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