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Bluetooth Networking

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by mrsharique, Jan 24, 2007.

  1. mrsharique

    mrsharique LI Guru Member

    hi mates...
    I want to connect almost 7 computers using Bluethooth Class 3 or 1 devices.They all lie in the vicinity of 30ft.
    Can anyone recommend any good article as to how i can connect 7 computers using bluetooth or guide me to do this.
    Do i need Access Point as we use in Wi-Fi like WAP54G???
    actually i never heared about Bluetooth Access Point.
    Furthermore,I know the limitation of speed, distance and security in bluetooth networking.Actually, a makeshift networking has to be deployed in an organization.
  2. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

  3. mrsharique

    mrsharique LI Guru Member

    hi mate...i have already searched it on google.com
    but i found an article explaining only ad-hoc networking not infrastructure networking

    please guide me
  4. netprince

    netprince LI Guru Member

  5. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

    30ft - whats wrong with Cat 5 and Ethernet!, 2nd Choice Wifi. From the little experience I have had with Bluetooth I would stay well clear - its not supported properly by Windows (XP SP2 added some support and broke 3rd party) but Broadcom do now allow you to update their Widcomm drivers directly - if you have hardware they had a hand in making. And the data transfer rate? I think they would use most of the bandwidth in overhead and run slower than dial-up modems!
  6. mrsharique

    mrsharique LI Guru Member

    hi mates...how can i configure master in bluetooth network of 8 computers...
    how can i configure PICONET???....is master created dynamically or do i have create manually...i have installed WIDCOMM Class 1 bluetooth dongle...i cant see any configuration of Master in its menu...
    i read in a google search article that in 8 computers of bluetooth network...there must be a master computers(which act as a access point)....and rest are slave...
    so....above-mentioned Master/Slave relationship builds dynamically or manually....

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