WiFi Routers Plainville CT

Local resource for WiFi routers in Plainville. 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 & Web Technologies
(860) 747-2919
11 E Broad St
Plainville, CT
 
Staples
(860) 314-2070
871 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
 
Applied Technologies
(860) 585-7140
580 Broad St
Bristol, CT
 
Eiger Software Inc
(860) 584-2284
210 Redstone Hill Rd
Bristol, CT
 
Computer Development Systems Inc
(860) 583-5993
132 Riverside Ave
Bristol, CT
 
Computes Inc
(860) 747-0099
50 Corporate Ave
Plainville, CT
 
Discount Tech
(860) 583-9988
73 North Street
Bristol, CT
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Consumer Electronics Stores
Payment Options
American Express, MasterCard, Discover, VISA

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Bozens Llc
(860) 314-1634
136 Riverside Ave
Bristol, CT
 
Apex Logic
(860) 582-0389
1343 G Street 2
Bristol, AK
Services
Computer Networking Installation, Computer Network Hardware, Computer Programming Instruction
Payment Options
5-Aug

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Plan B Network Services Inc
(860) 582-7826
430 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
 
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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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