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Viera Connect settings with a router

by Gregness / February 10, 2013 1:46 AM PST

Anyone know the correct settings to get and old Linksys router (wrt54g) attached to my new Viera TV (TC-P50U50 via ethernet) so I can connect to my wireless network hub. (Actiontec M24)? Do I set up the Linksys as a bridge?

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Yes, set it up as a bridge (n/t)
by Pepe7 / February 10, 2013 3:48 AM PST


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Need a little more info...
by Gregness / February 11, 2013 12:32 PM PST

Thanks for your help.
I have the TV (tc-p50ut50 ) connected to an Airport Express with an ethernet cable but can't seem to reconcile the settings. The Airport express is set up in Bridge mode but I need advice on settings under the Viera's "Network" category for:

IP setting mode
IP address (ip of the Airport Express?)
Subnet Mask (sn of the Airport Express?)
Default gateway ((gateway of the Airport Express?)
DNS setting mode (auto or manual?)
DNS (the main router DNS?)
Proxy setting?

Right now the TV is failing the connection test and not even seeing the Airport Router. It does see the router if I set the unit to it's defaults and not in bridge mode. Any thoughts?

Thanks so much.


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what happened to the linksys?
by Pepe7 / February 11, 2013 11:17 PM PST
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Thanks Pepe7, I'll give it a try
by Gregness / February 11, 2013 11:52 PM PST

I bagged the Linksys when it appeared that it would be tough to configure it as a bridge. I also happened to have an Airport Express connected to stereo (near the TV) so I thought I would give it a try. I'll report back on my success or lack therof after I play with the settings some more.


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