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Standard User Albert87
(newbie) Tue 20-Oct-15 07:30:55
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Wifi repeater


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I need a Wi-Fi repeater to increase the consistency of my Wi-Fi signal upstairs in my house. will this work to extend the range of my router? And if so, by how far?
Standard User BatBoy
(sensei) Tue 20-Oct-15 08:20:08
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Re: Wifi repeater


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You have (at least) 3 options:

1. Run ethernet cable from the Sky router to a new wireless access point which can be up to 100metres away

2. Buy a couple of power-line adapters (PLA) to extend the signal over your mains wiring

3. Buy a wireless extender and site it where it can get a signal from your Sky router and this will extend the signal onwards from that point.

How far wireless travels depends on the material it's passing through - it won't travel through a brick wall but it should travel through windows and doors, ceilings and floors.
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