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    Andy Kniveton
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    Squeezebox 802.11b only

    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.
    >
    >

  2. #2
    Damien PRAT
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    Squeezebox 802.11b only

    > 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

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