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Effectiveness of a wireless range extender?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by ClydeG19, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. ClydeG19

    ClydeG19

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    Before I moved, I had my PS3 and Dish receiver contacted to the router via cable. Everything worked great. Now that I moved, the router can't be in the same room, so I have them connected via wireless. There is definitely some slow down when streaming video.

    Would a wireless extender in between the router and receiver/ps3 solve the problem? Could I get one that is also a switch and set the extender with the other components and plug them in and have it solve the problem?
     
  2. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Mine works well. All Apple products tho. Idiot (me) proof.