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pettabytes wrote: ...From my testing and research I discovered that the Chromecast absolutely does like the 5ghz band. ...
2013-12-23 06:20 PM
kramerjm wrote: I have had the chromecast working on a variety of networks.
It does not appear to be working well with the Netgear router. I have to reboot to allow it to be discovered. It will work for a few hours then stop. All hte devices are on the same guest network. The chromecast is 2 feet from the router.
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The Chromecast requires a 2.4Ghz network.
I have had it working on Netgear and it works 100% reliable. If you try and connect to a 5Ghz network it wont. It should see your 2.4Ghz network in the setup configuration. You need to make sure that you network is on and running and that 2.4Ghz is enable and open to connect to. It will connect to secured as long as you have a key which you will need. If it doesn't work or see the network turn off (pull the power plug) the Chromecast, make sure your wifi is running correctly first, make sure the chrome cast is plugged into an HDMI port and that the cast device (TV) is turned on. ONLY then power up the Chromecast, run up the device following the on screen options. Once it is installed you do not see the set up options any longer.
If using Chrome browser from a PC it works wellespecially casting Youtube but it will cast anything a Chrome Browser can go to. Excellent device that costs very little. Have it working with a squillion devices (hand helds) both at home and in our sailing club. Highly recommended piece of kit for not much money.