firewire or wireless

  decoratorman 19:35 21 Oct 2004
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I am oredering a complete new system and I want to do away with cable to all the peripherals , I'm told to go for firewire by some or wireless networking by others , Totally confused now . whats the difference , wont be using another computer woth mine and its not a laptop .
help please

  LastChip 20:07 21 Oct 2004

When you say, you want to do away with cables to peripherals, what peripherals are you referring to?

  decoratorman 20:25 21 Oct 2004

thanks,
Printer , scanner , monitor, hi-fi and maybe tele.
wife hates cables...............

  LastChip 22:10 21 Oct 2004

Your printer may be able to be connected to a "wireless print server".

I've never seen a wireless scanner, although, for all I know, they may exist.

Monitor? NO WAY!

Hi Fi and TV, well you need to go elsewhere I think for advice on a wireless set-up.

In truth, you would probably be better off looking for ways to hide the wires, rather than eliminating them.

  decoratorman 10:23 22 Oct 2004

Thanks Lastchip,
I thought that this may be the case.
Just been told that usb2 cable can be faster anyway than wireless.
I'll just have to hide the cables

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