Airport Extreme 4th gen vs. Billion Bipac 7800NL, bridge the router or the Airport?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by orestes1984, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. orestes1984 macrumors 65816

    Jun 10, 2005
    Well the Airport is a router but whatever, I'm just wondering for maximum throughput and compatibility should I bridge the Billion router or the Airport Extreme?

    The Bipac handles my DSL at the moment, and the wireless network and has two external antennas so I'm assuming it will be providing the better signal although I don't know.

    I use my Airport Extreme base station for its USB port mostly which server a centralised "NAS" with a 2TB hard drive attached to it.

    Which way should I be going?
  2. Altemose macrumors G3


    Mar 26, 2013
    Elkton, Maryland
    I would bridge the Billion Bipac and make it just a modem. Then set the AirPort up as the router on the network.

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