What cable is used to connect modem to a router?
A router is used for connecting multiple computers to a single connection, but it doesn't provide the actual connection. You still need a cable modem or a DSL modem to connect to the router to provide the connection to the internet. Usually on the back of the router there is one port marked internet or uplink that you'll need to connect to the modem you get.
An ethernet cable. Its look similar to a phone line but its a little wider.
First you must have an internet service provider and it then depends on what equipment they have provided. An ethernet cable will connect to a modem or a router and go to the device for a wired connection. I used a Cat 6 ethernet cable and a router to split the signal from my first cable modem to a router and then from my PS3 and PC connected 2 more ethernet cables to the back… Read More
A 'router' is the device that controls the distribution of data packets in a network, a 'modem' is the device that uses an analogue signal to carry digital information. You need both. Most devices sold as 'routers' will actually have an inbuilt modem, and even back in the 56k era, the 'modem' was also a router since it passed data between modem and computer. You need a cable modem to convert between the cable TV… Read More
Modem is used to connect cable, DSL and so type of network to LAN networks using twisted pair. Wireless routers are used (in most cases) to connect modem to LAN (wireless and wired).
A crossover cable is an Ethernet cable that allows an individual to connect two devices together. A router and a modem, for example, would be connected with crossover cable.
Can i use my laptop internal modem instead of a dsl or cable modem to hook up to linksys router ethernet cable so i could get online for your PS3 and laptop?
Sorry you can not. The laptops internal modem is mostly a PSTN device. This means it can only be used by phone lines. ADSL and Cable modems work in a different way. If you want to connect a laptop and a PS3 to the Internet a Linksys Router with multiple LAN connections must be used. The setup is then: INTERNET | CABLE/DSL Modem | Linksys router | | LAPTOP PS3
When you sign up for internet, you need a modem to get internet but a modem only gives the internet to one device. A router is the device your connect to the modem to share your internet with multiple devices (computer, smartphone, etc.) through a cable or wireless.
The Ethernet port is used to connect a computer to a connectivity device such as a modem, router, switch,etc. Does so via an ethernet cable.
If the Modem was already working and for example you unplug your computer and plug in the PlayStation 3 it will work after you go to the PS3 network settings and make the connection. It will be easier on you to find a used router and plug it into the modem and then plug both the computer and PS3 into the router.
Can a Laptop with wireless be used with cable modem without a router and not plug into the cable modem directly?
If you want to have internet on that laptop you need to be connected to internet provider which usually happens directly (connected to the modem) or indirectly (connected to the modem through wired or wireless router).
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The two technologies are not interchangable, and the hardware used to connect (DSL modem or Cable modem) are not likely to work with the other.
what is different between cross cabling and straight cabling ANSWER: a crossover cable is used to connect like devices, like a router to a router, but a straight through cable is used to connect dissimilar devices, like a router to a computer.
usually an rj45 cable
Following the instructions at the related link for the PlayStation knowledge center which will also help troubleshoot any problems that arise. You must remember that all the ads showing features for the PS3 state Online connectivity requires broadband internet service and network devices such as a DSL or cable modem and until you have this you will not be able to connect to the internet. Some people want to connect using cell phones and dial… Read More
No, you only need a modem if you want to connect to the internet. Usually a router is used when there are multiple computers or devices.
Connection is made with an ethernet cable
No. A modem is used for dial up.
If the router is not smart enough to tell the difference then you will need a crossover.
First you need to already have an Internet service to connect to from the PS3. The PS3 can connect to the internet service either wired with an ethernet cable plugged into your router or modem or wirelessly through a wireless modem or router. Once you have a wireless internet source or have connected your PS3 to a modem or router with an ethernet cable you can begin the process to connect the PS3 to the… Read More
For dial-up Modem For Broadband router
A firewire or corssover cable can be used to connect any two computers that have these ports. However, a telephone modem can only be used to connect a computer to the internet.
A switch is typically used to connect multiple computers in a single residential unit to a modem.
