WiFi Routers Phoenixville PA

Local resource for WiFi routers in Phoenixville. 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.

Database & Mailing Partners Inc
(610) 415-1471
660 Hollow Rd
Phoenixville, PA
(610) 917-9091
2215 Kimberton Rd
Phoenixville, PA
Mid Atlantic Computers Inc
(610) 935-5570
680 Hollow Rd
Phoenixville, PA
Afs Inc
(610) 933-6506
1405 Tullamore Ln
Phoenixville, PA
Scherrer Resources Inc
(610) 321-1900
74 Pottstown Pike
Chester Springs, PA
Yermish I & Associates
(610) 917-0881
2606 Juniper Ln
Phoenixville, PA
(610) 917-2252
75 Continental Dr
Phoenixville, PA
Charlestown Software & Publishing Inc
(610) 935-6884
203 Maryhill Rd
Phoenixville, PA
Micro Implementation Training Inc
(610) 935-1545
533 Red Coat Ln
Phoenixville, PA
Matlack Association Inc
(610) 827-9120
1542 Mallard Lane
Chester Springs, PA
Computer Systems Consultants and Designers, Scientific and Technical Consultants, Hardware Dealers

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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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