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Hi, I've got a DSL connection which is currently wired to an IMAC G5.  I want to get another macintosh desktop, and a Playstation 3 on line as well. The 2nd computer and playstation are 2 floors below where the DSL is hooked up.  I want to be able to stream my ITunes music to the home stereo as well. My question is, should I be looking at the Apple Airporter or could I use one of the MIMO routers like Netgear.  Which do you recommend? Thanks, Scott

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If your using a imac product i would suggest for this complex system a cisco router they will have all you need in properties and allow streaming sound and video threw there routers
its a preference i like to use
little bit more money but the quality is what your looking for right

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