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Q: WNR1000v3 as repeater

Hi,
Just need to get this solved since I see alot of people trying to do the same. I used to have the Netgear WNR1000v3 as my main router and wireless accesspoint. But I recently bought a Asus RT-AC66U (which rocks btw). Since my appartment is quite big and in my bathroom I get ****** reception literally (20-25%), I thought i set up the WNR1000v3 as a repeater to my Asus. It looks like it's doable but some pieces are missing. Also the Netgear doesnt take over the wifi signal from my Asus when I'm in the bathroom. This is my idea how this would work.
Did anyone do this successfully and could post a guide or something?

Thanks!

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The other day I had my internet upgraded and the technician had to install a new phone jack for the new Wireless Gateway (DSL Connection) in my dining room close to the outside box. Previously I had my gateway in a guest bedroom / office. The new gateway is a Actiontec C2000A.

So here is what I am trying to accomplish. I need to use a Netgear WNR1000v3 as a wireless repeater and I need to hard wire a couple devices into it. Unfortunately I don't have an Ethernet cable long enough to run from the front of my house to the rear of my house, so I need to setup the WNR1000v3 in wireless repeating mode but every time I try I never get a internet connection on it.

Can someone please help me with this, I would be forever grateful.

Thank You
 

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Based on an article on the 'Lifehacker' website I noticed an article on how to use an old router as a repeater. I was looking at eBay and noticed something called, "Wireless-N WiFi Repeater Router Signal Range Extender Amplifier 300Mbps" which appears very small, and is just inserted in your USB port of your laptop.
This begged the question: At US$ 13 with shipping included perhaps it is better to buy this as opposed to converting my old ''D-link DIR-300" in a repeater, especially if doing so is a real hassle.
Hence trusting you guys here I thought I'd ask you if you think there are advantages and disadvantages with one or the other.
For ex. a disdvantage to using my old router as a repeater is that it's not portable
an advantage (sort of) is it's free
the eBay one at this price range seems to have 2 different models of brands unknown to me--China
-1- VOnets and -2- LB-Liink (seems to be imitating the 'D-Link' logo)
[This 2nd 1 seems to come in 2 slightly different definitions 'USB Wifi Router AP Wireless N repeater Adapter WLAN Range Extender F' or 'USB Wireless WLAN WiFi Router AP Client Repeater Adapter SY']
You opinion is valued. Thanks :-)

A:Using a Wireless-N WiFi Repeater vs turning an old router as repeater

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Should I get a repeater? I have a wireless router in my office, but my kids say upstairs the signal isn't that good. If so, what type of repeater? I know nothing about this kind of stuff.

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A:Repeater?

Whats the layout - if the electric circuit is on the same consumer unit - then you could use powerline adapters and use the electricity cable to get the signal upstairs - then have a wireless powerline adapter there

A repeater will need to pick up a reasonable signal somewhere between the office and upstairs in order to "repeat" the wireless signal
 

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My son gave me a COMPEX MicroHub 10/100 Duel Speed RX2208 8 port Stackable Repeater with NO instructions. I'm using a DSL Modem and have Ethernet cards in all 3 computers. I would like to be able to access the Internet from all 3 computers. At this time I really don't have to have them Networked. There is a switch on the back that says 1 and 2. Also another switch on the side that says uplink and normal. My question is how do I hook everything up and where do I set the switches? Where do I plug everything in? Do I need a cross over cable? Can I do this without having to set up a Network. I've never done any Networking before, and my son lives 6 hours away. He tells me he can't to it over VNC. I hope it's just a matter of pluging them in correctly and it done, but something tells me there is more to it.
 

A:Repeater or Hub????????

The following is from a post by Toddles18, it explains the hub well. You will have to set up a network in order to get things to work. I would suggest a router insted of a hub.

"I think my cisco teacher said it best when she said "Hubs are dumb, switches are smarter and routers are smarter yet." Hubs do not route traffic in anyway, all they do is repeat the signal, basically they're just a multiport repeater. Switches can do limited routing based on MAC address, these are the physical address ever Network Interface Card has, Router's are better yet. I'd say go with one of those cheap O dsl/cable routers, they make it really easy to share broadband and are more capable then a hub."

Good Luck
 

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I know that there are lots of posts about this, but I am still not certain about something.

I know that DIR 655 does not support being a repeater naturally (via admin panel). I read some methods that describe how to do it, but all of them seem to require connecting a LAN cable between the MAIN router to the DIR 665 that they want to use as a repeater.

