Wireless network considered

Discussion in 'Home Networking' started by John \O\, Aug 17, 2004.

  1. John \O\

    John \O\ Guest

    Can anyone advise as to what would be the best Wireless networking kit for
    two laptops, I currently am subscribed to NTL Broadband (150kbs service).


    John \O\, Aug 17, 2004
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    Microbe Guest

    Microbe, Aug 17, 2004
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  3. Can anyone advise as to what would be the best Wireless networking kit for
    Buy a wireless CABLE router (make sure it's cable not ADSL - cable routers
    will have a WAN ethernet port for the modem to plug into).

    Then buy two wireless PCMCIA or USB adaptors for the laptops, unless of
    course you are lucky to have inbuilt wireless.

    My recommendations are for either Netgear or Linksys kit. Get the same make
    for both the router and the adaptors since it generally makes life easier.
    If you're just browsing the internet you can opt for the slower/cheaper
    802.11b standard. If you want it faster for sharing files etc, then you can
    go for the 802.11g.

    I've found Ebuyer (ebuyer.com) a useful place to buy above kit.

    (watch the wrap)
    for the router.

    for the wireless cards.

    Both are 11b versions (the slower/cheaper one). You can buy 11g equivalents
    if you wish.


    PS. Your 150kbs NTL service is about to / has already been upgraded to 300k
    George Hewitt, Aug 17, 2004
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