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Networks What to do with spare wireless routers?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sotu1, 9 Dec 2009.

  1. sotu1

    sotu1 Ex-Modder

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    Hey guys,

    I recently moved house and lost my wireless router in the process so I went and bought a new one. I think managed to find my old router! so, just wondering if there's anything cool I can do with 2 routers?

    cheers for the tips as always ;D
     
  2. Sir Digby

    Sir Digby The Supprising Adventures

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    If it's possible, play around with Tomato on the spare one without having to worry about loosing internet access when you break something?
     
  3. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Mmmm biscuits

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    not really, as wireless is pretty lame. i went from wireless to cable and will never look back!
     
  4. DaTLiTe

    DaTLiTe What's a Dremel?

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    ebay? or donations my way are welcome!:)
     
  5. fingerbob69

    fingerbob69 Minimodder

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    Crack it open and try to work out why it so s***!?
     
  6. woodshop

    woodshop UnSeenly

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    If you got a wifi dead spot in the house you can run a wire close to it. Then use the router as a WAP. Most work like that if you use one of the lan hub ports instead of the wap port.
     
  7. steleet

    steleet Did he death?

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    Dicect it. Then see if you can put it back together.

    Even if you fail, you'll feel 10 years younger.
     
  8. lxrysprtmscl

    lxrysprtmscl Minimodder

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    make it home to the internals of a macbook.

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    information about the casemod here.


    lxrysprtmscl
     
  9. goldstar0011

    goldstar0011 Multimodder

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    On same note then I have 2 Netgear routers that used to be for SKy but now unlocked, wondering what I can do with them
     
  10. motas

    motas What's a Dremel?

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    Give it to me!!!:D
     
  11. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Modder

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    I just happen to be looking for a wireless router.
     
  12. MaverickWill

    MaverickWill Dirty CPC Mackem

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    And now we know what Hungary-UK postage rates are... ;)

    PS arrived this morning, was dropped off with neighbour because I'm in uni. Picking it up tonight, will let you know how excited I get!

    :D
     
  13. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Modder

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    :D

    Hopefully everything is in one piece.
     
  14. Nodule

    Nodule What's a Dremel?

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    You must be unfortunate or have bad kit as I've never had any problems with wireless in my house. Saves me getting in trouble for leading cables half way round the house too of course.
     
  15. Picarro

    Picarro What's a Dremel?

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    wireless is okay 99% of the time, but when the lag starts, at the second you were about to pop some dewd in CSS, you get angry. Good thing my room is next to the server room. Makes pulling cables a lot easier :)
     

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