OT: Ethernet to wireless converts

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 23:53:23 UTC 2019

You do not need any internet connection for any of that except
your video recorder. If you are using your cellular service as your
only internet - that gets a bit interesting. You can get cellular hotspot
modems and allow ONLY your recorder to get programming info.
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On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 6:34 PM Phil <phil_lor at bigpond.com> wrote:
> I know this is off topic but I don't know where else to ask.
> I'll be losing my landline soon and will only have access to the
> Internet via the mobile phone network. I have a video recorder that gets
> it's programme guide via an Ethernet connection. So what I need is an
> Ethernet to wireless converter. I've looked at a couple of options from
> EBay but I cannot quite see how a wireless connection can be set. Maybe
> two wireless devices are required, one at the router and the other at
> the video recorder?
> Does anyone have experience with Ethernet to wireless converters?
> Also, I have some other devices that are networked to my router via
> Ethernet cables, the printer is one. I assume that the network will
> still function without an Internet connection. I cannot confirm that my
> network will still work by simply pulling out the phone line plug
> because the router automatically falls back to a mobile phone network
> connection.
> Thank you for all advice offered.
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> Regards,
> Phil
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