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I am looking for a wireless router than has a range of at least 50 yards. I am trying to get access to an outdoor area where there are no power outlets to plug in an extender. I am wondering if anyone knows of a way to achieve this. I am currently using a cisco e2500 router.

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If you can't plug in an extender, your only option is to install better/stronger antennae at each end of the space, or orient the one(s) you have differently. –  alroc Dec 8 '12 at 2:25
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Your best bet is to use a normal router, but upgrade the antenna. You'll need a router with a detachable antenna and/or external connector.

With a short extension cable you could have an antenna physically located outdoors, but connected to the router indoors.

Sites such as http://www.wifi-antennas.co.uk/ (top search result for "wifi antennas") will give you some ideas of what's available, and even has a link to a connector lookup table.

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