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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By bobsilver
R7500 Firmware Update - V1.0.0.68

NETGEAR has released a late beta firmware for the R7500 that addresses some of the issues identified since the r7500 release. In particular some testers saw some issues in 5ghz range. These have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-16-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,921
Posted By bobsilver
The PS3 uses DLNA as its client I believe and the...

The PS3 uses DLNA as its client I believe and the NETGEAR has a DLNA server. But I do not believe DLNA supports MKV. This ISN'T an issue with the NETGEAR. Its an issue with codec compatibility...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
Given your description I would suggest you go...

Given your description I would suggest you go with the R8000. Its primary advantage is that it has twice the usable bandwidth in the 5ghz band (because it has dual 5ghz radio sections) then either...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,611
Posted By bobsilver
Hi Tim, Compared to the 4500 range I...

Hi Tim,

Compared to the 4500 range I experience this. About the same maybe a bit less 2.4g Range. Much better 5ghz range. In fact I find the 4500 5ghz range to be a bit lacking. Compared to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By bobsilver
For what it is worth I am using the NUC with...

For what it is worth I am using the NUC with Celeron, Win 7 64 with 2gb memory. It runs Plex and XBMC great. No issues. Mind you I use Plex most of the time so I really cant say XBMC is fine but...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-02-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
If you want a seamless networking then set the...

If you want a seamless networking then set the band 2.4 or 5 to the same ssid but be mindful of channels and coverage. An iphone will switch (most times as example) from one AP to another stronger...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
You may have inadvertently set something...

You may have inadvertently set something incorrectly in the router. I would do a hard reset and start over. You can use the setup wizard if you like. Leave everything stock to be sure you know what...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
Well you have quite the collection! How big of a...

Well you have quite the collection! How big of a space are you covering?

Here is what I would do.

Use the R7500 as the router. Of them all IT'S THE fastest so as your device load increases...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-30-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
If you have 100mbs internet speed (lucky you...

If you have 100mbs internet speed (lucky you since I have 2!) then you SHOULDN'T use the QOS. Anything above 20-30mbs really WON'T see a benefit unless you have lots of activity.

Bob
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
In my situation where I place the device that is...

In my situation where I place the device that is my router is less then optimal for wifi coverage. So I used an 8000 placed in a clear area as an access point for my wifi.

I am using the R7500 as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
OK here is the start of the posts on the iTunes...

OK here is the start of the posts on the iTunes server. It is here
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
Early in this thread there was a user that went...

Early in this thread there was a user that went through the iTunes server setup. I don't use an iTunes server so I can't comment. But as I recall there were no special requirements. Put the files...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
Already reviewed. Here are the links. R8000...

Already reviewed. Here are the links.

R8000 Review done in June
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
I have reported this issue to the product manager...

I have reported this issue to the product manager at Netgear. Ill post back when I get a response from them. This came up early on in the product release but I thought it had been resolved.

I do...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By bobsilver
Yes the Sonos is sure nice and easy. Plus it...

Yes the Sonos is sure nice and easy. Plus it sounds really good. When I want to tweak out I listen to the pc with a 24/96 or 24/192 file. Even with the resolution it still comes down to the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
Netgear had an app called ReadyShare Cloud...

Netgear had an app called ReadyShare Cloud (actually the app is still available but the routers don't currently have the service capability installed). They are reworking this so currently you are...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By bobsilver
I use serveral different types of NAS...

I use serveral different types of NAS technologies. I have an Unraid server, a Windows Server with a RAID 5 card and I have a ReadyNas RN104 and a RN302.

If you buy a NAS it will be much easier...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By bobsilver
Another option is using a PC with pick your...

Another option is using a PC with pick your choice of software. iTunes, XBMC, Jriver, FooBar 2000. All of which play hires files. I use iTunes and XBMC mostly for this task using an old netbook as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 147,288
Posted By bobsilver
Try limiting the upload speed to see if that...

Try limiting the upload speed to see if that helps. It's weird that it only happens on uploads and wireless. Worse comes to worse contact Netgear and get a replacement router.

Bob Silver
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
Hi Frank, Deciding which of these routers is...

Hi Frank,

Deciding which of these routers is difficult now. I understand your confusion.

Let me lay out pros and cons of each for you. That will help you decide.

X6 R8000

Pro's
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
Dynamic QOS Update 2 I switched back to the...

Dynamic QOS Update 2

I switched back to the R7500 last night after continued issues with slow browsing performance while downloading a bit torrent file using my WNDR4700 as my router. I then to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-10-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
Update on Dynamic QOS

After living with the R7500 for a couple of weeks which has been stable with no issues I decided to put back my old router a Netgear WNDR4700 which I use with wifi off and use for its built in...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By bobsilver
Another solution that is very low cost is the...

Another solution that is very low cost is the ReadyNas RN104. Can be had for $250 driveless 4 bay. It cannot do transcoding so if you are using Plex u need another cpu to handle that. But with 2...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-02-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,859
Posted By bobsilver
Great Value NAS

I have been using a home built NAS for years. It is built into a pc that runs server software and has other functions. A few years ago I built an UNRaid server. Lost of hardware and cost. Good...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By bobsilver
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 R7500 AC2350 Extreme Router Thread

NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 R7500 AC2350 Extreme Performance Router

NETGEAR introduced a new member of its AC router family today the X4 R7500 Nighthawk. This makes for the 7th AC router in NETGEAR's...
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