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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 (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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