rubber band to hold them, and you'll just have the connectors visible when not in use.

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bigeven2002Author Commented:
Awesome thanks for finding that.  As for why not the under desk solution, I didn't want extra cables fished up and just sitting there since this won't be used too often, I felt the upside switch would be easier to manage.
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