Can Your Router AIM Your WiFi? - BeamForming Explained

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Shared February 11, 2020

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Download Wireshark, click on "PCAP" beside your device of choice - the readout will tell you if beamforming is supported under "IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN management frame

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2:57 And where is that link you promised, huh?

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 302


Ayy, I've always wanted to know the answer to this!

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 185


For a moment I thought AIM in the title stood for AOL Instant Messenger

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 74

M.C. Squared

"What is this, a Verizon ad?" 😁😁😁

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 24


Always get a strong Wi-Fi signal when I don't need it.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 47

Max Nicely

What I have done is condensed a signal into a tiny wire, my download speeds are insanity!

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 15


Where can I find that list for devices?

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 28

XiaoMeme Songs

Can you aim your WiFi?
Me: MY WIFI is bad enough

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 29

Lagtech Gamer

When high school physics is useful for understanding 2 points source interference in harmonics motion

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 2

Adalbert Arkosi

No way, my OnePlus One supports beamforming !

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 4

Jacob Worthing

3:48 30 hours of battery life?
my headphones have infinite battery life

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 4


Funnily enough I just turned beamforming off on my router after my WiFi kept dropping whenever I left my room. It did fix it.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 6


When I saw AIM I thought, who still uses that? The all caps through this old guy for a nostalgia loop!

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 5

Tim S

I have a Creative sound card, and it came with a "beamforming mic". Does my moth have to support beamforming for t to work?

5 days ago | [YT] | 1

Joseph Fourier

Okay explained. You can find more information by looking up sdma (Space Division multiple access) and MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output).

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 5

Vladi B

I found it amazing that one of the biggest tech YouTube outlets, Canadian nevertheless, chose a hockey foto of my national team (Romania)! Proud! 🙂

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 0

Tech Sesh by Sesh

I tried and now it has only two antennas. Thanks!!!

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 22


Jokes on you!
My WI-FI router doesn't have external antennas.
I rarely leave my room.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 1


I've been wondering this for the past month lol

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Or you could just build a directional antenna ^^

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