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Set up an AirPort Base Station for fast 802.11n-only use
Authored by: gordonlbuchanan on Dec 24, '08 09:16:19AM

I replaced a wireless g D-Link router with the AEBS. Since I have both n clients (MacBook Pro) and g clients (Palm TX, Wii, Nintendo DS and iBook) I initially set up the AEBS in b/g/n mode. Later I realized that I could use both routers to have a g network and a faster n only network.

I set up the D-Link to control the internet NAT and as the DHCP server - it's set up just as if I was using a single router. The AEBS WAN port is connected with an ethernet cable to one of the D-Link LAN ports. On the AEBS I set Connection Sharing on the Internet tab to Off (Bridge Mode) and the Radio Mode is set to 802.11n only (5GHz).

This also gave me more wired connections - the gigabit LAN ports on the AEBS are connected to a desktop computer and a NAS hard drive. The 100Base-T ports on the D-Link are used for a SlingBox with two spares.



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Set up an AirPort Base Station for fast 802.11n-only use
Authored by: mason55 on Dec 24, '08 10:39:45AM

This is what I did as well and it works great.



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