MAC for Xbox and Xbox 360
Multiband utilizes the MAC address from your equipment to provide a method of authentication. The MAC address is used for security reasons because it is unique to each individual networking device. The subsequent information will inform you how to locate the MAC.
Locating the MAC Address on a Xbox or Xbox 360
|The Xbox and Xbox 360 utilize a service called Xbox Live to play games online. The game system has a built-in network adapter.
|To discover what the MAC address is:
- Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
- From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live.
- From the Connect Status screen, select Settings.
- The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of the Network Settings screens is the MAC address of your Xbox console.
Locating the MAC Address on a Sony Playstation 2
|The Playstation 2 utilizes a network adapter to get online. The device was originally a separate piece to be plugged into the PS2. The new slim-line PS2 has the network adapter built into it, similar to the Xbox.
|To find the MAC address:
- Load the Start-up CD in your PS2.
- Unplug the Ethernet cable.
- Walk through the Start-Up CD until it starts testing your connection. The Ethernet cable is disconnected, the test will fail.
- You can now press the Select button, which will display the MAC.
Locating the MAC Address on a Nintendo GameCube
| For the MAC address on a Gamecube:
- Remove the GameCube's broadband adapter from the console.
- Printed on the underside of the adaptor is a MAC address.