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Questions tagged [wifi]

Use this tag when searching for devices for wireless network access. This can include devices such as routers, wireless extenders, wireless access points and more.

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Compatible WiFi adapter for ChromeOS

I'm trying to install CloudReady on my 7 year old Lenovo laptop (Yoga 13). I was able to complete installation, however the inbuilt WiFi wasn't detected, and laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port. I ...
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Looking for an encrypted wifi extender

Looking for a powerful wifi extender (1200Mbps) that will encrypt my data. Is there such an animal? Hope you can help! Thanks.
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Single-band, 5GHz only WiFi router?

Are there any consumer-priced, single-band (5GHz / 802.11ac only) WiFi routers, i.e., ones that only have a 5GHz radio?
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Long range interface between a Raspberry Pi and a smartphone?

I would like to control a Raspberry Pi 4 with my smartphone (for my drone). Now I'm looking for an interface between the RPi and my Android phone. Requirements: Control with a web interface or app ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge that is not an extender or AP

I have a couple of systems that I need to connect to my WiFi that only have access via an Ethernet port. When looking around I see a ton of cheap WiFi extenders/APs that have built in Ethernet ports, ...
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Cheap, small device that has wifi and touchscreen, and can run a browser

I use Logitech media server, installed on a NAS, to stream music. I like using my android tablet to control the server. And I would like to always see what track is playing. But I don't like to keep ...
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which kind of WiFi adapter support PMF?

I want to connect with WPA3 network, but my wifi adapter doesn't support PMF (cipher suite: CMAC (00-0f-ac):6 CMAC-256(00-0f-ac):13 GMAC-128(00-0f-ac):11 GMAC-256(00-0f-ac):12, I want to know which ...
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Device to mount on used satellite TV dish to establish long distance wireless connection?

This is a common satellite TV dish for home use. image (CC BY-SA 2.0) This is a device designed to be mounted on used satellite dishes such as this one.MikroTik LDF 5 ac (product page) It seems ...
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Is there a home router to block gaming sites for 2 hours a day on weekdays only?

I want to be able to schedule a 2 hour slot each weekday where I can block my kids from gaming sites on the home wifi router. As well as this I also want to block adult content all the time (which I'...
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Questions about extending wifi to outside [closed]

My employer wants wifi on three sides of the building outside. First question: Would I be able to chain 2-3 routers with one modem plug and an Ethernet splitter? As long as the signals don't overlap ...
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Finding the right JavaScript thermal printer

I am wondering if anyone has any good suggestions on a JavaScript friendly thermal printer. We have thousands of items in our warehouse and no inventory system. I do have the inventory software almost ...
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Wi-Fi gateway/router for public access points

I have to setup a mobile office in public areas with widely-shared Wi-Fi service, like hotels and shared workspaces. I want a gateway device that can: Connect to Wi-Fi access points, including those ...
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PSoC6 Vs PSoC5 Vs Raspberry Pi 3

I need a microcontroller for my project that needs the following features - able to send and receive WIFI UDP packets to a Mobile Hotspot Fast processing for a real-time system 750+ kilo samples per ...
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The most durable Wi-Fi router under 200$

I am looking for a Wi-Fi router, in the 100-200 $ price range, with the following characteristics: all ports are — Gigabit Ethernet guest Wi-Fi network option (in addition to home Wi-Fi network) it ...
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WiFi equipment for Gigabit link

quI'm trying to setup a gigabits wifi: - around 20+ clients, but around 4 require a actual gigabit links. - Clients are in a 15meter range 49 (feet?) I was dealing with a non-pro configuration at the ...
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WiFi minicam with custom network connection

I am now looking for a mini camera that could: connect to a custom wifi network(wifi hotspot) like MD80S or Q7 has a stream URL, for example rtsp://192.168.1.254/sjcam.mov can transmit not only video ...
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USB Wifi card for Packet injection/Monitor mode

I'm searching for a USB wifi card which allows me to inject packages at a high rate (>6Mbit/s), as well as monitor them in Linux. If possible it should also support a high MTU (2300). Also, good or ...
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High Performance Wireless Access Point for Closed WiFi Network

I need a recommendation for a wireless access point (WAP) that can sustain a network with the following features: Not connected to the internet Spans around 30m x 30m of open indoor space. Can ...
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Compatible WiFi extender/WAP for University captive network

So I’m a Uni student living on campus at WSU Australia, and they have a login system for the WiFi which it asks me for 2 things, my Identification (student number) and password (student password) - ...
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Cheap way to capture heart rate data wirelessly with my PC? [closed]

I need to wirelessly capture hearth rate to PC. I was thinking using something like Xiaomi band, but it seems there is no API for that. I just need real time tracking of my hearth rate. And I think ...
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Router with ability to introduce manual latency to a device?

I'm searching for a router that has capabilities to add manual latency to a device in my network (for example, add 10ms of ping to a random device on my network). What router should I buy? EDIT: I ...
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What spectrum analyzer can detect Wireless AD?

Wireless AD now has a 60GHz frequency band. Because of its immense bandwidth, I'd like to measure, how much ElectroMagnetic Radiation I am exposed to when I am in its vicinity. However, the EMR ...
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Phone with decent camera and removable wifi antenna?

For personal reasons I would like to use a phone that does not have wifi capabilities (beyond just turning wifi on/off). On the surface, that would limit my choice to flip phones and the like, but I ...
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HP Pavillion Dv7 AC-Compatible Wi-Fi Chip?

I was reading the HP Dv7 service manual looking for a replacement wi-fi chip, and I think that my brother's chip finally kicked the bucket after around a decade of service. I did all the usual ...
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Does a System with Absolutely no Soldered Antennas Exist?

