Description of the Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter

Summary

The Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter connects your Xbox 360 console to your wireless network. You can attach the Xbox 360 Wireless N Adapter to the back of your Xbox 360 console as shown below.

Attach the adapter and raise the antennae

Note You can use an Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter together with the Xbox 360 S console. If your wireless router is not near your console, you may get a better wireless signal by using a wireless networking adapter. When you connect an Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter to an Xbox 360 S console, the console automatically uses the wireless adapter instead of the built-in Wi-Fi. 

The adapter also has two "feet" that allow it to stand up on top of the console.
Wireless adapter standing on top of the console.

Note If you are using a wireless adapter and a Kinect sensor, use the wireless adapter extension cable included with the Kinect sensor to plug the wireless adapter into a USB port on the front of the console.

Use a wireless adapter extension cable


Supported wireless standards

The Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter supports the following wireless standards:
StandardConnection speedRadio frequency band
802.11a or A: Original Xbox 360 console onlyUp to 54 Mbps5 GHz
802.11b or BUp to 11 Mbps2.4 GHz
802.11g or GUp to 54 Mbps2.4 GHz
802.11n or N7x faster than "G"2.4 GHz
802.11n or N: Original Xbox 360 console only7x faster than "G"5 GHz
The built-in Wi-Fi on the Xbox 360 S console supports all of the wireless standards except for 802.11a, and the 2.4 GHz frequency band of 802.11n. If you connect an Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter to an Xbox 360 S console, the console will support all of the wireless standards listed in the table above.

Actual connection speed might vary.

Configuring your wireless settings

For information about configuring your Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter, please see:
908877 How to configure wireless settings on your Xbox 360 console

Network modes

The Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter supports ad hoc and infrastructure networks. Using an ad hoc network, you can connect multiple Xbox 360 consoles for system link play. For information about linking consoles together to play multiplayer games, please see:
910583 How to connect Xbox 360 consoles together for System Link Play

Infrastructure networks let you connect multiple devices together through a shared access point or router. Typically, you use an infrastructure network to connect an Xbox 360 console to Xbox LIVE.



For information about the grey Xbox 360 Wireless G Networking Adapter, please see the following article:
908972 Description of the Xbox 360 Wireless G Networking Adapter

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Artikel-id: 976181 - Laatst bijgewerkt: 31 aug. 2011 - Revisie: 1

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