WiFi Routers Bend OR

Local resource for WiFi routers in Bend. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wireless data transfer solutions, WiFi router buying guides, and WiFi router settings, as well as advice and content on WiFi devices and computer hardware.

Phd Computers Inc
(541) 317-0756
61400 S Highway 97
Bend, OR
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computers and Equipment Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies
Hours
7 Days A Week Daily Everyday

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Cns Northwest
(541) 382-1373
61390 News Ln
Bend, OR
 
Bellatrix Systems Inc
(541) 382-2208
1015 SW Emkay Drive
Bend, OR
Services
Electronic Equipment and Supplies Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computers and Equipment Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Peripherals, Electronic Component Manufacturers, Calculators and Adding Machines and Supplies

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Nexsy's Llc
(541) 312-1180
1183 NW Wall St
Bend, OR
 
John Peterson Consulting Inc
(541) 388-6984
62239 Cody Rd
Bend, OR
 
Orcom Solutions
(541) 389-0120
1001 SW Disk Dr
Bend, OR
 
Cort Directions
(541) 617-5100
855 SW Yates Dr
Bend, OR
 
Neosoft Corp
(541) 389-5489
PO Box 5667
Bend, OR
 
Searing Electric and Plumbing
(541) 389-4618
1259 NE 2nd Street
Bend, OR
Services
Lawn and Garden Sprinklers Installation and Service, Plumbing Equipment Parts and Supplies, Consumer Electronics Stores, Water Heaters, Hardware Dealers
Hours
Open 7 Days,monday-Friday 8:00Am-5:30Pm,saturday 8:00Am-5:00Pm,sunday
Payment Options
MasterCard, Discover, VISA

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Mac SEMA Inc
(541) 389-1122
62971 Plateau Drive # 400
Bend, OR
Services
Electronic Equipment and Supplies Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Peripherals, Bar Coding Services

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Digital Photo - WiFi Basics

WiFi Basics

Download, print, surf the web and more—the digital world is better when you cut the cord


Each of these refers to a slightly different implementation of the same technology, with varying capabilities in terms of speed and distance of data transfer. Most new devices use IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g, so you can't go wrong with an 802.11b/g device, as it supports both of the most common protocols (802.11a is rarely seen these days).

The difference between b and g is speed-b transfers data at speeds up to 11 Mbits/sec., while g operates at about 54 Mbits/sec.—roughly 1.4 and 6.8 Mbps, respectively. If you choose a wireless router with the b/g specification, you can connect the widest variety of devices and still take advantage of the faster speed with devices that support it.

Setting Up Your Home Network
Getting past the technical jargon is the most difficult part of going wireless. Once you've acquired the equipment, putting it all together is relatively easy.

First, select a location in your home for the wireless router. It's best to put it in a central location, if possible, to maximize reception throughout the house. WiFi devices can communicate through most walls and floors, but a central location will deliver the best results.

You'll want to place the router near your Internet modem so that they can be connected with—ahem—a wire, however. It doesn't matter what type of Internet connection you have, nor do you have to connect your network to the Internet, but you haven't lived until you've sent e-mail or surfed the web from your couch.

 

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