Instructables: exploring - technology - wireless - wifi http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:40:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parabolic-WiFi-Signal-Booster/
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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
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/
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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
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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/NZKU/HQMN69XA/F9ENZKUHQMN69XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/NZKU/HQMN69XA/F9ENZKUHQMN69XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/NZKU/HQMN69XA/F9ENZKUHQMN69XA.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I needed some simple WiFi antennas for a project so I made some using 12 gauge copper wire and SO-239 couplers. Start by hollowing out the coupler. there is a press fit ring on one side holding it together. just hit the insulator on the opposite side using a wood dowel and hammer. it wont take much...
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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
Long Range Dual Band Wifi Repeater http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Range-Dual-Band-Wifi-Repeater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MS5Z/HQ95OV41/FHTMS5ZHQ95OV41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MS5Z/HQ95OV41/FHTMS5ZHQ95OV41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MS5Z/HQ95OV41/FHTMS5ZHQ95OV41.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I will show you how to construct a dual band long range repeater for 2.4GHz and 5GHz wifi. The build is based around the Edimax EW-7238RPD. A dual band repeater that sells for less than £40 and is easy to setup. EDIMAX EW-7238RPD WIRELESS N 300MBPS DUAL BAND UNIVERSAL WIFI EXTENDER REP...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:18:43 PST
Dipole Antenna for 2 4 ghz Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Dipole-Antenna-for-2-4-ghz-Wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CSN8/HP6YO6PF/FTICSN8HP6YO6PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CSN8/HP6YO6PF/FTICSN8HP6YO6PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CSN8/HP6YO6PF/FTICSN8HP6YO6PF.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Dipole antennas are simple to construct and can be used in many applications. In this video I will show you how to construct a dipole antenna for the 2.4GHz spectrum. Dipole antennas are normally ½ wave but I will show you how to build a dipole greater than a ½ wave and still keep it resonant to the...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 07:30:51 PST
Restore Your WiFi Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-Your-WiFi-Connection/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 04:59:09 PST
How to set up a wireless hotspot - From WiFi (Windows 7) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-a-wireless-hotspot-From-WiFi-Windows/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 02:30:46 PDT
phishing http://www.instructables.com/id/phishing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/PB3K/HLZH08S6/FCYPB3KHLZH08S6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/PB3K/HLZH08S6/FCYPB3KHLZH08S6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/PB3K/HLZH08S6/FCYPB3KHLZH08S6.SMALL.jpg soroush731 Basic phishing attacks http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpzjDDwf3w-1Qsj367W81uFMQGUtyFpGL PLEASE SUBSCRIBE, LIKE AND SHARE!
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:37:41 PDT
Wifi Jammer MK2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Jammer-MK2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/L4ZX/HLFV0KYJ/FSML4ZXHLFV0KYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/L4ZX/HLFV0KYJ/FSML4ZXHLFV0KYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/L4ZX/HLFV0KYJ/FSML4ZXHLFV0KYJ.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil This uses the same 2.4GHz AV transmitters used in the first jammer, but this time they run through a 4 watt amplifier. Battery capacity has also been increase using 3.7 volt phone batteries. The main reason for building the MK2 was to have more control over what part of the spectrum I am jamming. So...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 23:01:52 PDT
connect to every wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/connect-to-every-wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CUJI/HLBR5G8K/F83CUJIHLBR5G8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CUJI/HLBR5G8K/F83CUJIHLBR5G8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CUJI/HLBR5G8K/F83CUJIHLBR5G8K.SMALL.jpg soroush731 how to connect to any WiFi with wpa2 password. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpzjDDwf3w-3LLhrVQgkI9Q45GkAj5o93 PLEASE LIKE SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 10:23:55 PDT
Wireless DeadDrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-DeadDrop/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 22:22:01 PDT
