Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
2030 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 333

Subscriber

  Reply # 685734 13-Sep-2012 17:45 Send private message

DrStrangelove:
Another thing, if you can remove all 802.11g devices from your network, you'll be improving overall WiFi access as WiFi panders to the lowest common WiFi device at the expense of other higher speed devices.


I understand that is only true on older b/g devices. mixing g with n doesnt affect things any more. dont quote me just what i remember hearing at one stage i think.

3741 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1001

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 685786 13-Sep-2012 21:08 Send private message

Scoobing: Just wanted to say a big thankyou for the help and advice. Have the V120 bridged to the N66U.

Line speeds have improved by about 25% and wireless performance is much better also.

My PS3 is working well but can I take advantage of the 5G band with a PS3 or will it only connect with 2.4G?

And don't forget if you want to ensure you have squeezed as much speed and reliablity as you can from your connection - make sure you have a master splitter installed :)
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=49&topicid=96226




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com



30 posts

Geek


  Reply # 685905 14-Sep-2012 09:39 Send private message

Yes, that is my understanding too that the PS3 has a b/g wireless capability but no N

I would wire it or even powerline if I could but I'm in a sleepout on a different circuit I think (not sure how to check).

Anyway, since setting up with the Draytek V120 bridged to the RT-N66U everything has worked well.

  • Vastly improved wireless coverage throughout the entire property. 
  • 50% has gone to 80-90% signal on the PS3
  • Ping has halved
  • Line speeds have increased by 30% thanks to the modem
  • Great facilities on the router, guest networks, traffic monitoring, great web control interface.


Thanks again for helping me take the plunge with all this new kit - hard with so many reviews and schools of thought but, all working well.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by lxsw20 on 25-Oct-2014 13:03 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by mattwnz on 25-Oct-2014 00:18 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Neon - Sky's new streaming service
Created by JarrodM, last reply by myfullflavour on 25-Oct-2014 12:39 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by alasta on 25-Oct-2014 12:30 (114 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 12:42 (12 replies)

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
Created by macuser, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 23:49 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.