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How do I boost my wifi signal


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#1 Dt200

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 01:24 AM

Your help is really appreciated. How I'm I suppose to boost my wifi signal without a repeater? Thanks.

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 03:51 PM

try a high gain aerial

this is taken from another forum, by a network guru, johnwill

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http://forums.techguy.org/networking/950817-improving-wireless-signal.html


Hawking Tech has a number of products that will help you increase your wireless range. The root page is Hawking Hi-Gain™ WiFi Range Extending Products.

Some of the more interesting products are this Hawking [HSB2] Hi-Gain WiFi Signal Booster, which can be used on either end of a wireless connection to boost the signal power.

Another way to increase your signal strength is by the use of hi-gain antennas. You can choose from omni-directional or directional models, here are a some examples.

Hawking [HAI7SIP] Hi-Gain 7dBi Omni-Directional Antenna

Hawking [HAI15SC] Hi-Gain 15dBi Corner Antenna

[HAO14SD] Outdoor Hi-Gain 14dBi Directional Antenna Kit

For 802.11n applications, this ZyXEL ANT1106 6db omni-directional antenna can be used.

For really long range outdoor applications, this 24dB parabolic WiFi Antenna may be a good choice.

If you have a wireless adapter that doesn't have provisions for an external antenna, one adapter that I've had good luck with is a Rosewill RNX-G1 USB Wireless Adapter. It's feature is that is has a removable antenna and will accommodate replacement antennas.

This is just a sample of available products, many people have hi-gain antennas with similar specifications, but I haven't seen any other suppliers of signal boosters.

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#3 Sneakycyber

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 08:30 PM

What exactly are you trying to accomplish? Share the connection? Get better reception in the house. How far do you need the connection to reach?

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