Sector Antenna for 5GHz wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Sector-Antenna-for-5GHz-wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/INWL/HJKC7OTQ/FN4INWLHJKC7OTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/INWL/HJKC7OTQ/FN4INWLHJKC7OTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/INWL/HJKC7OTQ/FN4INWLHJKC7OTQ.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil It is a centre-fed broadside array antenna, based on the Franklin Antenna It has high gain but a very narrow focus beam You will often find these antennas on mobile phone masts in an array setup of 6 or more. ¼ wave 12.93mm ½ wave 25.86mm Back Reflector 35mm by 240mm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:46:27 PDT
Hack any paid WiFi hotspot in about 30 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-any-paid-WiFi-hotspot-in-about-30-seconds/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 18:06:18 PDT
Quality Directional Antenna for USB dongle http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-24Ghz-Directional-Antenna-for-USB-dongle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VI8X/HIGF1ELV/F3VVI8XHIGF1ELV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VI8X/HIGF1ELV/F3VVI8XHIGF1ELV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VI8X/HIGF1ELV/F3VVI8XHIGF1ELV.SMALL.jpg krehator Making a quality antenna to boost your USB dongle signal is actually quite easy, and you probably have everything you need laying around the house.  This design increased my signal by about 14dbi of gain!  Not bad at all.  I built it for temporary outdoor use as well.  Let's go through the process. ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:26:54 PDT
how to make a FREE wi-fi network without router! (on mac) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-FREE-wi-fi-network-without-router-/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 12:39:16 PDT
Build a CB Ariel / Antenna 1/4 wave for less than a £1 WIFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-CB-Ariel-Antenna-14-wave-for-less-than-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/NBHG/HGH6PE7Z/FEWNBHGHGH6PE7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/NBHG/HGH6PE7Z/FEWNBHGHGH6PE7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/NBHG/HGH6PE7Z/FEWNBHGHGH6PE7Z.SMALL.jpg mick bull Have you ever had horrible neighbours or a non understanding landlord who would moan if you put a CB ariel on the side of the house ?, I have but came up with this cheap and easy to make solution. Make it in your loft or attic in less than an hour for less than £1 and only you will know its there. I...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 17:46:54 PDT
Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi Media Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wi-Fi-Media-Server/
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:41:49 PDT
Mobile wifi antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-wifi-antenna/
Mobile wifi antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SMALL.jpg ROD917 Turn a external usb antenna into a mobile wifi antenna to get a better wifi signal. I work approximately 24 hours from my vehicle each week. I use my laptop while in my vehicle to access public wifi. My internal wifi antenna on my laptop computer does not get a good wifi signal. I purchased an exter...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 20:03:20 PDT
Create a super fast wifi hotspot http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-super-fast-wifi-hotspot/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:37:49 PST
Secure wifi lock box timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Secure-wifi-lock-box-timer/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:29:51 PST
Outdoor Wrt54G Router with powerline Network adapter to supply internet to Wifi IP cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Wrt54G-Access-Point-enclosure-with-powerli/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RYT5/HA4MBSYU/FR7RYT5HA4MBSYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RYT5/HA4MBSYU/FR7RYT5HA4MBSYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RYT5/HA4MBSYU/FR7RYT5HA4MBSYU.SMALL.jpg edbersan I made this outdoor enclosure for my WRT4G wireless router some months back (as you can see in pictures, it is not very clean right now XD ) to connect my surveillance wireless IP cameras. I mount it on a mast at my house roof and with this nice router I can have and eye on my front porch, warehouse...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:01:51 PST
How to troubleshoot your home network http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-troubleshoot-your-home-network/
How to troubleshoot your home network - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/SRCO/H6735NTU/FIQSRCOH6735NTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/SRCO/H6735NTU/FIQSRCOH6735NTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/SRCO/H6735NTU/FIQSRCOH6735NTU.SMALL.jpg thegeeke Due to a recent demand for help with home networks, I have decided to write this instructable on how to troubleshoot your home network.  If you are not already familiar with the basics of how your network works, I suggest reading my previous instructable "How your home network works". I will be pro...
