Getting the Right Wireless Gaming Adapter
Cisco-Linksys WET610N Dual-Band Wireless-N Gaming and Video Adapter
Firstly, I’d like to get to the point,
So what is a wireless gaming adapter?
A wireless gaming adapter connects a video game console to a Wi-Fi home network to enable Internet or head-to-head LAN gaming. (compnetworking.about.com)
A wireless game adapter can be linked either to a wireless router using an Ethernet cable (for top dependability and performance) or over Wi-Fi (for superior range and convenience). Wireless game adapter products include software that must be installed on a computer to complete initial configuration of the device.
Just like generic network adapters, wireless game adapters must be configured with the correct network name SSID and encryption settings.
So how can you get the best wireless gaming adapter?
1. Decide on the range you require. If you live a small apartment there is no need to spend money on getting a wireless gaming adapter that gives a huge excellent range.
2. Check out the reviews – there is no better review than people who have actually bought the product and are so moved buy it that they go back to the internet and leave a review. A classic example of this is the 247 review for the
3. Check the connectivity – since most wireless gaming adapters will connect to your consort and any standard Wi-Fi network it doesn’t hurt to check.
4. Always buy from a reputable source. Like all electrical products there are some that come off the assembly line that are up to scratch. If you buy from a reputable source they will replace it without fuss.