Increasing Wifi Range

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by shakirmoledina, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. shakirmoledina
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    shakirmoledina Legend

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    Is it possible to increase the wifi range for the DS by modifying it externally? I got some connections further away from home so wanted to know if it possible but seems hogwash so please educate me [​IMG]
     
  2. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

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    You can increase it by opening it, but there's not "external" mod.
     
  3. comtois

    comtois Advanced Member

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    i think the easiest way to get a better signal from a far way source is to use a booster (something that grabs a fading wireless signal and boosts it). Or you could increase the xmit power of the router itself.
     
  4. shakirmoledina
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    shakirmoledina Legend

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    it's more like...i don't have the router but ppl around me do so am trying to get their waves as i think they don't mind
    Me got Dialup
     
  5. PBC

    PBC What!? I can change this??

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    Sneak into your neighbors house and install a parabolic WIFI booster?? Can't be anymore invasive/illegal then tapping their bandwidth. =)
     
  6. pasc

    pasc GBATemps GBA Freak

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    I saw a vid where somone increased the range of a wifi usb stick with a noodle net, he cut a hole in the net and then sticked the usb stick in there, it acted like a parabolic antenna I guess, you could try this.
     
  7. shakirmoledina
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    shakirmoledina Legend

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    lol only thing is tht i don't know where the connection is coming from ... i got a vid from youtube showing a guy (or kid) using Aluminium foil to make a pointed tower and then sticking it to his DS... may try tht only if i had foil lying around somewhere
     
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