I had the Hub 3 and now the Hub 4, no problems with airplay or anything else.
AV System - Panasonic 42VT30 ¦ MA Apex 5.1- 4xA10 1xA40+ AW-12 Sub ¦ Van Damme UP LCOFC Speaker Cable ¦ Pioneer SC-LX85 ¦ OPPO 95 ¦ Mark Grant G1500HD Precision audio cable ¦ Sky+ HD(1TB) ¦ Chord Active HDMI ¦ Furutech Mains Cables ¦ Belkin PF50 mains conditioner.
Bedroom - Sony KDL-40W2000 + Archos 7 streaming from Windows Home Server 2011, Altec Lansing inAir 5000.
Dining Room - Sonos S5.
Music - HP Proliant Server running WHS 2011 ¦ streaming FLAC to Sonos ZP90 and OPPO 95 via SC-LX85.
Hi Fi - Cyrus 8 XPd QX amp ¦ Cyrus PSX-R power supply acting as Pre Amp ¦ Quad 909 Power Amp ¦ Speakers - Spendor A3 ¦ Logitech Squeezebox Touch upgrade by Fidelity Audio ¦ power supply upgrade by Mains Cables R Us ¦ Furutech Mains Cables ¦ Power Plant Premier mains regenerator.
Controlled by – iPad2 and Harmony 1100.
I use AirPort Extreme with my BT broadband. Works brilliantly.
and extremely expensive
Ten grand of plastic and metal
great bit of advice really appriciate your time and effort i was thinking about airplay but have a BT router , will bear it in mind in the future .
DENON AVR X 2000 A/V amp /SAMSUNG 40UE6100 3D TV "LED BACKLIT / XBOX 360/ .PANASONIC DMP-BDT220 blu ray player/ Q ACOUSTICS 2000i 5.1 speaker package. WD live my book 2TB NAS .
Can anyone tell me is there a router I can buy that will work with BT Infinity fibre optic broadband. My Bt account runs out in about 6 months so I will leave then.
Any router with a WAN port and that handles PPPoE, generally referred to a cable routers.
The Asus RT-N66U or RT-AC66U are about the best on the market right now.
If they're a bit rich then i'd suggest looking at TP-Link who make well spec'd more affordable routers, I have an WDR3600 and its been rock solid.
Got a refurbished model from Apple website, at a price similar to Netgear's top of the range router. It works well for me, with no dropouts.
My Home Cinema Pioneer KRP 500A, Yamaha RX-V1900, MA Radius R225HD LCR, R90HD rears, AW12 sub, Panasonic BD60, PS3, Boxee Box, Sky HD, Boxee Box, Logitech Harmony One, Logitech PS3 Adapter, Sonos ZP90
Bedroom Samsung UE32C6510, PS3 slim white, Apple TV, Sonos S5, Sonos ZP90, Audioengine 2, Oppo OPDV971H
Miscellaneous: Synology DS212J + 2 X WD Red 2TB drives, WD 1TB NAS, Sonos ZoneBridge, BT HH3 as modem & AirPort Extreme router
This chain seems to answer my question about failing Airplay since I upgraded from normal BT broadband and an old hub to BT infinity and a Home Hub 5 - Airplay from my iPad works for a minute and then drops comnnection to my Denon AVR, whereas it used to be pretty reliable with the old kit and service. So, I need to buy a new router and badger BT for compensation as they've supplied me with a rubbish one.
One question begs though...the new hub has also, seemingly, killed Pure's Flowserver which I use to stream music to my Sensia and, when not using the iPad to my Denon AVR - I see no files when I browse though both devices are connected to wifi. If I buy a Netgear WNDR3700 router will it fix this too?
Im running air play with a i phone 4s im on BT fibre optic and using the home hub 5.0 and have no issues at all with Airplay works well all over the house.
Agreed! excellent excellent router (yup that´s doubly excellent ) Got the N version after I got tired of the lousy performance and dumbed down features of my ISP's router.
I've had quite a few routers in the past - netgear dlink (ok..had to reboot once in a while) apple (ebay, solid, never had to reboot, not much in the way of options though) various ISP routers (grumble) - even some absolute EDITED of a chinese router which I had to reboot every 20 min (baseball....) .
Itś been rock solid so far and unless you really need the bandwith (AC version of 66U), the N version can be found for about 100 quid.
Firmware is based on DD-WRT (big community out there tweaking these kind of routers - itś pretty solid) and thereś even a guy tweaking the Asus firwmware, fixing bugs and adding features before Asus does, calls him up, asks if they can implement them, and they kinda work back and forth. (check out Merlin Asus-wrt)
Bottom line, Ive yet to see a solid custom ISP router. I most definitely recommend freeing yourself of these as much as possible (giving yourself some freedom and saving on the headache pills)
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