Questions tagged [wireless]

For questions concerning the existing or potential wireless functionality of a computing device. Use the [remote-control] tag if the device is not directly related to computers.

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Transmitting an NIC to NIC Ethernet connection wirelessly 30-50ft

I work with a non-profit that has an Optec digital sign about 30 feet in front of the building. Our wireless transmitter(Outdoor Bridge?) has corroded beyond repair. After months of struggling for ...
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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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Need a way to transmit live audio to mobile phones in the same room

We have a small classroom where sometimes the lectures are in a different language. So we have someone sit in a near by room and translate what is being said to english trough a small wireless ...
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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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M.2 to PCIe adapter for wireless adapter with USB controler and pcie passthrough

Since there's was no PCIe card for the Intel 9260 when I decided to buy some to use in desktops pc, I didn't know that the bluetooth wouldn't work with the M.2 to PCIe adapter I planned to use. Now 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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Arduino Solar GPS tracker

I am looking to create a solar powered GPS tracker for a fleet of rental trailers. I am intermediate Arduino user and comfortable with this platform and would like to base it on this system. ...
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Industrial programmable radio transceiver

I have to create a wireless network of over 200 devices, placed in the same area. WiFi is not suitable here due to the limitation of the numbers of devices handled by the routers. Some time ago I've ...
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IP Camera with HTTP streaming

I need a camera that will stream its output over WiFi to my server. In the server there is a C# program that catches the pictures using EmguCV.Capture: Capture cameraCapture; cameraCapture = new ...
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IP camera streaming

I want to set up a LAN and broadcast live video to devices connected to the LAN. Which IP camera will be best suited for this setup. If I want to connect up to 200 or more devices including mobile ...
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Antenna Recommendation for XBee Series 3

I am working with S2C through hole xbees currently, but wishing to starting moving to a PCB with Series 3 Xbee's. With that in mind, the series 3 has MMT or "micro" versions for surface mounting, and ...
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Sensors for a VR Validation Research

After popping up this question in the IoT forum some of the comments suggested I raise it in this forum as well, it will be great if you had some recommendations for wireless sensors that could track ...
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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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Replacement for Apple Magic Keyboard

Not so long ago I bought an iMac but the keyboard is in the Swiss QWERTZ layout and I absolutely hate it (the layout). I can't get accustomed to not having the tilde, curly brackets and square ...
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Convert wired USB to wireless

I am currently working on a DIY project to remove all visible wires from my desk I want to remove my backlight keyboard cable and I need this project to remain cheap (I don't want to buy a $200 ...
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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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wireless mobile cable?

I'm looking for a way to connect a mobile device to a generic computer device wireless. Simply converting the normal micro usb / type c / lightning cable into a wireless micro usb / type c / ...
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Keyboard for night MMO gaming on plasma TV (please advice)

I am desperately looking for a keyboard which satisfies my particular playstyle: Required Features: Wireless (to be used on armchair in front of TV) Illuminated (to play with lights off) Full analog ...
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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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Wireless keyboard/mouse immune to USB3 radio frequency interference?

I have always had really bad luck with wireless keyboards and mice on computers that have USB3 connectors. When plugging the receiver mini-dongle into a USB3 port (or even near a USB3 port) both the ...
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Which Alexa Product is most closely designed to my use-case?

I've recently moved from a large house to a smaller, less expensive condominium. I'm looking at purchasing an Alexa device, smart bulbs, smart plugs, and possibly door cameras. What I can't ...
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USB 3G Dongle Market

What is the best USB 3G dongle on the market right now to use with my Macbook Pro running MacOS? I am looking for something under $50 that rivals WIFI and Ethernet type of speed. I am looking for the ...
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Router required for Virgin Media modem

I'm adding Virgin Media broadband to a new office with up to 14 users (worst case). The modem will have 5 static IP addresses and Virgin Media have said that the modem will be in modem only mode, i.e. ...
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Wireless headphones for PC without Radio Tuner

I got these Wireless Headphones Panasonic RP-WF830H for using them at the PC and they are not working anymore. I can't tune to find the sound. These work on RF (Radio Frequency) and they have a tuner ...
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Battery powered camera and transmitter for outdoor use

