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Replacing this tower thing with antennas?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Kantastic, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Kantastic

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    Guys, is it possible to swap the alien spaceship looking thing with 3 antennas?

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    If so.. where can I buy them/what exactly am I looking for?
     
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    ya the connectors are the same. you can probably buy the antennas off of linksys
     
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    I checked the website just now and couldn't find anything but it's nice to know that I can replace them if I so wish. I wanted to clear up some clutter on the floor but if it meant putting that piece of **** on my desk then there's no point.
     
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    /facepalm

    At $20 a pop they'll cost more than the adapter itself, darn it. Looks like I'll be living with this space ship thing for a while.. I'm sure it'll impress the ladies right?
     
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    remember tho ...router antennas will work ...keep an eye out ...plus they make cheepies too ...like at walmart.
     
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    exactly just gotta remember the size some dont fit remember they have to be male (like a cable wire) and not be wide some routers use a real wide one like a american quarter. you want a small thin one like a #2 pencil in size linksys doesnt have them your right. their only availible in the UK apparently. but any wil do as long as they meet the requirements above.
     
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    Does this mean that I can buy broken routers for pocket change and just take out the antennas?

    I noticed that the center antenna is marked specifically as the center antenna, does that make a difference?
     
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    um.......it depends on the range really. the only advantage to your spaceship is that it has a long wire so you can stretch i closer to the router. and you can move the PC closer to a wall or desk back. but i mean if your relatively close and keep the back of your PC a few inches away from stuff i dont see why it would.
     
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    Range isn't a problem, there's 1 hollow wall separating the router and adapter, even then it's less than 10 feet away. Don't ask me why I have a wireless N router... I was an idiot and the Best Buy guy sounded like he knew what he was talking about. :banghead:
     
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    personaly i'm not sure ,
    do all the airiels have to go to a specific socket ?
    reason i say this is i had some 2.4 ghz equipment, and i tried using a diferent type of airiel and it just killled the signal power

    tbh i've never seen a unit with three input/outputs:eek:
     
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    That's gonna REALLY suck if it doesn't work, I just ordered the adapter and the antennas. :cry:
     
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    lol, I got 3... we could "trade"?
     
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    Just try E-bay. You can use just the center one and one antenna I believe
     

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