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Overview: The TiVo Wireless
G USB Network Adapter easily connects your network-ready TiVo DVR to your
wireless home network (802.11g/b). The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter is
optimized for your network-ready TiVo DVR and eliminates the need for a
hardwired Ethernet cable connection. You can enjoy the following network TiVo features using
the TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter.
- Movie Downloads: Download movies and TV shows directly to the
- TiVoToGo: Watch your favorite shows on your laptop, PC, or iPod.
- Music & Photos: Listen to your MP3 music collection and view
digital photos on your home entertainment system.
- Online Scheduling: Schedule shows from TiVo.com or tv.Yahoo.com
(faster than dialup).
- Multi-Room Viewing: Watch your recorded shows on any TV in the
house (requires multiple TiVo DVRs).
Note: TiVo Desktop or TiVo Desktop Plus software required for
Music, Photos, and TiVoToGo transfers. Movie and TV show downloads require a
broadband Internet connection and may require a rental or purchase fee.
Construction: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter features a
brushed metal base and flip-up antenna with TiVo badge. The flip-up
antenna should form a 90-degree angle with the base (this is the best angle for
DVR Compatibility: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter is compatible with the
TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL. The compatible TiVo DVR must have software
version 7.2.1 or higher installed (available for download at Tivo.com).
Note: A second Tivo DVR with a TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter
is needed for peer-to-peer connection.
Network Requirements: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter requires an 802.11b or 802.11g router/access point for connection to your
home network. The TiVo Wireless G Network Adapter can be used on networks that have WEP
security, WPA security, or WPA-2 (Personal) security.
Note: Not intended to be plugged directly into a PC or Mac.
Connection: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter features
a mini-USB (type-B) port and connects to your
compatible network-ready TiVo DVR's rear-panel USB (type-A) port via the included USB
cable. The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter then connects to your wireless
home network via WiFi (802.11g/b).
Guided Setup: Once connected, follow your compatible TiVo DVR's
on-screen Guided Setup to configure your system's network settings.
Light Indicator: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter features a
green light to indicate power and link status.
Power Requirements: The TiVo Wireless G USB Network Adapter uses the
USB connection of your compatible network-ready TiVo DVR for power.