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AirPort Express Question

I have my music with iTunes installed on a PC desktop that is cabled (cat5) to a router. Can I cable the AirPort via Cat5 to the same router and use that configuration to push music from iTunes to the Stereo receiver?

All the configurations I see in the AirPort documentation show the input to it being wireless.


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How does the Airport

In reply to: AirPort Express Question

connect to your network currently?

Having two routers on a network, while possible, is usually a recipe for problems especially if they are both acting as DHCP servers.

It should work wired in the same way as it does wirelessly


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Clarification of configuration

In reply to: How does the Airport

I do not currently use the AirPort. I'm considering buying one. My LAN currently consists of a wireless D-Link router providing internet access via a Cable modem. My desktop (with all my music) is hardwired to the router. I also have a laptop and a printer on separate wireless connections to router.

What I want to do is be able to send good quality audio output from the desktop to my stereo receiver to play over my house speakers.

Hope that explains it better.

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Get an Airport Express

In reply to: Clarification of configuration

and that will solve the problem.

It has an audio output and is capable of receiving iTunes over a wireless network.

Cheaper than an Airport Extreme too


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