ryko wrote:what router are you using? you can check QoS settings if your router supports them or consider going the dd-wrt or tomato firmware route. also who is your ISP? bandwidth is very important with the slingbox...especially upstream. so it really doesn't matter that your wifi connection on your desktop is strong since that is downstream. it all matters what you upload speeds are on from you ISP. if you have dsl or satellite you will always get sub-par performance because of their poor upload speeds.
i shipped my slingbox to my parents house so i could watch chicago sports. they have comcast cable internet (10/2 Mbps) and i usually connect around 1700-1900Kbps on my stream. quality is average at best but it sure beats paying for the mlb or nfl season pass on your cable bill. the only other thing i can think of is stepping up to the slingbox hd if you want better picture quality. it will stream at 1080i where all other slingboxes are stuck streaming VGA quality (640x480). i am looking at this for my next upgrade! good luck.
mattsteg wrote:It'd be a good idea to eliminate the wireless for the moment.
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