My question is if it's possible to achieve the same but without connecting the LAN cable between DIR 655 and the MAIN router?
So in other words, the DIR 665 will just repeat and extend the wifi signal..

Thanks!
 

A:Dir 655 as repeater

no, that router does not have wifi repeater capability

some routers support DD_WRT firmware , which does allow wifi repeating - however, looking at the DD-WRT database your router is not supported
 

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I have 2 or 3 wireless routers tt i don't use anymore, how can i use one of them as a repeater ??
 

A:repeater

create them with identical SSID, encryption, channels, keys....everything but give them a unique IP. Some routeres/AP's down't support repeater mode but just try it and see whether it works.
 

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Hi, I have a Smartrga4e8 router as main. I have a westell 7500 I would like to make as a repeater. I am using a HP 2000 notebook pc and can't seem to find where to change the seeing on westell router to bridge mode. If anyone could please help me it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you and have a good evening
 

A:repeater

Not an expert in bridge mode
BUT i think you are looking to setup as a wireless bridge
and the bridge mode here is to disable the router and just have the modem/router combination act as a modem only.
this enables you to then connect 3rd part routers up to the device
(happy for some one to correct me - but thats my understanding)
http://www.verizon.com/support/resi...net/networking/setup/versalink7500/123709.htm
see user manual here
http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/Westell/Versalink7500/Westell_VersaLinkA90_UserGuide.pdf
see page 25
turns off the router function

Often modem/routers do not provide a repeater function for wireless

Also I think that router only provides "G" wireless upto 54Mbps - which would be fine for most internet connections - but some are much faster now

if you can run a cable , you could use it as a 2nd router
OR - you could connect using powerline adapters - these use the electrical wiring in the house

this is how you would connect the 2nd router up
Using a cable or powerline adapters

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Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together

full details here
http://library.techguy.org/wiki/Connecting_two_SOHO_broadband_routers_together

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Hi,

I'm at my wits end. I've tried everything that I can think of, but just can't figure this out.

This is the scenario.

I'm using Shaw (Vancouver, BC Canada) as my ISP, they've provided me with a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway. I have dead spots at home, as we've got multiple wireless devices (lots, trust me).

So I first purchased the EnGenius EAP9550 but am still getting very poor reception/signal when upstairs in the bedroom. We (my wife and I) normally spend a couple of hours in bed with iPad/Android tablet catching up on e-mail etc., unless I leave the door to the bedroom open the signal isn't just making it in. She does a lot of Skype/Viber/What's App on her iPhone and I do spend some time on my Android phone. Kid has an iPod touch that never seems to have a problem. Niece who lives with us connects wireless on her laptop, she also has an Android phone.

Not all devices are always used at once - but from time-to-time they can be.

Number of connections is set to 50 or some crazy number.

If we're on the main floor where the router+modem is, no issues. I've even tried to isolate the router+modem to be away from any other device (i.e., Wii, media player, PVR etc.,) but just not possible because of where all the outlets are. Taking the router+modem upstairs unfortunately is not an option.

Next - someone tells me to pick-up a D-Link DIR-615 router and install DD-WRT on it - I did, searched for dozens of sites to try a... Read more

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I have purchased "Level One" Wireless Access Point [WAP-0006 11g]. I want to set it up in my office as a universal repeater, because the signal strength of the wireless in my office is always "very low." On my computer, when I am conected to the wireless, the info I get for the connection of the wireless is:

IP Address 192.168.0.17
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server 192.168.0.1
DNS Server 192.168.0.1

I attach a copy of the setup page from the Level One Access Point. I find the option to make it only a "universal repeater." But I am completely lost on what to put in to the other configurations.

Can you help me in how to set this up (the wireless I connect to in the office is unsecured wireless conneciton). The manual that came with the Level One is beyond my abilities to understand!
Thanks
Paul
 

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i have D-Link Product: DSL-2640R Firmware Version: v1.10 Hardware Version: B1 router, and trying to extend the range with a Philips war1900, i access the repeater and set it to link with the D-Link, and thats as for as the instuctions i have go. but i try and conncet to the internet and nothing, i contected phillips and they say its based of the SNR6500 range extender. which help me loads .... not. dose anyone have any ideas. i realy need help on this have spent about 5-6 hours playing around with it i been locked out the repeater 4 times and have to factory reset about 8 times if not more.
 

