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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High-power wireless network adapter?

I'm looking for a high-power wireless network adapter like Alfa products but more powerful. The Alfa AWUS036H is said to be the most powerful one, though its TX power is a little less than Alfa's ...
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Barcode Scanner that communicates via RESTful API

I am project managing the development of a web app that needs to interface with a wireless bar code scanner. Ideally I do not want to have to have a local host computer on site for the scanners to ...
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Connecting three screens to the same laptop wirelessly

Here's the thing I've got. There's a presentation going to happen in some restaurant. My boss wants to place some three screens (most probably some big LCD TVs) in different places of the big hall. ...
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What available Wi-Fi dongles support AP mode?

I would like to use my laptop as a Wi-Fi hotspot, but the Wi-Fi hardware does not support AP mode, which I understand is required, as mentioned here and other similar pages providing instructions for ...
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Av Receiver or other device that can Miracast to a projector?

I am looking at the ZTE Spro 2 projector. This is an android projector that can accept a Miracast broadcast from another device such as a mobile phone. Are there any AV receivers/hi-fis or other ...
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On-ear wireless (non-Bluetooth) headphones with duplex high-quality audio?

I'm looking for wireless headphones with the following properties: Most importantly: Can capture audio via the microphone at the same time as playing high-quality stereo audio out the headphones. ...
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What is an appropriate 4G/LTE repeater for home use?

Inside our house I only usually get an H or H+ signal, or sometimes 3G but when I go outside, I get a fast 4G signal. I plan to buy a repeater so that I will get the same 4G signal inside. I already ...
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Flash drive with USB and bluetooth interface

Does it exist a USB/bluetooth flash drive? I frequently need to copy data from a personal computer (I do not have bluetooth dongle) and a tablet. So I'm thinking about an hardware key acting as a ...
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USB Drive with built in WiFi

I am looking for a small (physically) USB drive that will also connect to a wireless network when it's in range. The goal is to have this drive connect to a non-computer device (TV, stereo, car, etc) ...
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Looking for reliable wireless printer for redistribution

We make devices that capture and handle sensor data. Our base unit is a wireless dock that charges our specialized tablet, and has two inputs (DC voltage and Ethernet (RJ-45)), no outputs, ...
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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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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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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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USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 powered hub

I'm looking for a USB hub, and learned that USB3.0 has an interference problem with 2.4GHz devices such as routers (though I don't care that much, because I have a dual-band router) and wireless mice (...
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A mobile hotspot that entitles you to free monthly data

FreedomPop is an MVNO cell phone service that offers a free cell phone plan with 200 minutes, 500 texts, and 500 MB worth of data. (And you can set it up so it cuts off once you reach the limit, ...
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Wireless presenter with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

I am looking for a wireless presenter (a.k.a. Powerpoint Clicker, Presentation Remote Control Pen) with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible. In other words, a wireless ...
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Access Point with multi-SSID support

You can find a question I asked that's related to this here. I rent my office space together with (at times) upwards of 20 other people, like a little office community. Most of these people run their ...
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Adding a wireless NIC to a Debian router

I'm looking for a wireless network card to add to my Debian router. I'll be using it to create an access point, so it has to have a chipset that supports AP mode on linux. It can be PCIe x1 or PCI and ...
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NFC motion sticker for monitoring breathing

I'm looking for an NFC sticker that can be stuck onto someone's rib, that can be used to detect the motion of the rib. This would be used to work out breathing patterns and abnormalities to enable a ...
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Gigabit WiFi on different floor

I have Asus RT-AC1200G+ router downstairs with my home media server connected with cable (Video streaming, NAS, VM streaming). On ground floor WiFi reception is very good (144MBit on 2,4 and over ...
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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. I need to be able ...
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Can I have two of the same WiFi card models in my laptop

I have a thinkpad t430s and i would like to add a second WiFi card where the msata slot is. I already have one intel 6205 in its Normal spot. if I buy the same model will it work for the other slot ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Linux Wireless 802.11ac PCIe adapter?

I've been searching for a fast internal wireless adapter for my desktop, but it seems we still have these issues with wireless networking on Linux. It should be as fast as possible and I'm not on a ...
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What is the best wifi adapter to replace/upgrade the ASUS ROG G750JM's internal wifi adapter?

My research so far has shown me it's possible to replace or upgrade the ASUS ROG G750JM's wifi adapter. What is the best wifi adapter to replace the ASUS ROG G750JM's internal wifi adapter? As I'm ...
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A long-distance wireless charging product

Currently if you try to buy a "wireless charging" product to charge your phone, you'll mostly come across products based on the Wireless Power Consortium's Qi. These products involve placing your ...
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Scale USB / Wireless / Bluetooth Connected

I am looking for a scale to use for a project. I have scoured and found some options that are mostly for weighing humans and small items as well as some fully integrated systems for inventory ...
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Decision on Router for small business(es)

I asked my question over at SuperUser, but was directed here instead. :) I'm currently looking for a new Router for my office, but since I live in Norway there isn't a lot of stores/webstores that ...
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Charging many Qi devices

I have about 30 small (70mm x 50mm) "tags" that are used for tracking objects in a real-time location system (RTLS). The tags can be recharged using Qi wireless charging. Is there a charging pad ...
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Wireless N PCI Card for pfSense 2.3.1 AP?

Can someone recommend a Wireless N PCI Card (not PCIe) for pfSense 2.3.1 that is based on FreeBSD 10.3?
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Cheap Wimax Router or High power WiFi system to help impoverished area

I plan on making a headless FTP server with OwnCloud on a RasPi or a low end used CPU. I need this to be accessible over a 2.5km radius. Maybe I have to use a system of multiple routers to achieve ...
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Are there any 802.11ac usb 3.0 adapters working well in Ubuntu?

Is there any WiFi USB adapter that works without any errors with the 802.11ac WiFi standard in the 2.4GHz and the 5GHz bands with USB 3.0? I have a WiFi adapter (TP-Link Archer T4U), but it gives me ...
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Linux compatible 433 MHz USB sensor - Telldus alternative

I'm looking for a 433 MHz compatible hardware (USB-connected) that can be used under Linux. The goal is to log temperature data from various 433 MHz sensors. Telldus used to have a TellStick DUO ...