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Topic # 112321 4-Dec-2012 22:06
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So I've recently switched to Orcon and hadn't been using wireless outside my WDTVLive. Previously, i could stream to my live fine, recently since Orcon, it stutters every few seconds. Initially i thought it was my player and then my media server. However today i connected my laptop to the wireless, and it turns out it's super slow.

Wireless, I'm getting around 0.7Mbit down and 0.6mbit up on speedtest.net . Wired I get normal speeds of 9down.
I also tested download from my local media server, and i get 100KB/s.
I tested both sitting right next to the modem.

I plugged in my old modem, hooked up my media server & my laptop, and i get speeds in excess of 5MB/s.


Is there something i need to change on the modem? I had a look at the settings and there's very few and I didn't change anything from what came default. Apart from changing the wireless key.


Edit: I've used wireless on my phone/tablet from time to time, and it was always slow however i just put it down to my media server downloading something at the same time and didn't really think much of it.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 727224 5-Dec-2012 08:50
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Thanks Xfd, got it and am running it now.


So it turns out simply changing "Bandwidth" from 20/40mhz, to 20mhz seems to have got me full speeds on wireless now.

Not sure what this setting does at all, but it's solved!

Thanks everyone.


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