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Can I install an internet connection on a small town? What would I need? How much would it cost? [closed]

Here is the problem. 3,000 people with no internet or internet very slow. Here is what I want to do. Give them free or almost free internet based on how much money they make or have. Can I do it? ...
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Will having two antennae at the receiver give better reception?

I have a 300mbps router with two antennae (tp-link td-wd8968). I'm building a PC and looking for a wireless network card. I have seen seen cards with a single antenna (150mbps) and cards with two ...
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Can we consider that ethernet or RS-232 (RS-485) networks have no ground connection between the two ends of each cable?

This is for a huge home theater. I have a power transformer that converts 380VAC between two legs of a 3-phase power system down to 230VAC, with a center-tap of the secondary being our "neutral" for ...
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Carrier Wave in Wired Data Networks

I know this must be trivial for many... Which are the main reasons why line data is not modulated/demodulated in normal enterprise wired networks (in the sense that discrete voltage levels are used)? ...
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Link integrity test pulse vs carrier signal

Ethernet uses a refinement of ALOHA, known as Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA), which improves performance when there is a higher medium utilisation. When a NIC has data to transmit, the NIC ...
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Two analog power planes for same voltage

I'm designing a board with LAN8720 and LPC1768. LPC's ADC and LAN's magnetics connections require analog 3.3V power. Should I separate these two analog power planes with a ferrite as I separate it ...
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How ADSL Demodulates (restores the order) the signal for dummies

I am not an electric engineer so sorry for questions that might miss some fundamentals. I am trying to understand the ADSL modem. The ADSL modem sends the data over different frequencies in ...
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Interface two Ethernet (10 Base) devices without 4 twisted pairs cable (Common ethernet cable) and 10 Base-T Filter

I'm autumn and recently working on a project that wants to connect two IC with part: ENC28J60 (that connects microcontrollers (with SPI interface) to Ethernet and LAN Networks) directly in a PCB board ...
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SFP pin requirement

I have a question regarding SFP pin requirements. The SFP pin descriptions can be found in the standard document found here. I'm currently designing a high speed LED transmitter and PIN-TIA receiver ...
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Which pins sense collisions at 100BaseT?

Background Suppose I have the following situation... PC with the NIC hard-coded to 100Mbps, Full-duplex RJ45 cable, pinned EIA-568B (not that the colors in the pinout matter) Cisco Catalyst 3560 ...
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Is USB a switched network?

I recently explained to someone why USB before 3.0 must use polling as opposed to interrupts here. Basically, from my understanding of I2C, USB is also a master slave architecture sharing a cheap 1 ...
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What ultimately determines the speed of electrical media

I have heard several myths about this. Some have said "thicker wires mean faster speed" which I don't believe. Others have said different voltages and others have said higher frequencies. Take Coax ...
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Lightweight Arduino network comms

Is there a lightweight networking framework to facilitate network communications between Ethernet/Wireless enabled Arduinos and Linux/Mac/Windows PCs? Implementing something like being able to read ...
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Are Data Cards simply L1 (Physical Layer) Devices?

I was just wondering, how many levels of the TCP/IP (OSI) Stack reside within a modem or a 3G data card and other similar networking devices? These devices do have a physical (MAC) address, which ...
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How to setup a development network for the ENC28J60 on XP?

I'm working on an ethernet connection with the ENC28J60. During development, I'd like to connect the chip to my computer directly (i.e. not via a gateway). This ...
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Smaller alternative to RJ45 Ethernet connector

I am trying to minimize space usage for an enclosure that holds 48 boards with a RJ45 connector for Ethernet communication on each board. The boards work well with 10BASE-T (2 pairs) connection to a ...
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Problem connecting UART Wifi Module to PC

As refereed to my old question ( Connect UART WiFi module to PC ) which has been solved that days, I have a UART Wifi module ( this one ) and unfortunately I have problem again ! The point is, this ...
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Connecting SATA to SATA [closed]

Is it possible to use the SATA interface to write data to it by PC and use the bus to transmit the data to another receiver SATA board ?
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Difference between Hz and bps

Does Hz and bps mean same? Can a signal be transferred at rate of say Mbps on a channel bandwidth of few Khz?
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difference between voice and data services?

What is the difference between the voice and date services. I have read that for voice services T1/E1 frame is used and for data services a frame with a standard header and payload nd tail is used ...
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difference between throughput and bit rate?

Throughput and Bit rate seems to have the same meaning and also have same unit of bits per second. Then what is the exact difference between throughput and bit rate?
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+ and - meaning in Tx+ and Tx- in cable pairs?

Tx and Rx are required in Computer networking, used in Cat5 or Cat5e or Cat6 cable? What does +(plus) and -(minus) sign mean in cable pairs for RJ45
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How to stream Arduino-based camera to HTTP server?

