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#2510 15-Oct-2004 10:08
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Hello All,

I am looking to set up a network in my home. I have a iPaq 4150 and would like to be able to surf out by the pool. I have been reading on line about them. But the more I read the more confused I got. I’m new at this so I would like something pretty simple to set up and use. I have also read some of them will drop the connection a lot. Can anyone out there help me. Which is the best router for the following things I need.

Fast and easy set up
Works very well with Pocket PC
Doesn’t drop the connection
Can work with other product
Decent Price

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#9360 15-Oct-2004 10:34
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I vote for Belkin. I bought a D-LINK and returned it twice... The router froze every 20 minutes, both units.

The Pocket PC max at 11mbps though, so you may not need to get the 108mbps router.



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#9379 16-Oct-2004 01:01
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I've also got DLinks.... I'm considering switching to Linksys to see what they are like...

Belkin power adapters are impossible to get here. If one dies on you (like mine did) you need to replace it under warranty. Even the multi option ones from DSE dont work

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#9419 17-Oct-2004 00:26
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I decided to go with the Linksys and I love it. Like other reviews I have read, I had this up and running in NO JOKE 4 mins. I never even opened the disk that came with it. What pushed me over the edge was a review I just read from Mobile PC Magazine. In the last 24 hrs no other router can touch it. I’ll get back with ya in about 60 days

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#9422 17-Oct-2004 03:14

I personally use and recommend a Buffalo WBR-G54 4-Port Broadband Router/802.11b/g Wireless Access Point. That model has been superseeded by the newer WBR2-G54 by the way. The devices supports WPA-PSK, which I use with a very long random key on an iPAQ 5555 PocketPC.

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#9488 19-Oct-2004 22:04
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Linkseys are amasing they are easy to use and have this nice little button at the back that resets it and fixes itself when it crashes. My freind has one and the only trouble he has is with his s***y wireless networking cards that cost him £12, they kept trying to contact the router freezing and then the router dont like it and throw it off lol

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