Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Ethernet Wired to Wireless Adapter

Here's a network connectivity question we get a lot.
"How do I convert my regular Ethernet connected device into a wireless Ethernet device?"
Many people have Ethernet equipped Game Consoles, Blu Ray Players, or components that are not computers and have no way to add on a PCI slot card, PC Card or express card in order to add a wireless network adapter. All those newfangled USB connections on Game consoles, Media Extenders and the like cannot accept a USB to Ethernet adapter since they have no way to load a driver on them. You have to go with something proprietary if one is even available.

Well, here's one solution. An Ethernet to Wireless bridge, that is easy to set up and use. It's also small and easy to find a place for. It's called the AeroPad Mini.

Here's the manufacturers blurb:
"AeroPad Mini is extraordinary in that it does not require drivers to function and is compatible with Mac OS 9.x, 10.x, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Linux, as well as XBox, PS2, or Tivo. AeroPad offers genuine cross-platform compatibility.
The AeroPad Mini lets you breathe new life in your older Mac models such as iBooks, G3's, iMacs, and any computer that do not have a 802.11g wireless solution available to them (e.g. no AirPort Card slot, no AirPort Extreme slot, no PCMCIA card slot, or no PCI slot. Now these computers can be placed anywhere without the hassle of running long cables.
AeroPad Mini spares the tedium of setting up cables or opening up the computer to insert a networking card.
The AeroPad Mini has also been redesigned to be small and portable, and perfect for users on the go. AeroPad Mini is USB powered so you will never have to worry about being near an outlet, this is truly wireless computing at its best. Small size doesn't mean AeroPad Mini comes in a compromise. Zipping at 802.11g 54Mbps speeds, it is small yet cutting-edge."

and a link to the Aeropad mini

So what's your connectivity problem? Ask us and we'll give you an answer on Connectivity Today from RamElectronics.Net

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A couple of Articles HTPC and Guitar to PC

Here's a great little blog post about trying to Re make an HTPC. A very enjoyable read for those who have tried.
Again the link: Trees in the Forest: The Darjeeling Limited

Hey, we at RAM have a new article as well:
How to Connect a Guitar to your computer to record and play along with music, using the M-Audio Jamlab -> Go to the article

Monday, May 12, 2008


Since Plasma is Dead:
Audioholics - Plasma TV is Dead
That means we have some real live zombies out there! Hopefully scientists have some of those ghostbusters meters available to probe these strange netherworld objects with. Hard to believe that our first provable contact with the postmortem crowd would happen to be with video displays! Here's hoping they are not evil or capable of violent, bloodthirsty outbursts, unless they are just entertaining us with this type of video material.
The Zombies cometh!