TiVo Community Forum Archive 1

TiVo Community Forum Archive 1 (http://archive.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/index.php)
- TiVo Home Media Features & TiVoToGo (http://archive.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/forumdisplay.php?forumid=35)
-- wireless tranfer for the novice (http://archive.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?threadid=182568)

Posted by Kracko on 06-30-2004 01:19 AM:

It's not the routers that are a problem as much as wireless connections, even though they may say they are 11megabit/sec (wireless B) or 54megabit/sec (wireless G) or faster (wireless super-G) all have issues with distance and walls (in your case ceilings and floors). The speed ratings of these devices are "the best you can hope to expect" with them. In the real world they seldom connect at these speeds and quite often vary in their speed. In addition 2.4Ghz cordless phones can interfere with their signal as can neighbor's wireless set up.

In addition, the port they plug into in the back of the TiVo can only send information at a maximum speed of 12megabits/sec.

As for transfer speeds, I can not answer that question. Mine are wired.

(2) TiVo Series 2 - 40hr
(2) Linksys USB200M - Wired Ethernet adapters
HMO enabled on both units
Running JavaHMO 1.2

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