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Topic # 111710 12-Nov-2012 19:44 Send private message

Hi,

Does anyone have an issue with airplay being unreliable through one of these routers? My self, my boss and apperingly a few people on the TM forums ( http://www.trademe.co.nz/Community/MessageBoard/Messages.aspx?id=1153345&topic=3&#p23401931 ) are having the same sorts of issues.

Airplay seems to disappear as an option from the iPhone but a reboot of the Apple TV appears to fix it for a while.

While I know it sounds like an issue with either the iPhone or the Apple TV, all users seem to have the router in common.

Thanks

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  Reply # 716040 12-Nov-2012 19:47 Send private message

Has your modem got the latest software loaded?

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/forum-19/announcement-8-23-aug-2012-new-hg556a-firmware-available/

To update login to the modem as user: advanced and password: advanced





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  Reply # 716041 12-Nov-2012 19:48 Send private message

Is the title of this thread correct? I am sure it's meant to be HG55a?




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  Reply # 716042 12-Nov-2012 19:48 Send private message

Make sure both are on the same SSID/network of same frequency if you have the option to connect to 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.




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  Reply # 716050 12-Nov-2012 20:09 Send private message

The update is a .BIN file so save the file to a location on your PC / MAC ETC... browse to 192.168.1.1 log in using details above you will see the option to update modem!

You are best to action this update over cable not WIFI






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  Reply # 716052 12-Nov-2012 20:12 Send private message

chiefie: Only doing 1 SSID/Channel/Frequency. Even if it was doing a few I would expect it to be able to route that traffic to be honest?

johnr: Thanks, I have updated the firmware. It reports it's self as an EchoLife HG556a, now on firmware V100R001C12B037, stupidly I forgot to note the previous firmware version it was running.

Will see how it goes.

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  Reply # 716056 12-Nov-2012 20:17 Send private message

Quite a few bug fixes in the latest version as well so well worth doing




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