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Wireless networking is a method by which homes, telecommunications networks and enterprise (business) installations avoid the costly process of introducing cables into a building, or as a connection between various equipment locations. Wireless telecommunications networks are generally implemented and administered using radio communication. This implementation takes place at the physical level (layer) of the OSI model network structure. The key hardware components of a wireless computer network include adapters, routers and access points, antennas and repeaters.

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Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

              From a currently open post, it is my understanding that I can purchase online a TPLink Lightbulb which is compatible with Amazon Echo (2nd generation) which can be used to control the contrast and even color of the lighting.  That said, I am wondering if I can simply go to https://alexa.amazon.com/ and set it up or will I need to have a mobile device with an app.  Hopefully, I can go to the Amazon Alexa link to do this because my phone is a very basic one.   After all, I was able to successfully go to this site to set Amazon Echo (2nd generation) up.  If for some reason TPLink Lightbulbs require a mobile device with an app, is there any alternative wireless light bulbs which can be set up with Alexa through their website?  

              Thanks in advance for any attention and feedback given to this question.

              George
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Q1:
I'm looking for installation/setup manual as well as driver for
VONETS VAR11N-300;  refer to link below:
https://www.amazon.com/VAR11N-300-Multi-Functional-Wireless-Portable-Repeater/dp/B01199OGK0/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1537346245&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=Vonets+VAr11N&psc=1

Q2:
Saw somewhere that in a hotel room's wired LAN port (RJ45), just have to
plug this device into the LAN port & power it up & we'll get a Wifi SSID
in the hotel room?   Is this so?

Q3:
If it serves as AP-client as in Q2, I suppose we won't need a driver, right?
if so, can I plug it into my laptop's LAN port & the laptop will become
accessible or the laptop will act as a router??
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How can we compare the range or performance of 1 specific HP access Point vs 1 specific Aruba Access point.

At m y work we are planning on migrating from an old HP System that is using:
- HP E-MSM466
- HP MMO 6 Antenna J9659A


To a brand new wireless infrastructure that will be using Aruba Instant AP-325
http://www.securewirelessworks.com/Aruba-IAP-325.asp

My question is: How can we judge the range that the new wireless AP will spread to vs the older model?  

From what I have researched it is stated that the ranges differ by country.  That makes sense because I think that the power provided by the AP will help determine the range.  Different countries have different power standards.  But, if that is the case then theoretically speaking there should not be any difference between the range with the older AP's and the new AP's.  How can we tell?

Aruba is suggesting to add more APs than what we currently have in place(with the older system); but we want to compare the 2 and research what the expected.  Right now we are hoping to do a 1 for 1 replacement regarding wireless access points.
4AA3-2358ENW--1-.pdf
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I'm exploring the use of drones to do delivery (for items that weigh up to 20kg
ie about 44 lbs) of dimensions up to 2ft long x 2ft wide x 10 inches thick.  

Once local authority approves it, thought of sourcing/purchasing some of these
drones but will need to look into the cost effectiveness (ie its  gasoline/petrol
costs, maintenance/repair) or is there any that uses rechargeable powerbanks?

Has Amazon or any country done it & what's the safety & regulatory requirements?
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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004ZMYMSK/ref=ox_sc_act_title_6?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

After reading all reviews for above device at Amazon, I'm uncertain if it could meet my requirement below:

I have a home Set-Top box (from Telco) that connects to my broadband router via a wired (ie RJ45) LAN cable to stream movies (such as Netflix etc). How can I use this device so that family members can view the movies from their laptops in bedrooms?   This Set-Top box has an RJ45 LAN port, an output HDMI port that goes to TV & a USB port (which I'm not sure what's the USB port is for).

