Instructables: exploring - technology - wireless - wifi http://www.instructables.com Sat, 5 Sep 2015 07:28:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 True Wireless Range Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/True-Wireless-Range-Extender/
True Wireless Range Extender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZU7K/ICYMZGBJ/F99ZU7KICYMZGBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZU7K/ICYMZGBJ/F99ZU7KICYMZGBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZU7K/ICYMZGBJ/F99ZU7KICYMZGBJ.SMALL.jpg ImperatorGunnar If you have Wireless Range Issues, you might have bought a thing called a "Wireless Range Extender". These Devices are just lame Routers with a custoum firmware on them, that means that arent really good if the distance between your Router and the Extender is not tiny. In this instructable i'll show...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:47:05 PDT
How to Connect a Windows Laptop and iPhone to a Wireless Network http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-a-Windows-Laptop-and-iPhone-to-a-Wi/
How to Connect a Windows Laptop and iPhone to a Wireless Network - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/FNZJ/ICO0CX8N/F25FNZJICO0CX8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/FNZJ/ICO0CX8N/F25FNZJICO0CX8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/FNZJ/ICO0CX8N/F25FNZJICO0CX8N.SMALL.jpg bwr37421 Introduction:Forbes said in March that statistics show that high-speed internet is now available in almost eight out of ten homes in the United States. The world is becoming more dependent on technology, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. The other statistic Forbes published is tha...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:47:17 PDT
1 1/2 Wavelength Sleeved Dipole For Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/1-12-Wavelength-Sleeved-Dipole-For-Wifi/
1 1/2 Wavelength Sleeved Dipole For Wifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/VCHQ/IBRRUYME/FO3VCHQIBRRUYME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/VCHQ/IBRRUYME/FO3VCHQIBRRUYME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/VCHQ/IBRRUYME/FO3VCHQIBRRUYME.SMALL.jpg urnip I recently did an instructable on a an omni directional antenna. It. A few comments were made and I've decided to do a few different types of antennas here on instructables. This particular one is on a pattern known as a sleeved dipole.So for those who don't know too much about antennas, an anten...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:25:14 PDT
Creating IoT Devices with the ESP8266 and PubNub http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-IoT-Devices-with-the-ESP8266-and-PubNub/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:23:10 PDT
Controlling a WF32 from a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-WF32-from-a-Computer/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:03:08 PDT
Solar Powered PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-PirateBox/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 15:49:40 PDT
Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Opener-2/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:41:46 PDT
Adding antenna to a mini Wi-Fi receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-antenna-to-a-mini-Wi-Fi-receiver/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 13:55:14 PDT
Intel Edison as high-speed I/O server: Digital and Analog I/O transmitted over WiFi connection to PC client http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Digital-and-Analog-IO-server-with-WiF/
Intel Edison as high-speed I/O server: Digital and Analog I/O transmitted over WiFi connection to PC client - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/OWI5/I9JR83GR/F2JOWI5I9JR83GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/OWI5/I9JR83GR/F2JOWI5I9JR83GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/OWI5/I9JR83GR/F2JOWI5I9JR83GR.SMALL.jpg aaronneedles This instructable is written as a reference design for those who need to gather sensor data and send it over WiFi at a relatively high-speed. With this solution, rates of up to 1000 times per second are easily achieved. The methods used are also useful for those who are interested in connecting Edis...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:15:42 PDT
Make a Free WiFi Hotspot on Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Free-WiFi-Hotspot-on-Windows/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 19:55:17 PDT
WiFi Enabled Arduino - Interfacing with web APIs http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Arduino/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 01:16:02 PDT
Wifi Chat -DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Chat/
Wifi Chat -DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/GB39/I916ESNL/FABGB39I916ESNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/GB39/I916ESNL/FABGB39I916ESNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/GB39/I916ESNL/FABGB39I916ESNL.SMALL.jpg achakravarthi All the devices connected to the same WiFi network can chat which each other.This method doesn't required any internet connection.Please vote me for "Coded creation contest" .Difficulty level :2.5/5 Things to Download 1. Android Adt bundle( SDK+Ecllipse ) linux 64 bit: http://dl.google.co...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:53:17 PDT
Watt-a-save http://www.instructables.com/id/Watt-a-save/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:51:03 PDT
