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Old 06-06-2007, 08:46 PM   #1
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Default Nintendo Wii Ethernet to USB

My mate has a Nintendo Wii and only has a wired internet connection.

They have brought out a kit that allows you to use the Internet using a ethernet to USB adapter, but in the shops the official costs around 20, and all it seems to be is this:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/USB-Usb-to-l...1176872&sr=8-1

Look at the price difference...compared to the offical:

http://www.game.co.uk/ViewProduct.aspx?cat=&mid=330955

Would that work you think?
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Yea. Should work. I mean what else would they do to it for a Wii?
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:14 PM   #3
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Yeah, thats what I thought Wouldn't have thought it would have had any more circuitary.
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:19 PM   #4
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Looks like it should work. Its only 2 anyway so you haven't got anything to loose!
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2 man, nothing to lose..

If it doesn't work, meh you'l have to miss out on a pint that day. lol.
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:34 PM   #6
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Yeah - I think the cheaper one will work. I imagine that the other one would be USB 2.0 - Which is quicker, as a pose to the Cheaper USB 1.1 One - But if your friend hasnt got some kinnda Fiber-Optic Connection - He/She shouldnt notice much of a difference =]
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Old 06-08-2007, 09:39 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the help
Yeah, I may as well buy it, haha.
As for its speed, it says its USB 1 complient. That doesn't mean its limited to 1. Doesn't suggest that anyway
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This worked immediately with the disk supplied, and it means not having to open up one's machine to install an ethernet card (ie. it saves using another PCI slot). The details suggest it is USB 1, but in fact I think that means 'compliant': it is a USB 2 device and easily handles the speeds downloaded by my fairly low bandwidth broadband. It looks a bit plasticky, but for the price ...
Didn't think it was LIMITED to USB 1 - If it says usb 1 compliant.. this means it is USB 2 but however it's back compatible..

I may buy one of these..
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