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Posted Oct 25, 2013
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3801HGV specs lower than Time Capsule
Edited by Codeseven on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:22:22 PM

I've searched the forums and gathered info on using my Time Capsule (10/100/1000, 802.11n) for WI-FI instead of the 3801 (10/100, 802.11b/g) . Here is a great post for how to do it.

 

http://forums.att.com/t5/Device-Setup/Motorola-NVG510-3rd-Party-Router-Setup/m-p/3606993

 

One thing that I'm confused about is if I plug the TC into one of the 3801's ethernet ports is that a choking point since the 3801's ethernet ports are only capable of 10/100?    Thanks 

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/SP9?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

 

http://www.2wire.com/pages/pdfs/3801.pdf

I've searched the forums and gathered info on using my Time Capsule (10/100/1000, 802.11n) for WI-FI instead of the 3801 (10/100, 802.11b/g) . Here is a great post for how to do it.

 

http://forums.att.com/t5/Device-Setup/Motorola-NVG510-3rd-Party-Router-Setup/m-p/3606993

 

One thing that I'm confused about is if I plug the TC into one of the 3801's ethernet ports is that a choking point since the 3801's ethernet ports are only capable of 10/100?    Thanks 

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/SP9?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

 

http://www.2wire.com/pages/pdfs/3801.pdf

3801HGV specs lower than Time Capsule

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Choking point to what? Your network? Or the WWW?
Currently the fastest Uverse internet on a 3801 is Max Turbo (24M) , if you have it.
That is a only a quarter of the 100 switch on the 3801, so what do you think your choking point is.

As far as your network, the TC may be able to handle 100/1000 but what about the devices connected to it?
Choking point to what? Your network? Or the WWW?
Currently the fastest Uverse internet on a 3801 is Max Turbo (24M) , if you have it.
That is a only a quarter of the 100 switch on the 3801, so what do you think your choking point is.

As far as your network, the TC may be able to handle 100/1000 but what about the devices connected to it?
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The only advantages your TC has over the RG are wireless N and built in hard drive for storage or backup and the ability to talk to other equipment wired quicker between said gear on your LAN and thats why I have one.

What it will not do is give you any faster wireless service as was said untill the pipe is opened up to 50mbps and currently its half that .

The only advantages your TC has over the RG are wireless N and built in hard drive for storage or backup and the ability to talk to other equipment wired quicker between said gear on your LAN and thats why I have one.

What it will not do is give you any faster wireless service as was said untill the pipe is opened up to 50mbps and currently its half that .

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"The only advantages your TC has over the RG are wireless N and built in hard drive for storage or backup and the ability to talk to other equipment wired quicker between said gear on your LAN and thats why I have one.

What it will not do is give you any faster wireless service as was said untill the pipe is opened up to 50mbps and currently its half that ."

 

Thanks, makes sense.

"The only advantages your TC has over the RG are wireless N and built in hard drive for storage or backup and the ability to talk to other equipment wired quicker between said gear on your LAN and thats why I have one.

What it will not do is give you any faster wireless service as was said untill the pipe is opened up to 50mbps and currently its half that ."

 

Thanks, makes sense.

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