Welcome to the updated Slickdeals redesign beta. Learn more and give us feedback. Or, return to the classic view.

Search in
Join the Slickdeals Special Olympics World Games Fundraising Team Support the World Games
Forum Thread

Any alternatives for Samsung LinkStick Wireless LAN Adapter?

BluGuy 21,448 December 28, 2009 at 12:12 PM
I need help in connecting Samsung BD-P 1590 Blu-Ray Player with wireless internet.
I'm lil skeptical about spending $70-80 to buy Samsung LinkStick Adapter. Is there any low cost solution available to establish wireless internet connection with Blu-Ray Player?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Add a Comment Sorry, this thread is closed.

11 Comments

1

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

#2
You need to wait for a deal on a standalone wireless Ethernet bridge/adapter (rare), or dd-wrt compatible router that can be configured for the same (more common). There are also routers that can be configured as a wireless Ethernet bridge/adapter w/ their installed (native) firmware, but there are not many of these either (e.g., ZyXEL P330W).
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3
I found this reply on one of the Samsung official forums:

Quote :
Currently, the only wireless adapter that can be used with the appropriate Samsung TVs is the Samsung Linkstick WIS09ABGN. The reason for this is that all other usb wireless adapters require drivers to work. Since there is no feasible way to transfer and save hundreds of different drivers for each adapter on the TVs, Samsung created a USB wireless adapter that will work 100% of the time (plug-n-play), with out drivers.

-MrSamsung
I'm going to try a second wireless router as suggested above.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#4
Quote from novende View Post :
I found this reply on one of the Samsung official forums:



I'm going to try a second wireless router as suggested above.
Keep in mind that it is a "special"/specific type of router that you need to purchase. The routers can be found fairly cheaply and often you will see the deal thread littered with DD-WRT on it.

Very few consumer routers (un-hacked) will work in wireless bridge mode, and if they do they tend to be expensive.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#5
Quote from mestizo122 View Post :
Keep in mind that it is a "special"/specific type of router that you need to purchase. The routers can be found fairly cheaply and often you will see the deal thread littered with DD-WRT on it.

Very few consumer routers (un-hacked) will work in wireless bridge mode, and if they do they tend to be expensive.

http://www.tp-link.com/products/p...class=wlan

I use this cheap stuff all the time and they work great in bridged mode. Some of our local PC shops carry the brand so you might have to look around to find TP Link products.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#6
Supposedly the "Samsung's WIS09ABGNX LinkStick Wireless LAN Adapter" contains a Ralink "dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi chipset (RT2800U)" chipset. (Source [ralinktech.com])

Other USB Wifi sticks on the market contain this same chipset, so it is possible that they would also work with the Ralink drivers that are integrated into the Samsung Blu-ray player. It is also possible that the Samsung Blu-ray players are restricted to only work with the Samsung LinkStik USB adapter. One such device is the EDIMAX EW-7718Un [newegg.com]. I'd be very curious to hear if this works. Other possible devices according to internet searches:
Linksys WUSB54GC v3
Linksys WUSB600N
D-Link DWA-140
D-Link DWA-160
Belkin N+ F5D8055 v1
others listed here [drivershq.com]

Your best bet is to get a wireless bridge such as this one [newegg.com].
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#7
Quote from zachatak81 View Post :
http://www.tp-link.com/products/p...class=wlan

I use this cheap stuff all the time and they work great in bridged mode. Some of our local PC shops carry the brand so you might have to look around to find TP Link products.
Which model, I checked dd-wrt router database, I could not find it.

Thanks
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#8
For my Samsung Blu-Ray player, I am using a netgear access point that I flashed dd-wrt turned onto and turned it into a bridge. Works okay, I have only been using it for a couple of days though..
On the wireless setting of the player, do not choose wireless. The player will say it does not work, choose wired and it works.
Curtis
Helpful Comment? 0 0

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

#9
I had the same issue, and wanted to create a wireless bridge using by existing Belkin router. I lucked out in that it had the wireless bridging capability, and found another Belkin wireless router at Wally World for $29 that could also do it. The newer model that supports it is F5D7234-4 VER 1001. THe later versions DO NOT work, as reported by Belkin.

However, if your current wireless router does not support it, and you have to buy two matching routers to get it to work, the point is lost, eh? Good luck.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#10
Quote from bluguys View Post :
I need help in connecting Samsung BD-P 1590 Blu-Ray Player with wireless internet.
I'm lil skeptical about spending $70-80 to buy Samsung LinkStick Adapter. Is there any low cost solution available to establish wireless internet connection with Blu-Ray Player?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Try this. It should work!

Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Pro...6833166025
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#11
Quote from brighstar View Post :
Try this. It should work!

Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Pro...6833166025
Yes, I have also heard that the Rosewill RNX-N1 USB adapter will work.

Here's [redflagdeals.com] a link for a discussion on this.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
#12
The Samsung's WIS09ABGNX LinkStick Wireless LAN Adapter is a re-badged D-Link DWA-140 or D-Link DWA-160.
Helpful Comment? 0 0
Page 1 of 1
1
Sorry, this thread is closed.
Add a Comment
 

Featured Coupons & Discounts

Extra 30% Off All Sale Styles Use Coupon Code: 30SUMMER
556 Redemptions at Levi's
Buy 1 Year Get 1 Free 1938 Redemptions at PureVPN
$5 Off Orders Over $50 + Free Shipping Use Coupon Code: SEARS5OFF50
48834 Redemptions at Sears
Slickdeals Price Tracker
Saving money just got easier.
Start Tracking Today
Copyright 1999 - 2015. Slickdeals, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Copyright / DMCA Notice  •  Privacy Policy  •  Terms of Service  •  Acceptable Use Policy (Rules)