Adding an external antenna to the Arachnio http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-external-antenna-to-the-Arachnio/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:53:32 PDT
Old trick to BOOST WIFI SIGNAL SPEED http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-trick-to-BOOST-WIFI-SIGNAL-SPEED/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:48:52 PDT
WiFi security in Home and Office http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-security-in-Home-and-Office/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:39:52 PDT
Damn simple and cheap wifi solar repeater http://www.instructables.com/id/Damn-simple-and-cheap-wifi-solar-repeater/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:00:12 PDT
Maximizing Your WiFi for Home and Office Using Free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Maximizing-Your-WiFi-for-Home-and-Office-Using-Fre/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:40:59 PDT
Getting Started with Analog.IO and Electric Imp http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-AnalogIO-and-Electric-Imp/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 14:37:04 PST
Wireless Access Points in Plain Site http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Access-Points-in-Plain-Site/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:22:54 PST
TP Link TL WN822N Double Barrel Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-Link-TL-WN822N-Double-Barrel-Cantenna-1/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:04:23 PST
Getting Started with the ESP8266 ESP-12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-ESP8266-ESP-12/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:50:33 PST
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Ambient-Sensor-data-to-cloud/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:52 PST
How To Get Setup With WeMo Home Automation App Install http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Started-with-WeMo-Home-Automation/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:17:59 PST
Create Hotspot with Login Page http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Hotspot-with-Login-Page/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:28:41 PST
Tilt angle visualization with Edison, accelerometer and Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-angle-visualization-with-Edison-accelerometer/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:07:54 PST
Spark.io Build night Rex-o-Phone wifi xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkio-Build-night-Rex-o-Phone-wifi-xylophone/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 18:00:31 PST
ESP8266 Wi fi module explain and connection http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wi-fi-module-explain-and-connection/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 06:34:10 PST
Intel Edison WiFi Network Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-WiFi-Network-Scanner/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:28:50 PST
WPA2 Password Recovery http://www.instructables.com/id/WPA2-Password-Recovery/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:32:56 PST
How to set up a WIFI network http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-a-WIFI-network/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:53:56 PST
Portable and minimal setup for PROWL notifications with standalone ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-and-minimal-setup-for-PROWL-notifications/
Portable and minimal setup for PROWL notifications with standalone ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/3BAZ/I3H789RB/FKS3BAZI3H789RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/3BAZ/I3H789RB/FKS3BAZI3H789RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/3BAZ/I3H789RB/FKS3BAZI3H789RB.SMALL.jpg Werquinx When I started playing with the ESP8266 wifi/uart module I quickly realized that this is a very powerful small little and very cheap module for all kind of projects. With the great community support it is now possible to use this module as a standalone unit and it is very easy to program with altern...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:31:10 PST
Wireless Halloween Sound Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Halloween-Sound-Effects/
Wireless Halloween Sound Effects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/72A0/I2BYK6SJ/F0472A0I2BYK6SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/72A0/I2BYK6SJ/F0472A0I2BYK6SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/72A0/I2BYK6SJ/F0472A0I2BYK6SJ.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker It was 2:00pm the afternoon before Halloween and I badly wanted to add motion triggered sound effects to the trick-or-treat experience. Not wanting to brave the crowds making a last minute dash for Halloween supplies, I headed to my project box and was able to find all the components I needed to mak...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 11:19:00 PST
Easy ESP8266 WiFi Debugging with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ESP8266-WiFi-Debugging-with-Python/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 17:37:19 PST
The 802.11 Ninja - Portable 802.11 Hacking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/The-80211-Ninja-Portable-80211-Hacking-Device/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:03:40 PST
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parabolic-WiFi-Signal-Booster/
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn You can easily boost your WiFi signal at almost no cost. All you need: Cardboard, Aluminium foil, glue and paint.
