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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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What sender do you recommend?
I have seen so many on Amazon and Ebay.

The distance is under 10m. The signal comes from a projector, output RCA, left and right.
I want to send that audio wireless to an audio amplifier which has Bluetooth receiver.
Most of the senders have a small battery incorporated, but I do not care, it can be also with power adapter. In fact those with battery have a kind of standby mode to avoid battery discharge. That is something that I do not really need.
One important request is this: when the analog signal comes (projector starts playing) I need that Bluetooth audio transmitter to send the signal right away. I do not want to go and press a button somewhere on transmitter. It should be like a self-activating, self-wake up mode, in case enters in standby. This is very important because that Bluetooth transmitter will be placed near the projector somewhere high and I cannot go every time there to activate manual the Bluetooth transmitter. I want to see this feature somewhere mentioned/explained before I buy it.
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I am remodeling four homes.  I have  installed eight port structured wiring systems in all four.  Each wall jack (room) includes one ethernet jack, one cable jack, and one phone jack.  Everything is homerun to the utility room in the basement. Within the wiring cabinet located there, are punch down blocks and patch panels for all wires and cables. I would like to install  in each cabinet, an eight port router or switch to include an integrated DHCP server, and POE  jacks. One of these Jack's will be wired to a ceiling mounted Wi-Fi access point on the third floor in the center of the home. This device should be dual band AC 1200  or greater. Ultimately, the router or switch will be plugged into a cable modem providing Internet and telephone service. I am having trouble finding the router or switch, which needs to be small enough  to fit inside the wiring panel.  I also need an inexpensive access point device.  The cable modem will be mounted by the cable service provider outside the panel.  This arrangement will allow plug-and-play of any wired or wireless device in the home without the need for a PC  based DHCP server arrangement. Has anyone done this? Any recommendations? I need to keep this reasonably inexpensive.
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A customer of mine has a problem where he often loses small items (such as keys and Bluetooth headsets).

We are looking to find the best system where a chip can be put on these small items and then these items can be located using an Android or Apple iPhone.

What are some of the best systems for doing this?
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I'm a system administrator for a company that has about 500 computer users. One of our job sites currently has a mesh network setup. There is one main building where the internet comes in and using a Cisco wireless outdoor bridge that connects to another building point to point. The signal to that building drops significantly from around 25 Mbps to 5 Mbps. The equipment currently in place is pretty old, probably 10 years old now.  The other 3 buildings feed off the 2nd buildings signal which is already low, which means there's is lower. The entire site is about a mile total. The main building is about .5 mile to the second building and the other buildings are less than half mile or so from the second building which is where they get their connection from. Certain buildings drop their internet connection pretty frequently also.

I'm looking for some recommendations on good quality outdoor bridges that will help this job site improve their internet speeds and reliability.
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Dear fellow Experts Exchange members:

I have an unusual question that requires the input of fellow members who have had hands-on experience with *ANY ONE* of a set of USB wireless AC network adapters.

Here is my situation: I have an office with two wireless access points (one on the left side and one on the right side of the building).  I have dropped the transmit power of each AP to try to get the wireless adapters in their three-or-four laptops to roam to the nearest AP when the users walk from one side to the other.

However, I am unable to find any "Roaming Aggressiveness" setting in the hardware properties of the wireless NIC for any of the current wireless NICs (internal and USB) in the laptops.

As it stands, the users all experience drops when moving from one side of the building to the other due to the wireless adapters in their laptops stubbornly trying to use the AP on the other side of the building despite there being an identically-configured AP literally right overhead.

I have a list of wireless AC adapters recommended by various sites, and I would like to know from any Experts Exchange members who have first-hand experience with *ANY ONE* of them if their device drivers provide a "Roaming Aggressiveness" setting.

Here is the list of wireless AC adapters:
  • Alfa Long-Range Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Asus USB AC56 Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 Adapter
  • Asus USB-AC68
  • Buffalo Technology AirStation WI-U2-866D
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Hello, I'm currently having issues with trying to update my computer to a newer Windows instalment. I was recently given an old-ish Windows XP computer by a family member and they completely wiped the computer and refreshed it back to its factory settings. Ever since I've received it, I've been trying to gain access to the internet so I can update its anti-virus as well as update it to more modern instalments of Microsoft Windows.

