We were aksed by a customer to install a fully wired Ethernet network into his
home, enabling fast and easy transfer of large photo and high definition video
"Why?" I hear you ask! "What is wrong with a wireless router?"
Good question; that
was exactly what his wife asked. It was, of course, because he is a bloke.
Well, it was
because he is a bloke with an awful lot of Internet connectable gadgets and devices. He wanted to be able to conect the TVs in each room to
his media server to allow fast and relible streaming of HD
content and he also wanted to be able to stream the
Olympics from his laptop in whichever room of the house he happened to be in when the synchronised swimming was on.
made and supplied custom length
network cables for connection of these
various devices to make sure everything was kept tidy!
Incidentally have you ever tried comparing the speed of doing this
wireless router with a that of a wired Ethernet
connection? The difference in speed is
astounding! See the last two pictures in this gallery for
the difference in the time of transferring a large video
file via a wired or wireless network.
He works from home so wanted his home office computers and
printer fully networked, so we helped him with all that
while we were there as well.
we like to help!