Results 1 to 8 of 8
Discuss Using AppleTV as an Airport "n" station at the AppleTV 1 - Hackint0sh.org; Some on you guys who have installed OS X on your ATV, I think that ...
  1. #1
    Former Bender
    Guest

    Default Using AppleTV as an Airport "n" station

    Some on you guys who have installed OS X on your ATV,
    I think that you can plug your internet connection by Ethernet and activate the internet sharing using Airport.

    Boom, you've got an airportTV "b.g.n" base station and can still access your computer itunes sharing
    Last edited by Former Bender; 04-06-2007 at 04:55 PM.



  2. #2
    Rookie Array Gnuet's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    With ofcourse very limited range since the internal antenna doesn't look like a "killer". But then again you could swap it out for a better external one...

    Would be cool if one could activate internet sharing without having to run full OS X on the aTV. Like: http://wiki.awkwardtv.org/wiki/Enable_Internet_Sharing
    Last edited by Gnuet; 04-06-2007 at 05:00 PM.

  3. #3
    Former Bender
    Guest

    Default

    I'm glad some other guys have thought about it too.

  4. #4
    Rookie Array

    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    22
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    Sadly, the ethernet port on the appletv is limited to 100Mbps, so it couldn't live up to its full potential as a 802.11n base station, but it is still a cool idea

  5. #5
    Rookie Array Gnuet's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    But on the other hand, aren't you happy with 100Mbit? It's either that or go the whole way to Gigabit.


  6. #6
    Newbie Array

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    1
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    The ethernet port on Apple's 802.11n basestation is also 100Mbs.

  7. #7
    Newbie Array

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    4
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    I don't see the problem with 100Mbs. Has anyone seen real-life wireless transfers above that speed? As a wired hub, it may not be ideal, but as a wireless router, it's perfectly acceptable.

  8. #8
    Newbie Array

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    3
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mfbernstein View Post
    I don't see the problem with 100Mbs. Has anyone seen real-life wireless transfers above that speed? As a wired hub, it may not be ideal, but as a wireless router, it's perfectly acceptable.
    100Mbs IS about the real world limit of 802.11n.

    However, remember, wireless is non-switching half-duplux.

    So, if you have 4 machine plugged into a switch, machine A can tranfer a file to machine B, while machine B sends another file back, while machine C sends a file to machine D, while machine D sends a file back to machine C all at about full 100Mbs speeds (as long as you don't have a crappy switch.)

    With 802.11n if everyone is doing the same trades, each station is going to get about 15~20Mbs because 4 machines are splitting the bandwidth, and there are going to be a bunch of collisions, requiring machines to resend packets.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-09-2007, 02:29 AM
  2. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-12-2007, 11:14 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
(c) 2006-2012 Hackint0sh.org
All times are GMT +2. The time now is 07:36 AM.
twitter, follow us!