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Discussion in 'TiVo Edge' started by Janice Langbehn, Jan 29, 2021.

  1. Janice Langbehn

    Janice Langbehn New Member

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    Hi folks, after having Roamio's for years. I was without TV for 4 years while in law school. So I just bought the new Edge... the 4 K is awesome. But a few things have changed. I used to have a roamio on two different TVs in my house without and issue.

    So now I have the new Edge on my living room tv ethernet connected. I want record my programs, watch them in bedroom. So there is this mini lux (I have never used a mini). But it appears the only way to do these mini's is moca which my apartment complex Xfinity may not support - I don't know.

    So can I just buy a second Edge, connect it wireless (the cost and monthly fee is of no concern). I just want the best quality pic and no slowing between my two tivos.

    Tell me the best way to do this. I do not have anyway to run the second tivo with an ethernet. My apartment does not have ethernet connection in each room.

    Am I forgetting anything?

    Thx
     
  2. TishTash

    TishTash Active Member

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    I’m pretty sure MoCa or Ethernet is your only option to stream. Wireless doesn’t have the bandwidth.
     
  3. pfiagra

    pfiagra Well-Known Member

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    Wireless is doable to connect a Mini Lux to your Edge. You can use the officially supported WiFi adapter from TiVo:

    TiVo WiFi 5 USB Adapter

    or try another WiFi bridge, which won’t be officially supported, but may work as some here have posted having success.
     
  4. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    When using a wireless adapter with a Mini, it connects to your router. A 10 year old router could be an issue. But given a TiVo wifi 5 and reasonable environment there should be no problems.
     
  5. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Well-Known Member

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    Price is no object? Get another Edge and live like a king!
     
  6. SilentTuba

    SilentTuba New Member

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    No need for moca, if you can get ethernet to where the mini is.
     

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