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Apple TV Wi-Fi

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by hansiedejong, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

    #1
    Hi,

    I am looking to buy my first Apple TV. One thing I'm dealing with is the Wi-Fi range. My loft is pretty far away from the router. To compare: my iPhone and iPad can hardly make connection to Wi-Fi from my room. My MacBook Pro on my desk has very fine connection and using that daily on a decent speed. How is Apple TV Wi-Fi comparing to people who both have a Mac and are 'pretty far' away from their routers?

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors 65816

    #2
    my router is far away from my tv and apple tv, and sometimes loading takes a bit, however once a video is playing since there is buffering built in it seems to run perfectly after that

    worst case scenario go grab a airport express and bridge your internet so that it extends the range
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    striker33

    #3
    9 times out of 10 its dependant on the router, not your device.

    My room is in the loft as well, and I get full bars to a £120 belkin router on the 5GHz network.
     
  4. macrumors regular

    #4
    But how does it compare to the Wi-Fi capabilities of a Mac?
     

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