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I'm having problems with my wifi repeater (I think)..
I have a laptop downstairs that is plugged into the router and then upstairs I have a wifi repeater and a laptop that is working off that signal.. My problem is that the internet doesn't seem to work on my tablet or iPhone unless my laptop upstairs is turned on. It will connect no problem but it won't actually work. Also if I have other people here they cannot connect to the wifi unless my laptop upstairs is turned on (sometimes not even then) .. If I am connected and then turn off my laptop then the internet on my mobile devices stop working. I have no idea what is going on and neither does anyone else so would appreciate any help.
I am using Windows 8 and a Huawei WS320 wireless repeater. I have a BT home hub 3 and a BT Infinity openreach modem
 

A:Wifi Repeater

Does the repeater has its own WIFI SSID name?
This to distinguish if devices connect to the WIFI repeater signal or root signal.
 

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sir,
I am ravikiran from Bangalore,i recently came accross an article which said that I could use an old router as a repeater to extend the wifi signal,so I went ahead and did some research on youtube,Wikipedia etc and got the instructions and did as mentioned,my primary router is a DLINK DSL 2750U(which i'm using right now) and my old router is a TP-LINK WR 740 N.i went ahead and checked the support for it in DD WRT website and found it to be supported and I even downloaded factory-to-ddwrt.bin file and also the tl wr740nv4-webflash.bin and upgraded the firmware of my old router and also flashed it to the latest v24 sp2(Atheros) and followed the instructions as follows with the screenshots:
1)CHANGED THE USER NAME,PASSWORD AND CONFIRM PASSWORD TO admin-admin-admin,SYSTEM INFORMATION WAS SHOWN,AUTHENTICATION SCREEN CAME UP AND I ENTERED-->admin-admin AS USER NAME AND PASSWORD
2)SETUP-->BASIC SETUP-->CONNECTION TYPE-->DISABLED,ROUTER NAME-->RK,LOCAL IP ADRESS-->192.168.1.100,SUBNET MASK-->255.255.255.0,GATEWAY-->192.168.1.1,LOCAL DNS-->0.0.0.0,ASSIGN WAN PORT TO SWITCH-->TICK MARK(CHECKED),DHCP TYPE-->DHCP SERVER,DHCP SERVER-->ENABLED,START IP ADDRESS-->192.168.1.100,MAXIMUM DHCP USERS-->50,CLIENT LEASE TIME-->1440,USE DNSM FOR DHCP-->CHECKED,USE DNSM FOR DNS-->CHECKED,DHCP AUTHOR-->CHECKED
3)SETUP-->ADVANCED ROUTING-->OPERATING MODE-->ROUTER,REST-->AS IT IS
4)WIRELESS-->WIRELESS PHYSICAL INTERFACE ATH0... Read more

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Hello im wondering how to set up a repeater.
I have a EDIMAX EW-7209 APg
It is a universal repeater. I have set it up it says connected and all but i dont see a improvement in the signal so is it wrong?
I wanna boost my signal pls help. I have been looking for months how to get it right.....
 

A:Setting up a repeater

Hawking Tech has a number of products that will help you increase your wireless range. The root page is Hawking Hi-Gain™ WiFi Range Extending Products.

Some of the more interesting products are this Hawking [HSB2] Hi-Gain WiFi Signal Booster, which can be used on either end of a wireless connection to boost the signal power.

Another way to increase your signal strength is by the use of hi-gain antennas. You can choose from omni-directional or directional models, here are a some examples.

Hawking [HAI7SIP] Hi-Gain 7dBi Omni-Directional Antenna

Hawking [HAI15SC] Hi-Gain 15dBi Corner Antenna

[HAO14SD] Outdoor Hi-Gain 14dBi Directional Antenna Kit

For 802.11n applications, this ZyXEL ANT1106 6db omni-directional antenna can be used.

For really long range outdoor applications, this 24dB parabolic WiFi Antenna may be a good choice.

If you have a wireless adapter that doesn't have provisions for an external antenna, one adapter that I've had good luck with is a Rosewill RNX-G1 USB Wireless Adapter. It's feature is that is has a removable antenna and will accommodate replacement antennas.

This is just a sample of available products, many people have hi-gain antennas with similar specifications, but I haven't seen any other suppliers of signal boosters.
 

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HI
I have an Airlink MIMO XR 101 that I want to set up as a repeater.
The main router is a new Linksys 2000.

I watched a video on YouTube, but that is for NeGear.

