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11a, 11g or dual router with 11a + 11g

by jamestony / December 13, 2006 11:05 AM PST

Thinking about going wireless with my home pc and xbox 360. But not sure which type of router to go with. I read the g is the standard, a is good for streaming video and music. Which is exactly what I want to do, stream from the pc to the xbox 360(mp3 and video). Any suggestions on which type of router and some suggested brands if you don't mind. Thanks in advance.

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Just sharing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2006 11:24 AM PST

I don't run into 802.11a equipment anymore. I wouldn't consider it something to fret over.

Bob

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802.11g
by jamestony / December 14, 2006 6:35 AM PST
In reply to: Just sharing.

So is .11g good enough to stream music and video from my pc to xbox 360?

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I streamed with 802.11b
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2006 6:50 AM PST
In reply to: 802.11g

Remember that most internet connections are less than that. Certainly music is fine at 802.11b and more.

Bob

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