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Weather station with API access

For those looking for a Weather station with an API i found some (not ordered): Ambient Weather JSON Formatted Data Connection secured by key Lot of weather stations (from $100 to $1000) ...
Ludovic Feltz's user avatar
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Wireless card for a DIY Linux router/firewall

I personally have yet to find a better component for this job than the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter. Native linux support at least in debian/ubuntu AC/N/G ...
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Home router that logs per-device internet usage

Gargoyle provides exactly what you are looking for. You did not indicate what requirements you had for speed but I would guess that lack of AC Compatibility would not be a deal breaker being how much ...
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Wireless Client Bridge and POE PSE in one brick

Since you like Ubiquiti (I love 'em) why not use their "In Wall" WiFi Access Point? What I like about this solution is that it does exactly what you are looking to do all in one box: Wifi Access ...
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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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Which wifi router can download and seed torrent?

You can get any of the routers which support the Tomato Open-source Router Firmware. This firmware includes in it the Transmission BitTorrent client which can do just about anything torrent... I'd ...
Yisroel Tech's user avatar
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High Performance Wireless Access Point for Closed WiFi Network

The "routers" that are available via the retail channel are not suitable for high demand type applications. Additionally, you said that you already had a "router" that acted as a DHCP server so there'...
Digital Boffin's user avatar
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Single-band, 5GHz only WiFi router?

Routers and WiFi devices have to undergo certification to have the "WiFi" branding. Any router that does not have a 2.4 Ghz radio would not be backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and may not ...
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Car / bus 12 volt wifi router external storage

I chatted with rep from four-faith.com and they said I can buy from them. At worst I can enter into another chat to make the purchase happen. The model http://en.four-faith.com/f3a36h-...
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Router under 80$ with OpenVPN support

All of GL.iNet routers are based on OpenWRT. You can get the GL-AR150 for $25 which is a pretty nice device with 16MB Flash ROM, 64MB RAM and 1 USB port. Also, you could go for some cheap TP-LINK ...
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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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Wireless card for a DIY Linux router/firewall

I recently decided to build my own wireless router - and I found the Airetos AEX-QCA9880-NX performing very well on my DIY machine: 3 channels 802.11ac/n/g in a miniPCIe shape.
Renaud Cerrato's user avatar
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Phone with physical keypad and hotspot

The big issue you're going to run into is the need for a hotspot. While there are still recycled and cheap phones made by one or two manufacturers which possess the other features, it's very rare ...
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Is there a home router to block gaming sites for 2 hours a day on weekdays only?

This question is a bit old - and maybe you already found a solution - but still for the sake of others I will post my answer here . I can not verdict anything specific regarding hardware ( a single ...
Obmerk Kronen's user avatar
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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 ...
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WiFi range extender + router + bult-in data card

Industrial: Cisco offers products with this capability: 4G Routers. I have used their products to build similar configurations. There are many industrial products like this from Cisco and others. ...
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Mobile phone in room missing calls

Most wearables have this functionality. The Charge 3 performs this function well. It will vibrate when the phone rings and show you who is calling and when you get a text. It has good range over ...
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Wifi adapter for raspberry pi zero

What a coincidence, I've also got a RPi Zero. Check this out on Amazon.com, "Edimax EW-7811Un 150Mbps 11n Wi-Fi USB Adapter" It's only $8.99. It says it's compatible with RPi and RPi 2. I personally ...
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Wi-Fi Adapter for PC

Personally, I would spend the time and do a proper CAT5e/6 installation; meaning running cable in/through the walls, terminating properly, hiding the network gear so it's out of sight. The benefit of ...
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Small, cheap processor with serial port and internet access

Check this board "atmega328" with serial port around $2 / without serial port $1.5 on aliexpress A wireless shield will cost you around 1.5$ also on aliexpress Or this little guy ESP8266 the newer ...
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Boost Neighborhood Wireless Reception

Unless I am mistaken, your goal is to get wifi where there is none. Now I assume from your question that you cannot put the wifi extender anywhere OUTSIDE the room (the no antennas part of the ...
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Manageable Router with multiple wifi networks capability

While I could not find the ability specific to the wifi network for the RT-AC3200 that @gabygg4 recommended. I was able to determine that you can do this using adaptive qos on this router. In fact ...
Jeff's user avatar
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Whole home wifi system

We just upgraded ours from our Netgear R7800 to an Eero wifi system. I love the new Eero system because it is easy to use, and does everything I need it to do. Ours came with a pack of 3, but you can ...
Trevor Hummer's user avatar
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Half-size WiFi adapter for Slim Tower case

The Rosewill RNX-AC1900PCE I'm guessing based off your post you want an internal adapter, and not a USB one. I'm a little surprised you want one at all given it already has an internal card, but hey–...
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Laptop hit the floor. How to connect to WiFi?

You have some options here. Most Laptops come with a very basic card provided, 90% of the time, by Aetheros. They often either do not connect to an antenna or they are connected to thin wires that ...
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Laptop hit the floor. How to connect to WiFi?

I'll structure this response by increasing complexity of the solution. Turn it off turn it back on. Use the power button to shut it down, some systems use quick-boot if you shut down from within the ...
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Cheap way to capture heart rate data wirelessly with my PC?

Use a Polar H7 strap which has Bluetooth Smart and use any application you like for your OS. Polar HR straps are well supported. Here is screenshot of Heart Beat Monitor from Windows 10 Store. It's ...
Mark Y. Taylor's user avatar
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Questions about extending wifi to outside

I can answer your first question: Yes, it is possible to attach several routers to an ethernet switch (not a splitter) and have that switch also connected to an internet gateway. If you set up all ...
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Alarm Clock streaming internet radio

Based on the product you linked and your aversion to "bedside computers", I selected alarms with a similar rear-projection type display. Echo Dot (3rd gen) with clock - $45 Luckily for you, Amazon ...
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Need suggestion for WiFi router

You need a router approved for use in your locale with Quality of Service (QoS), sometimes referred to as Internet Access Policy, features introduced in this article. Since I am not in India, my ...
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