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Wireless Bridging NTK

Wireless bridging, i.e. connecting two wired networks via a wireless link has gotten to be a very confusing subject. In this NTK, we're going to try to untangle the mess that wireless networking companies have made of this product area, help you choose the right products for your application, and show you how to set them up properly.

D-Link AirPlus Enhanced 2.4GHz Wireless Access Point Review

D-Link's DWL-900AP+ is the first consumer access point to offer wireless bridging, repeating and client modes.

Wireless Networking NTK - Setting up

Now that you know the building blocks of a wireless network, how do you put them together into something that will let you get some work done while you're sitting in your favorite chair? Glad you asked! The approach you take depends on where you're starting from, so we'll take a look at the common situations.

NETGEAR Dual Band Wireless Adapter Review

Dual-band 802.11a/b Atheros 5001X-based CardBus adapter. Superior performance in either mode, with or without WEP enabled.

SMC7004VWBR 2.4GHz Wireless Cable/DSL Broadband Router Review

802.11b wireless version of new-generation Barricade (SMC7004VBR)

How We Test 802.11b and 11g Wireless LAN Products - Original Method

Wireless Test

This is the description of our original wireless test method.

How We Test 802.11a Wireless Products

Our test procedure for 802.11a wireless products.

How We Test 802.11b and 11g Wireless LAN Products - Revision 1

This is the description of the revised wireless test method used between October 1, 2003 and November 2005.

Fast Network Adapters - What's Holding You Back?

One of the "lessons learned" from our testing of higher speed (>10Mbps) network adapters is that you don't always get what you think you're getting, i.e. higher network speed. Things that didn't matter at lower network speeds come into play when using products such as 100Mbps Ethernet adapters and even the newer 802.11a wireless network adapters.

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