Samsung forum: Samsung BD-C5500 Blu Ray-Slow network connection

by: alfonsopulido1 March 13, 2010 3:42 PM PST

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Samsung BD-C5500 Blu Ray-Slow network connection

by alfonsopulido1 - 3/13/10 3:42 PM

I connected my Samsung BD-C5500 Blu Ray player directly with an ethernet cable to an Apple Time Capsule. In the player's setup menu, I went to the Wired Connection Setup and chose "Auto" so the IP Address, Subnet Mask, etc were acquired automatically. Apparently the player joined the network without any problems.
Now, if I go into the Internet@TV menu and into Settings, there's a "network speed test" where it's warned that any speed under 1.5 Mbps will result in bad performance. I run the test and it gives me an average of 800 Kbps!
I have 2 laptops and a desktop computer that connect wirelessly to the same Time Capsule network and they get download speeds over 10 Mbps... does anybody have any idea why the player that is wired to the network is so much slower. Is there a way to fix this? I already tried changing the ethernet cable for a brand new one and nothing changed.
Thank you

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