Ethernet Port To Wireless Access Point
Can anybody tell me what the item is I am looking for. It creates wireless access for multiple users, it has a ethernet port (not an ethernet cable permanently attached to it) on it to link it to your network. It has a mini usb port (or like to allow usb canle to be attached to it to power it. Can anyone recommend a good one to buy for about £20. It supports wep encryption and it can be hidden
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I'm not aware of such a product that can receive and transmit wirelessly using only USB power of only 500mA - you would have to have an ethernet connection to receive from the MODEM or main router and even then, transmitting would require mains electricity as far as I know.
An old friend had one, I remember it was plugged in to a usb port or could be mains powered, and it acted as an access point, and used an ethernet cable from a router or a hub...it was about the same size as a 3g wifi dongle. We haven't seen each other for over a year and lost touch since he went abroad, so I can't get in touch with him. I have searched ebay and have come up with this item
which looks nothing like the one he had. Or there is this item: