WiFi Routers Farmington MI

Local resource for WiFi routers in Farmington. 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.

Comptek Inc
(248) 477-5215
37535 Grand River Ave
Farmington Hills, MI
Capital Billing Systems Inc
(248) 478-7298
25882 Orchard Lake Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Impressive Solutions
(248) 426-8085
24651 Halsted Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Millenium Information Technologies in
(248) 478-0572
23419 Mission Ln
Farmington Hills, MI
Amerisoft Corporation
(248) 476-7800
24615 Halsted Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Ideal Systems
(248) 888-0987
24475 Dohany Dr
Farmington Hills, MI
(248) 426-8148
33505 State St Ste 200
Farmington Hills, MI
Command Support
(248) 426-1257
30903 W 10 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Baker Ronald G Associates
(248) 426-0036
37046 Birwood Ct
Farmington Hills, MI
Central Data Systems
(248) 478-7000
23434 Industrial Park Ct
Farmington Hills, MI

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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