Any one have an idea on how to accomplish this?
Thanks
Mark
 

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Hi everyone,
just a quick question that i hope someone can help me with, because it's really doing my head in.
I have a netgear wireless modem/router, which is on one side of the room, on the other side i need to get an ethernet to my foxtel box.
DSE sold me a Belklin Surf wireless router, which they told me i could setup as a form of repeater, so i can send the wifi across the room to the belkin, then use the ethernet ports to connect to the foxtel box.
Could someone guide me on setting this up?
I think i may be having problems with the network ip addresses?
The main router is set to 10.1.1.1 and the belkin is on the 192.168.2.1
Thank you in advance to any advice you can give me.
Cheers,
Josh
 

A:Router Repeater

First off, I've had loads of issues trying to get the Belkin repeater mode to work with anything but another Belkin box. I'd take it back and get a repeater that actually claims to work with all brands. In the Belkin manual, they even specify it's only compatible with other Belkin equipment, or at least they used to.
 

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I've got an 802.b wireless network here at home with a desktop hardwired to the D-Link router up in the office on the 2nd floor. I've got a laptop set up downstairs in the kitchen and the total straightline distance between the router and the laptop is approximately 45' or so. The signal only goes through 2 walls (or floor and ceiling combo) plus some furniture in the straightest line across an open air downstairs Living Room room.

The reason I'm describing the layout is that at best I get about a 40% Signal Strength and 40% Link Quality on the wireless laptop, but those numbers are also often in the teens and low 20's or the signal drops off completely.

Should I install a Wireless Repeater, and if so, how and where might I install it? I know nothing about repeaters.

Thanks.
 

A:Do I need to add a wireless repeater?

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Hi all,

I bought a MicroNext 54m wireless router model MN WR540T to act as a repeater and strengthen my wireless network in my house. I am not sure how to get it to act like a repeater though. Do I just use a RJ45 from the original router to this new router? What settings should I be using?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

R
 

A:Repeater Issues

Are you sure it includes Repeater mode? If it does the user manual should have information about configuring it. Often "Repeater" is called "Range Extender," so search for both terms.
 

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In my brothers' room the Internet connection is very very poor. In their room is an XBox 360, a desktop computer using a wireless NIC, a Wii, and some other devices that require a network connection. They can sometimes get a slight signal, but the signal is very weak and tends to drop.

I don't know why this is - the Netgear router (a Virgin Media SuperHub) is only 5 meters away from all of the devices. 5 meters in any other direction has a very good signal. Though, the signal must travel through two walls and the effected room has an external wall (it's the only room that isn't within the rectangular structure).

So, I did have a crazy plan making ethernet cables go all the way through the house, but later found that a Wireless Repeater would be a more inexpensive solution. However, when looking at all of the Wireless Repeaters available, they're all bigger than the router itself, and offer features which the router already has.

Are there are Wireless Repeaters (in Britain) that are very small and do nothing other than relay the data? I don't want it to have any fancy features, it just needs to sit in the closest side of the room and extend the signal. It would be nice if it was Netgear, so it goes with the router itself.
 

A:Wireless Repeater

Haven't read the specs for it, but the Netgear WN3000RP Universal WiFi Range Extender looks promising.

the signal must travel through two walls and the effected room has an external wallClick to expand...

Some walls (e.g., brick, concrete, steel) are very effective at blocking Wi-Fi.
 

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Hi everyone

I have recently moved away from Sky to another provider for my telephony and broadband services, I still have my old Sky router and I was wondering if I can use it as a repeater? There are areas of my house where I get bad wifi signal and it would be good to put the router to some use, the other option being that I throw it out.

It seems fairly locked down and I am no expert, has anyone else done this before? The model number is SR101.

Thanks for reading
 

A:Can I use my old Sky router as a repeater?

most routers cannot be used as a wireless repeater - although if you can run a cable to the area , you maybe able to use the sky router as a wireless and lan access point

you would need to log into the configuration pages and see if it has a repeater option
 

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I was a full time RVer and have Verizon DSL set up and working at my trailer, I built a new house and had Verizon install TV, internet and phone so I now have DSL at both places. The new place is around 100 ft. from the trailer. I installed a surveillance camera and DVD set up at the trailer and would like to use just the DSL at the new place and drop the old DSL. Will a repeater bridge work to be able to see my cameras and use my wireless laptop at the trailer? Also do you have any suggestions as to an inexpensive bridge easy to set up and use.
 

A:repeater bride

100ft maybe alright for wireless but that depends on what may be in between - do you have wireless at the house on DSL now, i assume you do not have wireless at the house now
if you do
then you should try and see what the signal is like now
use xirrus to see what the strength is like

then there are a number of things you could try
a booster / high gain aerial

and bridge / repeater
quite a few devices available

if you post the xirrus signal and then see how much signal you have

often the ISP T&Cs will only allow one premise to be supplied and so you may not be able to do what you are doing as this maybe considered two premises

- are both properties on one plot of land ?

