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Hi,

I have a problem. At the moment I have a long trail of cables going
between 2 rooms.
I'd like to tidy up the cables by replacing the middle section with a
wireless connection.

Does any one know if there are wireless products available that can
have a set of standard computer / AV cables plugged in, send the data
across wirelessly & then back to cables again.

If I look in the shops or on the internet, all the wireless products
are for communication between computers, rather than just
straightforward data.


Re: Non- computer wireless


On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 07:54:51 -0700, in alt.internet.wireless , greg

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You need to be more specific about which "computer" cables, the sort
of data, etc.  

Networking - look for a wireless client bridge and a wireless router
(two units). The client bridge acts like a reciever but plugs back
into an ethernet cable.

AV - depends. If you store your AV on computer, then a media server
may meet your needs (plugged into the client bridge mentioned above,
it can serve out any AV thats on your network). If you want to xmit
DTV or analogue TV signal from say a set top box then you may find a
video-sender serves your purposes. Be warned they clash with wireless
networking.

Other "computer" connections - eg mouse, keyboard - this would be
specialist equipment and probably pricey. Look at vendors of
conference services and display equipment used in corporate lobbys or
airports, they can probably assist. I'd guess solutions exist to take
the kbd+mouse, convert to a network protocol, xfer via ethernet or
wireless ,and then convert back.

--
Mark McIntyre

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Check at radio Shack (do they have em in the UK?), they make a wireless av
sender (I use it to send video to a projector for demos)
Has the yellow white and red connectors at each end....
see details and a picture at
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2367761&cp



Re: Non- computer wireless


On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 15:37:42 -0400, in alt.internet.wireless , "Peter

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You can get the same thing from Maplin. Be warned they operate at
2.4GHz and may interfere with a WLAN.
--
Mark McIntyre

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Mark McIntyre wrote:
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Something tells me you didn't bother looking at the actual product with the
link....
it's RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System
note the 5.8 GHZ in the name.....



Re: Non- computer wireless


On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:29:40 -0400, in alt.internet.wireless , "Peter

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(*blush*) correct....
I also should have added an "in many cases".

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In which case it'll mess with your 802.11a network... :-)

BTW not sure you can buy this kit in the UK. The 5.8GHz region is
quite crowded - Bands A, B and part of C are reserved for military
purposes,  some cordless phones use the waveband and increasingly
WiMAX is using it. .

--
Mark McIntyre

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Mark McIntyre wrote:
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Yeah, luckily I have a real old ones (900 Mhz, but of course they don't sell
em anymore), also have 900 Mhz for wireless audio, and wireless
keyboard/mouse... Too bad, since i do presentations and trainining (usually
at bigger places that can adfford new stuff, and of course paying me), it's
handy to have older stuff (that usually works fine, but doesn't conflict
with the newer stuff most corp's have... Only problem I ever had was with
Microwave ovens in the break room, but then again, people are supposed to be
at training, and not nuking snacks! (no baby monitors at work either) :)

(the 900 Mhz ones, instead of the new improved ones, were also $99 instead
of 200+  Progress?!?!?!? :)



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Thanks,

To be more specific, I'm looking to connect a notebook to a monitor
and link box over a distance of about 20m. I need to extend a USB
cable, an audio cable (3.5mm), a series cable (9-pin D-sub) and a VGA
cable (three-row 15 pin).

cheers


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greg wrote:
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Got any bottom limit on cost? I was trying to figure out how to let my
sister control her computer upstairs, while downstairs watching TV (she has
a 60" plasma widescreen, I wanted it downstairs instead of my wimpy 32", so
I could watch it, but had to figure out how she could work on her laptop
from mine downstairs, so she'd let me move the TV downstairs) In your case,
consider something like an elcheapo or used laptop with wireless ($50 and
up, even new I have seen em for under 500), ad-hoc mode, and Remote Access
software (link for info about various types at http://www.remote-access.com/
there are others, I just happen to know for sure that this works since I use
it http://www.remote-desktop-control.com /)



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