[ubuntu-uk] Query about connecting a Ubuntu pc and an xbox

Adam Bagnall bagnaj97 at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 12 12:11:10 GMT 2009


Rob Beard wrote:
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> If you want to play HD content over power line ethernet you'd probably 
> find you'd have to go for something like the 200MBit  adaptors which are 
> more expensive as you generally don't get the quoted speed.  IIRC my 
> friend's 85Mbit adaptors got a real speed of around 18MBit.  In the 
> future though hopefully Netgear will be releasing their network over TV 
> coax adaptors though which use standard TV/FM coax cables although 
> they'll be a bit pricey - 
> http://www.engadget.com/2009/01/29/netgears-coax-ethernet-adapter-up-for-pre-order/
>
> Rob
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My powerline adapters are 85mbit and only do around 20. SD content 
streams fine, but going to 720p stutters pretty badly. I haven't even 
bothered trying 1080p content. I'm not sure what real life speeds are 
likely to be using 200mbit adapters but I'm willing to bet it's 
substantially below the rated speed. Has anyone got any experience using 
200mbit powerline adapters?



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