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    How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

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      Question How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Just a quick one...

      How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      I guess 4 via ethernet but how many via wireless at the same time?

      Is there a limit?

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Quite a few I think, something silly like 20 or 30. Plenty for home use. I've used 6 at the same time on wireless.

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      I know not of a limit - however the more devices the less BW is available for each

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      you should be able to dazy chain 254 by ethernet!
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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      I think you are only limited by the addresses available, which would be 253

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Hmmm interesting - thanks everyone.
      Since posting this question I read somewhere (might have been wikipedia) that up to 30 devices can be connected wirelessly to 802.11 access points.
      I'll only have 6 or so at the most so it will be OK.
      Thanks again.

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Quote Originally Posted by Koala5 View Post
      Quite a few I think, something silly like 20 or 30. Plenty for home use. I've used 6 at the same time on wireless.
      what adaptors are you using?

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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Quote Originally Posted by edwardw View Post
      you should be able to dazy chain 254 by ethernet!
      thats if you use a 255.255.255.0 subnet, now if you use 255.255.0.0 then dont ask
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      Re: How many devices can connect to the sky router simultaneously?

      Quote Originally Posted by russwill View Post
      what adaptors are you using?
      God knows!! I'm not that technical!! One was my Tosh laptop built in adapter, Philips wireless music player again built in adapter, XDA built in adapter, Then there's my brothers stuff, god knows whats in that.

     

     

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