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Wireless internet/xbox question

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Tlangs, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. Tlangs

    Tlangs Owner of the Tressel Jacket

    Does anyone have their Xbox hooked up to a wireless network. I need to hook mine up but I wasn't sure the best way to do it.

    I have some research and the best option I could find was a linksys wireless g router and then getting a linksys wireless game adapter. Xbox has an adapter but it is much more expensive than the linksys.

    anyone else have any ideas?
  2. BrutuStrength

    BrutuStrength It's time to bring it!

    I'd probably go the linksys route if I were you. I'd also stick with the G version if the price difference is acceptable, and I'd go with the Speedbooster router. I just set up a wireless network for my Mom over Christmas, and it seems to work well. It did get some interference though from her 2.4 GHz phone. She got a 5.8 GHz phone and that seems to be working OK for her.

    WET11: Linksys Wireless Ethernet Bridge (B) = $69.95
    WGA11B : Linksys Wireless-B Game Adapter = $59.99 (minus $10 rebate = $49.99)
    WGA54G : Linksys Wireless-G Game Adapter = $89.99 (minus $10 rebate = $79.99)

    Moving to gaming forum.
  3. i run a 802.11 b wireless router and a linksys wet11 wireless bridge hooked to my xbox. runs smooth as silk
  4. Tlangs

    Tlangs Owner of the Tressel Jacket

    thanks for the input

    I ended up getting the linksys wireless gaming adapter with the wireless G router. It works like a charm and was playing Halo 2 last night. gamertag Tlangs
  5. AmeriBuck007

    AmeriBuck007 Honey, Frank the Tank is not coming back

    same thing i got and its worked well ever since i got it
  6. BrutusMaximus

    BrutusMaximus I Heart Boobs

    Any wireless router would work fine for it, even plain ol' Wireless B is 11 megabit, which is faster than just about any Internet Connection that I know of.

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