[conspire] MIMO wireless cards cheap at Fry's
daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Sun Dec 11 22:24:49 PST 2005
I did my own search, and this turned up, worth a read for anybody
considering getting MIMO at this point in time:
The canonical centralized database of wireless chipsets now appears to be:
That led me to this page:
Mission accomplished: Airlink MIMO chipset identified.
On Sun, 11 Dec 2005 14:21:04 -0800, Tony Godshall wrote:
> Hi, folks.
> Anyone tried the Airlink MIMO routers and cards available
> at Fry's for $30 and $20 yet? (today's adverts).
> Obviously the router/AP would work, but I'm wondering what the
> chipsets are and what the chipsets in the cards are and what
> the Linux support is.
> Did a quick google search but didn't find anything by brand.
> But that's not surprising- it's the chipset that counts and
> the Fry's ads don't mention that (surprise, surprise).
> Airlinks have been a good bargain for me in the past (worked
> well enough and cheap). Looks like the sale's good till
> Tues, so I may check them out. Price looks worth the drive.
> Anyone know if the higher-speed cards (802.11g and MIMO) do
> better in the latency department than the old ones did (ssh
> over early 802.11b chipsets was painful).
> Tempted by the 60GB mp3/mpeg4 player too- I shouldn't. ;-)
> Best Regards,
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