Apple Airports Abhorrence Admission

This post started as a long email that I edited just a bit to make more sense here and I thought it made for a reasonable blog entry. Enjoy… [intro to email removed to protect the innocent] These devices are so dumbed down, appealing to the general consumer who has no idea how to setup […]

Enable Multicast in UniFi System

Yesterday, we discovered that Lutron is requiring multicast in order to connect to a RadioRA2 main repeater. Why? They couldn’t answer after waiting 20 minutes on hold for service. Doesn’t make sense to me since the station is attempting to connect directly to the repeater’s IP address so it should be a unicast connection. The […]

Punk Rock Makers

Huh? What in the world would make me even consider a blog post such as this? Well, there’s a lot to it, that’s what and the growth of home grown electronics seems, in many ways, to echo the DIY ethos of the early punk rock scene. In the world at large (and particularly on the […]

Your Wi-Fi Sucks…

I’ll bet you bought a single, consumer grade wireless router and plugged it in wherever your modem is with no regard for best signal distribution. I’d wager that you didn’t do any sort of scan for neighboring, contentious APs (Access Points*) and I’ll bet you wouldn’t know what to do with the results if you […]