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Whats the cheapest solution for me to take advantage of my psp Wifi capability? I was hoping I could just get an access point but they dont seem cheap and I dont want to disturb my existing wired home network. I have cable broadband internet connected to a wired 4 port router with two home computers connected. I dont want to have to redo all my computers to a new wireless router just so I can have internet on my psp.
    
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Whats the cheapest solution for me to take advantage of my psp Wifi capability? I was hoping I could just get an access point but they dont seem cheap and I dont want to disturb my existing wired home network. I have cable broadband internet connected to a wired 4 port router with two home computers connected. I dont want to have to redo all my computers to a new wireless router just so I can have internet on my psp.
I just got a PSP for Fathers Day myself and tried to look for other ways as well. Only other thing I could think of is maybe USB Wifi access point hooked up to a computer?

Update, did a quick search and found this on google http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16879210005
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sry.. i dont know how to do that, but unless you are going to use the online gaming features on the psp, its not worth it. pages take forever to load up, and its just not worth it
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Try a USB wi-fi adapter. Here's a bunch: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

Assuming you are using XP or Vista, it should be easy to hook this up. Just make sure you bridge your network connections on that computer.

I learned the hard way that the PSP uses 802.11b not g. Also, my PSP had about a 5 foot range from my wireless router, until I did the external antenna mod. Now I can't lose the signal.
    
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I just got a PSP for Fathers Day myself and tried to look for other ways as well. Only other thing I could think of is maybe USB Wifi access point hooked up to a computer?

Update, did a quick search and found this on google http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16879210005
Thanks for the response. I also got the psp for fathers day. I got the slim Daxter edition and its awesome but I really want to lay in bed and get on the internet while Im at it. If that usb access point works then I will be all over it. Maybe someone who has actually done it can chime in.
    
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Try a USB wi-fi adapter. Here's a bunch: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

Assuming you are using XP or Vista, it should be easy to hook this up. Just make sure you bridge your network connections on that computer.

I learned the hard way that the PSP uses 802.11b not g. Also, my PSP had about a 5 foot range from my wireless router, until I did the external antenna mod. Now I can't lose the signal.
5 foot that really sucks. I really dont want to take my psp apart. You didnt mention if you had the slim or not. I wonder if the slim is any better.
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I found something called WiFi Max For PSP. I might give that a try since its specifically made for a psp. Thanks for the advice.
    
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psp wifi is useless it cant even run most of the pages and it takes up lots of time to load, if u need to update ur firmare u can get that at http://uk.playstation.com/psp/
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psp wifi is useless it cant even run most of the pages and it takes up lots of time to load, if u need to update ur firmare u can get that at http://uk.playstation.com/psp/
My firmware is updated already. I mainly want it because Im getting a pandora battery and it will make it much easier to do my homebrew project. I will be useing a custom firmware anyhow.
    
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My house has wireless internet and I so far found pages like OCN, Craigslist, google mail, and some other forums I visit are loading very well. Pictures load no problem I think. Now websites like gamespot, newgrounds and a few others dont even bother with them.

Those wifi usb sticks, do they require you to set them up on the computer or is it a plug and play type of deal? If I plug it into a work computer will the wifi usb stick send out a signal automatically?
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