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A HA wireless (Zigbee,Zwawe,WiFi) hardware setup selection

I have been using the Xiaomy Gateway v2 for over 10 years, mostly ZigBee sensors, buttons, power outlets and WiFi lights. It’s still ok, however, there starting to arise issues with vendor lock, ...
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Portable HDD/SSD that can backup directly to Cloud (Google Drive)

Looking for a portable drive (or just enclosure I can add a drive to) that will connect directly to a computer ideally via USB-C but then can also sync the contents of the drive via its own WiFi ...
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Is there any wireless technology I can use off-grid?

I need to send some sensor data from a kit car to pit garage. Normally I would use 4G to send the data over the internet but the place where the vehicle will race does not have reception of any kind. ...
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Wireless USB: usb wifi pair device that creates a usb connection?

Wireless USB: usb wifi pair device that creates a usb connection? I am looking for this: the device is not a wifi device that connects to any network. it is a wifi that connects only on the other ...
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Slow Wifi Adapter in Laptop [closed]

Hopefully this is the correct place to ask this question. I have been struggling with a slow connection on mt Asus VivoBook since I got it a few months ago. I have checked the drivers etc, and they ...
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USB-C Wireless transmitter and receiver for file transfer?

I'm familiar with USB-C wireless transmitters/receivers for video/audio transfer, but are there any designed specifically for file transfer? I'm looking to connect one to an external hard drive, ...
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SIM micro SD Adapter

Is there a (definitely non-scam ;) ) SIM to SD card adapter, microSD in my case, to use your cellular data on your laptop/pc ? Because I can’t find one. Best, small, of course.
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Large durable wireless mouse

I've been using mice like the below for a while, and am looking to upgrade to something with a higher build quality. I really like the feel and the button layout, but within a year or two the wheel ...
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What equipment (Antenna-Router) do I need for connecting to nearby WIFI routers?

Currently I have WIFI Parabolic (Grid) 2.4Ghz antenna 24dbi connected to my router that acts as WISP, I'm getting trouble at pointing antenna to the right direction. Signal is very unstable. The WIFI ...
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Are there any wifi micro sd card

Are there any micro sd cards that are wifi so they can send data without wires?
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HW for Home WiFi Network

I have a wired network already and I would like to add a home wifi network. For full coverage I need more than one access point. I have two requirements for the wifi network: a) seamless roaming ...
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Ideas for displaying instructions on assembly work stations

I am looking for ways to introduce electronic work instructions to employees on production work station. Each working station needs to have a different set of instructions displayed for the worker to ...
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Looking for USB IR receiver recommendations

Here is the plan. I will be doing some research into some USB IR receivers for my girlfriend's HTPC as a fallback method if for some reason Kore (the Android app for KODI) drops in terms of connection....
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Sony WF 1000MX3 vs Oneplus Buds Pro

As you can know on 2/10/2021, price of Oneplus Buds pro and Sony WF 1000MX3 are similar on amazon.in which is around ₹10,000. I'm confused which one to buy. My preference: Sound Quality (For music) ...
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Mouse with continuous scrolling

I am looking for a wireless mouse that has continuous scroll. Mostly i find wheels that have a discrete movement and are not sensible to small turns in the scroll. I would like that even an small ...
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Device to record cell phone calls from an Android smartphone

Ideally, all cell phones would have integrated functionality to record calls. After all, they directly handle all the audio of the calls, and have plenty of storage to save them. Plus, the phone ...
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Replace Microsoft sculpt. TKL, wireless and programmable

So I'm looking for a new keyboard to replace my Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic: I really like the sculpt but before the sculpt I had an other Microsoft ergonomic keyboard where one could remap the left ...
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Replacement for the discontinued Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

I have a Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 that I bought over 10 years ago. It is a large, wireless, ergonomically-shaped mouse (nearly vertical, but not quite as vertical as the Evoluent ...
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Need Recommendation For Wireless Keyboard + Trackpad

I've got a Logitech K400+ wireless keyboard. It leaves much to be desired, as far as I'm concerned: keys too close together for reliable 'touch' typing insufficient travel on the keys - too spongy ...
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Mobile Router with automatic APN setting

I am looking for a Mobile Router Hotspot. Something similar to like a Netgear Nightawk M1 Mobile Router (MR1100) that is not branded by a carrier like Verizon or ATT or others. Something I can ...
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High-density IoT solution

The environment: Industrial warehouse. 200 custom Arduino ESP32. Router: ASUS RT-AC68U. Access point: Ruckus 9U1-R510-WW00 Issue: High reconnection rate for the Arduino devices. Initially, we only ...
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Could you advise a very good multi-button mouse for macOS?