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.
http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://wpc.475a.edgecastcdn.net/00475A/XirrusWiFiInspectorSetup.1.2.0.exe

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
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Hi Guys,

I’ve got a friend whose internet connection and wireless-g router are out in his garage office, and who complains of a very slow and bad connection when he uses his laptop wirelessly inside the house (approx. 40 to 60 feet between router and laptop). Quietly, I say to myself, “Duh!... That far away and through two cement-block walls! Of course, you do.” But, outwardly I say, “Let’s consider new equipment options to boost your signal.”

First, I replaced the minuscule antenna on the D_Link router with a longer high-gain unit. That gave me a measurably stronger signal, but no noticeable improvement in through-put (frequent stop/start delays playing YouTube videos, for example).

If I put a wireless repeater of some kind inside the house, that will surely give me a better connection, but my through-put could conceivably be cut in half, right? Is there a way to fix this without retransmitting the signal?

For another friend with a similar situation I added to their router a cheap little Hawking HSB2 802.11g HiGain Signal Booster, v.2. This seems to have made no difference whatsoever. Signal strength and through-put measures were even worse.

Can anyone with experience in this recommend a good solution? Is it possible to keep the cost to something around a $100?... like maybe a NetGear WN2000RPT100NAS Universal Wifi Range Extender.

Thanks guys!
 

A:Need a wireless repeater?

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I'm having problems setting up a repeater in a corner of my home where the signal is a bit weak. This is my current setup

1. Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway WAG200G
2. Siemens Gigaset WLAN Repeater 108

Firmware all updated

Specific setup:
1.
The linksys router is setup to connect to adsl, DHCP server set at 192.168.1.1 and IP addresses to give out from 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.150
DNS and default gateway are left blank.
All clients that connect to the linksys router obtain an IP address within the above range and DNS as per the dsl connection
-SSID = linksys
-Channel = 11

2.
I am not sure how to setup the siemens repeater. This is what I tried.
- SSID and Channel = linksys & 11 (same as the wireless router)
- Local network settings of the repeater:
IP address = obtain automatically

that didn't work, connecting to the repeater gives me limited connectivity error. I tried manually configuring the client pc connecting to the repeater to an IP address from within the network range, but that didn't work either (can't connect to repeater nor internet)

Then I tried manually configuring the network address of the repeater. I gave it an IP of 192.168.1.134. Tried to connect to repeater with automatic and then with manual IP, both didn't work.

So I figured im doing something wrong. Please help

Note: i don't have any security settings enabled.
 

A:Setting up a Repeater

From reading threads here I know that you are not the first person to have trouble getting wireless repeaters to work, especially when they are a different brand than the router.

There's not much I know to help you, but certainly suggest that you move the repeater to where the signal is strong until you get it set up--then if it loses signal when you move it where you want it you'll know why.

Also, don't know if this applies, but I think sometimes you need to tell the router the MAC address of any repeaters (extenders) or wireless bridges; or at least tell it that it's OK for that kind of device to connect.
 

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I too am in the same situation, I will greatly appreciate if some one can help me to fix this issue.

Saito said:

I'm having problems setting up a repeater in a corner of my home where the signal is a bit weak. This is my current setup

1. Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway WAG200G
2. Siemens Gigaset WLAN Repeater 108

Firmware all updated

Specific setup:
1.
The linksys router is setup to connect to adsl, DHCP server set at 192.168.1.1 and IP addresses to give out from 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.150
DNS and default gateway are left blank.
All clients that connect to the linksys router obtain an IP address within the above range and DNS as per the dsl connection
-SSID = linksys
-Channel = 11

2.
I am not sure how to setup the siemens repeater. This is what I tried.
- SSID and Channel = linksys & 11 (same as the wireless router)
- Local network settings of the repeater:
IP address = obtain automatically

that didn't work, connecting to the repeater gives me limited connectivity error. I tried manually configuring the client pc connecting to the repeater to an IP address from within the network range, but that didn't work either (can't connect to repeater nor internet)

Then I tried manually configuring the network address of the repeater. I gave it an IP of 192.168.1.134. Tried to connect to repeater with automatic and then with manual IP, both didn't work.

So I figured im doing something wrong. Please help

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A:Setup a repeater

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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I have a Buffalo router, but there don't seem to be any wireless repeaters made by them for sale. If I bought one made by another brand, it should work, right?
 

