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Old 02-07-2008, 10:01 PM
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what is best wireless router to buy?

what is the best sorta cheap wireless router for an ipod touch/wii
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Old 02-08-2008, 05:48 AM
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Your best bet is get a router that supports DD-WRT or Tomato firmwares.
These firmwares make your router like 100 times better.

I have a Asus WL-500G Premium with Tomato firmware on it and it good for me but it's wireless coverage isn't that strong.


Head on over to the DD-WRT or Linksysinfo forums and ask there thats your best bet.
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Old 02-08-2008, 09:16 AM
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I use the Linksys WRT54GS router with my cable broadband connection. Works perfectly with my Touch.
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I'm actually using an old Microsoft (gasp!) MN-700 wireless router which works just fine. I'm also using my iMac using Internet Sharing since it actually gets better range than my router...



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So I'm out of touch, with the iPod Touch, and have a question. To get online features for the Touch, do you need a wireless router or to be in a WIFI hot spot? I'm literally on the verge of making a purchase, and that's pretty much the only question I have. And when I say on the verge, I mean just a click away
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Yup - the iPod Touch needs wireless for Internet access. All you can really do over a wired connection (which is USB by the way) is connect & transfer files with iTunes.



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Just go to your local electronics store and pick up what ever brand name they have on sale (Linksys, D-Link, ect...). Just get one that has basic 802.11b/g, supports WPA encryption and has no "speed booster" enhanced speed. I picked up my D-Link DI-524 a couple of years ago, after the sales price and rebate it was almost free.



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Linksys WRT54G

I use it for my downstiars computer, Xbox 360, iPod touch, and upstairs computer.

And it works great all around the house.
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If you live in the Seattle area, I'd be happy to give you my wireless router (Linksys WRT54G) if you can stop over. I know it works with iPod touch.



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If you live in the Seattle area, I'd be happy to give you my wireless router (Linksys WRT54G) if you can stop over. I know it works with iPod touch.
dammit....im in long island lol
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dammit....im in long island lol
A long ways from here, huh.

Do you happen to work for Computer Associates? They have a huge corporate office in Islandia...



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So I have two connections on two computers. The computer I use has a wireless connection. If I get the WRT54GS, would this hook up to the main computer that has the PC to Wall connection?

And btw.. I LOVE MY IPOD TOUCH!!!!!
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Your main wired computer would hook up to the router and then the router hooks up to the wall connection.
If you can find a WRT54GS version 4 or older then get it but if it's a later version then don't because thy are not as good. If I was you I would just get a WRT54GL.
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Your main wired computer would hook up to the router and then the router hooks up to the wall connection.
If you can find a WRT54GS version 4 or older then get it but if it's a later version then don't because thy are not as good. If I was you I would just get a WRT54GL.
Cool, got it.

I don't think it says what version this one is: http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Links...oductDetail.do But I was looking to purchase it.
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