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Wireless Speed Question

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by fearz, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. fearz

    fearz Regular Contributor

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    Hi,

    Today I was mirroring my Macbook Pro to my Apple TV, using Wireless 5G...

    The fastest I got is 4MB/sec ... is that normal?

    AC5300
     
  2. OMNI619

    OMNI619 Regular Contributor

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    How fast is you speed they might be a issues with your service

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920AZ using Tapatalk
     
  3. fearz

    fearz Regular Contributor

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    its just mirroring between the 2 devices...with such router I would expect no lags or hiccups or anything, upon monitoring the speed, it just reach 4.5MB/sec

    which is totally unacceptable....

    can anyone with similar setup to test and share the results...

    or recommend a specific setting to change?
     
  4. coxhaus

    coxhaus Part of the Furniture

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    How are you reading the connect speed on an iPad? I will try it. I know how on Windows but not MAC.
     
  5. fearz

    fearz Regular Contributor

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    Its from my macbook pro to the apple tv..reading from istat menu from the mbp.
     
  6. dlandiss

    dlandiss Senior Member

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    4MB/sec is about 32Mb/sec, not bad if you are any distance from a 5G Wi-Fi router.
     
  7. fearz

    fearz Regular Contributor

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    Really??
     
  8. dlandiss

    dlandiss Senior Member

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    To be more specific, the speed will fall off with distance but even more if there are any walls in between.
     
  9. fearz

    fearz Regular Contributor

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    They are literally 1 meter away from each others..
     
  10. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    Try connecting them to the router by Ethernet. That will tell you whether the bottleneck is WiFi or something else.
     
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  11. dlandiss

    dlandiss Senior Member

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    Are both the Macbook and the Apple TV on 5G wireless? If so that accounts for halving the speed. How are you measuring the speed?

    If both are only a meter from the router try Colin's excellent idea.
     
  12. adampk17

    adampk17 Regular Contributor

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    Was there an issue? Maybe that’s all the speed that connection wanted.
     
  13. EventPhotoMan

    EventPhotoMan Senior Member

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    32 mb/s ?

    I’m just copying large files across my ho
    E/office network from one device to another for storage. I’m getting 240mbps on a gigabit backbone with switches and two different access point at each end
     
  14. dlandiss

    dlandiss Senior Member

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    No, 32Mb/s.