A:Does a repeater have to be the same brand?

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I have a WRE54G repeater. I've once successfully went through the setup, but it ended up assigning the same SSID for the repeater and the router

when I went to connect on my laptop it only showed the wireless router under the list of available connections. I could tell this because the signal strength was way low, and I had the repeater nearby.

so, I need to know first, is the repeater supposed to have the same SSID?? and the channels, are they supposed to be the same?
 

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Ok i need to know if this is the same thing.m

is a repeater the same thing as a hub?

I am wanting to connect my pcs via home network, (win 98 & win 98 se) and i have a "mini 10BASE-T Repeater.....can iuse that for the hub, or do i have to get an actual piece of equipment that is a hub or router?

Thanks.....if this is something i can use, how would i config it?

"Lantronix LMR8TA Mini- 10BASE-T Repeater" is what is on the unit.

I already googled it and got someinfo that i wanted.... I have the insallation guide, but it is kinda shallow on details. (what line i would connect to for the host file, and what is used for outgoing.......it has a few charts that i am not sure what they mean

Thanks again
 

A:Repeater / hub question

The repeater is similar to the hub, except that has the capability built-in that allows it to be used over a greater (cable) distance than a straight-forward hub.

If you are just wanting to connect the two PCs you can use the repeater (effectively as a hub) to just link up your PCs. You would just use it as any ordinary hub using straight-through Ethernet cabling between a port on the hub and each PC.

If you are wanting to extend you network to use the Internet you would be well advised to get a router instead (which in most instances will have a 1-port or 4-port switch built-in). If you got the 1-port variety you could daisy-chain the repeater/hub to the router to expand the number of PCs you could have on your network. But it would be easier just to get the 4-port variety (and they'll all be 10/100 Ethernet anyway, so immediately your LAN is running faster than the 10 Mbps limit of your Lantronix, provided, or course, the NICs in your PCs are 10/100 NICs).
 

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Hi, I have some problems when installing a D-Link DAP-1360 as a repeater for a wireless router. After installing the repeater everything seems to be working well, with very good wi-fi coverage, but after a while, with the main network recognized, stop the internet communication, and I just get net again if I reset the repeater.
Can someone help me understand what is going wrong?

Thanks in advance.

A:Repeater troubleshooting

Hello and welcome Oliver mate for starters some system specs would be good

Now the problem is not that clear to me so you hook up your network and then you stop the net connection or it does it automatically??

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I am attempting to upgrade my wireless network to something more modern. I should have done this sometime ago. But, I had some WG302s that I was able to keep working for several years. However, two managed to go down within a 2 to 3 week period of time. So, I've gotten fed up with them. I plan on getting a couple of Trendnet access points because they're cheap yet reliable. I was going to go with the cheapest model. But, before I do, I was going to try to get the one that could do repeater mode while still using WPA security. So, are there any Trendnets that do WPA while in repeater mode? If not, are there any wireless access points that do WPA while in repeater mode?
 

A:WAP with WPA in Repeater Mode

I would think that any WAP that does not support WPA has long been discontinued. Most models in the last several years also support WPA2. The thing to look out for is that some will only work as Repeater or Wireless Bridge if the "master" AP supports WDS.
 

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How to set-up dir615 with wpn824v3 as a repeater? I run Windows XP Home on 3 pc's
 

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In Homer Alaska, there is an Internet provider as Horizon. They provide service to my neighbor up on the hill about 1/4 mile from me. I live down in a hole and have no line of sight to Horizon but can see very clearly my neighbor who will give me access through his connection if that is possible?? Can I connect a repeater to his antenna/system/network and relay the connection down to my house? If possible do you know of a brand I should look into? Thanks for your time in this matter
 

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Ok so I bought this 5-1 AP, Client, Repeater, Bridge Router here Thinking it was as easy to set up as a normal router,(basically use the wizard and done.) I was wrong. The situation is I live in a trailer park, and can't afford net, giving my neighbor dinner every once in a while he let's me use his wifi, only problem is that it's kinda weak and cuts in and out if I'm not directly across from his router (which happens to be in my bathroom ) Long story short I bought this. I wanna be able to boost the signal so I can access it from here. Do I set it up as a bridge, client, repeater what? I can but I'd rather not go over to his house to mess with his router. I had it on but it would only allow one person to access it at a time, and I, my cousin and my grandpa would like to connect to it at the same time. Your help would be appreciated thanks.
 

