Virgin Media Broadband - USR9108 Wirless Router

  wrg 11:29 24 Aug 07
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I am about to have Virgin Media Broadband installed. I currently have a USR9108 wirless router. Does anyone know if I will be able to use this with with VBM. The spec of the router is that it is for ADSL, ADLS+2 but it does support DSL handshaking (whatever that means).

Thanks

WRG

  ambra4 12:27 24 Aug 07

What type of Virgin broadband if cable you will need a difference wireless router one with a WAN port, if Virgin Media ADSL vie a BT phone line the USR9108 would work

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  wrg 12:43 24 Aug 07

ambra4

Thanks for your reply
It is cable. Can you suggest a router?

  ambra4 18:25 24 Aug 07

Seeing that you now think about networking both wired and wireless I would suggest that you start with a basis system

Forget all about super high wireless system 108Mbps–300Mbps transfer speed these can cause major headache for a beginner

So stick with a 54Mbps system, any USB wireless adapter, wireless card bus adapter, laptop with build in wireless will connect with minimum problems

I would suggest this one works well easy to install and well build

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  ambra4 18:49 24 Aug 07

Users review of the router in the USA, plus you can see what it looks like

You can not buy from this site as do not ship overseas

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The first site is UK base

  ambra4 01:26 25 Aug 07

Wrg

There is a new version WRT54GS with speed booster look at this UK site

The same one as on the US site

I would suggest you get this one instead of the WRT54G

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  wrg 09:54 28 Aug 07

Thanks for your postings everyone.
Can anyone suggest a router that also acts as a print server?

  setecio 12:13 28 Aug 07

How about click here

  Strawballs 12:58 28 Aug 07

Any one of these will do click here

As for print server click here wireless

Or wired that connect to router click here

  wrg 10:38 31 Aug 07

Thanks for your repsonse all.
I went for the Netgear WGT624, thought it was a print server as well as on the back of the box it said mini print server, USB server. I dont think it is as it only has ethernet ports. Anyway if your looking for a wireless router only this one was so easy to set up. I was up and running in the space of 10 minutes & who said wireless networking was hard

  ambra4 03:31 04 Sep 07

Tick solved box

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