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#16 Stetson

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 22:40

I think your best bet might be to carry a small travel router, something like this: http://www.cradlepoi...portable-router or http://www.apple.com/airportexpress/


#17 Crimson Mask

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 22:49

Some of the newer Digital Output Satellite Decoders have built in Wireless Modems on 3G (Aerials on etc), however for Maintenance you still need to connect via Ethernet.

So for those Security reasons it would likely not work, due to some of the things you can do via it (like change the Channel Mapping etc), plus it says "Configurable/Designate the Ethernet port as “WAN Mode” and create a WiFi hotspot from a wired internet connection," which would have to be done prior to the Boxes being installed by the company supplying them.

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 22:50

Flytouch II has one, but it's a POS imho... returned mine quickly - http://www.amazon.co...18632586&sr=1-6

#19 Crimson Mask

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 23:02

Thanks xendrome, will have a look in to that; saw a similar one one on EBay just now as well: http://www.ebay.com/...#ht_5977wt_1139

Either of those may do the trick, as at the end of day it is only for doing that type of work and if it is not perfect for other things then it probably won't matter too much (plus the price is not so bad for something that will live in a glovebox/sit on a car seat a lot).


For anyone curious this is the type of Box I am talking of (more industrial one for install in AV Racks in Hotels etc):


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2 Connection points in Modem and HMS, so why a Tablet with Ethernet connection would be handy.

#20 indran

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 08:00

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Why there have not many persons interested in the idea of Ethernet Connection over usb/micro usb to android tablets ? Actually it will be very helpful for I.T Technicians for solving the network problems.With this option in tablets we can use tablet in place of our bulk Laptops to connect directly to Routers, Switches , wireless Access point for their initial configuration.
With out this how we can start to use our routers /Manageable switches or wireless access points .How we can get wireless signal to our tablets if we are not configured our wireless router?.Is tablets are not going to replace laptops ?

#21 Simon-

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 08:48

Hi
Why there have not many persons interested in the idea of Ethernet Connection over usb/micro usb to android tablets ? Actually it will be very helpful for I.T Technicians for solving the network problems.With this option in tablets we can use tablet in place of our bulk Laptops to connect directly to Routers, Switches , wireless Access point for their initial configuration.
With out this how we can start to use our routers /Manageable switches or wireless access points .How we can get wireless signal to our tablets if we are not configured our wireless router?.Is tablets are not going to replace laptops ?


Just carry a Wireless Access Point with you that you have pre-configured your tablet to connect to as soon as it is plugged in. Apple Airport Express comes to mind. There are other manufacturers obviously but that is the obvious option that springs to mind. Just plug it directly into the mains power and connect the network cable into the ethernet port and your iPad/Tablet has ethernet network access in seconds, without the need to re-configure anything once it has been setup as a bridge the first time. You would spend more time finding the Apps you need to actually do the network admin. Packet sniffing might be a bit hard as you would only have one network interface if your troubleshooting takes you that far.

#22 arcady

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 19:23

Looks like most folks aren't taking this desire seriously.

But I'm in the market for a tablet with ethernet as well, due to office policy.

I'm a web developer and I'm trying to budget out a request for a tablet to develop and test a mobile version of my company's website. But we've got an office policy of no wireless in the building (...), and IT's already lost the battle to reverse that a couple of times...

Hoping to avoid one of the Chinese cheap ones, as I'd need something that would last more than 24 hours past removing the packaging... But I guess if that's the route I have to go, that's where I'll go...

#23 c.grz

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 19:30

USB Ethernet?

#24 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 19:36

tablet/slate's will not have Ethernet ports on them. only old style tablet PC's will have them.

#25 scoobs2000

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:30

yes I thought is a little strange in some of the above responses suggesting "beats the purpose of a tablet" etc.

I guess you need to know what the purpose is and the intended use.

come here looking for same solution only becasue a tablet would be cost effective against a touchscreen+PC + cables+ and all the other hassels of system OS
when I require is a small control screen to make a few selections on a single web page (on a local intranet)
and for security and convience the tablet is going to be bolted down to the wall - (no longer mobile)
close to a power point and Eth port. (can use wireless but prefer not) due to speed and interferance issues.

anyhow why does tablet need to be required to be mobile? as if it wasn't it would far more useful.......

arhh... only a pipe dream - tablets with an ethernet port - I could make a mint.....

thanks for above responses - some direction now!
cheers,

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 05:06

The only one that comes to mind is the Gigabyte 1080 Slate.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 05:50

That's kinda funny. I just pictured myself in the garden using an iPad with a huge network cable connected to it. >_>


well if you wanna sit in the garden and have HARDCORE RANGE...

Amped Wireless R10000G

and pair it with this

and have up to 1.5 MILE COVERAGE!!!!!!


OMG!!

#28 Brad Steinemann

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:57

Before everyone attacks me, sometimes it is better to not go wireless. First of all ethernet has better security then wireless. It is sometimes faster then wireless. I like to download books and the ereaders are slow. So I have to download to my computer then sync to my nook reader. Much better I could download direct with ethernet to my tablet or nook. Does anyone have experience of Ethernet to usb adapters????????????????

Also I do not wireless bombarding my brain all over my home all the time. Sometimes also wireless is down.
Ok not attack me for not wanting 100 percent freedom with wireless all the time.

#29 Simon-

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 13:28

Oh my god this just goes on and on. Tablets are designed to be wireless. There is nothing wrong with wireless. It will not give you cancer. You will not get hacked. it is more than capable of downloading an eBook or streaming 1080p video, it is definitely faster than going through all the steps of syncing with the computer. Wireless is here to stay. GET OVER IT. If you refuse to embrace Wireless but want network connectivity, then Tablets are not for you. Get a Laptop or Tablet PC. Simple really.

Looks like all 6 people in the world who would want this have come to this thread to ask for this silly request.

#30 ILikeTobacco

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 13:47

Looks like all 6 people in the world who would want this have come to this thread to ask for this silly request.

You most have never held a corporate job. If you worked in the corporate world for long, you would realize many companies do not allow wireless access points because of how much of a security risk they are. Some contracts, such as military contracts for instance, go as far as specifically saying that a company can not have their information on any network with a wireless connection for this reason. There is a legitimate need for devices with ethernet ports in companies such as this, especially if they don't only do this type of contract and need to be able to test their web based applications on tablets for other contracts. Stop being closed minded. You are putting artificial limits on technology that slows down its progression and new applications of that technology. The more options you have with technology, the better. People come up with amazing new uses when they have more options.