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Old 08-30-06, 07:59 AM
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X360- which wireless adapter are you using?

Just moved my xbox 360 to the living room and need a wireless adapter for my xbox...

which one is the best one to get?
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Old 08-30-06, 08:11 AM
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I am using an older linksys WRT54G with the the MN740 adapter. I have been using them for about 3 years with no problems. I don't know if you can still find the MN 740 but its drawback is it only supports WEP security.
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Old 08-30-06, 08:58 AM
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I finally broke down and ordered the official 360 wireless adapter. Still waiting for it to arrive. Got it from ebay, so here's hoping it actually works.
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Old 08-30-06, 11:29 AM
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I have a linkys wireless (WRT54G) router, and the MS Wireless Network adapter. So far it's been working great (knock on wood). The MS adapter is costly, but it integreates well with the console from an aesthetic perspective.
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Old 08-30-06, 11:57 AM
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I have a Linsys WRT54G, and the MS Wireless adapter. Set up was super simple, easier than with my old Xbox and Linksys game adapter. I got it free thanks to McDonald bucks.

I need to move my router though as my signal sucks. I usually have 1 red or 2 orange bars and on a rare times get 3 green, but never 4 green. The router is only about 15 feet away and one internal wall between the two and the controller is the only wireless in device in constant use - our 2.4 phone does nothing to the signal. The router is low in the room so I am going to get a shelf to put it up higher to try that. If that does not work I may try to "upgrade" my router as mentioned in the Tech Talk area.
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Old 08-30-06, 12:33 PM
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save some cash and move your modem and wireless router to the living room as well. Keep the 360 hardwired and your PC wireless...
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Old 08-31-06, 02:10 PM
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The upgrade I was referring to was to Flash the router with the DD-WRT software, from this post.
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Old 08-31-06, 09:48 PM
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Using the MS wireless adapter for the 360 because I got a great deal on it quite a bit back (it was $49.99 at Kmart and I had a $10 off $50 coupon at the time so made it $39.99, when the MSRP was $99) and it seems to work very well.

I had the MN740 for my first Xbox and it worked very well also... I would have used it for the 360 had I not found such a killer deal on the MS 360 adapter...

Anyway, no complaints for either one from me.
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Old 09-01-06, 10:18 AM
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Using the official 360 one. Works great.
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Old 09-01-06, 11:03 AM
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I have the WRT54G router with the Linksys gaming adapter that I bought on ebay for less than $50. No problems here.
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Old 09-01-06, 11:55 PM
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through saturday best buy has the linksys gaming adapter on sale for 50 bucks. picked it up this week and it works great.

other thing to think about is if you get the official xbox adapter you can only use it with the 360. if you get a third party adapter like a linksys or such, you can hook it up to a hub for a couple of bucks and use it with all of your consoles at the same time !!!
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