Difference between 801.11b and 801.11g

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dreamworks, Apr 8, 2004.

  1. dreamworks

    dreamworks --== babyface ==--

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    Hi guys ..

    Just wandering what are the difference between b and g? I heard there is also a right?? but if not mistaken its for army use or something like that? :rolleyes:
     
  2. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    b=11mpbs g=54mbps
    I've heard that g standard was used by military, but not anymore. Not too sure where that came from. :p
     
  3. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    G as waayyyyy faster and genrally rocks for file transfers :D
     
  4. Glaanieboy

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    There is also g+, which is 100Mbits/s
     
  5. Reg

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    Urr... that's 108Mb (twice the speed of G which is 54Mb).
     
  6. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    is that what linksys ewtc call "super G" ?
     
  7. Reg

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    Yep. It works the same way D-Link's (and TI's) 22Mbit 802.11b worked. Basically it's a compression standard.
     
  8. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    they are types of Super G from just about every company they just call it something different but all can do 108MBps they are just 802.11g on crack!
     
  9. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    You mean before it got to us? Not likely since it runs in the public 2.4 GHz spectrum... :)
     
  10. plex

    plex OSNN Junior Addict

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    might as well wait..
    new standards coming out soon.
     
  11. delta4s

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    AFAIK, the g standard is compatible with both 802.11a and 802.11b. To get 54 or 108 Mbps , it needs the 5-6 Ghz spectrum, which I think is reserved for the military in many countries.
     
  12. CHiLLaXen

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    a is like b but runs in the 5GHz spectrum
     
  13. Henyman

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    wireless g at 54Mbps runs on the 2.4 Ghz spectrum ;)
     
  14. Reg

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    The G standard is not compatible with the A standard. The G standard is only backward compatible with the B standard. You do not need 5-6 GHz to run at 54 or 108 Mb as 802.11G operates in the public 2.4 GHz range. 108Mb is achieved via compression, not by more throughput.

    Actually, A is nothing like B. The purpose of A was to allow faster throughput. However, the problem that occured was that it has a shorter range. G, on the other hand, provided the speed and A but the range of B.
     
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  15. delta4s

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    hmmm, I didnt know that. I thought g was a standard that uses both the 2.4Ghz and th 5Ghz spectrum. Thanks for the heads up, Henyman and Reg.
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    hey no probs :D
     
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  17. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I thought it worked by combining wireless channels
     
  18. Reg

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    It works the same way you get 22Mb via 802.11B.
     
  19. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    but that answer doesn't help if you think that is the way 22mb is acheived.
     
  20. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    wireless 11g is 54Mbps and operates in the 2.4 GHz band, 11a is 108MBps and operates in the 5 GHz band

    wireless 11b is 11MBps and in the 2.4GHz band as well