WiFi Routers Ludlow MA

Local resource for WiFi routers in Ludlow. 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.

Budrecki Consulting
(413) 589-1700
1400 Center St
Ludlow, MA
Advanced Data Systems
(413) 543-5432
13 Dudley St
Wilbraham, MA
Onye Technology & Services
(413) 783-5700
116 Birchland Ave
Springfield, MA
Comtex Business Products
(413) 592-6446
35 North Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA
Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Laser Printers, Laser Printer Supplies, Data Storage Equipment and Systems, Computer Network Hardware

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Automated Systems and Products
(413) 781-1210
442 Allen St
Springfield, MA
(413) 547-8991
185 West Ave Ste 304
Ludlow, MA
PC Doctor
(413) 782-7900
1236 Parker Street
Springfield, MA
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Upgrade Services, Computer Software, Computer Network Hardware
Mon-Fri: 08:00am-05:00pm

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Home Port Computer Systems
(413) 783-5993
42 Elsie St
Springfield, MA
Computer Link
(413) 592-8320
66 Main St
Chicopee, MA
Intergrated Command Systems Inc
(413) 739-1113
260 Cottage St
Springfield, MA
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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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