However every time I've tried connecting it, it says that the wireless wifi networks (that ARE in range) are apparently not or it has lost connection to them? Please help me, as I feel like I'm running in circles trying to find out how to fix it :(
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We need to install a Wireless connection between 2 building (about 30m apart), the devices will be put on the inside the windows so not on the outside of the buildings.

The devices will need to support bridged mode as they are just used to connect the networks that are on the each side, no client devices will connect to these devices.

Has anyone got a suggestion for a set of devices or know if the Cisco Aironet 2800 or 3800 can do function as required above?
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I am looking for an outdoor security camera that can view an area remotely on a rural property. The area has excellent cell service on all major cell service providers, but no internet access. So I am looking for a single camera system that can be mounted on a light pole and stream video through a major cell provider like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, & T-Mobile. This is my main requirement to answer this question.

Optionally, the camera would be able to:
  • Take time laps images
  • Move PTO and Zoom
  • Saves data for later use
  • Operate on solar power
If any of these features are included in the answer, it would be a better answer.

I realize that I can MacGyver a few systems together to make a solution, such as using a WIFI security camera with a WIFI LTE HotSpot device, but I am hoping to find an all-in-one solution that will reduce complexity and the chance of a disconnection/support.
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I reformated my dell inspiron 15r 5537 to factory default and the diagnostic says that I have to turn on the radio.  My laptop does not have any button to turn on the radio and my wireless care is enabled. I am not sure what is going on. Any thoughts? Thanks
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i downloaded driver from tp-link site.but i don't know how to install it? tell me step by step. or another solution for driver installation.
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Flexible connectivity for any environment
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I am not seeing a smoking gun on the WLC in the logs nor in radius (Cisco ACS). They're on the other side of the globe and communication is tough. What logging or troubleshooting can you recommend on the WLC/AP side. I've reviewed RADIUS logging and that looks largely normal - EAP MS-CHAP2/AD. There are a number of log messages concerning rogues. 200 or so rogues. But I don't think they'd be a problem. Cisco Clean Air b/g/b shows a worst case 91. a/n/c has avg 99 min 99 - and i think they're largely attaching via a/n/c.

      Tue May 23 20:42:07 2017      Rogue AP : 5a:be:f5:3e:20:8b removed from Base Radio MAC : 08:cc:68:52:ab:a0 Interface no:0(802.11n(2.4 GHz))
5      Tue May 23 20:41:39 2017      Rogue AP: 04:a1:51:10:ef:40 detected on Base Radio MAC: 08:cc:68:52:cd:10 Interface no: 0(802.11n(2.4 GHz)) Channel: 11 RSSI: -90 SNR: 4 Classification: unclassified, State: Alert, RuleClassified : N, Severity Score: 0, RuleName: N.A. ,Classified AP MAC: 00:00:00:00:00:00 ,Classified RSSI: 0
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I am unable to connect to my VPN URL  via anyconnect from my laptop using the house WiFi internet. The URL opens via the browser but using the application I face issues.

Error: No valid signatures.

The same works from the laptop when I connect it using my mobile 3g data via hotspot.
The issue seems to be with the WiFi.

The router is a TP link router.


Kindly suggest
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1. How do I get my 1830 K9C WAPs (eBay purchase) ref-flashed to contain Mobility Express?

The kit says Mobility Express on it but my own configured SSIDs don't appear and I've discovered that the device has an http admin UI on some random IP address that shows something called OfficeExtend - so I'm think that the wrong software might be installed. I don't know what the correct thing should look like.

2. How do I definitively check that  Mobility Express is installed?

Someone said something about a “TAC case” - I don't know what that means but I'm guessing that I need a Cisco tech support contract, which I don't have, and nor do I have any idea how buy one or even whether doing so would be prohibitively expensive. To make things even more exciting, I am disabled and that limits what I can do myself to a great extent, so paying someone to do things for me is far more realistic than me doing a lot of physical stuff myself.
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I have a bunch of Dell 7040 that are wireless throughout this facility.  These machines autologin and the users have no rights.  I can't explain it but some of these machines are having issues with the Network Card becoming disabled.  We checked all the power settings and they are set correctly, we have it not to save power.  In order to get the card enabled again we are having to login to command prompt with admin rights and use netsh commands to enable the card again. This is truly a mystery has anyone seen this before?
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Hi,

I have a client project where I am setting up this clients new office. He would like everything setup but scalable as he is growing and expanding quickly.

