7: Connecting to the
Configuring your home network with DLNA-
If your computer is connected to the Internet,
you can connect this receiver to the Internet as
well, through the wired LAN connection.
The method used to connect your computer to the
Internet depends on the devices, your ISP, your
computer, and the router used.
The following system environment is required
to use the network function of the receiver.
A Broadband line connection
A Broadband line connection to the Internet is
required in order to listen to Rhapsody
SHOUTcast and to use the software update
function of the receiver. Rhapsody is only
available in the US.
This is the device that is connected to the
broadband line to communicate with the
Internet. Some of these devices are integrated
with the router.
• Use a router compatible with 100 Mbps or
greater transmission speeds to enjoy content
on your home network.
• We recommend that you use a router
equipped with the built-in DHCP (Dynamic
Host Configuration Protocol) server.
This function automatically assigns IP
addresses on the LAN.
LAN cable (CAT5)
• We recommend that you use this type of
cable for a wired LAN.
Some flat-type LAN cables are easily
affected by noise. We recommend that you
use normal-type cables.
• If the receiver is used in an environment in
which there is power supply noise from
electric products or in a noisy network
environment, use a shielded-type LAN