Smallest wireless broadband router in the world! lol £29.99 @ Maplin - HotUKDeals
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I was in Maplin today looking for a new router and saw this.

I have never seen a router this small before.

It looks good, is about 1/3 the size of my iphone and it is working good, so thought I would post it.

Guy in the shop told me it also works as a Access Point, which means I might buy another one for summer time (if we get one) in the garden!

Promotion running till the 12th July, normal price £44.99, promotion price £29.99

150Mbps.......good enough for everyone I think

PS.......Promotion in their catalogue says it should be £34.99 from £44.99 however instore at £29.99
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banned#3
Have you seen a D-Link DWR-510?
#4
its an edimax BR-6258n. if you google it you will find some more info
#5
looks like a broadband router, not a 3G router (wireless broadband might be confusing!)
#6
Anyone know what the range is like on one of these? I have a cunning plan....
#7
How is it powered - can you use a USB socket? The description implies it can act as a wireless bridge.
#8
to be honestly, the size doesn't matter to me , as the router always hide at the corner, but looks nice, hot added
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a7450771
to be honestly, the size doesn't matter to me , as the router always hide at the corner, but looks nice, hot added


Size matters if you travel a bit as you can have a secure wireless link in your hotel room rather than fiddle with ethernet cables.

Up to now the Airport Express has been the best for this, but this is a third of the price. It has a power brick, but can be powered from a min-usb cable. Only thing is that I have had edimax stuff before - routers and wifi cards - and it always keeps dropping signals.

You can get it a little cheaper at Scan if you qualify for free shipping.
#10
brookheather
How is it powered - can you use a USB socket? The description implies it can act as a wireless bridge.

Having bought one of these units, it comes with a USB cable that can power the unit from my laptop AND it has a USB power adapter as well, bit like the iPhone mains adapter where you plug the USB cable in to the adapter and then in to the mains. Hot from me :D
#11
davesherman
Anyone know what the range is like on one of these? I have a cunning plan....

Not having high expectations when I first got it but I have it plugged in to my laptop, bit like a dongle, which is connecting to my router downstairs. I would say that is a good 10-15m away perhaps, through walls, so it seems to be doing the job. Also, looking through the setup on this thing, it says I can use it as a repeater so I might give that a go too and unplug it from my laptop.

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