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:57 PDT
littleBits WiFi Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-WiFi-Music-Player/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:56 PDT
Install and Configure a DD-WRT Kong Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-and-Configure-a-DD-WRT-Kong-Router/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:42:54 PDT
Setting up a wireless hotspot using TP-Link TL-MR3020 Wireless N Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-a-wireless-hotspot-using-TP-Link-TL-MR3/
Setting up a wireless hotspot using TP-Link TL-MR3020 Wireless N Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2P3S/HYC661AT/FIL2P3SHYC661AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2P3S/HYC661AT/FIL2P3SHYC661AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2P3S/HYC661AT/FIL2P3SHYC661AT.SMALL.jpg smching This is a guide on how to setting up a simple wireless hotspot using a TP-Link TL-MR3020 3G/4G Wireless N Router installaing with NoDogSplash. The goal is to provide a free hotspot with a splash page to advertise who is providing the hostpot, it should work as well for other OpenWRT supported router...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 01:38:53 PDT
Wifi AP with TOR Guest Network http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-AP-with-TOR-Guest-Network/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:18:57 PDT
*Free* DIY Recycled Can WiFi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-DIY-Recycled-Can-WiFi-Antenna/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 12:14:09 PDT
Boost Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-Wifi/
Boost Wifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/Z7GY/HVMQXQSQ/F1TZ7GYHVMQXQSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/Z7GY/HVMQXQSQ/F1TZ7GYHVMQXQSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/Z7GY/HVMQXQSQ/F1TZ7GYHVMQXQSQ.SMALL.jpg Justin_Bailey As you can see this is a wifi router antenna I've modded.so lets get started shall we!! First if you have an extra/old wifi router antenna I would recommended u use it for this project.mine I've scavenged from an old router I used to use till I decided to upgrade. First cut the silicone or p...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 17:21:54 PDT
Repurpose an old wifi router for the internet-of-things http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurpose-an-old-wifi-router-for-the-internet-of-t/
Repurpose an old wifi router for the internet-of-things - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/3RRP/HVGXM5OM/FEY3RRPHVGXM5OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/3RRP/HVGXM5OM/FEY3RRPHVGXM5OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/3RRP/HVGXM5OM/FEY3RRPHVGXM5OM.SMALL.jpg danasf The popularity of internet-connected devices built with Arduino shields or single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone has exploded, but for simple tasks like controlling a relay, reading a sensor, watering your garden or lighting LEDs there's an overlooked (and often free) option: o...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:35:01 PDT
Dead Drop inalámbrico http://www.instructables.com/id/DeadDrop-Wireless/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 18:08:04 PDT
Simple Wifi Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wifi-Booster/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:06:27 PDT
Dropcam Unplugged! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dropcam-Unplugged/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TU3U/HR0AVEE0/FO5TU3UHR0AVEE0.SMALL.jpg HeyMimi Last Fall, I got a neat new toy: a Dropcam Wi-fi Security Camera and have been experimenting with new ways to use it ever since!   A few months ago, I modified a birdhouse to accommodate the Dropcam, so that I could mount it outside, as a front door intercom.  But  a birdhouse with a power co...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:54:54 PST
Adding an Antenna Jack to a USB WiFi Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-Antenna-Jack-to-a-USB-WiFi-Adapter/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:33:30 PST
WiFi BiQuad Directional Antennas http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-BiQuad-Directional-Antennas/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:48:52 PST
Biquad Yagi 2 4GHz Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Biquad-Yagi-2-4GHz-Wifi-Antenna/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/RLGW/HQJDT95A/F91RLGWHQJDT95A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/RLGW/HQJDT95A/F91RLGWHQJDT95A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/RLGW/HQJDT95A/F91RLGWHQJDT95A.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil The Biquad Yagi has turned out to be an excellent directional antenna. Performing much better than I first thought it would. I did change the measurements from the link here: http://homemakeant.blogspot.co.uk/2008/06/biquad-yagi-24ghz-antenna.html Although this only has 6 elements, 4 parasitic, 1 d...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:36:00 PST
Xbox 360 Slim WiFi Antenna Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Slim-WiFi-Antenna-Modification/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:29:21 PST