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#1 OFFLINE   akw4572

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:50 PM

If I connect with an ethernet cable, and get a connection, can I then disconnect the cable and maintain my connection? Or does the cable have to stay in?

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#2 OFFLINE   bobnielsen

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 08:32 PM

Yes. The connection comes through the cable.

#3 OFFLINE   Kansas Zephyr

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 09:32 PM

You'll need a wireless Ethernet bridge or "gaming adapter".

There is no WiFi connectivity built into any D* product.
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#4 OFFLINE   akw4572

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 06:29 AM

Ok, thanks. I guess I won't be using it then........my modem and wireless router are in a different room.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 06:45 AM

Ok, thanks. I guess I won't be using it then........my modem and wireless router are in a different room.


Why not? Just buy a wirless gaming adaptor and connect it to the dvr and, other than setting it up, you will be all set.
My wireless router and modem are in another room, and the gaming adaptor works great for VOD and Dtv2PC.
Or am I missing something here?
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#6 OFFLINE   fratlord

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 11:28 AM

Why not? Just buy a wirless gaming adaptor and connect it to the dvr and, other than setting it up, you will be all set.
My wireless router and modem are in another room, and the gaming adaptor works great for VOD and Dtv2PC.
Or am I missing something here?


Any suggestions on a wireless gaming adapter? Anything specific I should look for in one? Or all they all the same/similar?

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#7 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 11:37 AM

Personally I think you'll be very happy with the Linksys WGA600N. It requires no PC configuration... plug it into the DVR and it is autorecognized and lets you configure it there.

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 04:11 PM

Go with the Linksys WGA600N as Stuart says. I followed his advice after having days of problems with my WGA54G and it worked flawlessly the first time.
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#9 OFFLINE   BattleScott

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 09:49 PM

Any suggestions on a wireless gaming adapter? Anything specific I should look for in one? Or all they all the same/similar?

Thanks,
Steven


I picked up a Linksys WGA54AG on ebay for $20. It was easy to configure and works great. They are basically the same hardware as an access point or wireless router, so there's nothing really specific to look for.
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#10 OFFLINE   Justin23

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 09:52 PM

You can also use the Powerline Etnernet Adapters as well for the DoD.

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