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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-24-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By bobsilver
Glad to hear that things are working out with the...

Glad to hear that things are working out with the R7000's. Tivo's are known problems with their networking. Tivo wants users to use Moca for their connections. Unfortunately thats not practical...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,012
Posted By bobsilver
And just today Netgear released the new firmware...

And just today Netgear released the new firmware for the R8000 that adds the Dynamic QOS and Remote Genie to the R8000. These are the latest enhancements Netgear has added so the R8000.

Bob
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-15-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By bobsilver
Netgear R8000 X6 Firmware V1.0.2.44_1.0.96 Update adds new features

For Netgear R8000 owners Netgear is releasing a new firmware that adds new capabilities including Dynamic QOS and the Remote Genie capability just added to the R7000. This firmware is available now....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-14-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,012
Posted By bobsilver
OK that helps a lot. Then I would suggest either...

OK that helps a lot. Then I would suggest either the R7000 or the R8000. Choose the R8000 if you think you will have simultaneous HD streaming going on. If not then the R7000 will be fine. The...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By bobsilver
Well to start it seems that you have noise in...

Well to start it seems that you have noise in your AC lines which is causing your Powerline to fail. It's the unfortunate reality of that technology.

Let me expand your router to discussion to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,012
Posted By bobsilver
Not sure Joe. Never did it before. Curious why?...

Not sure Joe. Never did it before. Curious why? My DHCP devices all hold the same IP address. Never really had an issue with it.

Bob
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By bobsilver
As I said didn't know your needs. The R7000...

As I said didn't know your needs. The R7000 isn't overkill if you will be using more wireless devices and look for greater range now or in the future. If you don't plan on that then yes it isn't...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By bobsilver
Your best bet is to buy a separate modem and a...

Your best bet is to buy a separate modem and a separate wifi router. That way you are not tied to 1 device. DSL modems are relatively inexpensive. But you want to check with CenturyLink to see...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-25-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By bobsilver
Can't speak to the song catalog as that will vary...

Can't speak to the song catalog as that will vary by taste. But so far I am very happy. Has all the pop music I would want but more importantly a very good jazz collection. Understand that I still...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-17-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By bobsilver
You can change the sensitivity of the cameras so...

You can change the sensitivity of the cameras so they will not respond to that activity. The motion sensitivity is the slider that says "record less or more videos" Sliding to the left reduces...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By bobsilver
The cameras have a standard screw thread on the...

The cameras have a standard screw thread on the bottom so you can use a variety of mounts that would work for Foscams as example. Netgear will be releasing optional mounts in the future as well as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By bobsilver
The cameras use CR123 batteries which are about...

The cameras use CR123 batteries which are about $1 each and they need 4 per camera. Netgear states 4 months of use on normal activity. Understand that "activity" is when the camera is recording or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
What I have I shared. Just use the auto update...

What I have I shared. Just use the auto update and you should get the latest. Haven't updated mine yet so not sure of the build.

Bob
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
New R7000 Firmware V1.0.4.18 adds new features and enhancements

Netgear released last week new firmware for the R7000 that will build on the Nighthawk performance and feature set. The Nighthawk product line is expected to be around for a while and Netgear plans...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
I want to echo the fact that you do not want to...

I want to echo the fact that you do not want to restore settings that may have been backed up. More then once this has created issues for me when I restore settings. Start clean.

Also there is...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By bobsilver
ASUS FCC final ruling on power violations

If you are interested here are 2 articles on the recent ruling by the FCC on ASUS handling of their RF power output on many of their routers.
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-12-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 749
Posted By bobsilver
Yes the Netgear RN104 will work fine since you...

Yes the Netgear RN104 will work fine since you won't be doing transcoding with it. That takes a big load off the cpu. I use an RN104 for media streaming and it works great. It is a fantastic...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,460
Posted By bobsilver
Actually the R8000 is getting the update that...

Actually the R8000 is getting the update that will provide the Dynamic QOS which was rolled out in the 7500. This I will tell you is the best feature for managing QOS on both wired and wireless.
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
Well by looking at its specs it's a 2 radio AC...

Well by looking at its specs it's a 2 radio AC adapters. In AC each radio in a band is capable of up to 433mbs. When you add 2 you get 866mbs (its actually a little higher then 433 that's why its...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By bobsilver
Can you let me know what issues you have had with...

Can you let me know what issues you have had with the Netgear POE switches and which models you have used? I currently am using 2 and have no issues. I use the GS108PE and also have 2 GS116 and a 2...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
Hey nice tool. Thanks for this. I have been...

Hey nice tool. Thanks for this. I have been using the Google DNS for a few years. Find it works well. A lot of times friends have trouble with the speeds and I will suggest they change the DNS...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 164,301
Posted By bobsilver
Bluetooth is much slower then wifi. Plus you...

Bluetooth is much slower then wifi. Plus you cant use bluetooth to connect to your network via a router. Why are you looking at this? Bluetooth is fine for accessories, media and connection from a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By bobsilver
Having the 2 gig ports allows for twice the...

Having the 2 gig ports allows for twice the throughput. The router can handle the flow as thats its role. But that said you want to be sure you have a good router with a gigabit switch.

Bob...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By bobsilver
Given you are all wireless and have a fast pipe I...

Given you are all wireless and have a fast pipe I would suggest you look at a better router then what you can get for $100. You will benefit by a faster processor then what is available in low end...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By bobsilver
If you are not doing transcoding on a NAS you...

If you are not doing transcoding on a NAS you don't need a aprticularly powerful NAS. Much of the cost in the high end (read more expensive) NAS's have to do with their CPU. I have several Netgear...
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