Sounds great. Although I've checked out the SMC website for information I have a "couple" of questions to ask. BTW... I'm really anxious to get the wireless going on Epods, I-Openers, Notebook!!!! Was going to go with Proxim but this seems really great.
1) I have external ADSL terminal with 5 assigned IPs, gateway, subnet, etc., assigned by ISP. Currently I have all IPs used up including one address for printserver/switching hub. Can the SMC wireless access point be assigned to another workgroup(all wireless devices in that group) and used as a gateway to the network connected to DSL connection? DSL "modem" runs first to uplink port on switching hub and then out(wired) to all computers and hubs.
2) Although we keep at least 2 computer on 25/7 but on standby when not in use I really would like to have the connection to DSL for all wireless Epods'/I-openers as they will be "monitors" for my wireless security system which includes many cameras, mics, motion detectors, etc. I plan on using one Epod or I-opener as main system that uses the X-10 X-Ray Vision monitoring software that enables viewing all cameras via the internet from any remote location with Internet connection.
3) I notice that the SMC doesn't have frequency hopping. Any idea if it is going to cause interference with 2.4 gig signals used with wireless A/V TX/RX? They use 4 different fixed frequency ranges or "channels". I'll have to look up the frequencies of each channel and then check out the range on the SMC. I see that the SMC uses a range of frequency. I assume this is fixed throughout the range? Am I correct on that?
BTW... My super, duper, Engenius 2.4 frequency hopping phones have had no effect on AV 2.4 signals nor are the phones affected by the frequent use of any of our three microwave ovens!!!! Microwave ovens ALWAYS cause some kind of, mostly Audio, disturbance on any of the AV recieving devices no mater where they are located.
Any info or experience you or anyone else have will be greatly appreciated.
Be well all,
THE Geek Granny