Wireless Hardware





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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Trying to connect WGPS606 Netgear print server on a network but the setup fails when detecting the print server to a windows 10 machine .  I have checked the ethernet connection from the print server port to the ethernet in the back of the computer . I understand that the printserver does not have dhcp so how will it detect the print server using the ethernet port ?
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Few months ago ,i had deploy 3 unit Aruba Instant AP 205 and configure the virtual controller for th AP.All the WAP is work well but today my manager want me to extend the signal to another floor amd he buy a TPlink extend said just use this repeate the aruba ssid signal without any issue.After i setup this TPlink and we try to use in this area but found that no internet access but there is no any error during we setup.Please advise
I am looking for a lock that runs on batteries and connects to wifi, not Bluetooth for controlled entry access via my smartphone.  It needs to work outside and will be used to control access to a gate.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
I would like to mirror my laptop's display onto a non-smart television.  I would like to do this wirelessly.  Furthermore, at the location Im in, there is NO WIFI available.  Any suggestions????
I got this Tenvis camera from my storeroom about 6-8 years back which looks very much like T8810
(a bit like T8809) :

I think the model I have is probably obsoleted so I can't download any software for it.
Anyone can try to walk me through to get it working again?  I read a few links but was
completely confused:

It could still power up & rotate
HP Laserjet Professional M1217nfw MFP printing out of order, repeating page one 5 times and repeating print jobs when "I ONLY CLICKED PRINT ONE TIME??? Next I noticed that I was out of toner so I went and replaced that and printed one test page. My own test page NOT a Microsoft Test page. The one page worked. SO I tried to print the sequence of pages. 12. Tried printing all 12 then tried saving paper printing front and back. Nothing worked. Went to support at HP nothing on it. Downloaded Diagnostics and Latest driver firmware stuff.  Diagnostics did not seem to do anything. Could not get firmware or driver combo installed. Tried restarting and rebooting several times. I also tried all the different ways you can reboot. The LED display will not show anything at this point. Completely blank.!  I ether get the 1 green and 2 yellows or no lights after rebooting on the shelf next to the display.

Does anyone know what I can try to resolve this?
I'm looking for some help getting Unifi portal to https.  We already have a certificate created for other stuff, so I can't rekey it.  I found directions but it requires the CSR, which I don't have.  Any ideas?
I have a HP laptop which every 3-5 days loses the WIFI device. It looks like is controlled by the HP Support Assistant, and when it disappears in HP Assistant it shows "Disabled by Device Manager", so what I have to do every time is reinstall Wireless driver from HP web site and after that it reappears back under Network Adapters. Has anyone seen this happened before?
Is there a solution to it? Thanks.
Hi All,

I am using 6 Sonos speakers in multiple rooms at the same floor.
There are 2 accespoints with the same channel and same SSID .

When one accespoints is online the most 2 far removed speakers stutter sometimes or loses connection, the other speakers wont stutter or lose connection when this happends.

If I connect both accespoints then only 1 or 2 speakers keep working while it has the same configuration as the other accespoint.

I tried several things like changing the channels or disable mesh encryption but Sonos keeps failing.

I searched online for multiple options but it seems a lot of people have issues with the Sonos speakers with multiple accespoints in the same configuration.

Does anyone here know a solution so i can use all my Sonos speakers at once over 2 accespoints?

Kind Regards,

Hi everyone

I want to backup the config for a Cisco Wlan Controller 2100 & 4100 models, I believe it can be backed up directly from the GUI of the WLC ? I'd like to do it directly from a Windows server. Do I need to install TFTP software or can the config just be downloaded to a folder on the Windows Server ?

Thanks all
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Hello, and I hope you are having a great day...
This question is for Server core 2016......
I cannot access the internet....
Here is what I know with respect to hardware and drivers:
pnputil -e
published name:            oem0.inf
driver package provider:      tp-link technologies co., ltd
class:                        network adapters
driver date & version:            04/01/2016 1030.6.121.2015
Signer name:                  microsoft windows hardware compatibility publisher

name:                              wi-fi
interface description:                  tp-link wireless usb adapter      
ifindex:                        3
status:                              not present
macaddress:                        nil, nothing showing
Linkspeed:                        0 bps
(the ethernet driver is fine, no issues to report here)

arp -a
added default gateway to arp table as a static ip address ( and physical address)
description:            tp-link 150mbps wireless n nano usb adapter
Model:                  TL-WN725N
status:                  it works fine under server 2016 desktop experience
additional info:            technically its a windows 10 usb adapter. The installation
                  ran under server core 2016, with out a hitch. It found the driver
                  and as far as I can tell, it should be working.
Please feel free to ask me as many questions as you like. There is also is no rush for this (i have until January 2019, to master it   ;-----]]]).
Thank you, Simon (administrator, rapidcomputers.co.uk)
Hello People,

This is kinda engineering question. Its about the hardware and power knowledge.

I have a Ubiquiti Loco M5 which is connected to a public access point (No encryption required)
Everything is working, except random disconnection which I'm pretty sure its because of the range. Its connected with -80
I am 1 Km away from the AP - but the signal is poor because Loco doesnt have enough power!!

How can I boost the receiving on Loco M5. I mean HARDWARE. not configuration within the Loco which I tried EVERYTHING.

I need something to add to the device in order to make it more powerful for receiving signal! like changing the adaptor? or PoE? I've heard if I changed the power supply, it'll help. But I have no idea about the power and what should I buy.

Any ideas?

