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Wireless access point

Postby MamaCass » Mon, 27 Jul 2009 2:44 pm

Hello!

Can anyone tell me where to go to purchase a wireless access point to boost the wireless signal in my apartment?

Many Thanks

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Postby seriousman » Mon, 27 Jul 2009 4:21 pm

you can drop by at courts/harvey norman for a good selection.
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Postby durain » Mon, 27 Jul 2009 6:08 pm

you need a high gain wifi aerial to boost your wireless signal. having said that, wireless router usually will cover an aprtment, unless your apartment is massive!

have you changed the wireless channel on your router? if a lot of other people within the block are using the same channel, it will reduce your wireless coverage. also, wireless coverage works best if it is higher, so position your wireless router as high as possible.

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Postby pixfirewall » Mon, 27 Jul 2009 11:57 pm

you can get the latest wireless access point in either harvey norman, courts..but i suggest you go to Challenger at Funan...

You could get the latest wireless access point with the 802.11N ..make sure your PC support this technology
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Postby bigfilsing » Tue, 28 Jul 2009 8:44 am

be careful you dont buy just an access point :D Typically this a device that is hard wired to a modem or router . In many cases they can act as a repeater but not all !

Something as simple as a >
http://www.dlink.com.sg/products/?idpro ... tegory=187
works well

Good luck

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Re: Wireless access point

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 29 Jul 2009 8:05 am

MamaCass wrote:Hello!

Can anyone tell me where to go to purchase a wireless access point to boost the wireless signal in my apartment?

Many Thanks


So... you want to buy a device because your computer shows low signal strength, and your data throughput is slow, correct?

You could go to challenger and buy a Linksys wi-fi repeater... put it in the room with you... then you get a nice strong signal. But, here's the catch... the wi-fi repeater must pick up weak signals and will have slow speed. To make this work at all you must place the repeater about halfway between your computer and your wireless router.


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