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Re: [Shop-talk] Wifi access point?

To: Dave Cavanaugh <>, Shop-Talk <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Wifi access point?
From: Doug Braun <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:06:15 -0400
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I have had one of these for a while, and it has worked fine for me:

It is cheaper than most other access points, which for some reason are
usually a lot more expensive than routers.


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 2:26 PM, Dave Cavanaugh <>

> After getting tired of fooling around with boosters, antennas, etc, I
> finally ran a Cat 6 direct burial cable out to the shop, which is a metal
> pole barn, and being such, relatively impervious to WiFi. That solved the
> problem of connecting my shop computer to the net (but of course raises the
> whole other issue of time wasting net surfing out in the shop...).
>  Anyway, now I could use wifi out in the shop since my iPad and phone can't
> connect to the wifi inside the shop.  I have a four port switch out there I
> am using to connect the computer and my solar panel stuff to, so I have
> room for an access point.  I'm looking for a recommendation for an
> inexpensive, reliable access point; I don't need a booster or range
> extender since it's only got to work inside my 24 x 48 foot shop building.

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