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Alternative CCK Hook-up - Would this work?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by KCWolfPck, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. KCWolfPck

    KCWolfPck Legend

    Jul 10, 2006
    I would still be going wireless from the Time Capsule to the Airport Extreme. Then ethernet cable to the CCK. To my DirecTV system, it would appear hard wired....would it not? Would I not then re-run the network set-up as a wired internet connection?
  2. HoTat2

    HoTat2 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 16, 2005
    Yes, since as far as the CCK-W knows it is wired.

    But you earlier confusingly affirmed Diana's suggestion which is to forget about the AE altogether and place the CCK-W on the coax line close to a DVR, then run the ethernet cable from the CCK-W to a nearby ethernet connection on your home network.

    This would be an all wired ethernet configuration eliminating the need for a wireless hop to the Time Capsule.
  3. KCWolfPck

    KCWolfPck Legend

    Jul 10, 2006
    Yes, I realized that after. I can do that.
  4. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    Sounds "sounder".....
  5. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

    Jun 24, 2007
    Northern VA
    Very much so. If you can directly wire the CCK to a router via Ethernet, that is the best way to go.

    - Merg

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