[mythtv-users] Wireless N-5GHz & HD streaming?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 21:21:43 UTC 2011
> So, I looked in the electronics circulars today and saw that there's a
> deal at Best Buy for the Netgear WNDR3700 dual band wireless router.
> I'm thinking about getting this so that I can wirelessly stream HD
> shows (and possibly some blu-rays) to my laptops for viewing. I was
> thinking of using the less-crowded 5 GHz band for the heavy video
> lifting and reserve 2.4 GHz for web browsing. Has anyone tried this?
> How well does it work?
> I haven't seen too many discussion of this on the list, but maybe I
> just missed them.
In my neighborhood I can stream HD over wireless G without any
problems at all. It all depends on the local congestion. Wireless N
should be better in either case provided what you are streaming to has
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