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|Originally posted by JnC
Originally I thought these devices could only use their ethernet port as only a network connection (as a base station) but apparently they can be used with clients too (enabling an Xbox to get on a WiFi network).
The secret is to use the setup wizard or the airport admin utility to enable your base station as a WDS (wireless distribution system) main base station and add the Airport Express to the client list. Then use the admin utility to set up the Airport Express as a WDS client and scan the base station to grab its Airport Mac address.
With this configuration, the Xbox has a wireless internet connection and I can simultaneously stream music to the receiver in the den. All from one device with no perceivable lag in music or gameplay. I'm impressed.
|Originally posted by Rthomas
Can you clarify why I need to scan the base station for its Mac address?