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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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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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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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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Long term car surveillance

I am looking to equip my car with some cameras and a recorder. The specs might sound a little James Bond when you read it, but I would like to get it running without Q from the MI6, or needing their ...
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PCIe WWAN adapters known to work with Linux out of the box

I am looking for an internal PCIe WWAN (UMTS or LTE) card that will work flawlessly with Linux (specifically Ubuntu, currently on 16.04) on a HP EliteBook 6930p. My requirements are: A internal ...
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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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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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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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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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Good cost-effective router

My current router is just not cutting it. It has limited ports (only 2 to be exact) and the signal is horrible. Here's my situation: I live in a two-story house which the builder has placed all my ...
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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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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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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 headset that works with PC and mobile phone

I'm looking for a wireless headset that satisfies all of the following requirements and for the life of me, I can't seem to find anything that meets all my needs. Requirements: Should be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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A single modem/wireless router that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections?

I am looking for a single modem/wireless router (or just a wireless router) that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections? See below for context. My ...
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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 ...
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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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Wireless mouse with rechargable battery

I am looking for a wireless mouse with a rechargable battery in the range of ~50$. So far most of the mouses that I have seen have normal batteries as this one. I want the mouse primarily to use it ...
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A true wireless alternative for the Logitech K740 keyboard

I've always used full sized keyboards, with high profile keys. (I'm a developer) I think it's time to make some changes. Today I went to a big computer shop. Tried out many keyboards. Mainly from ...
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Deterministic keyboard

Is there a PC keyboard for Linux, that ALWAYS prints THE SAME SINGLE character that is displayed on the key being pressed? The core (the X in XY problem) problem of mine is, that after pressing 'z', ...
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Recommendation for Wireless earbud suitable for dynamic sports

I want to know which earbud is best suited for dynamic sports, imagine gymnastics handstand or high bar jumping. the characteristics that i'm looking for is high-quality, durability and stability(...
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2 in 1 expansion cards?

This question will also be on superuser I use a SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. NP300E5E-A02US and it's equipped with a single mini PCIe slot currently occupied by a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG ...
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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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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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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 wireless projector both for Windows & macOS?

I'm looking for a projector which: has a resolution of 1080p or better an output of > 3999 lumen can be connected to wirelessly from Microsoft Windows 10 (Miracast?) can be connected to from Apple ...
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Give Wi-Fi access to a big number of users

I have a big crowded hall (around 200-300 persons) that I need to cover with Wi-Fi coverage, these people need to access a web server inside the network (it's an intranet). So what is the best ...
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Router for small apartment [closed]

I recently bought a Netgear X6 Nighthawk R8000 AC3200 router. It is a piece of crap. I'm looking for a non-expensive replacement for this router. I live in a small apartment sharing the WiFi spectrum ...
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Wireless bridge with AP

I'm looking for a router that could wirelessly bridge with my main wireless router and still work as a wireless access point, just like the Wireless #2 router is doing in the image below: Is there a ...