A DIY cantenna for your Wii

Posted on Saturday, Jan 26 2008 @ 05:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Icrontic.com has just published a DIY article on cantennas. One reader, fed up with his poor wireless connection and short on cash, documents his adventure in home made networking.

"Have you ever been stuck outside of your fixed wireless network range left wondering what to do about it? Want to try a fun and easy little DIY project that works as a cheap, reliable alternative to a wireless repeater? Do what I did and build yourself a Cantenna! I was in a sticky situation recently. We had switched from a wired network to a wireless network, and I had just acquired a Nintendo Wii. However, our new wireless router, for whatever reason, did not put out a strong enough signal for either the Wii or my laptop to connect with. What to do, oh please God, tell me what to do!"

Check it out at Icrontic.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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