Router question...

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  1. alverino03

    alverino03 Active Member

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    I'm thinking about getting a MIMO router and was wondering if my MacBook would be able to utilize the MIMO capability, or would I be better off getting a regular G router? I'm currently using an old B router and it keeps crapping out on me once in a while so I think it's time to replace it.
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    i would never buy another dlink wireless unit, router or otherwise..

    I have had approx 10x units of 3 different models at an installation, countless firmware updates and routers being switched by dlink because they cant fix the problems. Not to mention 4 out of the 10 power supplies dying.
     
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    get a netgear or a linksys
     
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    Neither of you really answered my question :hsugh:
     
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    Not really sure, but I was always under the impression that you can't take advantage of the MIMO router without a MIMO card :dunno:.
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    This is true, but I believe that you will get more reliable normal G connections with the MIMO routers just because of the enhanced antennas on the units.

    I'm saying that if I was buying a new router today, that I would get a pre-N router for future 802.11n goodness.
     
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    Yes, but it'd be pointless for me because my MacBook is my only laptop and the only system that uses wireless.
     

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