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Cisco Linksys Routers and Access Points
The Cisco Linksys E4200 or Cisco Linksys E3200 are performance and feature leaders in their price classes. Both have simultaneous dual-band 2.4 and 5GHz radios. (The 5GHz band is typically much less noisy and crowded.) They also have gigabit Ethernet switches, QOS (quality of service) support for prioritizing streaming media, and USB ports for shared storage drives. The E3200 is slightly less expensive yet full-featured enough for most users.
The top-of-the-line E4200 adds a UPnP media serving capabilities for attached storage (a handy feature that can stream media directly to many set-top boxes) and up to 450Mbps throughput on the 5GHz band (assuming you have a matching 450Mbps-capable client card).
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Apple Airport Extreme
The Apple Airport Extreme, with Gigabit Ethernet, works with both Mac and PCs. It has the capability to switch to the 5GHz frequency spectrum which makes a great difference in the ability to avoid the interference that 2.4GHz routers may enocunter. The AirPort Extreme Base Station features 802.11n, the next-generation high-speed wireless technology included with most shipping Mac computers and some newer PCs with compatible cards. The AirPort Extreme is Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11n draft 2.0 and works with the 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g wireless standards — which means the systems you’re already using will work seamlessly with the new base station.
Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 3G Mobile WiFi Hotspot Modem
The MiFi 2200 is a fit in the palm of your hand 3G personal hotspot that will support up to five users simultaneously connecting on Wi-Fi-enabled devices to a 3G network.Much the same size as a credit card, the sleek looking MiFi will provide over forty hours standby and four hours of broadband Internet access to devices such as a PC, iPod touch, Zune, Nintendo DS or Sony PSP. MiFi 2200, rechargeable battery, wall charger, USB cable, protective pouch, quick reference guide, VZAccess Manager software and user guide available on device.
D-Link DAP-1350 Wireless N Pocket Router
The The Wireless Pocket Router is a portable and convenient wireless solution for the traveling business person delivering 802.11n wireless connectivity anywhere an Ethernet connection is available. Use it in conference rooms, hotel rooms, or even at hotspots. This pocket-sized device adds greater mobility to the road warrior lifestyle. A small switch below the Pocket Router/AP allows users to easily select one of the three available wireless modes: Router, Access Point or Wireless Client mode. In AP mode, the DAP-1350 can be used to create a wireless network in a room where a single Ethernet port is provided. Now multiple wireless clients can connect to the network at the same time to share resources and files.
In Router mode, the DAP-1350 can be used to share a single broadband Internet connection, such as in a hotel room.
The internal DHCP server automatically assigns IP addresses to ensure everyone in the room can connect to the Internet.
The Pocket Router/AP also supports WPA-PSK, as well as 64/128 WEP encryption to
secure your wireless data communications. Easy to pack and convenient for traveling, the DAP-1350 comes with an
attractive traveling case which also provides accessories including cables
and a power adapter.
Kyocera KR2 Mobile Router
The KR2 offers access to the Internet via a cell phone and gives you a fast, WiFi network anywhere.
The Kyocera KR-2 Mobile Router allows you to create a wireless broadband network virtually anywhere. It's a portable Wi-Fi net. It uses 1xEV-DO as backhaul and functions like an access point supporting multiple computers and devices with high speed wireless data services. All you need is an active 1xEV-DO card or phone with tethered data capability (check with your service provider), you and your colleagues/friends/family can enjoy wireless hotspot where ever you go. It is especially useful for mobile workgroups such as dispatch teams, short-term consulting, road warrior sales group, satellite offices, command post, and etc. You could also use it as an reliable alternative for fixed broadband services in your home.
Good for RV vacationers or any business or family that wants to share a broadband cell connection at home or on the road. For setting up a mobile hotspot on the road for business or pleasure, the KR2 can't be beat. It works with both PC Cards and handsets from any EV-DO carrier, and has a full-featured Wi-Fi side. Now, on that summer road trip, the whole family can stay connected in the car, campsite, or hotel.
Cool Uses for KR2 Broadband EVDO Router
We heard from a guy who couldn't wait to get the KR2. We discovered that in his office, he only gets reception near the window. His desk is on the opposite side of the office and reception is spotty near his desk. With the KR2, he can plug his EV-DO card in the Kyocera KR2, and place it by his window and then his laptop can easily access over Wi-Fi - problem solved!
Grab a portable battery (one that lasts 12 to 20 hours), a KR2, a Passport KPC650 (1xEV-DO PC Card) and you can setup an instant hotspot where there is EV-DO signal, no power required. With the recent hurricanes in the US, the advantages of this can quickly be understood. Plus if you have frequent power outages in your home or office, you can have internet connection within 30 seconds of a power failure. Entree Wireless (pdf) has a Li-Ion battery pack and rapid charger designed to provide 12 hours of of power and 3 hour battery re-charge.
Lets say you have a EV-DO card and while going to work you take the train. Of course, you grab your EV-DO card and use it on your laptop while at work and commuting to work. Now it is night time, when you come home, you pop in your EV-DO card in your router and then your desktop can easily access the internet.
Here is a cool use. WebCam surveillance. Up until now, having a remote surveillance required a broadband connection. With the KR2 and a WebCam, you have a completely portable broadcasting solution that you can take anywhere. Add the 24 hour battery and you no longer need power.
The KR2 is a 4 port D-Link router that has a slot for EV-DO cards and a USB port for EV-DO phones so you can setup and share an EV-DO broadband connection through a wireless network or ethernet connection.
The front the KR2 has a full set of indicator lights, including one for the EV-DO network. In the rear, there's a PC Card slot and a USB port in addition to the usual four Ethernet ports.
The KR2 has a detachable Wi-Fi antenna (reverse SMA connector), so you could potentially add a higher power antenna for longer range.
Discover more about the Kyocera KR-2 Mobile Router.