Can you plug a wired router into a wireless router?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Ethanx94, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. Ethanx94

    Ethanx94 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 8, 2007
    United States
    In the parallel dimension
    I was wanting to get a Alltel wireless air card and plug it into a Cradlepoint MBR800 router.
    I wanted to get the non-wifi Cradlepoint router because I already have a wifi Linksys WRT54G with DD-WRT and I don't want to set everything back up again (like port forwarding).
    It would also be $20-$30 less and I wub DD-WRT.

    So I was wondering if there would be any problem with hooking a wired router into a wireless router.

    EDIT: Thanks Jiggah, will do.
    No I haven't bought it yet. I'm still wondering if I should do this or just spend ~$30 for a router with wifi.
    I think I might go with the wifi one. Quite simply because it would be quicker and easier than ordering online because it's already at the Alltel store. Although it's not a Cradle point, it's a Cyfre MR-819.
  2. Jiggah

    Jiggah GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 9, 2002
    United States
    Yes, just disable the dhcp server on one of the routers.
  3. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

    Aug 2, 2007
    if you have not bought the router yet, buy a network switch instead. cheaper, and no setup needed. (it acts like a usb hub for network ports in very simplified terms)