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Jason
2004-01-26, 15:53
The squeeze hardware itself is 802.11b only, so unless a new unit comes out
the answer would be no.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Bob Myers
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 1:11 PM
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] 802.11b vs. 802.11g?

Oops. Will there be any easy way for existing Squeezebox uers to
upgrade to 802.11g? I just bought all new 802.11g equipment for my home
and now the SqueezeBox is the only 802.11b device left....

--
Bob Myers

dave (AT) davidrodger (DOT) com wrote on Monday, January 26, 2004 8:46 AM:

> Sorry--just wanted to answer my own question. I read this on
> the FAQ on the SlimDevices site:
> "If you have an 802.11g network, adding any 802.11b device
> (including Squeezebox) will cause the overall performance of
> your network to slow down. The amount of that slowdown
> depends on the devices in your network, but our tests
> indicate that a mixed 802.11b/802.11g network will see
> overall performance reduced to about half of the full rated
> 802.11g performance."
>
> So I guess I have my answer. Sorry for posting before
> reading the FAQ completely...
>
> -dave