Networking troubles

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by yagran, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. yagran macrumors 6502a

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    Jan 8, 2007
    Location:
    Brighton, East Sussex, UK
    #1
    Hi, a quick question about wireless networking.

    Ive gone hough ..pfft...about 10 routers in 2 years, they keep dying getting hot and unreliable.

    I have electrical heating panels in my ceilings (like a large metal mesh). Do you think this has anything to do with it? my macmini is directly above the router which has a large upgraded antennae pointing upwards and only gets 2 bars of signal. Id love to run a cable up, but cant because of the heating panels.

    what would you suggest i do to either get better signal or whatever?
    (i tried a wired ethernet through my home electrical circuit but it didnt work very well..SLOW).

    thanks in advance for any tips :eek:
     
  2. EricNau Moderator emeritus

    EricNau

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    Apr 27, 2005
    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    #2
    I'm confused. :confused:

    Why would your ceiling affect your router? ...Is your router in your ceiling?

    ...Or do you have a two story house?
     

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