I have recently setup my HDHomeRun and think it's fantastic but I come across a problem when my boys start to play online gaming. I am unable to use my HDHomeRun because the pixelation is that bad and I have to plug my tv aerial back into my TV so bypassing the HDHomeRun.
My PC's and HDHomeRun connect to my router using POE(CAT5) adapters. I can't see this being an issue with my broadband cause I'm not using the broadband to stream TV content... is the bottleneck my router/internal network?
Reception, channel detection, network issues, CableCARD setup, etc.
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I think you mean powerline adaptors? Powerline adaptors are not "POE adaptors." POE, Power Over Ethernet, is something else entirely. Powerline adaptors are more EOP: Ethernet Over Power. Except, going over the powerline, like that, it's not really Ethernet. Ethernet is a specific thing, too. Nor are they "Cat5 adaptors." "Cat5" is also a specific thing, which those adaptors are not.My PC's and HDHomeRun connect to my router using POE(CAT5) adapters.
Looks like it to me.... is the bottleneck my router/internal network?
Could be your router. Combo router/switch/WiFi devices are often good at none of those things, which becomes blazingly clear the first time someone tries to push them.
My oft-repeated Network Design Mantra: Routers to route, switches to switch, access points to supply WiFi, never the terne shall merge, and don't use common, consumer-grade networking gear.
Problem is as likely your powerline network. Could be both.
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