LAN - Connecting the Cords

How you connect the cords will depend on what kind of setup you have. Please select the type of connection you are attempting, below:


Connecting 2 Nintendo GameCubes Directly

 

  1. Make sure you have all the required items, and that the Nintendo Broadband Adapters are properly installed.
  2. Attach a crossover cable to the Broadband Adapter on the Nintendo GameCube. (Not sure what a crossover cable is? link here.)
  3. Attach the other end of the crossover cable to the Broadband Adapter of the other Nintendo GameCube.
  4. Make sure all hookup wires and controllers to the Nintendo GameCube are connected, and turn the system on.

 

Next Step: Setting up a LAN game

 


Connecting 2 - 8 Nintendo GameCubes through a Hub or Switch

  1. Make sure you have all the required items, and that the Nintendo Broadband Adapters are properly installed.
  2. Follow manufacturer instructions to attach the Hub or Switch to a power outlet.
  3. Attach a standard ethernet cable to the Broadband Adapter on the Nintendo GameCube.
  4. Attach the other end of the cable to the hub or switch. Make sure that no wires are attached to the "Uplink" port of the Hub or Switch, which is not used for this type of connection.
  5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 to connect the other Nintendo GameCubes to different ports of the same hub.
  6. Make sure all hookup wires and controllers to the Nintendo GameCube are connected, and turn the system on.

 

Next Step: Setting up a LAN game