View Full Version : Help with Linksys WET54G Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge?

David Drummond
2003-11-12, 15:23

I use Phonex's Neverwire 14 (www.phonex.com) to connect my SliMP3 to the
network. It theoretically has a 14Mbps throughput but network testing
utilities show an effective 6.5Mbps.

My home has steel reinforced concrete walls which weren't conducive to
wireless networking (even the cordless phone has issues wandering from room
to room).

I love my SliMP3....


-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Adams [mailto:sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com]
Sent: Thursday, 13 November 2003 2:36 AM
To: SLIMP3 Discussion
Subject: [slim] Help with Linksys WET54G Wireless-G Ethernet


You might want to look into homeplug (ethernet bridging over the power
lines) as an alternative.


On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 07:11 AM, DG wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've got my Slimp3 hooked into the Linksys Wireless Bridge (which is
> communicating with a Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Access Point +
> Cable/DSL Router down in my basement). Problem is it cuts out way too
> often -- it's just much too unreliable. Sometimes the SLimp3 can't
> find the server, often it can, plays for an hour or two, then can't,
> sometimes it can play all day, sometimes it plays but if you walk
> across the room it cuts out... you get the idea... Does anyone have
> experience with this equipment and going 50-100 feet through floors?
> Anyone tried a range extending solutions that work? I've considered
> laying ethernet cable or moving the computer upstairs, but neither
> solution is a very good one for me...
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions,
> David