can the i mix the differnt standards of WIFI technology?

802.11g compatible with each other or do they work on different frequencies?

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they work on different frequencies

Although you can mix the different formats, if you have two adaptars one 802.11b and the other 802.11g, the "g" will default to the speed of the "b." I would however recommend not mixing if you can avoid it. In addition, I would stick with the same brands of adapters. The reason is that, as an example, D-Link 802.11b adapters (the AirPlus models) use propreitary software/hardware that allows this specific brand to transmit/receive at up to 22mbps versus 11mbps for "regular" 802.11b adapters from other vendors. Hope this helps

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