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    Does the smartbridge only use a wired ethernet connection?

    Apologies for starting a new thread for what is clearly a simple question but I cannot find the answer anywere: Does the smart bridge only use a hardwired ethernet connection? It does not have Wi-Fi capability?Thanks

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    Correct - ethernet only, no wifi

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    Thanks Hydro.This is disappointing.Hi Lutron folks: can you please bring your bridge into the 20th Century?

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    I'm curious to know why you feel you need WiFi on the bridge. Since it is best to put the bridge in a central location (like WiFi) it seems perfectly logical to have it next to (and plugged into) the WiFi equipment.
    Evan Kirkhart- Home Electronics Solutions
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    Quote Originally Posted by evankirkhart View Post
    I'm curious to know why you feel you need WiFi on the bridge. Since it is best to put the bridge in a central location (like WiFi) it seems perfectly logical to have it next to (and plugged into) the WiFi equipment.
    Agreed! Plus, a wired connection is always more reliable than wifi.

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