Category: network

WIRING THE HOME WITH WI-FI

CISCO AIRONET 2600

The modern 16 bedroom mansion may have several devices all contending for internet access. This is easily managed with a few simple tips. By placing the Wi-Fi boxes on the ceiling of the hallways makes it much easier to install and upgrade over time. With a U shaped hallway for the mansion, placing access points …

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INTEL ABANDONS 802.11AD

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Intel recently announced they are stopping development of 802.1ad hardware. Intel said that the demand for 60 GHz hardware was smaller than anticipated. 802.11ad uses 58-64 GHz which is unable to penetrate walls so its very limited to larger rooms with line of sight access. By comparison 802.11ac uses 2.4 GHz which more easily can …

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HITRON CGNM-2250

HITRON CGNM-2250

The Hitron CGNM-2250 is a residential gateway model designed for use with cable TV networks, Two USB 2.0 host, supporting Network Attached Storage (NAS) functionality Supports 32 SSIDs (16 SSIDs per radio) IPv6 Support 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 20/40/80 MHz channels The CGNM-2250 delivers speeds of up to 960 Mbps with twenty-four bonded downstream channels over its …

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802.11u

802.11u is an extension to the Ethernet standard to make it easier for mobile devices to connect to Wi-Fi services. Generally the street calls this Hotspot 2.0. The main idea is to help provide more cellular offloading. Generally 802.11u assumes that the user already has an existing internet arrangement. As an example the local cable …

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CISCO DPC3825

The Cisco DPC3825 is a cable modem featuring an 802.11n access point. The product is actually made by Scientific Atlanta but private labeled for Cisco. The Cisco DPC3825 wireless speed is adequate for the gigabit LAN speed. The use of an intranet works properly as well. The upstream port is a standard F type connector …

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SMC SMC8014WN

The SMC8014WN-RES Wireless Cable Modem Gateway is a cable modem with an integrated 4-port router, and 802.11n wireless access point combined into one device to simplfy cable connectivity for all type of users. The Gateway is DOCSIS 2.0 compliant to ensure interoperability with existing cable systems. It supports VPN pass through connections with PPTP, L2TP, …

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CISCO AIRONET 2600

CISCO AIRONET 2600

The Cisco Aironet 2600 Series Access Point is BYOD-optimized for connectivity to any client device. Second only to the Cisco Aironet 3600 Series in performance and features, the Cisco Aironet 2600 Series sets the new standard for enterprise wireless technology. This mission-critical access point delivers Cisco’s RF excellence features such as Cisco CleanAir and ClientLink …

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WIRELESS GAMING

The advantages of wireless at a LAN party are obvious. Players can bring their rig down to play in tournaments and over the years many such parties have been run. Some have attracted over 1000 players. The popular 802.11n is now slowly being replaced by new 802.11ac hardware. New 802.11ac access points are completely backwards compatible …

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