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    What would you say is the ultimate wifi setup?

    Hi!

    Im currently planning a wifi setup for my car.
    But i want some tips and advice from you guys.

    Simply:

    What would you say is the ultimate wifi setup in your car?
    Everthing from usb/pcmcia/pci cards, antennas, best looking antenna, hiden antenna vs big antenna etc....

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    If you have room for a full hight pci card then grab an 802.11g card. If you dont have alot of room (like me) then definitly go with a usb 802.11g adaptor. With the adaptor you can keep the system small and the adaptor can be pulled out quickly if needed. The usb one you can also make a nice cheap directional antenna out of a wire mesh strainer.

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    It's probably not the ultimate solution, but it'll be good enough for me....

    PCMCIA Card:
    http://www.zyxel.com/product/model.p...lue=1021876859
    Antenna:
    Antenna

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    I thought about doing a pcmcia card but the usb ones just seem easyer and end up giving you a cheaper sultion if space is a big concern.

    Here is a link to the DIY cookware antennas for the usb adaptors.

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    My PCI WiFi card causes the processor to go 100% every 2-3 minutes and you get a skip in the music. How do I know? Because when you remove it, there's no skips or processor spikes. The USB ones don't cause that problem.
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    Same with PC Card/PCMCIA Wifi adapters, they make my music crackle when trying to connect.

    USB seems the way to go
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    I have :

    Orinocco Gold 80211.b PCMCIA ( on epia MII slot )
    Airlink USB 80211.g dongle

    I can use one or both through WinC which I have on a tab in CentraFuse.

    They both have their pros/cons..


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