WiFi Routers Prineville OR

Local resource for WiFi routers in Prineville. 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.

Cascade Consulting
(541) 504-1569
4701 NE Vaughn Ave
Terrebonne, OR
 
Rastergraf Inc
(541) 923-5530
1804 SE 1st Street # P
Redmond, OR
Services
Computer Peripherals, Personal Computer Peripheral Equipment

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Modern Technology
(541) 548-7575
1604 S Highway 97 # 3
Redmond, OR
Services
Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies

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Mountain MODS
(541) 386-0086
3400 Guignard Drive
Hood River, OR
Services
Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Security Systems and Services, Computer Parts and Supplies Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Systems Consultants and Designers

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Sterling Network Solutions
(503) 641-3460
6700 SW 105th Ave Ste 311
Beaverton, OR
 
Three Creeks Computing
(541) 504-1649
6227 SW Buckskin Ln
Terrebonne, OR
 
Dawson Computer Services A Vers
(541) 923-5768
626 SW 8th St
Redmond, OR
 
Shank Steven Oregon Computer Soluti
(503) 244-7517
8215 SW 85th Ave
Portland, OR
 
Sas Institute Inc
(503) 617-7100
1915 NW Amberglen Pkwy
Beaverton, OR
 
Palo Alto Software
(541) 683-6162
144 E 14th Ave
Eugene, OR
 
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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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