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I've got a test instrument that moves backwards and forward down a tank 100ft distance. This device has current a usb cable between the device and laptop. Does anyone know of a way this can be down wirelessly? Thought about print servers but I think they only work with printer and not designed for data transfer on testing equipment. Any one got any ideas? We were thinking about this device http://www.everythingusb.com/cables-unlimited-wireless-usb-adapter-kit-15823.html

but they no longer stock these items and cannot see anything similar on the net.

Appreciate any ideas Thanks Brenden

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Maybe the Wireless USB Device Server is what you are looking for. It gives you the possibility to access USB devices over 802.11n Wireless and a 10/100/1000Base Ethernet.

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Hi, thank you for advice, but how would the test equipment that travels down the tank connect to this device? – Brenden Ward Mar 21 '13 at 10:54
    
The test equipment is connected to the devices USB port and accessed via wifi from a computer. Maybe I misunderstood your needs. I assumed you want to avoid attaching a 100ft long USB cable to the test equipment... – Simon Mar 21 '13 at 10:58
    
ok I understand so you put the wireless server on the platform that the device is on and plug it into the usb port, then the pc/laptop will see the wireless server as a wireless device and communicate with the test device which is attached with the cable? – Brenden Ward Mar 21 '13 at 12:04
    
@BrendenWard: yes, thats the setup. On the pc you will have to install a software which allows the communication with the usb-device over the network andemulates a local usb poort... – Simon Mar 21 '13 at 12:10
    
That's brilliant and thanks for the information appreciated. – Brenden Ward Mar 21 '13 at 12:15

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