By: thegeeke

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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:54:44 PDT
How your home network works http://www.instructables.com/id/How-your-home-network-works/
How your home network works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/X4PR/H6S4GCB3/F8WX4PRH6S4GCB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/X4PR/H6S4GCB3/F8WX4PRH6S4GCB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/X4PR/H6S4GCB3/F8WX4PRH6S4GCB3.SMALL.jpg thegeeke Lately I have been getting a lot of requests to help people with connection problems on their home networks.  Because of this, I have decided to write an instructable on how to troubleshoot your home network issues.  Before you can troubleshoot your network, it's a good idea to understand how it wor...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:53:22 PDT
Parabolic WiFi signal deflectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-WiFi-signal-deflectors/
Parabolic WiFi signal deflectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/257S/H58V8PHK/FY6257SH58V8PHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/257S/H58V8PHK/FY6257SH58V8PHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/257S/H58V8PHK/FY6257SH58V8PHK.SMALL.jpg cajundood This is a really simple one for directing your routers wifi signal to where ever you want. Its basically installing a parabolic reflector to your routers antennas. Now, even though 802.11 signal will pass through a piece of sheet metal, the majority WILL deflect. Parabolic WiFi signal deflectors ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:04:21 PDT
Ehow wifi booster. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ehow-wifi-booster/
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By: Computothought

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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:51:39 PDT
The 30 second WiFi extender http://www.instructables.com/id/The-30-second-WiFi-extender/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 17:49:36 PST
H.P.W.D.A (High Power Wi-Fi Dish Antenna) http://www.instructables.com/id/HPWDA-High-Power-Wi-Fi-Dish-Antenna/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/EYT7/GVO9FOOA/FK0EYT7GVO9FOOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/EYT7/GVO9FOOA/FK0EYT7GVO9FOOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/EYT7/GVO9FOOA/FK0EYT7GVO9FOOA.SMALL.jpg joespicnictables I threw this together over the week by collecting parts on the side of the road, digging in the attic, and searching eBay. It is a Dish HD satellite dish combined with a Netgear WG111v2 wi-fi card. I mounted it on a TV antenna tripod with a wood dowel. Picked up quite a few wi-fi networks. Please vo...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 13:26:56 PST
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-WIFI-24GHz-Yagi-Antenna/
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/IT9I/GPLJ2IOL/FV1IT9IGPLJ2IOL.SMALL.jpg Biotele This antenna will extend the range of your WiFi or 2.4GHz devices (like surveillance cameras) into many miles and kilometers. A yagi antenna is basically a telescope for radio waves. I tired the pringle can antenna and the Yagi beats it hands down in performance. What You Need This is an absol...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 02:08:20 PDT
Protecting yourself from security threats http://www.instructables.com/id/Protecting-yourself-from-security-threats/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:18:55 PDT
Fast, Cheap, and Easy Wifi Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Cheap-and-Easy-Wifi-Cantenna/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:43:31 PDT
Use a DSL with WiFi router as a LAN router http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-DSL-with-WiFi-router-as-a-LAN-router/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 12:35:32 PDT
A subtle yet over-kill Wifi Antenna Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-subtle-yet-over-kill-Wifi-Antenna-Hack/
A subtle yet over-kill Wifi Antenna Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/I3OP/GOTSZ0LX/F52I3OPGOTSZ0LX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/I3OP/GOTSZ0LX/F52I3OPGOTSZ0LX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/I3OP/GOTSZ0LX/F52I3OPGOTSZ0LX.SMALL.jpg Taoiseach I had been looking for a way to extend the range of my desktop's Wifi reciever. Naturally, I came to Instructables, where I found this DIY Wifi Extender: http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Antenna-Hack!/ Brilliant, simple idea. However, I've decided to put my own twist on it. What I've done is a...