I am looking for a very good mouse for my MacBook Pro (2016, 15", macOS 10.15.7). I have just returned the Logitech MX Master 3 because of the loudness of the left/right buttons and of how poor ...
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Headphones with embedded micro that supports both 2.4GHz wireless and bluetooth

I am looking for headphones that include all these features (basically TV headphones that can do bluetooth headphones too): Base to put on for charging Embedded microphone, or slot for plugging One ...
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Are there any truly wireless earbuds that support A2DP while using the microphone?

I'm finally catching up w/ the 21st century and bought my first pair of truly wireless earbuds: the Sony WF-1000XM3. My issue is that audio quality degrades significantly when I connect them to my ...
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Laptop-shaped device serving as I/O for a desktop PC

When I do computer work at home I prefer to lie down but two factors cause me inconvenience: the weight of the laptop and the need to charge it often. So I wonder if there is a laptop-shaped device ...
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Miniature receiver and transmitter for remotely controlled drone/helicopter

I am trying to search for miniature receiver and transmitter for custom made drone/helicopter. I have no special requirements outside of a size. Sure, the size doesn't matter that much in the remote ...
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Reliable, high performance radio link?

While connecting our small school to a new building, we're facing a problem: a tiny road splits "campus" in two, and we're not allowed to pass fiber cable over the street. Initially, we were planning ...
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true wireless ear bud that has it all

I'm looking for a pair of true wireless earbuds that I can use with my (Linux) PC and my Android (Pixel 3) phone. Money is no object, but having all the features I need is a must. CVC 8.0 noise ...
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Want Logitech multi-button wireless non-Bluetooth mouse with non-Unifying receiver

I have a Logitech set: mouse (M185) + keyboard (K270). It uses a pre-Unifying receiver (this is how I understand it), one for both mouse and keyboard. I would like to replace the mouse with some other ...
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Ergonomic PC mouse for left handed child?

I've been looking for a good mouse device for my son around but it's not so easy to find a PC/laptop mouse which is: ergonomic and lightweight small for a 12 yrs person (okay the hand will start ...
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Which USB wifi adapter has best open source driver on Linux (linux-firmware ...) support?

I need a WiFi adapter for my Linux desktop computer. The modern WiFi adapter usually lack the support for Linux platform (don't not need manually installation (include in linux-firmware)), but ...
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Thinkpad X250 to X260 back cover compatibility?

I have to fix a Thinkpad X250 back cover that's cracked. I have on hand a X260 back cover, but would have to order one for the X250. From various product pages I see hints that X240/X250 use the ...
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Looking for a simple wireless headset with microphone

After trying multiple headsets, earphones, and any other shape of wireless audio device, with issues each time, I realized I have two choices: To spend another $40,000 dollars in the hope of finding ...
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Is there an adapter which allows an ethernet wired printer to be connected via wifi instead?

I bought a printer that needs to be connected to the network through ethernet cable, unfortunately the ethernet entry is in a completely different part of our office, which would require really long ...
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Can we record audio in PC (not Android) using wireless headsets (inbuilt mic)?

I would like to know whether we can record audio in PC (again, not Android) using wireless headsets(inbuilt mic) which use bluetooth for connectivity. I am casting doubt because I read that they can ...
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Bluetooth enabled, portable, battery powered, weighing scale for groceries weighing (commercial use)

I'm looking for a physical weighing scale/machine that allows the cashier to weigh different groceries (one at a time, of course) - and the weight be reflected via bluetooth* into the cashier's ...
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Wireless (240-300') monitor/keyboard/mouse extender

We have a situation where we want to extend a second display (hdmi to large screen TV), Keyboard, and Mouse approximately 240-300 feet away from the computer. This is a situation where we can't ...
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Wireless earbuds for single sided deafness

I'm looking for wireless earbuds which are reversible and can be used individually. I can only hear in one of my ears and therefore getting earbuds which are not reversible is just extra junk for me....
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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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Wireless alternative to Logitech G502 Mouse

I am looking for an alternative for the wireless Logitech G502. I have the cable version and love it. But the currently available wireless version is just too expensive at about 149€. The cable ...
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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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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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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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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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