Connect xbox to NTL Broadband

  reddawn1 12:26 02 Aug 04

what is the easiest and cheapest way to connect my xbox to my NTL broadband connection. (I do not need to use both at the same time.)


  poogles_uk 12:38 02 Aug 04

The easiest way is to plug a cat5 network cable into the xbox theres a port on the back click here and run it too the asdl router. Is your modem rj-45 or usb? Is it a modem + router built into one? Or i think you can plug it into an network router also. And then you need an Xbox Live starter kit.

On the link there is a picture and it is the port on the right hand side. An ethernet RJ-45 cat 5 cable is all that is needed!!

  poogles_uk 12:44 02 Aug 04

If you need a router i would reccomend a d-link or a linksys. For D-link the DSL-504T is a modem/router in one. Ebuyer code 59004. Look here - click here= has a list of x-box capable routers. Then look on ebuyer for the same product at a cheaper price :-)

  reddawn1 13:49 02 Aug 04

the modem is rj-45 and is connected to my computers ethernet.

Thanks for your help.

  poogles_uk 13:53 02 Aug 04

In theory, but dont bank on it, you could plug it straight into the xbox, but id reccommend getting a asdl router, if you already have an rj-45 modem. Then plug the modem into the routerm the router into the computer and the xbox, and it will allow you to share the internet.

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