|Dec 13, 2012, 11:41 AM||#1|
Airplay over extended WiFi Network
I live in a house and need a WiFi extender to reach all the floors.
So basically, I have a "root" (connected to the Internet) WiFi Network of SSID myWiFi in the basements.
I then have a WiFi Extender (Netgear WN3000RP) that connects to the myWiFi network and extends it to another Network of SSID myWiFi_Ext.
Do you know whether all my devices (iMac, iPhone, AppleTV) are able to see each other on the same network, regardless they are connected to myWiFi or to myWiFi_Ext ?
Typically, will my iPhone connected to myWiFi be able to Airplay on my AppleTV connected to myWiFi_Ext ?
Thanks for your clever answers !
|Dec 18, 2012, 12:18 AM||#2|
|Dec 21, 2012, 11:31 PM||#3|
You essentially need to put the extender in 'bridge' mode to get them all on the same network. You really don't need two different SSIDs once you have it setup and working the way you want.
Remember that you lose essentially half of your bandwidth with every repeater, so if you are streaming large local files you may have difficulty.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Airplay Problem- Can't mix wired ethernet and wifi devices? same subnet, same network||Sean Dempsey||Apple TV and Home Theater||12||Jan 6, 2015 10:17 AM|
|Slow 5ghz network via extended wireless network||groovyf||Mac Peripherals||1||Feb 25, 2014 07:45 PM|
|Can't get AirPlay icon on iPhone 5 w Public Network wifi||ldgrmnmc||Apple TV and Home Theater||1||Apr 28, 2013 10:44 PM|
|AirPlay-extended desktop?||ipsychedelic||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||48||Oct 26, 2012 07:09 PM|
|Airplay Problem- Can't mix wired ethernet and wifi devices? same subnet, same network||Sean Dempsey||OS X||3||Aug 7, 2012 02:27 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:16 PM.