How to connect to a network 200 meters away with wireless...

Posted on 2005-04-20
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
I want to connect two buildings together that are approx. 200 meters apart with a few trees in the way.  Bldg. "A" has only a few networked computers and Bldg. B is the business network with about 25 computers.  Security is not a problem.  Please recommend the cheapest and most basic wireless solution using radios, etc.  I just want the computers in building A to be part of building B's network.  Thanks.
Question by:krusebr
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    Purchase 2 of these and set them for Bridge Mode

    That alone should get you the distance you need.  You could also buy a 6dbi External Directional Antenna for each end if the signal is low
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    Why not look into a dedicated line between the two.

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    I think you should get a  Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router ( Its range is supposed to be 800% wider and its speed is supposted to be 600% greater than 802.11g. Make sure to use both access list security and WPA with really long and random security phrase and I think you should be in perfect shape.

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