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Motion detection home monitoring camera to send videos to my e-mail while on holiday

D-Link's wi-fi cameras provide the sort of thing you're looking for. There are a number of models, and which one you need depends entirely on your use-case so I won't recommend one, but the page I ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

The Logitech MX Master has a configurable scroll wheel which you can customize to either click-by-click or autoscroll. Quote (emphasis mine): Speed-adaptive scroll wheel Scroll through long documents ...
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Good cost-effective router

I've recommended it previously, but I think it fits here too. I recommend the ASUS RT-AC66U. It has 4 Ethernet ports (all 1GB/s) Mine covers a 2800+ sqft house from end to end, with it situated in ...
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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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Wireless bridge with AP

For Commercial Use: We have been using Open-Mesh access points at my work (specifically the OM5p-AC) and I love 'em. They connect to each other wirelessly, but I don't think they will connect to your ...
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Wireless battery-powered webcam

I would not use wireless because wireless will be too erratic performance for your need. Instead, use a couple of POE cameras, two long cat5 cables, two POE injectors and a switch or a POE switch, ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

Logitech's wireless mice with Unifying Receivers all have smooth-scrolling middle mouse buttons as far as I know. This listing of all Unifying devices out right now has some good alternatives for you....
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Reliable, high performance radio link?

BlackBox offers professional radio bridge links, but you are not limited to radio: A no-license-required infrared laser bridge can provide one or 10 gigabit/second of bandwidth as described at https://...
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PCIe WWAN adapters known to work with Linux out of the box

The FSF has h-node, a database of hardware that works with free operating systems. Currently, the only PCIe WWAN adapter in the list is the Sierra Wireless, Inc. MC8775. There is one caveat, however: ...
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Wireless headphones (radio or bluetooth) for watching films that don't give headaches

I've not tried these personally - and as with any headphones, its a good idea to try any headphones for fit (tight headphones cause headaches) and sound quality if possible, but it sounds like ...
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Deterministic keyboard

I was given multiple answers explaining how it can't be done for various technical reasons. I don't care! Tell me how it can be done, or better, how it is done. Not gonna get far with an attitude ...
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Wireless HD projector >2000 Lumen

In order to cover Windows, Android, Mac OS-X, and iOS, you'll need a two part solution. As you've already discovered, Miracast is a wireless display standard. It is effectively HDMI-over-wireless. ...
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Wireless Speaker Pair that can play simultaneous audio from computer?

The original Hi-Fi Wi-Fi speaker company, Sonos, seems to be your fit. They have three product lines that are fully inter-operable with each other; in order of increasing quality (and obviously price):...
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Wireless mouse with rechargable battery

Logitech MX Everywhere 2 seems a good option (when in sale). You can have 3 pc's paired (not at the same time) via bluethooth or use a dongle. It tracks at lot of different surfaces with a decent ...
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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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Miniature receiver and transmitter for remotely controlled drone/helicopter

This is quite a big question, there are lots of options with various limitations, Simple small options could include this Seeed ARM 433Mhz RF link kit these are just transmitter & receivers they ...
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Looking for USB IR reciever recommendations

I use Flirc USB hardware and software on Ubuntu to control Kodi from my Logitech Harmony remote and have done for many years. It has Kodi profile in it's software so if you have a Logitech ...
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Are there any wifi micro sd card

Nope, SD (and MicroSD) use a few pins (9 if i'm correct) to get power and transfer data. Those power pins cannot be made wireless because of space constraints, and the data pins can maybe made ...
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A single modem/wireless router that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections?

With DD-WRT, anything is possible! Try a live demo here. Note that the demo is outdated and many features have been disabled on it. DD-WRT is a custom firmware available for a variety of routers that ...
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A true wireless alternative for the Logitech K740 keyboard

You're absolutely right-it is very very hard to find the right keyboard for everything, but if you want to switch between 3 bluetooth devices at the press of a key in the dark and don't need a full ...
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Deterministic keyboard

Another possibility is this new Apple keyboard, that's to be put into 2018 MacBooks. It has e-ink keys and stuff. source: The Verge (news site)
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Deterministic keyboard

One possibility would be not to use the keyboard at all. The Tap is a new device that, after attaching to the fingers, allows one to write just tapping on whatever surface there is, the table, the ...
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A wireless projector both for Windows & macOS?

I found a 4200 lumen projector on Amazon.com by EUG: EUG 4200 lumen 1080p wireless It is compatible with a variety of different wireless casting programs including Airplay and Miracast.
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PCI(e?) Wireless Card - Allows multiple connections to single router

This will not work as you intend, i.e. to improve performance/bandwidth on your LAN. This is not a limitation of the wireless protocols (You also would not see an increase in performance using two NIC'...
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PCI(e?) Wireless Card - Allows multiple connections to single router

I found the answer here, by user spiff (First line edited to match context) Dual band cards cannot connect to two signals at once, the term you are looking for is "simultaneous dual-band" which is ...
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Smart Home: controlled power receptacles

This one's pretty easy, really. Pick up the TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug. It was the first device I found when I searched for "smart outlet." It is $25 It is bog standard 2.4ghz wifi It turns stuff ...
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Suggestion for a cheap device that can be plugged into the LAN end of a pfSense Router and allow wireless devices to connect?

I would personally recommend Ubiquiti's UniFi line of infrastructure, which is rather inexpensive and is actually pretty good from what I've seen of it. The UniFi AP (Store page) should be suited for ...
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PCIe WWAN adapters known to work with Linux out of the box

Sierra Wireless MC7455 (mPCIe) or EM7455 (m.2) This devices can also change the USB PID if you run into whitelist issues. Just lookup which USB PID is supported and change it with an AT-command.
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Wireless headset that works with PC and mobile phone

First of all, bluetooth won't provide high quality sound and using the microphone by its standard. From my research I think the SteelSeries Sibera 840 might be a good match, it can be used with most ...
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