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Tigger11
Feb 2, 2011, 12:05 PM
I had a Belkin G router, and it worked fine with the Itunes sharing and playing Itunes content over my Apple TV. It stopped working a couple of weeks ago, and I replaced it with a Belkin Share 300, which is an N router and I can hook an External drive to it, which is nice, but despite my best efforts I cant get Itunes sharing working on the router, and if I'm understanding the reply from customer support correctly they dont support itunes sharing on the router at this time. Anyone have a suggested wired/wireless N router that will let me share the itunes libraries between the families computers and the Apple TV 2.0?
Thanks
-Tig



davids8477
Feb 2, 2011, 12:38 PM
I had a Belkin G router, and it worked fine with the Itunes sharing and playing Itunes content over my Apple TV. It stopped working a couple of weeks ago, and I replaced it with a Belkin Share 300, which is an N router and I can hook an External drive to it, which is nice, but despite my best efforts I cant get Itunes sharing working on the router, and if I'm understanding the reply from customer support correctly they dont support itunes sharing on the router at this time. Anyone have a suggested wired/wireless N router that will let me share the itunes libraries between the families computers and the Apple TV 2.0?
Thanks
-Tig

I use Airport Extreme Base Station - works a charm.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC340LL/A/AirPort-Extreme?fnode=MTY1NDA0Mg&mco=MTMzNzU2NDk

Primejimbo
Feb 2, 2011, 04:49 PM
I had a Belkin G router, and it worked fine with the Itunes sharing and playing Itunes content over my Apple TV. It stopped working a couple of weeks ago, and I replaced it with a Belkin Share 300, which is an N router and I can hook an External drive to it, which is nice, but despite my best efforts I cant get Itunes sharing working on the router, and if I'm understanding the reply from customer support correctly they dont support itunes sharing on the router at this time. Anyone have a suggested wired/wireless N router that will let me share the itunes libraries between the families computers and the Apple TV 2.0?
Thanks
-Tig
Doing networking for a living and Belkin makes a crap router.

I use Airport Extreme Base Station - works a charm.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC340LL/A/AirPort-Extreme?fnode=MTY1NDA0Mg&mco=MTMzNzU2NDk
I had one then got a Time Capsule and I really like them. So easy to set up and use.

stuartmeyers
Feb 2, 2011, 07:36 PM
I use Airport Extreme Base Station - works a charm.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC340LL/A/AirPort-Extreme?fnode=MTY1NDA0Mg&mco=MTMzNzU2NDk

+1 for me on AE Base Station (Edit: Oops, Express not Extreme)
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1089540

rusty2192
Feb 2, 2011, 08:34 PM
I second (or is it 4th or 5th by now ;) ) the Airport Extreme. I set it up over a year ago and haven't had any trouble yet. All of my previous routers (netgear and a couple linksys) had to be reset at least once a week if not once a day. The simultaneous dual band and USB port for an external are musts for me.

Tigger11
Feb 2, 2011, 11:09 PM
Thanks all, I think I've found my new router, after just 7 or 8 of you suggested it :).
-Tig

kuwisdelu
Feb 2, 2011, 11:24 PM
I'm on an Airport Express, and my next router will definitely be an AirPort Extreme (or possibly another Time Capsule — will have to check on the heat issue after my first one). For the ease-of-setup and reliability (and guaranteed compatibility with the rest of my gear), it's quite worth the price to me. I don't think I've ever once had to reset them because of internet troubles (though I have for other reasons, of course).