Wireless Tips

When it comes to Wireless, we've been there, done that, now serving 102 tips in 10 categories ranging from Wireless Headset Tips to Wireless Stereo Tips.

Ihave put new batteries in my wireless mouse and the lights are on however, it still does not work. I also have a wireless keyboard that I have not checked would that make the mouse not work?

Connecting a Wireless Device

Wireless devices come with a USB adapter that plugs into a USB port on your computer. On the underside of this adapter there should be a little button that you can press. Once pressed, your adapter will start looking for wireless signals that are being transmitted by wireless devices. Now, look at the underside of your wireless device as there should be a "connect" button there as well. Once the "connect" button is pressed on the wireless device it will start to send signals wirelessly to the USB adapter letting it know that it is there, and ready to be connected.

What features does a logitech wireless mouse bring to the table?

Choosing a Wireless Mouse: Logitech

If you are right handed, the Logitech cordless mouse may be the right choice for you. While the Belkin is designed to be versatile, the Logitech is ergonomically designed for your right hand. The Logitech also brings these features to the table:

  • 4 button and tilt wheel built in to the ergonomically designed unit
  • Functions on 2 AA batteries or use of the desktop charger
  • Cordless USB mini receiver included (and USB to PS/2 adapter)

How does a wireless stereo system work?

How Wireless Stereos work

The wireless stereo transmits a signal to the wireless speaker via radio waves instead of traditional wires. The same holds true for radio wave remote controls, which increases flexibility of placement and range of use. With a wireless home stereo system, you will be able to place the stereo and speakers virtually anywhere in the home and not have to worry about wires, plugs, cables or extenders.

My wireless stereo system is not getting the range it used to, what could be wrong?

Troubleshooting wireless stereo equipment

If you notice performance issues with your wireless home stereo system, there are a few things you can check. First, make sure that the batteries in the wireless stereos and devices are charged and working well. Make sure that the wireless stereo is not covered up as to prevent adequate transmission. Finally, make sure that any devices which may cause interference are separated from the wireless stereo system.

Can I hook a wireless stereo system up to my computer?

Wireless Stereo and computer hook up

There are devices on the market which allow you to hook up your computers media to wireless speakers and a wireless stereo system. They come with a remote control which will allow you to browse through your media library and music will stream to the wireless stereo speakers.

Why use a wireless stereo system?

Wireless Stereo Benefits

Using a wireless stereo system will decrease cable clutter, allow greater flexibility with where to place your speakers and stereo and offers a high level of portability. You can move the speakers to where you are and leave the base wireless stereo where it is. Wireless home stereo systems are a great way to listen to music in your home.

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