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Andy Kniveton
2003-11-18, 08:59
Sean Adams <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote :

> On Tuesday, November 18, 2003, at 06:53 AM, Andy Kniveton wrote:
>
> > Do you plan to make any 802.11g Squeezeboxes ?
> >
> > FYI if your network is 802.11g (54Mbps) and you connect up a 802.11b
> > device the speed of the network will drop to 11Mbps.
>
> It's not quite as bad as that, but yes, an all-g network is faster.
>
> >
> > I'd love a Squeezebox but the speed drop would probally prevent me
> > going down that route and i'd have to go for an 802.11g bridge.
> >
>
> If you have an 802.11b access point, you could run it on a different
> channel - this has the added benefit of not using any bandwidth on your
> 802.11g network, as long as they're at least 3 channel numbers apart.
>
>

Damien PRAT
2003-11-18, 09:09
> FYI if your network is 802.11g (54Mbps) and you connect up a 802.11b
> device the speed of the network will drop to 11Mbps.

that was true with the first generation of 802.11g devices, before
certification of the standard, that isn't anymore now.

damien