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Hi, I can get the above wifi bridge to connect wirelessly from a laptop to my home wireless network/router/modem, but not from the sony home cinema system BVD370. The stumbling block is how to configure the device, when you can not run the set-up disc on the Sony. (I have dabbled with the sony network set up page using general settings, for ip gateway subnet mask etc. From my old linksys manual) Also I can not set the passphrase or hex key to access the wireless router from the Sony. However, even with encryption of my home wireless network disabled I still can not get the sony to 'see' the wireless network. Codedcolor Serial. Metin2 Yang Hack Dowland Facebook.
Other devices in the same physical location can access the router/internet, so it is not just a signal strength issue. Anybody got any bright ideas? I bought the above wifi bridge because somebody on the forum had used this method to connect a sony blu-ray with the expensive sony dongle, but did not give the precise details of the how. I don't know how to set just a single static ip address, which might help (the other poster had mentioned this was a key step for him). The wireless router/modem is a Talk Talk supplied Huawei echolife HG520b and unlike my old linksys there is no proper manual for it. Thanks in advance.
I finally got the Sony home cinema BDV E370 to talk to my wireless network. On the wifi bridge, I set it up again on a laptop computer, but using the latest software on the website, not the software on the minidisc supplied with the open:media device. For the encryption key I used an online converter to determine the hex equivalent of my passphrase This was entered without any leading ID characters, i.e. It does not need a prefix of 0x like some systems need to let them know it is a hex number. The wifi bridge must store this information internally because once re-attached to the Sony no encryption information was required.
It took a couple of further attempts on the Sony set-up screen, network settings, to get it to work, using the wired connection option. First re-run through on auto settings failed, then I tried the manual option, but actually opted for auto options within that choice, I turned the proxy server on, then back off again, and this time when I got to the end it connected up to the network. Although I had reconfigured the bridge and put in the hex key via the laptop, on the sony side of things it felt like I had just fortuitously stumbled on to the good connection 'settings', although the previous day trying virtually identical options many many times had not worked, so perhaps the device's internal settings were more Sony friendly.