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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:38 pm    Post subject: Question about vonage usage in wireless internet. Reply with quote Back to top

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I am living in a University Dormitory which only wireless internet is available, and neither ADSL nor cable. If I want to use the Vonage service, how can I do it? Is that ok if I buy a wireless acess point which can collect the wireless signal to the wire and then transfer to the telephone modem?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

You could get a WRT54G (they're as cheap as $40 in some places) and put the 3rd-party Sveasoft firmware on it. From what I've read, that gives you the option of using "Client Mode" which will share the wireless connection to a wired network.

Never tried it, though, so I'm not sure how well it works.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I'd suggest the WRT54GS (more RAM, larger ROM = more stability) over the WRT54G. Definitely use the 3rd party software. I can say that I used my WRT54GS to use my neighbor's internet (when 2 people are paying, the higher bandwidth costs become reasonable) and didn't hit any major problems. Unfortunately he's moved away, but I still have all of the old equipment. I haven't tried it with Vonage yet, but as soon as my phone adapter arrives, I can run a test on it. What sort of signal level do you get now?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

or if you want to use something designed for that application, you could use a wireless bridge (i.e. linksys WET series)
search for wireless bridge for a lot more info.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Oh, and try a call to Boston on www.testyourvoip.com from your computer to see if your WiFi connection is "good enough" for Vonage. Post your detailed results here for the incoming and outgoing directions.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Reebok: why use the right tool for the job, when you can pay less for the wrong tool, and hack it into doing the job?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Razz thank guys so much,

I just tried Voip test, the score is 3.7, which is similar to a decent cell phone. Another question, what is the difference between wireless bridge and wireless access point? I saw some place, tigerdirect.com, sell a very cheap access point for just $20, is it ok for the Voip?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

The primary purpose of a primary access point is to give wireless clients access to a wired network. What you're looking for is the reverse... it provides wired access to a wireless network.

I think some access points come standard with that ability to run backwards, but don't just buy anything unless you're sure it has that capability.
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Most do but they only work with other devices of the same brand, without serious setting modification.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Not all access points can work in reverse, in fact most can't. The Linksys WRT54G(S) routers are well supported by aftermarket firmware. I wasn't aware that Linksys had a true bridge out on the market, always used the WRT54GS routers w/Sveasoft firmware (www.sveasoft.com) and did it that way. Even done a few commercial radio broadcasts and web streams over them in bridge mode.
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