I wish to set up a camera 500 meters from my house to send a live stream of a river over the internet. The camera and transmitter will have to be battery or solar powered and be able to transmit the ...
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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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USB 802.11ac adapter with in-tree Linux driver

I am looking for a Wi-Fi adapter with: 802.11ac, 2.4 and 5GHz bands USB interface, possibly USB 2.0 to avoid the interference associated with USB 3.0 Preferably a small dongle with a standard SMA ...
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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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Cheap router (dual-band, 802.11ac) for home network

My budget - 40€ I want a cheap router for my home. It has to be dual-band (2.4Ghz/5Ghz), norm 802.11ac and capable of handling 16 users simultaneously. I will use this router as a bridge because I ...
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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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COTS router as both wireless client and access point and separate SSIDs

I am searching for a commercial off the shelf device, or list of devices, or general name of the appliance, that perform(s) the following: Has at least two radios that can be configured such that one ...
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Netgear XR500 vs ASUS ROG AC5300: Which is the better option with my configuration?

After agonizing for days and being an irritant all over Stack Exchange trying to sort out my networking woes, I've narrowed down my current purchase needs to fit one of two routers. One is the ...
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Wireless Keyboard for mac, windows and linux

On my desk I have a PC dualbooting Windows and Linux and a Macbook. Is there a keyboard that uses a USB dongle and bluetooth so i can connect the dongle to the pc and bluetooth with my mac?
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Looking for a modestly priced Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo

I am looking into buying a new mouse and keyboard combo. I define "combo" as in using one single USB port for both devices. I strongly prefer to buy on Amazon, but I can live without. Preferred ...
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Multiple headsets, multiple sources, easy switching

Currently we're using two old RF headphones with a two-channel switch to easily switch between our two PCs and the TV (two channels are enough since not all three devices are used at the same time). I'...
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Generic wireless USB Adapter/ Bluetooth transmitter

I recently bought a long HDMI cable to connect my PC to my TV. Works fine, but I have a corded mouse and keyboard. It works, but it is rather inconvenient to drag the cables around. I will propably ...
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Which ESP32 board should I use?

I have robot. The brain is an arduino mega with this shield. Pictures are below. Right now I am at the pont where I want to replace the arduino with an esp32. Which esp32 board do you recommend? ...
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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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looking for a singleboard computer for a wireless usb hub (low power consumption,ultra compact, multi-usb host)

I am looking for a very compact single board computer(SBC), that has at least two usb hosts, a low power consumption and ideally a thin form factor. I want to run to make a usb2.0 scientific camera ...
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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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Wireless HD video stream for flight simulator

A high definition video is needed to be streamed out from a highly movable platform with a range of 5 meters. What do I need? both hardware and software. In the movable platform there is a PC and on ...
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Choosing module SIM for pushing data form car-mounted microcontroller to remote server

Assume that I have a box attached into a car and its function is receiving sensors data (GPS, temperature, speed) and push these data onto a remote sever through 2G/3G. Because I need this system be ...
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Discrete mobile internet browsing

I'm looking for a way to connect to the internet through 4G/LTE and have the ability to secure my own traffic, browse primarily text-based sites (read: I don't need serious media streaming capability),...
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What backlit ergonomic wireless keyboards options are out there?

So I've been looking for a long time and I can't seem to find a keyboard that matches what I want. Maybe I'm in the huge minority or something, but I feel like someone must want this like I do.... ...
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Low profile PCI-E 5ghz wireless card on Linux?

As per subject I'm looking for a 5ghz low profile PCI-E wireless card supported on Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with HWE. Any recommendation? Thanks!
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2 computers, 2 monitors to extend displays, and a wireless keyboard and mouse

I need a way to switch between my gaming computer and my work laptop but still be able to use both my monitors and wireless keyboard/mouse. Does anyone have any suggestions on a KVM switcher for this?
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Looking for IoT device for an unmanned site so customers can send a support email

I am looking for an industrial-grade device that would allow a customer at an unmanned fuel site to push a button that would send an email to the IT department, in the event that there is an error ...
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Is there a audio wireless home system

I would like to set up a wireless audio set up for my home, i have 3 room in which i would like to have speakers so i could listen to music. I would like these speakers to be able to connect ...