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Best Wireless Access Point for HOT environment

I found the EnGenius ENS202 N300 on Newegg. This is a brand of wireless equipment this is designed for outdoor use. It rated up to 158 degrees. It's also water resistant with an IP55 rating, meanint ...
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2 votes

Portable WiFi Access Point with HTTP Server for File Downloads

Hostapd is hard to set up if you don't know what you are doing. I've had the same issue, I just couldn't make it work so I searched and found this beautiful script called create_ap. It can create a ...
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2 votes

Router that can support multiple wired and wireless networks/vlans

Having had a very similar use-case, I highly recommend Ubiquiti EdgeMax Routers for managing your network. They are high quality options (with some nice security and resource delegation features) and ...
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Recommend replacement for TP-Link TL-WA901ND v2

Having used it for the last 5 years, I would recommend the Ubiquity Unifi Security Gateway - USG-3P. It has one WAN port and two LAN ports. The only gotcha is that if you enable IDS (Intrusions ...
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2 votes

WiFi adapter that supports 802.11ac AP on 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, for Linux

Mini PCIe has fallen out of favor, being replaced by m.2. That said, there's a lot of adapters available. Personally, I'm strongly in favor of Intel's wireless cards, they tend to have good open ...
jaskij's user avatar
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1 vote

Do USB wifi adapters exist that work as 802.11ac (5 GHz) access points?

Numerous 802.11ac-ready 5GHz-capable USB WiFi adapters are on the market. This article explains how to configure an Ubuntu Linux system to perform double duty with hostapd as a Wireless Access ...
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1 vote

Access point for small business hotspot

In a real world scenario, around 25-30 per AP gets the best out of the bandwidth of the access points. If you wanna a simple configuration, FS AP-D1750 is recommended, its software is based on the ...
Ableson's user avatar
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