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Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:57pm

Post Subject: internet on the move

Has anyone used the z200 high power wireless-n usb adapter from it can pick up wi-fi up to 1km away. your comments please.


Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:26pm

Post Subject: internet on the move

I can not help because of no experience of the product but when I see "up to" it rings alarm bells. Exactly what the transmitting aerial is will affect the range. A directional transmitting aerial will do better than a omni-directional one. Also think about the bushes and trees on canals that tend to attenuate the signal. I am not sure how often you will be in range of a public wi-fi signal when out in the country so have gone for 3G but I note that the 3 3G signal has deteriorated significantly during this year and suspect the other providers are just as bad with the preponderance of smart phones. Please will other readers chip in. Tony Brooks

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