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i already have a wireless n router with a 1200 foot range(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833314033), it is just the EFI, if there were no devices in between, i would get a great signal, also there are 3 walls in the way
post #12 of 33
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i decided to move everything 20 feet closer to the router, now i am getting a better signal, but i still wish it would not go out when someone uses the microwave
post #13 of 33
I use a Wireless N, but dual band (2.4 & 5 Ghz), so my PC and phones use 2.4 and all other media devices are on 5ghz bridges. This cuts down on the 2.4Ghz traffic and keeps the wireless speeds up.
     
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hmm dual band you say?, i only have 3 devices that use wireless 2 computers and a PlayStation, i have great speed now that i moved my computer, web pages still load slow, and the signal goes out when there are too many devices in use, could a bridge to solve this problem? bearing in mind i am very close to the router, i just don't see what else besides electrical interference it could be
post #15 of 33
Did you try switching channels on the router? Also, wireless phones are another interference issue. If you're using 2.4ghz for wireless internet, then get 900mhz or 5ghz wireless phones. On 5Ghz, you have much more channels to use compared to 2.4Ghz.

Right now, I use a D-Link Wireless N dual band router. I have 5Ghz bridges for my media devices (Wii, PS3, satellite receiver, etc) that connect at my TVs. The 2.4Ghz is basically just N wireless that my iPhones, BlackBerry, laptop and All-in-one PC use. My router is upstairs and all my 2.4Ghz devices are used downstairs. The weakest signal is my All-in-one PC, but it still gets very fast transfers. Nothing to say I have any issues with loading pages at all or downloading large files.

This is what I use for my router and bridge. Bridge is set to 5Ghz for my connections, but its dual channel also, just one or the other:
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=681
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=663
     
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post #16 of 33
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i do not have a dual band router, my router is old, i can not just flip a switch and go 5ghz, here is a page about it:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833314033 also at the top of the page

i bought it in Walmart 2-3 years ago
post #17 of 33
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Originally Posted by phantasmor View Post
i do not have a dual band router, my router is old, i can not just flip a switch and go 5ghz, here is a page about it:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833314033 also at the top of the page

i bought it in Walmart 2-3 years ago
I had one of those. It started to act up, so I got the D-Link and its been fine for 2.5 years now.
     
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post #18 of 33
First we had PoE (Power Over Ethernet) and now we have Ethernet over Power!?

Anyway, from what I've heard those systems are either super slow (as you can see) or massively unreliable. The technology has not been perfected in the least.
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post #19 of 33
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yeah, i might just get the d-link if i can get it for less than 90$, i have never had a d-link, but i have seen that they are massively expensive

would i need a special adapter to use a 5ghz signal?
Edited by phantasmor - 8/19/11 at 7:51pm
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yeah, i might just get the d-link if i can get it for less than 90$, i have never had a d-link, but i have seen that they are massively expensive
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