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Table 4 Cost of a WLAN of similar scale to the one implemented here

From: Wireless local area network in a prehospital environment

Component No. needed Unit price (US $) Total US$
Workstation and accessories 1 2500 2500
Laptop and accessories 2 2500 5000
Pocket PC and accessories 3 600 1800
Palm Pilot and accessories 2 500 1000
APs 2 400 800
Patch antennas 2 200 400
Wireless adaptors 5 300 1500
Cellular phone and network costs 1 250 250
   Total (US $) 13250
  1. Note: software costs are usually associated with the purchase of hardware and not included.