Hi. My brother recently left the province and I have moved into his house. He told me to go ahead and use his internet but I think somthing might be missing.The motorola expediance OSU is outside with a cable coming into the house.Is there anything else or does this just plug into the computer?
I see a place to plug the ethernet connection into on the back of my computer, but there are no light by it or on the back of it at all. It looks nothing like what you have in the picture. On the back of mine the whole center is a silver plate with the ethernet, usb and other connecter ports (like for the printer and such).
I'm still not getting it working. I went on the xplornet site and it says there is an ac adapter that the cable coming in the house plugs into... does it need that to work?
I believe that the Xplornet antenna is phantom powered. So somewhere there is a power supply plugged into the wall and a wire from that which is into a gadget that is inline with the Ethernet cable. IIRC it has to be the correct way around to send power upto the antenna but not down to the PC. The "ac adapter" is a Y shaped thing with female coax ( I think) on one end, the antenna end, and a female RJ45 on the other end ( the PC end) the wire to the wall wart comes off the middle of it. I helped a friend install one a year back so this is all from memory.