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Wifi Repeater - Ground based or Air Based

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by chrisc, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. chrisc

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    I'm trying to keep things cheap and was thinking about getting a wifi extender for my FC40's wifi camera. I was thinking that a cheap wifi repeater such as the tenda A6 or the TP link micro would be a suitable option. I think you can probably mod either to mount an external antenna and I was just thinking what might give the best gain.

    Logically either location would give the same results as wifi relies on the connection both ways but I would think my Samsung S3 has a higher quality wifi chip in it than the FC40 camera meaning an air based repeater would give a better signal back to base.

    Obviously the Tenda would be the only airborne option as the TP Link is waaay to heavy for some reason.

    Any thoughts?

    Tenda A6 (35g)
    http://www.tenda.cn/tendacn/product/sho ... ductid=408

    TP Link Micro - WR702N (250g ish)
    http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/deta ... =TL-WR702N