WiFi Routers Nampa ID

Local resource for WiFi routers in Nampa. 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.

Commworld of Treasure Valley
(208) 466-4748
Id
Nampa, ID
 
Clear Wire
(208) 461-9640
Nampa, ID
Services
Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers

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Donnay Software Designs
(208) 454-3313
24403 Falcon Ln
Caldwell, ID
 
Brauer Cynthia J Johnson
(208) 898-5929
3117 E Beamer Ct
Meridian, ID
 
Merit Network Systems
(208) 887-7638
2305 W Anatole St
Meridian, ID
 
Grover's Pay and Pack Electric
(208) 466-7807
824 Caldwell Boulevard
Nampa, ID
Services
Lighting Retail, Lighting Fixtures Retail, Electric Equipment and Supplies Dealers, Plumbing Equipment Parts and Supplies, Consumer Electronics Stores

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Impact Technologies
(208) 465-3646
415 16th Ave S
Nampa, ID
 
Distributed Database Consulting Inc
(208) 343-4373
2895 E Mackay Dr
Meridian, ID
 
Software Tailors
(208) 884-8304
2977 N Springtime Way
Meridian, ID
 
Clear Wire
(208) 288-1321
Meridian, ID
Services
Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers

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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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