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I have USB 3G wireless modem but want to use the same on an ethernet port. Do have one Ethernet to USB adapter but will not work the otherway round,may be because of the absence of 5v supply through USB. Can you suggest any adapter or design to connect 3G/EVDO wireless modems to Ethernet port? Thanks.

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Yes, Proxicast makes a device called the PocketPORT Cellular Modem Bridge which is specifically designed to connect a 3G USB modem to any Ethernet port.
http://www.proxicast.com/shopping/index.php?target=products&product_id=29891


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  1. Plug one end of the RJ-11 telephone cable into an unfiltered telephone wall jack (enabled for Sympatico High Speed Internet service).
  2. Plug the other end of the RJ-11 telephone cable into the DSL port on the back of the modem.
  3. Plug one end of the RJ-45 Ethernet cable into your computer's Ethernet port.
  4. Plug the other end of the RJ-45 Ethernet cable into the Ethernet Port 1 on the back of the modem.
  5. Insert the rounded end of the power adapter into the Power port and the dual-pronged plug end into your power outlet.
  6. Press the power button to turn on the modem.

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  1. Plug one end of the RJ-11 telephone cable into an unfiltered telephone wall jack (enabled for Sympatico High Speed Internet service).
  2. Plug the other end of the RJ-11 telephone cable into the DSL port on the back of the modem.
  3. Plug the small, square end of the USB cable into your computer's USB port.
  4. Plug the wide, flat end of the USB cable into the USB port on the back of the modem.
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Dell optiplex GX620 desktop has an ethernet port on it, that is not an adapter, I cannot connect to the internet, I downloaded and installed a driver for a wireless ethernet adapter, but that has not...


Okay,..........

1) You can download a wireless Ethernet adapter driver all day, but if you Do Not have a wireless adapter card installed in your computer, the drivers do you no good.

Or if you do not have a wireless USB adapter plugged into a USB port.

Example of a wireless adapter card,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4695358&CatId=2692

Example of a wireless USB device,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6367137&CatId=2692

Example of an Ethernet adapter card,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=686143&CatId=200

If you are just going to hardwire the computer, just buy an Ethernet adapter card, (PCI version), and install it in your computer, (On the motherboard), in any available white PCI slot.

IF it is the Mini Tower model.

The Desktop, Small Form Factor (SFF), and Ultra Small Form Factor (SFF) computers, are too small in width for a regular size Ethernet adapter card.

They need a Low-Profile Ethernet adapter card,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833114034

This is for a Dell Optiplex GX620 Mini-Tower computer,

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx620/en/ug/A02/mtabout0.htm#wp1051997

Scroll the page down until you come to the bold blue heading - System Board Components
This is an illustration of a Top view of the Mini-Tower's motherboard.

16 and 17 point to two PCI slots.
This is where an Ethernet adapter card that is the PCI version, will plug into.

PCI slots are White in color.
An example of a basic PCI slot, ( 3 are shown),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PCI_Slots_Digon3.JPG

If you do decide to go wireless;

1) Wireless networking operates at half of the speed of wired networking.

A computer that is wired directly to an Ethernet adapter card, is twice as fast on the internet, as a computer that is connected wireless.

2) Make sure your Router is capable of wireless.
Make sure the wireless router has a built-in Modem, or that you have a separate Modem.

[ For DSL.
Phone line connects to Filter. Filter has a place for a telephone cable, and an Ethernet cable.
Ethernet cable connects to Filter, and other end connects to Modem.
Ethernet cable goes from Modem to Wireless router that does not have a built-in Modem.

OR,
Phone line connects to Filter. Ethernet cable from Filter goes directly to wireless router, that has a built-in Modem.

Computer has to have a USB wireless device, or a wireless adapter card, installed.

For additional questions, or to clarify anything I have stated, please post in a Comment.
(Believe upper right of your page, blue Comment)

Regards,
joecoolvette

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you might have a modem with an ethernet connection to connect to the net .

if you have a laptop you can choose a wireless usb broadband modem which can work on a desktop also once you recieve the modem just insert the modem into a usb port and follow the prompts you might need some drivers for the usb broadband modem which can be supplied by the ISP internet provider

hope this helps


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This wireless router does not have any USB connection on it. Types of connection available on this router are wireless and Ethernet. You can check on the modem if there is an Ethernet port on it.

If your modem has an Ethernet port, I recommend that you test the Ethernet connection using one of your computers. We want to make sure that the Ethernet connection on the modem is enabled. If not, you may need to contact your ISP or the modem manufacturer to make sure that the Ethernet will work before you install the router.

If your modem does not have have an Ethernet port on it. This is not the router that will do the work for you. And I personally does not seen any router yet with the USB port for the modem.

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All routers will only work with ethernet. You would need to get an ethernet card installed in your computer. You can probably buy one for about 20.00 at Walmart. If you don't want to do this you can purchase a usb/ethernet adapter and still use the usb port on your computer. You can purchase one of these for around 5.00's on ebay. Just go to ebay and search for usb/ethernet adapter. Please rate if this has helped. Thanks.

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that would be a settings issue for the router..the output of the modem should work on usb or ethernet..can you see the router from your desktop management application?

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If you have issues connecting after that, you may have to go into your ethernet adapter settings and make sure that it is using DHCP. DSL usually uses a different setting (PPP I think) and you will not be able to connect.

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U can use
USB Ethernet Adapters.Visit:
http://www.ramelectronics.net/network/network-cards/usb-ethernet-adapters/c40000-c43000-c43004-p1.html

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