A:Bridge? repeater? AP What? x_x

giving my neighbor dinner every once in a while he let's me use his wifi, Click to expand...

sorry we cannot help here
see the rules
http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
WiFi "Piggybacking" / "Wardriving" - We do not support the act of using someone else's Internet without permission. Also, please note that almost every ISP prohibits sharing your Internet connection with another home, and we will not assist you in breaking their rules.Click to expand...
 

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Hi.

I have an Edimax EW-7209APg that I want to run as a repeater.

It has as default the IP 192.168.2.1

I connected it directly to a computer, and by aid of ncpa.cpl.
I named the IP of this computer to 192.168.2.2

Then I changed the IP to 192.168.1.10, as the router has IP 192.168.1.1

I used ncpa.cpl again, and gave the computer the IP 192.168.1.2

But now I cannot connect to the Edimax with 192.168.10

Should the IP of the computer be an IP after 192.168.1.10 for instance .11 ?

A:How to set up a wireless repeater?

Is this Edimax router the same as the primary router? When setting up a second router as a repeater, generally there is some sort of 3rd party software. Have a look at this, I like Linksys routers but it's the same for all.

Turn your wifi router into a repeater

Even better link.

Turn Your Old Router into a Range-Boosting Wi-Fi Repeater

http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/index

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Hi, I'm trying to use a Netgear WNR2000 router as a repeater, I have a Netgear WGR614v9 as the main router in my house. I have followed online guides as closely as possible but am still having troubles. My main router is working fine, everything can connect to it and gain access to internet despite having to change the security to WEP to allow for the repeater function to work. Now I am having troubles getting the repeater (WNR2000) to connect to my main router. The ip address of the repeater is listed in the connected devices of the main router and everything is managing to 'find' the repeater just fine but when I connect and put in the WEP key there is no internet connection. I read that a static ip address is needed or something like that but I am completely baffled :/
Thanks in advance,
Martin.
 

A:WNR2000 Repeater

theres three versions of that router - do you have a version number
http://support.netgear.com/product/WNR2000v1

mentions
Check that the router is not in the temporary AP setup locked state (if you are using the
wireless repeater function).Click to expand...

how have you setup DHCP on the repeater ?

try without wireless security enabled

can we see an ipconfig /all from a pc connected to the main router and from the repeater - make sure we know which is which
also from the pc connected to the repeater can we see some ping tests
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose... Read more

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Hi,

I will really appreciate if you can provide any clues on how to resolve this ploblem.

we have a system that sends out UDP packages to a single IP address. We need to receive these UDP packages in two different IP addresses.

do you know of any artifacts (either Hw or Sw) that can be put in the middle to duplicate the UDP package and send these two cloned packages to 2 different IP addresses ?

Many Thanks in advance,
Jose

A:UDP Package Repeater

I've never faced the issue, my best guess would be a router with sufficient configuration to duplicate the packets. It would be pretty easy to write a program to do it, but I suspect that's not what you have in mind...

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Hey all, I have a Huawei523a router which is situated downstairs, the signal is not very good at all upstairs.
I have a Voyager2091 router sitting in a box, is there a way I can use this second router as a repeater to boost signal upstairs and how would I do this please?

A:Can I use Voyager2091 as a repeater?

Any wireless router can be used as a repeater, you just need to go to the Voyager website and it should give you details.

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So I want to make a wireless repeater out of my Linksys router, while using my 2wire as my main router. Is it possible to do this with two different routers? If so, can someone give me a step by step on how to do this?
 

A:Wireless repeater

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Hello Everybody!

How do I set up a wireless repeater in a large building. We will only have 2 LAN connections (one side of building), but I want to have wireless everywhere. Does a repeater just plug in the wall and receive signal from the other wireless router?

I wont have a LAN connection on the other side.

A:How to set up a Wireless Repeater

Just google the model of device you want to use for it. There are tutorials on all the major brands that can be easily found.

keep in mind the connection will slow with every AP is has to go through.

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I am getting free wireless from a resturant 2 blocks away from my home, but the strengh level is only 2 bars out of 5.

is there a way to set up an antenna on that side of my> house (right now my office is located in the middle of my house) and repeat/bounce the signal to and from my desktop computer??
 

A:wireless repeater??

Many restaurants provide free Wi-Fi for their patrons. I know of none that provide free service for somebody two blocks away. If this is an exception please PM me a link to the "resturant's" terms of service. This thread is closed.
 

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is there a way to set up an antenna in the middle of my property so that I can repeat/bounce a wireless internet signal to reach most of my property? Currently my desktop will not reach other security related equipment on my property.
 

A:wireless repeater??

