Month: November 2012

LAN Connectivity@Home 2: Wireless hops

Introduction After the failed attempt to distribute Internet connectivity trough Powerline LAN I moved back to wireless. The plan was to use wireless some sort of an wireless repeater. A decently priced device for this purpose is the Netgear WNDR3000. Installation This thing needs power and some space to hang around, that's it. Setup and … Continue reading LAN Connectivity@Home 2: Wireless hops

LAN Connectivity@Home 1: Powerline Technology

Introduction Recently I faced the challenge to distribute Internet connectivity across a newly build apartment. Generally this is an easy task: fire up a wlan router and go.┬áSuprisingly this didn't work as expected. After a couple of meters the signal dropped to nearly zero and the link was fluctuating. This was a surprise since the … Continue reading LAN Connectivity@Home 1: Powerline Technology