I need a system with absolutely no wireless capabilities for my small business that will solely operate through a wired LAN. Since I have no need for WiFi or Bluetooth, I’d prefer not having to deal ...
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Long range communication module with high data rate (e.g. for video streaming)?

I am building a quadcopter and I am searching for a communication module for the raspberry pi, which can send big data over long range. I need a module with a range of approximately 1 - 2 km range, a ...
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Looking for some sort of wifi Amplifier

I have a 2-floor house, the router is located on the first floor. On the second floor, the reception is a bad in some rooms and better in others. I'm looking Amplifier/Router that can receive network ...
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USB transmitter

Does anyone know if there exist some device marked as "X" on this image? I could not find anything. Transfer range should be at least 10m. Also "Some Device" is just piece of hardware, so there can'...
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WiFi extender on network requiring Web login

I am looking to use a wifi extender at our hotel on holiday. Issue is that the hotel wifi most likely will require a Web login on the device. Do WiFi extenders exist that allow you to do a Web login ...
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Which wifi router can download and seed torrent?

Some routers have USB port for connecting storage device.I am searching for a (consumer/home) WiFi router which can download and seed torrent (directly to the storage device connected to the router ...
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Is there a WiFi “bridge” router (or device) that can make a permanent hotspot from a University wireless requires a username and password?

There have been similar questions that seem to offer a WiFi "bridge" solution but I have tried several of these bridge routers and none of them work to "bride" a University WiFi that requires a ...
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Wifi Antenna for a boat

I've a question concerning a Wifi antenna with special needs / requirements. My computer is in a sailing boat, and I want to connect to the public wifi of the port. The signal is not always good ...
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Relatively cheap AirPlay 2 receiver?

With the recent release of AirPlay 2, I now feel that it is time to start a long time coming project of mine which is to create an outdoor speaker system. Currently, I have a few Sonos PLAY:1s in my ...
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Advice for what wireless card to buy for old motherboard

I have an old gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R motherboard. On it there is also written "FSB1333 Multi Core CPU...". I want to install a wireless card, but I am not sure on what models are compatible because I ...
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Devices which support WiFi RTT (Round Trip Time, 802.11mc)?

I'm developing an app which will use the new Android P feature to track indoor positioning (RTT, Round Trip Time). Here is some documentation about that. The technical name of this protocol is 802....
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Phone with physical keypad and hotspot

Looking for the simplest possible cell-phone with following features: physical keypad (like the old phones before the iPhone era) simple phone-book - like old Nokia phones and like... allows phone ...
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Laptop hit the floor. How to connect to WiFi? [closed]

Laptop hit the floor. It's difficult if not already impossible to connect to WiFi. Sometimes laptop can detect WiFi, particularly the one at home, but the signal is usually weak. Sometimes it shows ...
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Looking for dual-wan wifi router

I'm looking for the dual wan wifi router. The price is supposed to be ~100$. I'm using Asus RT-AC66U, but I'm somehow unlucky with Asus routers as the first one was just loosing wifi connectivity and ...
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Bluetooth Wifi Bridge

I have seen many articles online about using a phone or computer to act as a Bluetooth-WiFi(internet) bridge, where you can share the internet connection with other devices over Bluetooth. But I have ...
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Hardened (extended temperature range) router

I'm looking for a 4 - 6 port (2-3 might work) router that has an extended temperature range to say -40 degrees F/C (-20 F would likely be fine) that is cost effective. Most I have seen is in the $600 ...
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USB Drive that mirrors PC drive via WiFi

I've got a small device that reads data off of a thumbdrive. I'd rather not be carrying my thumbdrive back and forth. I thought I remembered a USB drive out there that would connect to your WiFi ...
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Characteristics for wireless access point used in small/medium rooms with high demand

I'm looking for which characteristics I need to get a single access point that should serve 1 medium sized room (about 144 sq. meters) and 8 smaller adjacent rooms (about 28 sq meters), separated by ...
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WiFi adapter for Slim Tower case

I bought Dell Vostro 3800 in a Slim Tower case. What WiFi adapter would fit into such a case? The case has the following dimensions 102 * 433 * 360mm (W * D * H), while popular WiFi adapters do not ...
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I want a USB-Wifi dongle that supports Miracast

I currently have a 150MBps dongle that supports miracast, but I can't use it because it's too slow and the image often lags/breaks. So I am looking for a better dongle that will allow me to miracast. ...
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Setting up home wireless network

I'm trying to set up wireless network at my home. I've been given a router Zyxel Keentic Extra for my birthday as I didn't have any. It looks like this router isn't enough to cover all my flat. It has ...
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Powerful external WiFi dongle hackable enough to change MAC (media access control) address? (Apple Mac OS X)

Background (not the question) I'm not a hacker, I'm a terribly lazy guy who prefers to download 10 GB Virtual Machine (1 click) than to install a few packages to get software running (stuff never ...
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How do I choose a wireless card?

I'm experiencing disconnects from my wireless network which my administrator claims is due to a poor wireless card in my laptop (currently a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG if relevant). My laptop is ...
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Access point for small business hotspot

I'd like to create a free hotspot wifi in my cafè to get email/phone number (previous agreement of the user) from my clients. In other words, I want an access point with costumizable captive portal. I ...
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What device can I get or configure that extends existing WiFi networks without creating new ones?

[This may be the wrong SE site for this question. Apologies if it is: it seems the best fit.] I have ongoing problems with WiFi connectivity in my house. Due to a combination of factors, my router ...
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Antenna for WiFi card to boost WiFi signal

I have desktop computer with Asus WiFi PCI card: PCE N10. It loads Web pages much slower than other computers in my apartment, probably because it is placed on the floor under the desk, with WiFi ...