I'm trying to use a Draytek Vigor 2760Vn to extend a network using WDS. I am trying to use the Draytek router as a AP to extend the current network without having to use extra cables. The network using a BTHub 6 for its main wirless network. The Draytek router is in another room that will have some computers connected the the physical ethernet portds.
BTHub 6 - IP addresss, DHCP range -
DrayTek - IP Address using the same SSID as the BTHub

When I configure the DrayTek using the WDS configuration, I scan for the BTHub SSID. Under the AP Discovery, It is found and I click the BTHub SSID selct the Add To button and select it as a bridge.
My goal is to keep all devices on the same network and use the Draytek to replace a VOIP router.
What am I doing wrong?
What is  mouse-over control?
I am responsible for recording training sessions and I need a way to obtain an improved recording of both the presenter as well as participants questions.

I believe the best option is to find a unit that includes:
- 1 lavalier microphone - wireless (for presenter)
- 1 desk microphone - wireless for participant
- 1 microphone mixer/receiver (two channels is all that I require) - must have an output jack with proper impedance to feed into a MacBook Pro audio recording the two channels.

Another option: bluetooth mics with Mac OS software audio mixing.

I don't have much of a budget so ideally, I am looking for a unit that is under $350.

- Most of the models that I have looked at are either more than $350 or are packaged with the wrong types of microphones (i.e. handheld mics or 2 lavalier mics).

Thank you for your advice. :)
Hi All,
We want to build a custom M2M antenna having a LTE and WiFi antennas inside.
It should work between -40 and +85 Celsius degrees.
The problem is that we cannot find a supplier for a low profile antenna enclosure.
Does anyone know such a supplier?

Android Latency using Ubiquiti AC-AP-PRO.

I have a network with 12 AP's above. The underlying layer3 switches are Dell and the POE switch for the 12 AP's is Ubiquiti with 1Gb connections.
I have done ping tests as attached and the normal stuff checks out, (WiFI device to router, servers or fellow Windows PC's etc).

What doesn't fully check out is mobile devices, mobile printers and Android Point of Sale devices . Their latency is erratic or so it would seem with 2ms, then 500ms response times like a yo-yo, averaging 150ms with no packet loss!

With so much testing done on AP settings, including shutting down all WiFi AP's except 1, and removed all Wireless devices expect for 1x Android device and the result remains the same.

I came to the conclusion that Mobile devices, especially Android and the cheaper WiFi devices do operate like a yo-yo in terms of Ping(ICMP) response, however I need confirmation please.

Hope you can assist?
without non administrator how can run Wampservices or wampserver in windows systems.If they are in admingroup  they are runs wampserver.how can i provide rights to non administrators
I have a client who has quiet a large house, with a lower ground and 2 floor above ground. They have a fibre a connection coming into the ground floor which provides internet connection for that level and the lower ground. The 1st and 2nd floor is a separate living space with it's own ADSL connection coming in.  My client wanted to unite the whole house under one wireless connection and have them use the fibre connection (and we cancel the ADSL one). Most of the living spaces are vertically above each other so the house doesnt span much horizontally. I wanted to use a Ubiquiti networks solution (as i have installed some of the AC's before)  but i am not sure whether i need a Mesh AC or ordinary Ubiquiti one. If i use Mesh i would probably have one on each floor (though i have never set one up before). If it's a ordinary solution can i use an AC- Pro and then use another one to repeat the signal ( is this possible)? I want to provide a solid solution for the client so that i can more or less evenly distribute the wireless connection on all floors and have them move about without their devices disconnecting and reconnecting to the different access points distributed around the house (like they do at the moment). There is no CAT5 wiring in the house.

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I have Linksys router Wap 300N.
In thought i could use simultaneous the 2.4 + 5 GHZ band, but i did not get it to work.
I can only use the 2.4 band or the 5ghz band.
I read somewhere that this is a restriction of this router.
Can anyone help me with this question?
Cisco WAP 1142 show POE status as "power injector / normal mode". Before it was showing "POE full power". What is the issue and how to fix it?

Why can I not set a static IP address, on a Windows 10 Pro laptop, for a specific Wireless network.   I go to Manage Known Networks >  Choose network > Properties:  then nothing, no way to set an IP address.  There are some versions of Windows 10 that do allow you to adjust the IP properties for that specific wireless network,  I think.

Surly I'm missing something here?

What is the best Wifi solution for a two story 55,000 sq feet building? Only for 10 users.
WLC5500 has one interface(802/11a) down, while other(802.11b/g) are up. Please see picture attached, which i got from WIRELESS ----> Interface.

I checked internet and got a similar case with mine( see below link). but my WLC and AP are all located in USA.

Thank you


(Cisco Controller) >show ap inventory NABC

NAME: "Cisco AP" , DESCR: "Cisco Wireless Access Point"
PID: AIR-LAP1131AG-A-K9, VID: V01, SN: FTXxxxxxx


I am currently using a mix of Linksys LAPAC1750PRO and have been very disappointed with their stability, even after upgrading to the latest firmware.  I would like to upgrade, but need to find that sweet spot between performance and price.

I used to run old Linksys WRT routers with DD-WRT and they were fantastic, but the radios started to die, and it was a pain to make a config change if needed.

One of the features that drew me to trying the LAPAC1750's was the Clustering, which doesn't even work that well.

I am looking for a controller-less solution, and had my eyes on a Cisco Aironet WAP371AK9.  I have hear ubiquitis waps are outstanding - I guess I am looking for anecdotal experience.  I work for an SMB, we only need about 6  access points for out entire building.

One feature I would like to have is the ability to schedule a device reboot, something I was able to do using DD-WRT, these crummy 1750PROs do not even have such a feature, nor the ability to SSH in and reboot from a shell; so I cannot even write up a cron job to do it from a linux box.

Would Any body care to comment on what they have used and had good success with?

Wireless Hardware





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.