2 Wi-fi connections at once??

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by liketom, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. macrumors 601


    Apr 8, 2004
    well set is thus:

    PeeCee with internet plugged in with wi-fi sharing internet ,
    iBook recieving internet and also Broadcasting iTunes via AirTunes downstairs .

    the internet has to go upstairs ,my ibook goes anywhere i go in the house and the Airport Express is plugged in downstairs next to my Hi-Fi

    am i being think on this one?? all i want to do is use internet and Airtunes at same time on my iBook

    Help please :confused:
  2. macrumors 6502

    Dec 30, 2004
    Ann Arbor, MI

    :confused: :confused: I'm not really sure what "am I being think" means, but I think your question is simply, "Can my iBook receive internet from one basestation and transmit to an Airport Express?" This should definitely work for you. My internet connection is via a non-Apple wireless router to my iMac and while surfing the internet, I can connect to my Airport Express to play Airtunes. I hope that answered your question.
  3. macrumors 68020


    Jun 18, 2003
    I think he meant "thick". Your Airport Express would have to be configured as a client on the WiFi network, just like your Mac. If that's the case, you simply have 3 nodes (PC, Mac and AEx) on a single WiFi network. If you're asking if your Mac can talk to two separate WiFi networks at the same time (1-PC, 2-AEx), then no, unless you play some routing games on Windows, which I'm not familiar with (PC acting as router between 2 WiFi networks and also routing the WiFi networking to/from the Internet). The again, it's always possible I'm misunderstanding what you're trying to do.

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