Base station life In House atic

Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by birdking, Jun 6, 2003.

  1. birdking macrumors newbie

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    How would heat and cold of an atic effect the life of a Base station. Im looking to share a network next door, and the atic seems to be the best location. Any help and answers would be great.
     
  2. evildead macrumors 65816

    evildead

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    location?

    it all depends on location... are you in So Cal or in NY?

    It would be a strech to get your neighbor hooked up... you will need antnas to extend your range
     
  3. ratspg macrumors regular

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    should work? but risky?

    You should try and keep it not TOO cold.. i mean it should work, unless ur going like sub-zero sick sick temperatures. But why an attic to share a connection? why not just a base station + a booster antenna?

    dont risk its life! lol
     
  4. birdking thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I am in central NC. How would i connect a booster Ant. It is a graphite Base station. Thanks for the help.
     
  5. bbarnhart macrumors 6502a

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    Don't put it in the attic. It will get too hot. I believe the graphite ABS has a connector for an antenna, but you have to crack the thing open and sort of hack it on there. I think it is just a plug that the wireless card inside the ABS plugs into. I'm sure you can find the mods if you check with Google. I did find one.
     
  6. saabmp3 macrumors 6502a

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    I agree with the last guy. EVERYTHING that I have put into an attic technology wise has broken pre-maturly. Look at those heat ratings on the product. It shoudl say something about operating up to 130 deg farenhite (max). Then try going up to your attic on a summer day. I went up to mine today (I'm in Boston now and it's only 60 outside) and the attic was WAY over 110 deg, probably much hotter than that.

    BEN
     

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