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As the Title says. I've been looking at getting this wireless router and I was just hoping to get your guys' thoughts on it.

Main use will simply be to get a signal from a warehouse to my sleeping quarters. Typically I would just run wire but I dont have any on me, shipping would be a crap ton (currently in rural Alaska), and wires/cables dont last long around here without some form of protection. So I figured wireless would be a good option.

Once this season is over I'll probably end up using this router at home also, so I guess try to keep that in mind.

My old school laptop (Lenovo 3000 C100) has a built in wireless card but I'm assuming it'd probably be a good idea to get a newer one?

I'm still pretty new to this whole networking thing...so please excuse my ignorance and n00bness... haha.

If you guys would like a diagram of the network here, please let me know and I can draw something up quickly.

TIA


link to product:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833156226
 
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From reviews I've read online and user reviews on Newegg, that unit seems to be solid and provides a good range. I'd recommend it if you need a long range signal.

Good luck!
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* Pros Black is always in
* Draft N v2.0
* Plenty of features
* Fast and simple to use
* WLAN on/off switch
* Gigabit LAN ports
It does the job well enough for your needs and will work good. Here is the review beginning page: http://techgage.com/article/trendnet...gabit_router/1

Hope this helps. Good luck on your purchase.
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