Wireless Access Points

Sam Couter sam at topic.com.au
Fri Dec 14 10:44:36 EST 2001

JonesMB <jonesmb at arthem.com> wrote:
> don't any companies make small footprint PCs that use industry standard 
> peripherals.  that might be a solution.

You can get matchbox sized 66MHz 486 machines with built-in 10BaseT
ethernet and high speed serial ports for the measly sum of nearly 1000
USD. That would be plenty powerful enough to shunt packets back and
forth between a modem and your network.

Unfortunately, there's no PCMCIA or ISA slots, so you'd need to use an
airport with it to acheive wireless networking. However, it'd be useful
as your firewall between the internet, wireless and your wired network.


There's a different machine (with PCMCIA) mentioned here:

But I can't seem to find links to actual information.
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