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 From:  Hilton Travis <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall mailing list <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] FreeBSD 5.2
 Date:  Thu, 08 Apr 2004 07:02:17 +1000
Hi Adam,

On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 13:14, Adam Nellemann wrote:
> Hi Hilton,
> 
> Hilton Travis wrote:
> > I have a single laptop here that I run in wireless mode (I don't bother
> > with the onboard 10/100 at the office, unless I'm doing serious network
> > copying).  I bought a cheap Edimax Wireless AP - model GL2422AP - which
> > is an 802.11b+ AP - it runs my 802.11b laptop easily, and can also
> > handle 802.11b+ devices - such as the laptop a colleague has with an
> > 802.11b+ USB dongle on it.

This model Wireless Access Point is actually known as the "EW-7205AP+",
even though the model number printed on the unit is that which I gave
above.

> > This unit has never crashed on me - not once, not even close.  I'm
> > rather fortunate, I believe, from the bad reports I seem to get from
> > owners of all other APs that I hear from.  I have not heard anything
> > from anyone else who uses one of these units, so from my experience, all
> > I can do is recommend them.
> > 
> > It has WEP, WPA and Mac filtering as its security options, and may even
> > provide SSID hiding - I have not bothered looking for that.
> 
> This sounds like a great AP, and since I'm currently looking into 
> replacing my wireless card in my m0n0wall box, with an external AP, I 
> tried to find the model you mention on the Edimax homepage. 
> Unfortunatly I wasn't able to find a GL2422AP product, nor anything 
> sounding remotely like it?!?

This model Wireless Access Point is actually known as the "EW-7205AP+",
even though the model number printed on the unit is that which I gave
above.

> Do you know if this is because they have discontinued this particular 
> model, and/or replaced it with some very different products, or am I 
> simply looking at the wrong Edimax site?!?

Nah, its that they name a model differently on the box/website than they
do on the actual Wireless AP.  :S

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Regards,

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