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When I look at specs for wireless routers, then I either can't find the signal strength or it is 2dBi per antenna.

I am looking for a short range (low antenna dBi) and low throughput (transmitted power dBm) wireless router, but can't find any.

The reason I can't find any, is that because all are 2dBi per antenna?

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You can get 1dbi antennas (google search for "1dBi wifi antenna"). You could also look into getting a router which supports dd-wrt and turning down the power or just getting a router that supports this in the first place. I believe the ubiquiti networks routers support controlling the transmit power. A drop from 50mW to 5mW would give you 10dB reduction.

Specifying the reason you are needing this may allow for better suggestions.

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Very interesting. It might sounds stupid, but I am concerned about the radiation, when I have to sit in it for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. So I would prefer one with as low specs as possible. – Sandra Sep 6 '11 at 21:48
I can't buy a ubiquiti router where I live, but if I buy any dd-wrt supported router, I can lower the transmitted power? – Sandra Sep 6 '11 at 22:00
@Sandra: Regarding the radiation concern, have a look at this. – Steven Monday Sep 6 '11 at 23:34

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