AV Receiver with ethernet - possible to make it WIFI ?


Standard Member
I have a Harman/Kardon AVR 760

It has an Ethernet port for internet connectivity.

I don't want to drag internet cable to it across the room.

Is it possible to make it WIFI capable? Maybe through a WIFI adapter or bridge? How does this work?


Prominent Member
You could use a wirless ethernet bridge, I believe - here's a review of one such device, which explains basically what they do:

Netgear WGE101 Wireless Ethernet Bridge Review - Networking Reviews - TrustedReviews

Alternatively if you wanted to have hard wired ethernet without running cable then you could use your existing electricty supply as a network connection, by using homeplugs or powerline adaptors. - See the thread at the start of the network/NAS section, under the computer forums on here.


Prominent Member
Consider your transfer rates though. If you are planning on streaming HD video from a network storage device using your AVR 760 (assuming it can do this - I would hope so for the money!!!) then you will not get sufficient transfer rates on wireless G, and even wireless N will be affected by EMI (eg DECT phones and microwave ovens), thus risking reliability.

You can not beat a good hard wired connection.


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