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We've been battling for a while with the MRF24WB0 wireless (802.11 b/g) module by microchip to finish up a project, and we are now realizing that getting it to work with most routers, and using all the various authentication types like WEP/WPA/WPA2 is quite the task.

We have seen other modules available, such as the Roving RN-171 and the Rabbit Semiconductor SPB105-WiF.

I'm wondering if any of you guys has had some experience with Wifi modules for commercial applications, and if yes which solution you would recommend.

Many thanks, D.

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    \$\begingroup\$ RN-XV / RN-171 (both same module, different form factor) is rather easy to use, versatile, and has been robust in my experience. \$\endgroup\$ – boardbite Sep 16 '12 at 17:13
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    \$\begingroup\$ Could elaborate on the auth difficulties you're having? \$\endgroup\$ – mng Sep 16 '12 at 18:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ OK, thanks boardbite, I'll investigate this module a bit more. \$\endgroup\$ – DimC Sep 16 '12 at 19:23
  • \$\begingroup\$ Mng: With some routers we have tested it will connect fine using WEP for example, while with others it connects using only open security. Unfortunately I can't elaborate more as I don't know the cause of this.. \$\endgroup\$ – DimC Sep 16 '12 at 19:26
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    \$\begingroup\$ You know, Microchip acquired Roving Networks. \$\endgroup\$ – apalopohapa Sep 17 '12 at 4:57

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