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.



1456 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 123

Trusted

Topic # 111642 9-Nov-2012 22:18 Send private message

I've got a HDHomeRun box here and am using it with Vodafone Complete ModemRouter. It is a bit laggy on my networked computers. Any ideas? I am guessing it is because of the router not capable of those speeds. Or most likely my Wireless network card isn't strong enough for HD signals? Most likely.

Also, sometimes it cannot detect the tuners inside the device? Computer says "Could not detect HDHomeRun tuners. Please check connections" etc.. But the device is functioning (green light stable, with one tuner free.)




Create new topic
382 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 714971 9-Nov-2012 22:42 Send private message

I'd suggest a wired connection to the HDHomeRun rather than Wi-Fi which may lack the consistency of performance.



1456 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 123

Trusted

  Reply # 714986 9-Nov-2012 23:26 Send private message

Oops, sorry, forgot to mention. The HDHomeRun box has to be connected by ethernet. No WiFi.. Now I may need to get a D-Link Powerline AV Ethernet adapter plug..




BDFL - Memuneh
51596 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5590

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 715053 10-Nov-2012 10:10 Send private message

The HDHomeRun is connect via ethernet, but what about the client?

Otherwise, why would you mention WiFi at all...






1456 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 123

Trusted

  Reply # 715219 10-Nov-2012 17:06 Send private message

The client (my computer) is connected by WiFi.




BDFL - Memuneh
51596 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5590

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 715366 11-Nov-2012 07:49 Send private message

So there it is. WiFi is not a good medium to connect to HD streams. You should use ethernet in BOTH sides.




20769 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2119

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 715397 11-Nov-2012 09:54 Send private message

WiFi is going to cause problems. Depending on exactly how you have your HDHomeRun configured it could be sending up to 30Mbps (an entire MUX) across your LAN. Unless you've got a good MIMO AP and device in a good RF environment sustaining this throughput over WiFi can be very challenging.



1456 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 123

Trusted

  Reply # 715434 11-Nov-2012 12:09 Send private message

Yeah, I guess so. But the main problem is that when I re-scan the tuners on the HDHomeRun setup, it sometimes says it cannot find any tuners. etc.. Would that also be a problem with the WiFi?




BDFL - Memuneh
51596 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5590

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 715472 11-Nov-2012 16:19 Send private message

sonyxperiageek: Yeah, I guess so. But the main problem is that when I re-scan the tuners on the HDHomeRun setup, it sometimes says it cannot find any tuners. etc.. Would that also be a problem with the WiFi?


WiFi is going to cause problems. Rinse. Repeat.

Once you have plugged a cable then you can troubleshoot anything.





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:

April Fools!
Created by BlueShift, last reply by kontonnz on 1-Apr-2015 23:25 (44 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Semble SIM: compatible handsets
Created by DrDee, last reply by richms on 1-Apr-2015 22:18 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Vodafone retention call- A Joke or April fool
Created by geekbhaji, last reply by Blanch on 1-Apr-2015 18:29 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Is a deck hard to build?
Created by lissie, last reply by joker97 on 1-Apr-2015 17:34 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Mighty Ape Easter Egg hunt 2015.
Created by daesha247, last reply by fuzzykitties10 on 1-Apr-2015 20:36 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Jeremy Clarkson reported as being sacked from top gear
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by hashbrown on 1-Apr-2015 23:54 (197 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


New Lightbox website
Created by Lightbox, last reply by attewell on 1-Apr-2015 21:34 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark blocking MediaFire downloads
Created by BarryQuest, last reply by l43a2 on 31-Mar-2015 21:15 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3



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.