By: Taoiseach

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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 09:33:16 PDT
Upgrade a home router. http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-a-home-router/
Upgrade a home router. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/F66L/GOHMGOF8/FIBF66LGOHMGOF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/F66L/GOHMGOF8/FIBF66LGOHMGOF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/F66L/GOHMGOF8/FIBF66LGOHMGOF8.SMALL.jpg Computothought Router is sort of a gateway to the internet. Most routers are really both a bridge and a router all in one. A bridge being a device that takes communication medium to another. For example, cable usually transmits signals over a coaxial cable. Most computer networks use ethernet. So the router does t...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 20:40:24 PDT
Extreme WIFI adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-WIFI-adapter/
Extreme WIFI adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UZQ3/GM552I1O/FRTUZQ3GM552I1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UZQ3/GM552I1O/FRTUZQ3GM552I1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UZQ3/GM552I1O/FRTUZQ3GM552I1O.SMALL.jpg TechyGeeky This instructable is going to teach you how to attach an antenna to a USB WIFI adapter. Lets get started!  Visit my blog for more stuff! : http://techreviewerblog.blogspot.com/ Materials You will need: USB WIFI Adapter Flat head screwdriver External Antenna Copper wire (about 1 mm) Scissors and ...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 13:05:24 PDT
boost WiFi signal for FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/boost-WiFi-signal-for-FREE/
boost WiFi signal for FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GXKZ/GLWQVS8O/FHZGXKZGLWQVS8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GXKZ/GLWQVS8O/FHZGXKZGLWQVS8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GXKZ/GLWQVS8O/FHZGXKZGLWQVS8O.SMALL.jpg love2make this is how to boost your WiFi for freeee mateials aluminium foil WiFi boost signal take a piece of foil and fold in to a bit higher than antanea and position it so it reflects the signal in whatever direction you want it to go this works because metals even as thin as aluminium foil will re...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 19:09:51 PDT
Parabolic Wi-Fi Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Wi-Fi-Dish/
Parabolic Wi-Fi Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/9VLP/GJQEK4PW/FVK9VLPGJQEK4PW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/9VLP/GJQEK4PW/FVK9VLPGJQEK4PW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/9VLP/GJQEK4PW/FVK9VLPGJQEK4PW.SMALL.jpg thekraftyrhino Make a parabolic Wi-Fi dish to boost your Wi-Fi reception from junk laying around your house. This simple project was not intended to be a masterpiece of mechanical engineering. It is simply my idea of how to make your Wi-Fi signal a little better hopefully without spending much cash. The way a Pa...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 22:22:34 PST
How to share a WI-FI connection http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-share-a-WI-FI-connection/
How to share a WI-FI connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/8ZNS/GIWZM0U8/FR98ZNSGIWZM0U8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/8ZNS/GIWZM0U8/FR98ZNSGIWZM0U8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/8ZNS/GIWZM0U8/FR98ZNSGIWZM0U8.SMALL.jpg TechyGeeky The easiest way to share a WI-FI connection is to have a network adapter for every singe computer you want to share the network with. But what is you only have 1 adapter, 1 connection, and 2 computers that you need to share the connection between? You will need: 2 computers. A wireless netw...
By: TechyGeeky

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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 15:32:17 PST
D-Link Wireless Router DIR-628 Setup [Without CD] http://www.instructables.com/id/D-Link-Wireless-Router-DIR-628-Setup-Without-CD/
D-Link Wireless Router DIR-628 Setup [Without CD] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/ZBHK/GIYWWBMF/FDQZBHKGIYWWBMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/ZBHK/GIYWWBMF/FDQZBHKGIYWWBMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/ZBHK/GIYWWBMF/FDQZBHKGIYWWBMF.SMALL.jpg Mr.Asmith9 Most, if not all, wireless routers can be set up without the software they come with. Here are the step by step instructions for most D-Link Wireless routers, but more specifically the DIR-628. Preparation for Setup Assuming you just purchased the router, open the package and remove the Wirele...
By: Mr.Asmith9

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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 03:04:21 PST
DIY Wifi Extender - Cantenna build with a stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wifi-Extender-Cantenna-build-with-a-stand/
DIY Wifi Extender - Cantenna build with a stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SMALL.jpg budgethackdotcom This antenna is one of the easiest and cheapest things you could build to extend the range of your wifi network.  Most of the materials are probably sitting in your cupboard right now so it really can be built on a shoestring budget. Bill of Materials: Two milo tins or similar F-Type chassie mo...
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Sat, 8 Jan 2011 19:13:20 PST
Bi-Quad WiFi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Bi-Quad-WiFi-Antenna/
Bi-Quad WiFi Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O4RQ/GINP9HMI/F3JO4RQGINP9HMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O4RQ/GINP9HMI/F3JO4RQGINP9HMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O4RQ/GINP9HMI/F3JO4RQGINP9HMI.SMALL.jpg TheGoodLife All WiFi users are constantly wanting more powerful signals. In this instructable we demonstrate how to build a simple but power double bi-quad WiFi antenna. Parts List A single-sided copper clad PCB sheet - I found a 20x10cm sheet with an incomplete circuit printed on it but not etched. The print...
By: TheGoodLife

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Sat, 8 Jan 2011 05:06:48 PST