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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-01-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By bobsilver
Yes they do. Updates are done for feature...

Yes they do. Updates are done for feature enhancements or bug fixes. This is more of an issue for routers then Extenders/AP's which are more singular in function.

The Nighthawk series of routers...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-31-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By bobsilver
Glad you liked it. I have great enthusiasm for...

Glad you liked it. I have great enthusiasm for these products. Been asking Netgear for AP products for a while now. The first effort was to put AP settings in the routers which does make for easy...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-25-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By bobsilver
Netgear Nighthawk EX7000 and EX6100 WiFi Extender & Access Point Review

I often get asked about the difference between and Extenders and Access Points and suggestions on which to get. Up until recently you had to choose. Netgear now makes two products, the EX7000 and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By bobsilver
You will need to select which net you want to...

You will need to select which net you want to connect. But yes if you have a dual band device it can connect to either. Somes times if the disparity is great enough between the 2 nets the device...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
The R6300 has been replaced by the R6400. I am...

The R6300 has been replaced by the R6400. I am not aware of any new development other then whats already available. The router as it is is stable and complete as I understand.

Bob Silver...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,449
Posted By bobsilver
I havent seen drop outs in the lower band buy as...

I havent seen drop outs in the lower band buy as a rule you get better performance at the higher channels. When set up that way with Smart Connect the router will put slower devices on the lower...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By bobsilver
Client devices arent that smart to connect to the...

Client devices arent that smart to connect to the fastest or best networks. Therefore I suggest keeping the 2.4 and the 5ghz bands with different SSID's and connect the higher speed devices to the 5...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
Merlin's firmware gets high performance marks...

Merlin's firmware gets high performance marks from the technical folks on SNB. I havnt tried it myself so I cant comment. Generally those that like this firmware are tweakers who want or need more...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,261
Posted By bobsilver
Hi Ron First let me address tech support. ...

Hi Ron

First let me address tech support. They are really capable of basic setup support for new users. Getting into the complexity of your environment is not something they are able to handle. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-07-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,261
Posted By bobsilver
Hi Ron, Sorry to read about your issues. ...

Hi Ron,

Sorry to read about your issues. Your frustration is understandably high. Let me share my thoughts on what you have stated.

First off the 2.4ghz band in all these routers are pretty...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,261
Posted By bobsilver
I have seen signal better the -42. Certainly on...

I have seen signal better the -42. Certainly on 2.4 where the best I see is usually high 20-low 30. 5ghz is always lower. But its a hard thing to pinpoint why. In some cases I can be next to a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,261
Posted By bobsilver
I just received an EX7000 and an EX6150 to...

I just received an EX7000 and an EX6150 to evaluate. Both of these extenders also have an AP mode as well. I am interested in how easy they are to setup. I have been using my R7000 as an AP and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,261
Posted By bobsilver
The R8000 has been extremely stable and without...

The R8000 has been extremely stable and without issues since the latest firmware. The technology in the R8000 is not as bleeding edge as is in the R7500. The R7500 maxes out the full AC spec in...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By bobsilver
No. Doesnt matter Your need is the most basic...

No. Doesnt matter Your need is the most basic so any will do.

Bob
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By bobsilver
I use a volt meter. A tester that shows green or...

I use a volt meter. A tester that shows green or red isnt what you want. Get a cheap VOM (volt ohm meter) and use that. Then you will see the exact voltage of the battery.

Bob Silver
Netgear...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By bobsilver
Well again the Netgear device works like Apple's...

Well again the Netgear device works like Apple's so I would expect the behavior to be similar. The reason I believe that you need to use a pc is because of the timing and sync issues of a multi...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
Are you having the same issue with multiple...

Are you having the same issue with multiple devices? If yes with what you have tried I hate to say but my guess is the router has failed and will need to be serviced.

But before you give up try...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By bobsilver
What I have found is that often 1 battery out of...

What I have found is that often 1 battery out of the 4 dropped lower then the rest. Swapping that battery for a good one got me back up with those. Seems also with 1 camera I have has a bigger draw...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By bobsilver
The WN3500RP is an Airplat device as well as...

The WN3500RP is an Airplat device as well as network extender. It works the same as an Apple device in this regard. Airplay devices cannot be synced via an IOS device for Sonos like playback. But...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By bobsilver
Thanks for the link. My battery life is similar...

Thanks for the link. My battery life is similar to yours. 4 months on average. Some longer some less. Found adjusting the sensitivity control on motion helps reduce unwanted recording on my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-18-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By bobsilver
Id say that there may be a short in either the...

Id say that there may be a short in either the cable or the Ethernet port on the Marantz. If you use the same cable that the Oppo uses and still have the issue then it's the marantz. There may be a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By bobsilver
A great budget NAS with 4 bays is the Netgear...

A great budget NAS with 4 bays is the Netgear Readynas RN104. It's a great NAS as a NAS meaning that you don't want to run any apps on top of it like Plex. It has a moderate CPU. I use it for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-02-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
Thanks Edmond!

Thanks Edmond!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
Edmund give this firmware a try. It's the...

Edmund give this firmware a try. It's the prerelease of the new version. Want to confirm that you have no problems.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/byjg3m27vocuc58/R7000-V1.0.4.30_1.1.67.chk?dl=0
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 170,393
Posted By bobsilver
Great! Bob

Great!

Bob
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