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Anyone out there using the WRT600N router? I want to be able to steam some MPEG2 TS files I've recorded wireless. Obviously, the peak bandwidth for these would never exceed 19 mb/sec. I was thinking about this unit because I'd still have one 802.11g device on the network. I'd have that run on the 2.4ghz portion while the streaming HD could be over the 5ghz network.


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I'm using this router but have no way to test this kind of streaming.


It has worked flawlessly for me compared to my WRT54G which had to be rebooted once per day.


I am using both the 5ghz and 2.4ghz bands simultaneously along with another b-only router.
 

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I'll be getting a couple of these for my setup. From my understanding, when using the Sveasoft firmware for this unit (not released yet), the real world transfer rates break 100mbps, which works for HD streaming, I believe.


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You'll be fine with 802.11n for HD OTA streaming as long as you use channel bonding (which may require 5 Ghz operation), and you're pretty close to the transmitter.


At its fastest (nearby line of sight operation), with 40 Mhz operation, 802.11n is almost as fast as a 100 Mbit ethernet connection.


However, once you start increasing the distance or getting walls in between, speed drops like a rock, and you can drop to the point where even HD OTA can't stream without issues.
 
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