Need some help with wireless

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by will0407, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. will0407 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    I'm currently at Uni, and so have to connect to the internet via ethernet. Is there a piece of hardware out there that I can plug the ethernet into that will transmit a signal? Got a router set up at home, but I;m not sure if that's the way to go.

    I want to be able to sit on my bed and use my laptop (doesn't reach with the cable attached). I've thought about a longer ethernet, but it'll be a bit of a hassle.

    any help would be great,
    will
     
  2. bigandy macrumors G3

    bigandy

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    Murka
    #2
    an "access point" is what you're after. however you should maybe ask - my uni have disconnected people for setting up their own WiFi networks on their backbone.. Don't know why but it's against our rules.

    If it's all clear you can get a wireless access point pretty easily. all they usually need is power + ethernet. :)
     

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