I'm designing a simple Arduino-based robot that would be capable of streaming an A/V feed (small color camera and microphone) over the Internet to a URL (my web server). I would be using an Arduino ...
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I am looking for a way to interface a phone landline with my computer's sound card in both directions [closed]

My approaches so far: This thread seems to go nowhere. It was trying to build the circuitry myself, but people have problems recommending suitable circuits. We keep on fiddling about with ...
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What's the best comunication protocol for a sensor network?

What's the best comunication protocol for a fast and cheap wirelless sensor network? Is it one of these? WirelessHART IEEE 1451 ZigBee / 802.15.4 ZigBee IP 6LoWPAN Other
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How to build a ethernet HUB?

I want to build a simple as possible ethernet HUB. I'm new to electronics (just made few arduino robots/projects but no big stuff). I don't know where to start, can someone please explain me how it ...
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Mesh network with high data rate on 868MHz

I need to create a wireless network with high expactations to redundancy and security, making my choise fall on a mesh type network. Between the nodes I should be able to transfer video or at least ...
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Arduino Networking

I want to connect Arduino UNO boards using an Ethernet LAN network. There will be one Master and others will be slaves which are connected using an Ethernet switch and a router. I want to know how I ...
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Switch port maximum output power [closed]

I have a switch who have not the power over ethernet capability. I want to power very small devices with the power available on the utp cable. Do you know the max value (HP 24 ports switch) ? ...
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How do I connect an Arduino to a landline?

How do I connect an Arduino to a landline telephone wall outlet? I'm thinking of home automation, something like: I call my house, and after a few rings the Arduino picks up the phone The Arduino ...
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What does the M/M in RJ45M/M mean?

I have what I've been told is one of these cables, but not sure what it means.
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Half-Duplex Twisted Pair ethernet - which pair?

Which ethernet pair is used for half-duplex signaling? In full-duplex ethernet, 1,2 does TX; while 3,6 does RX. In half-duplex, in theory, only one of them is needed - which one?
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Internet vs Serial communication

Ok all the mouse movements, USB connections and other PC peripherals such as printers ect. are via what is called serial communication. One bit per time... So far so good. But when it comes to TCP ...
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Not sure where to start? [closed]

I would like to like to expand my knowledge on how devices are built and have come up with a semi(probably not though) small project that would I would be able fan out my knowledge as I move through ...
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Tiny wi-fi module on one board with ALU and memory?

I am looking for small and cheap wi-fi modules and I want to know, what are the current best results in this area. Also, I would like to know, if it is possible to seamlessly integrate such modules on ...
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Connect UART WiFi module to PC

I recently bought a UART WiFi module (this one) and configured it (wireless configuration method) with right SSID but wrong password (and I don't know what it is). The problem is that I can't reset ...
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56k Single Chip Modems

I'm currently working on a project that's intended for getting old electronics that access networks through the use of a phone line to access the internet. To do this, I'm emulating a simple phone ...
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How network card uses electricity? [closed]

I've read that NICs (Network Interface Controller) send and receive binary data as pulses of electricity, light, or radio waves. The NICs that use electricity to send and receive data are the most ...
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EtherCAT topology and timing constraint question

I'm trying to understand how EtherCAT works. The Wikipedia page says that data is processed as the packet passes through the device. Does this mean devices must be linked in a string formation? ...
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How to setup Arduino on secure wifi network?

I'm thinking about an Arduino project that involves having an Arduino host a basic web server and then connect to a wifi network using a wifi shield or something along those lines. You could then ...
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voice transmission over ad hoc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: why there is a need to have voice - ad hoc network in inter vehicle communication system rather than using a “typical radio transmitter & receiver” we ...
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why there is a need to have voice - ad hoc network in inter vehicle communication system rather than using a “typical radio transmitter & receiver” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to ad hoc networking mode using WiFi in vehicles We are making inter-vehicle communication system. So, we are looking at using WiFi Ad-Hoc networking mode (with no ...
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What does the “posted” mean in posted PCIE transaction?

What is the etymology of the word "posted" in "posted PCIE transaction"? I've worked with PCIE and I understand the difference between "posted" and "non-posted" PCIE transactions, but I don't ...
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Are there any Wifi/Networked Lights available to purchase?

Summary I'm trying to find a light that can be connected straight into a network via WIFI or LAN Cable (cat5, etc..). Details We have a server which handles automated builds and deployment for our ...
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Working with PIC to send data to server

I'm currently working with the flyport from OpenPicus, it has 24FJ256GA106 PIC processor in it and I was looking for the best way to send information from the flyport to a server. I want to know how ...
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hacking an AUI network port

Does anyone know what's entailed in connecting a computer that has only an 'AUI' network interface into a modern LAN? By AUI port, I'm referring to one of those 15-pin D connector arrangements that ...
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Cheapest way to add wifi to a project [duplicate]

I need low power wifi for a not-very-data-intensive application. What modules or chipsets should I look at? Other than low cost and low power, I have no restrictions. The cheaper the better. This ...