Currently from the bedrooms (can be 5m to 30m away from the broadband router which has wired RJ45 ports as well as Wifi), we can't view the movies/streams via the broadband router & one bedroom barely can connect to the broadband Wifi
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I have this Bluetooth headset (Wireless Model ST-006) and i tried to pair it to the windows laptop so i set the headset to pairing mode. i waited for quite a while so it thought something was going on. i tried in other devices like an iPad and a mac book and they worked perfectly. i then went to device manager in the windows laptop and show hidden devices and found my Bluetooth headset named 'ST' so i just simply uninstalled it. after i did that i tried pairing it again and still didn't work. after i restart the laptop i realized that the 'ST' was reinstalled. so i tried disabling it instead and still didn't work. i then went to the events tab of the device and saw it saw that is was reinstalled by this thing called "bth.inf" . does anyone have a solution for this?
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hello experts
i have Cisco 1832 wireless AP which have ME enabled, current version is 8.5.131, i am facing a headache issue, which mobile phone has not problem with it, but for laptop(win7 or win10), it is not stable, after connected for a while, usually 10 mins later it disconnected itself then 1 or 2 mins later it connected again, then circular happened again and again, i am not sure how to fix it, attach is a debug file which only focus on windows laptop MAC address, lots info in it i can't understand, so need your help identify the root cause.
let me know if you need more information.
thank youdebugME.txt
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Is there a limit to how many vlans can be placed on a Aruba 7205 controller.  Also are 4 SSID a best practice for Aruba controllers or will you see performance issues if you go above that number.
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hello experts
i have 3 SSID configured on an autonomous Cisco AP, all authenticate against ACS server, so three policy for each SSID, i did configured DNIS as *WIRELESS_SSID in "End Station Filter" but looks like it only works for WLC not autonomous AP, and seem Cisco autonomous AP not sending SSID info to ACS while the processing of authentication, my question is how to make Cisco autonomous AP to do this, i did try the following:
radius-server attribute 32 include-in-access-req format %h
radius-server attribute 30 original-called-number
radius-server vsa send authentication
but it doesn't help, please give me your suggestion.
thanks
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I'm trying to get a Cisco WAP321 to be a wireless repeater (meaning no ethernet cable) to a Cisco RV130 wireless router. I enabled wireless radio, selected the (RV130) device and wireless network as a "Trust"ed network. But don't know how to proceed to make it a standalone repeater without a network cable. I'd also like it to have the same SSID as that of the router. I could SWEAR I did this with Cisco support once upon a time. What am I missing?

Thanks,
Dana
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Hi,

We have a dedicated 100Mb fiber connection and I am looking to upgrade our current wifi.

The building has two floors. The office warehouse is on the ground floor and the main office is located on the first floor.

I want to put a business graded wifi router that can support up to 30 devices. Can someone recommend a decent wifi router? I think I just need only a good one for the whole building.
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At my gym they have Wifi.

When I go on the treadmill, I watch music videos on my iPhone 6 Plus and listen with my Jaybird Run bluetooth earbuds as I run

Is that not a good idea?

What I mean is, if someone gets on the treadmill next to me can they use their phone to hack into my phone through the wifi?
I'm kind of paranoid of people with all the crime these days.  
So when some dude gets on the treadmill right next to me even though there is a bunch of treadmills everywhere not being used but they still get on the one next to me that seems weird to me. Am I just too paranoid?
What do the tech experts do when they go to the gym?  Do you guys use the wifi or phone's internet connection?

Should I just turn off the Wifi on my phone and just use my att phone's internet. I have the unlimited data plan anyways.
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I am looking for a decent wireless microphone system with at least 2 channels for small presentations of less than 60 participants.

Ideally, this is what I am looking for...

- 1 wireless lavalier microphone for the presenter. Ideally one without a bulky transmitter.
- 1 handheld wireless microphone for audience participation.
- A channel mixer with a line out to record audio on computer.

The device needs to cost under $300.00

I have searched Amazon and I can't find any units that have a good rating and offer a handheld wireless mic with a lavalier style presenter mic.


Any ideas?

Thank you. :)
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I have a kyocera Ecosys FS-C2126MFP+  is there any way to make it wifi enabled ( thru print server etc)
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Mac laptops cannot map to printer

i have a mixed network between mac & windows laptops with a Windows 2008 Print server

when i try to browse to the windows server on the macs its not browsing - its unable to find that specific server
if i map the printer by IP address it does not print

Please help
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          I am getting ready to purchase an Amazon Echo (2nd generation) and wish to know the pros and cons of it.  The one which will be ordered is at https://www.amazon.ca/Echo-2nd-Generation-Charcoal-Fabric/dp/B0749ZSPN7.  That said, could someone share with me your thoughts and experiences with it?  It will be most helpful to me as I enthusiastically await to make this purchase.

          Thank you

          George
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          I am interested in locating online a wireless box which will respond vocally to any verbal question.