To access the Internet one has to have an internet signal and a device to pick up the signal. Cell phones pick up Wi-Fi signals to connect to the internet. In the home typically a modem and router are needed to connect to the Internet. Cable lines or phone lines are usually used to bring the signal to the router in the house.
It's used the same way as a desktop computer. You simply plug the Ethernet cable into the network interface card. You may need to adjust your Laptop's TCP/IP settings to connect to the modem. Wireless Internet is also an option; however, you need a router with wireless capabilities.
I am trying to connect my laptop to my Xbox 360 I have used ics before and it worked well with my laptop connected wirelessly now I can't get my Xbox 360 to even recognize my network connection help?
i will try to help u ok maybe there is something wrong with youre router,or get a wireless adapter,or call xbox about it here is the number (425)-635-7180.I hope u get the help and my gamertag is speakrock in case u want to be freinds or hook it up to another high speed connection,or connect the ethernet cable to your xbox to your modem and u need another ethernet cable and connect it to the… Read More
no. if modem has wireless capability then a router is not needed
Usually router have no problems connecting to modems. There are exceptions though. Some routers have locked settings and will not allow you connect to anything less than it was designed for (some very specific modem).
To connect two devices of the same type together. e.g. You would use a crossover cable to connect a router to another router, a switch to another switch or a computer to another computer. If you are connecting diferent devices together, such as a router to a switch, a straight through cable should be used.
The best free internet presently is dstv internet. You can make use of this free internet with dstv by the use of a cable modem and decoder. The free internet used this way doesnt affect the use of the decoder in watching dstv with your tv. What is more it is a simple "you can do it yourself" procedure. Basically, The materials needed for your free internet are via dstv are: A decoder (dstv, hitv… Read More
How do you network two computers in different rooms and have them sharing an ADSL Broadband connection?
You need to buy an adsl router. Connect your modem to the router then connect your two computers using rj45 (ethernet) cables or usb. Some routers need to be a modem router which renders your broadband router useless. Some broadband companies require you to register every PC used on the network sharing the internet. And sometimes you can get a wireless router but it takes a while to install.
To connect two devices of the same type together. e.g. To connect a router to another router, a switch to another switch or a computer to another computer. If you are connecting diferent devices together, such as a router to a switch, a straight through cable should be used.
PC to Router = Ethernet Cross-Over Both of these devices are expecting to connect to a switch. When connecting them together, we need to use a cross-over cable so that the transmit pair from 1 device, goes to the receiving pair of the other device.
A rollover cable t is used to connect a computer's console port directly to a router. The main purpose of the CONSOLE cable is to directly connect to a switch or router (CISCO) to get to the OS and do updates, view configs, modify configs, test, etc).
It connects the pins that are used for transmitting on one router to the pins that are used for receiving on the other router.
A straight cable is used to connect a PC to a hub, switch, or router.
Yes, and you get top speeds from your router on the connected PC/laptop as it's direct
A patch cable is a network cable that is used to connect a PC to a hub, switch, or router. A crossover cable is used to connector two PCs into the simplest network possible. Also used to connect two hubs.
An Ethernet port is for you to plug in an Ethernet cable. You have your Ethernet cable plug into your Ethernet port and your Modem or Router to give you access to the internet.
Usually it's a modem. Could be a communication cable to another device such as a Com cable to a router or switch. They aren't used that much anymore.
No! The incoming cable needs to go to a modem that converts the incoming DSL Symbols to a digital data stream. This is then passed to the router in the form of some sort of LAN (Local Area Net) format like Ethernet. There may be combined modem/router devices around, but I am not aware of any. Note...I used the term "DSL symbols" because the symbol concept was originally a DSL trick, but it is now… Read More
If you have a wireless 3G broadband router connected at home how far from home can a laptop connect to the internet via this router?
I can get 125 feet outside of my house and still connect to my 3G enabled router. I got additional range by locating the router upstairs in the house. The router uses a Sprint 3G USB modem that can be removed and used directly in a laptop if you want mobility.