I have a lot of experience with the Dell SonicWALL's and I was thinking about recommending and quoting out the SonicWALL TZ 500 or 600 which has built in VPN and using the SonicPoints as wireless. I feel like this will be scalable as he expands to another suite in the building he is in and I can just add another switch and more sonic points. I also looked at the Barracuda 280 product which seems to be good except does not have wireless capabilities.

I just wanted to get some other opinions on what you would do or recommend so I can consider the best options for my client.

Thank you for your suggestions
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Hi oracles.

Can you help me comparing 2 AP's?

One being UAP‑AC‑PRO from Ubiquiti.
Other being WAC6503D-S from Zyxel.

They really look alike each other, but the prices are very different and the management controller of the Ubiquiti system, seems more userfriendly but maybe also more limited.

They are both "Pro" models, with newest MIMO etc. etc. technologies. And made for pro deployment.
So im looking for a reason to pay way more for the Zyxel solution vs. the Ubiquiti solution.
Maybe a comparison, which im too stupid to find.

Looking forward to hear from you.

Best regards
Confused Mike Kristensen
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I have bought a wireless headphone for my windows PC...I have installed all the necessary drivers...But still it shows Bluetooth Headset Disconnected in the Sound window...Any help is appreciated...
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Hi,

I recently purchased a few Cisco wireless access points (AIR-AP2802i-E-K9). Cisco provided me with a specific upgrade package I required (AIR-AP2800-K9-ME-8-3-112-0.zip) and I was able to upgrade two of my three access points but unfortunately one failed and is now in a unbootable state. From the console the AP start to boot, but then halts early in the boot process with:

BootROM: Image checksum verification FAILED.  

I am trying to find the recovery procedure or any form of workaround to get the AP into a bootable state. I have tried holding down the "mode" button during startup but no indicators lights are showing up. Does anyone know of a workaround to get the AP booting again? Can I perhaps boot from USB or physically remove remove the flash to try and reset it?

Thank you!
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Looking to setup a wireless Point to Point network to 7 locations each location also has a basic isp.  The point to point will be running at 850mb the isp 20mb.  What is the best way to setup the isp as a backup line to the point to point? I just basically want it to keep my voip and basic data services afloat till the link is fixed.
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Hi

My wireless router at home has failed.  A friend has offered me some kit his work have decommissioned but this is from an office, would it be suitable for home use.  It is an HP MSM430 Access Point.  I think it will need a PoE switch which isn't a problem, but I'm concerned it will be too powerful for home use?

Can anyone advise if it would be OK?

Thanks
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I'm trying to setup an SSID (vlan 30) in bridge mode, but whenever i change from NAT mode, it automatically changes back.

I'm using a Meraki MX-100 and 2x MR-18 AP's connected to Cisco switches

Vlan 30 is configured on the switches, trunk ports connect all devices & vlan 30 is allowed between AP's, MX-100 and Switches.

So setup looks like this

AP1 ---> Cisco-ASW1 --->Core-SW1--->Meraki-MX100--->Firewall(Internet)

Anyone know why I can't set the SSID to Bridge Mode?

Thanks
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hi all
i need complete information on icomera , what exacty the device is ? how exactly it work ? what technology it is using can i get complete information about ICOMERA
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We are having problems in our WiFi connections in our school.  we have this GAJ-shield 20dc firewall. how can i check if how many user can support by this firewall...

The sale agent just told me that we need to change our firewall to support more user from 200 or more?

Can anyone help me. figure this out?
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I am trying to setup a
Graphical user interface (GUI) for Google Compute Engine instance
as described here:
https://medium.com/google-cloud/graphical-user-interface-gui-for-google-compute-engine-instance-78fccda09e5c#.1bybv7qx5

I got to the part about running netcat using
$ nc 104.197.91.140 5901

When I ran that (with my ip address) nothing happened. In the article it says it will fail. What happened to me was that it waited about 3 minutes and the the prompt returned silently.
I don't know if that counts as failing or not.
Then I added a new firewall rule

but the same behavior continues. Is this correct or not?
Thank you.
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I'm setting up a CISCO WLC 4402 and testing connectivity with one LAP1142N-A-K9 access point.  The AP is discovered by the controller and picks up an IP address, but shortly thereafter it cycles through green, red, yellow and drops from the ALL AP screen.  After a minute or two, it turns solid green, joins the WLC again, and repeats the process.  This is the first time I've setup a WLC, so admittedly I'm struggling somewhat.  There are a ton of config options, many of which I've seen before.  I'm looking for a basic setup that I can explore and build upon.  Any help would be useful.
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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.