          Thank you

          George
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I'm hoping someone on e-e really and truly knows how to use the Ubiquiti AirLink software.  I am trying, but there are so many things I don't understand about what I am looking at, and I can't find at any support for it at Ubiquiti.  For example, it shows the measurements in "m".  I assume this is meters.  Can it be changed to feet or miles?  And when I put in the addresses, it does not accept them unless it pops up on the screen, but those are not exactly the same as what UPS or the USPS shows, so I'm not sure it is really picking up the correct addresses.  And with the one I'm trying to do, it is showing a Link Distance of 291.27 m, but I know in reality it is about 3.5 miles.  

Maybe if someone here is very familiar with this software, I can send you my two addresses and you can help me understand what I am seeing.  Any thoughts or suggestions?  TIA
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I want to set up an employee meeting room that will have a decent size flat screen TV/monitor. I want to use it as a monitor to project a Web page or powerpoint but by wireless means. I have been in tons of meeting rooms where there is a cable that is passed around for a person to connect to. But I would like to do this through bluetooth or wifi.

What are some suggested configurations for a good way to do that?

The things that float through my mind are things like an Apple TV connection. I don't have one so I'm not sure how they work.

I know it's easy to connect a cable to project... but I'd rather have something like using a computer connected via wifi. Or a wireless keyboard/mouse connection to the TV.

What are some ideas for things that people have used to accomplish this.
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What USB or HDMI device do you recommend on a non-smart TV so I can connect to Wi-Fi and view a website without having to CAST via a laptop like my old Chromecast requires ?
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wirelessly display random laptop's desktop onto the TV.

Looking for a way to have anyone bring their laptop in to the conference room, and without downloading software, project their screen over to the TV.

I know there are widi options out there that do this, but we get all sorts of laptops (some windows 7 and without widi, some with software installation restrictions, etc, some without regular hdmi ports, etc).        I'm looking for a device that can wirelessly connect to said device, which then has a connection to the tv and allows us to project onto the TV.

key feature:    laptop must connect wirelessly and not require a software download.

Thanks for the help.
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Hey all
Moving to a new office, was going to go with a TZ400 for a router/firewall/vpn solution.

Have two separate factory areas, both have metal covered walls. We are going to want to have Wi-Fi in each of these rooms for the factory workers handhelds etc.  Ceilings could be 24’ ft plus, I need solid reliable solution that just works for Wi-Fi.  It would require multiple points so therefore a controller to hand off from point to point as they make their way around the factory floor etc.  Hoping for simple/reliable – easy to administrate.  Thoughts/ideas?
Thanks!!!
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While connecting a Cisco access point to a local controller I started noticing the following error:



"unable to create temp dir flash:/update"
Download image failure, notify controller !!! From 8.2.151.0 to 8.3.140.0 Failure code:7

Has anyone seen this:
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I have three Cisco 5508 wireless controllers and 75 Cisco 1142n access points.  There are 8 different SSIDs in this environment with the same 8 configured on each controller.  Each SSID is for a specific purpose whether it be for guest wireless, access to specific VLANS, or isolating vendor supplied wifi enabled equipment so we can give them their own key.  I recently read that best practice is to have a maximum of three SSIDs in use.  What kinds of problems would I be seeing if I have too many SSIDs and are there things that should be configured to avoid beaconing problems or other items that could cause interference?

If I cannot trim down the number of SSIDs, would it help to not broadcast five of them and just manually join?  I'm not sure what factors into the recommendation of <3.
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Hi Experts, I want to buy a wireless access point to connect to my router, such that I can use wifi at home.
I have an internet cable coming out of a hole on a wall, and I feel that it will be easy for me to install an ceiling access point to the wall, such that I can also cover the hole. The ceiling access point I am looking at is like:

https://www.amazon.ca/KuWFi-Wireless-Access-Ceiling-System/dp/B06XTKJWRM/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&rps=1&ie=UTF8&qid=1532759982&sr=1-4&keywords=POE+access+point&refinements=p_85%3A5690392011
 
However, I realize that if I do this, the orientation of the access point device will change from horizontal to vertical, and the antenna inside (if there is any) will also be different from the normal orientation. My questions: will this influence the coverage of the signal?


Thank you!
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Wireless Hardware

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Wireless networking is a method by which homes, telecommunications networks and enterprise (business) installations avoid the costly process of introducing cables into a building, or as a connection between various equipment locations. Wireless telecommunications networks are generally implemented and administered using radio communication. This implementation takes place at the physical level (layer) of the OSI model network structure. The key hardware components of a wireless computer network include adapters, routers and access points, antennas and repeaters.