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asked 2016-02-10 15:53:12 -0500

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Hi guys,

Is it possible to setup a wireless network without an internet connection , I have been using my ISPs default router but it is sub par - only getting 72 Mbps on 802.11n over Wifi.Would I get better performance by using a better router with no internet connection. I am transmitting data from the robot to my laptop over WiFi (laptop is connected to the router with Ethernet cable ). I need at least 100 Mbps. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

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answered 2016-02-12 20:15:12 -0500

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You can also do ad-hoc WiFi networking between two endpoints without a WiFi router in between, but this is less useful and harder to set up than having a cheap WiFi router like a tiny little TP-Link pocket-sized router:

http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/de...

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answered 2016-02-12 19:59:28 -0500

Yes, a standalone wifi router works just fine between a robot and a laptop. 100 Megs, though? Is that really necessary?

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