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1337 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 23, 2009 9:53 PM by canadam
Currently Being ModeratedNov 22, 2009 10:56 PM (in response to canadam)
I have an old (OLD!) Airport Express 'port' (looks like the current base station but is from a time when base stations looked like spoof-UFO models and the 'ports' were different - around 2003) that I want to use as the bridge between their wireless network and the Slingbox.
I assume that you would like to use the AirPort Express Base Station (AX) to perform like an Ethernet bridge. This type of device would connect an Ethernet client to a wireless network. Is this what you are looking to do?
If so, then what is the make/model of the router that is currently providing the wireless network? If it is not another AirPort or Time Capsule, then you will not be able to use the AX this way.
Q. Am I gonna be able to get their PC to talk to the Airport Express port thing?.. I see I can download Bonjour for Windows - is that all I need to do?..
Bonjour is good to have, but is not required. However, you will need a copy of the AirPort Utility for Windows to be able to administer the AX from the PC. Mac Mini 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo 4 GB RAM 320 GB HD, Mac OS X (10.6.2), MacBook 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 4 GB RAM 160 GB HD PowerMac 1.2 GHz G4 1.5 GB RAM
Currently Being ModeratedNov 23, 2009 9:53 PM (in response to Tesserax)Yup, I wanted to connect the Slingbox to the AE via ethernet and with that connect wirelessly to the router.
The router is not an AE nor a TC so that's not gonna work.
I'll just buy a new WGA then.
ThanksMacbook Pro 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 2GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM