weird router position

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by CannibalSmith, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. CannibalSmith

    CannibalSmith LI Guru Member

    I accidentally discovered that I get significant (from unusable to weak) signal boost by turning my router upside down. How come? Shouldn't it be the antennae whose rotation matters?
     
  2. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    This is news to me. Does placing the router the right way up but having the antennae pointing downwards have the same effect?
     
  3. CannibalSmith

    CannibalSmith LI Guru Member

  4. Mastec

    Mastec Network Guru Member

    Why would you want to turn it upside down? What advantages would you gain doing this?
     
  5. pablito

    pablito Network Guru Member

    maybe heat related? It wouldn't take long for the chips to heat up a lot more than designed.
     
  6. CannibalSmith

    CannibalSmith LI Guru Member

    Like I said, significant signal boost.
     
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