Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Do i need Dual Band?

    Member Since
    Jan 02, 2008
    Posts
    18
    Arrow Do i need Dual Band?
    I'm planning on getting an Airpot Extreme and wondered do i actually need the extra cost of Dual Band?

    I am running a..

    White Macbook 07
    Intel Core iMac white one.
    Macbook Pro late 08
    HP PC on Vista
    PS3
    Everyone now and again an iPhone

    Basically just for browsing the internet the odd file transfer nothing too big, if i get a time capsule one that will work with the Macbook Pro. The PS3 is just for copying and updates not much online play.

    So would i get the use out of Dual Band?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Do i need Dual Band?
    Collin Bl's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 07, 2009
    Location
    Napier NZ
    Posts
    3,291
    Specs:
    27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    Having dual band or dual antenna - different features and if money is an issue one of the older round extremes do a good job of 802.11g which most devices use these days. Dual band means 802.11a/b/g/n but systems slows to that of the slowest device currently connected. Dual Antenna allows simultaneous 11n and 11g but with your devices above and considering $$$ probably of limited benefit.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. dual band iPhone 5s
    By ppith in forum iPhone Hardware and Accessories
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-28-2014, 03:22 PM
  2. Airport Express Only Recognizes One Band of my Dual Band Router
    By fullrun in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 07-26-2013, 12:48 PM
  3. dual band needed?
    By leonski in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-01-2012, 08:38 AM
  4. Opinions on dual band routers
    By Odin_aa in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-07-2011, 10:54 PM
  5. Time Capsule Dual Band?
    By the.gosine in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-24-2011, 08:45 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •