nushmut wrote:If anyone can find out the capabilities of the WiFi hardware, that might give us a firmer understanding. My Google-fu is failing me on this one. The chip is a BCM 4336 according to the spec sheet that got posted recently, identical across all 3 models.
Also, Dual-Band is no longer mentioned as a feature in the Roku Shop, nor in the spec list on the main site. All models share the feature point "Built-in Wireless (Wi-Fi b/g/n)".
scyber wrote:Sorry, didn't mean to disrupt the debate, I was just surprised to see 3+ pages of posts and no confirmation yet.
nushmut wrote:Thanks for clarifying Shawn. It's the not knowing that bugged me more than the possible lack of dual-band.
Better to get the best possible 2.4GHz performance since this may be something of a breakout release. Perhaps the next versions can reintroduce dual-band, at least in the top model.
whitediesel wrote:So here's a dumb question: Does the motion controller work with the older boxes? Can I just buy the new remote?
nushmut wrote:Pretty sure the new remote is R2-only.
whitediesel wrote:nushmut wrote:Pretty sure the new remote is R2-only.
I figured as much, I mean the PS3, Wii consoles had to have a new and separate IR/RF(?) receiver to pick up motion. I doubt the "old" boxes were designed for future use..but you never know unless it's confirmed!
mkiker2089 wrote:Personally, and I am just talking out of my behind here, but I wouldn't be surprised to see 5ghz N become the Laserdisc of the WiFi world.
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