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what is out there for wireless n routers that have a really long range. it will be g at first until i upgrade. but i also want it to have detachable antennas so that i can put better antennas on it.
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If the main goal is range, why not get just a get a repeater extender?
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If the main goal is range, why not get just a get a repeater extender?
Excellent advice...I did that and it worked wonders until the repeater died. The upshot is that you don't have to buy new wireless adaptors to get the benefits of N.
     
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I went to a computer store recently and they have extenders for long range. its about 50$ you hook it up to your antenna outlet on your router and it boosts the range check it out. im not sure exactly how its called.

but i found this link with something similar to what im talking about check it out
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=527
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I went to a computer store recently and they have extenders for long range. its about 50$ you hook it up to your antenna outlet on your router and it boosts the range check it out. im not sure exactly how its called.

but i found this link with something similar to what im talking about check it out
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=527
he's looking for a router, not an adaptor...

The two top brands of right now are pretty much D-Link and Linksys:

Three to choose from D-Link:
http://www.dlink.ca/products/wireless11n/

but the best are:
http://www.dlink.ca/products/?sec=1&pid=530
or http://games.dlink.com/products/?pid=643&r=2#DGL-4500 if you have the money

Linksys:
http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satel...=3302896164B01

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Originally Posted by isstern35 View Post
I went to a computer store recently and they have extenders for long range. its about 50$ you hook it up to your antenna outlet on your router and it boosts the range check it out. im not sure exactly how its called.

but i found this link with something similar to what im talking about check it out
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=527
I believe any wireless router can be turned into a repeater?
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I believe any wireless router can be turned into a repeater?
Yeah, you can usually turn off the routing functionality of a wireless router, depending on the software. If you have an extra router, it's worth trying.

Or you could get something like this ($80):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...nge%2bextender

Here are some more options:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tender&x=0&y=0
     
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cheap repeaters.
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