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Hi...I have a Linksys WRT 600N wired/wireless router with both G and N activated, it is located in my upstairs office. I have no desire to run a Cat 5e cable through several internal walls to our entertainament room downstaris. I am looking for a Router or another Wired/Wireless solution which will connect to my  600N with wored ports to my Vizio Wireless Television, Blu-Ray Player, and a Dish VIP 722 Satelitte Receiver. The Vizio LED TV and Blu Ray player are both Wirless or Direct connect, but I would rather use the wired connections on all three (for reasons of streaming content).

Please provide me with some proven ideas that will work with this Router.

Thanks...
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I'd say get a powerline kit to get connections to the TV area directly using your home electric point wiring and then connect that to the router. I've done something similar with my setup and it works well.
You can bridge two networks with wireless.   All of your media devices would be connected to a switch and a wireless AP in bridge mode connected to your upstairs AP.

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Ditto jasonkerner's comments.  I have a similar problem and I use a powerline connector.  The speed is adequate for me to watch HD over my Roku box.

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I use netgear 1gb powerline in the exact same situation as you and they are brilliant the was an issue to get them working as it took 1 day for them to settle down after configuration and deployment as they where in <200mb until after 24 hours
Wesley LennonVP of Domestic & Int'l Operations - Retired

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Thanks guys, are the power line adapters reliable (speed), config should not be a problem, making my connection is what I am concerned about? I am using WPA 2 w/32 character security password, and Network Lock is enabled.

I may need to change my password due to having a ~ (tilde) in the password string.

steveoskh, are speaking of a wireless Bridge, or connecting with another router and using it as a switch?
Wirless bridge.  Setup would be something like

DSL -- Switch -- AP in bridge mode

Downstairs

AP in bridge mode -- Switch --  Computers and media devices
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There is virtually no setup if you use the powerline option.  You connect one adapter to your router via ethernet cable and plug it into the wall.  Then you locate the other unit anywhere you want, plug it in, and connect to it via ethernet cable.  Most adapters only have one port, so I just attached a 4-port switch to mine and then plugged all my entertainment stuff into that (Roku box, DVR, etc.).
Wesley LennonVP of Domestic & Int'l Operations - Retired

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Hi profgeek, just looked at the Linksys by Cisco - PLK300, which has a four port for second adapter, but concerned about speed, could not find anything on their site regarding speed. Any idea what you are getting? ($149.00 at their site, maybe cheaper at another site)

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Nominal bandwidth is 200mb but you never realistically approach that.  Still, 100mb is possible ... way more than your Internet connection speed.
Wesley LennonVP of Domestic & Int'l Operations - Retired

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Thanks to all, I bought the Linksys PLT300 with four ports on the down-link, will even take my password...The PureNeworks Software which came with the Router made virtually everything a breeze.

In only 3-1/2 hours, my speed is up to 146, better than I expected.

Thanks again very much for your help!!