Closing duplicate thread. You already have a thread here with replies: http://forums.techguy.org/web-email/896382-wireless-repeater.html
 

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Do I have to have a special type of router or repeater to turn an ordinary wireless router into a repeater for an existing network and are they more expensive?

A:Wireless Repeater

  
Quote: Originally Posted by RainbowDustin


Do I have to have a special type of router or repeater to turn an ordinary wireless router into a repeater for an existing network and are they more expensive?


Hello RainbowDustin;

The simple, quick answer is yes.

However, many of the current router models have the "Bridge" feature included, which allows you to bridge two or more routers in the same network to extend the range.

Please note that when creating a wireless "Repeater", you give up like half of your bandwidth because the router must first receive the signal, then rebroadcast the signal. As it cannot broadcast and receive simultaneously, half your time is spent in waiting. However, when bridging two routers with a cable, you do not experience this loss.

Cheers!
Robert

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My setup consists of the following: TP-LINK Router Model No. TL-WR541G and TP-LINK Wireless Repeater Model No. TL-WA500G.

I've set the Wireless Mode Settings to Universal Repeater and turned on MAC filtering. My problem is that when I connect to the wireless repeater with a phone or tablet (both working on android) it just wont connect. It gets stuck on "obtaining ip address". The wireless repeater works fine with any laptop, pc, netbook etc. I made sure that all the MAC Addresses are entered correctly. Also the phone and tablet connect fine to the router, but when the router is out of range and it tries to connect to the repeater it doesnt work. I tried all the basic troubleshooting techniques i.e. turning off wifi, turning off repeater & router.

Could anyone help? I've been trying to solve this problem for a year now

Thanks in advance.
 

A:TP-LINK Repeater Not Connecting

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I have a TrendNet TEW-639GR wireless router working with a EnGenius ERB9250 Wireless repeater. They seem to be working together but I have some questions regarding the setup.

1) Both are using the same channel, is this correct? They show up as two separate signals on a WiFi scanner with the same name, on the same channel, with two separate mac addresses.

2) How do I force my portable devices to connect to the repeater rather than the router? When I go to the Windows 7 "connect" page I see only one network choice (because they are sharing the same name). Sometimes the portable devices will connect to the router other times they will connect to the repeater.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide
 

A:Configuring a WiFi repeater

Sometimes the portable devices will connect to the router other times they will connect to the repeater.Click to expand...

Isn't that the point of having a Repeater? To connect to the stronger signal?
 

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Hello,

I recently bought a new D-Link DIR 615 but I dont get adequate range in the rooms farthest away from the router. I have an old D-Link DIR 634M router which I'm told can be used as a wireless repeater.

I went through several articles that describe connecting the two routers through a LAN cable. However is there a way to do the same without using a cable of any sorts?

Thanks!
 

A:Wireless Router as a repeater

However is there a way to do the same without using a cable of any sorts?Click to expand...

In the unlikely case that the old router supports wireless bridge (AP client) or repeater (range extender) mode simply use that mode. You can also look to see if any third party firmware exists for the router (e.g., at DD-WRT).
 

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Hi guys, I'm trying to spread the wireless out around my 2 story house and have 2 wireless routers.
The setup:
One is a Siemens SpeedStream 6520 Series that was given to me by my ISP.
The second router I have is a Linksys wrt160n v3 router that has dd wrt firmware installed on it. I want to move this router up to my second floor and have the wireless router from the week Speed stream to be amplified by the linksys. I followed the guide on the dd wrt website:
http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Universal_Wireless_Repeater but my wireless signal is not repeated.
Additional Details:
My linksys broadcasts a signal in repeater mode but can't seem to find the speedstream. I've also tried disabling all security and both routers just to make sure that wasn't an issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks.
 

A:Creating a wireless Repeater

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hi guys,

i have a couple of houses and an office where the wifi is very poor where it needs to be.
i realise i can run a cable, but this is out of a question.

i bought TP-link wireless repeaters which i have failed trying to setup to an eircom zyxel dsl modem
i set it up as a universal repeater and had it auto latch on to the eircom modem

but it just doesnt seem to boost the signal.

i have turned all encryption and this doesnt help either.

i have setup this situation using a netgear dsl modem and a netgear wireless router which if i remember i made a mac bridge, and it works great...

am i wasting my time trying to get a TP-link talking to a cheap isp modem?
i was reading an article somebody wrote that was doing the same thing yet the modem wasnt the same as mine, they said they got it working using WDS...and that the tp-link doesnt know about WDS and you need to use telnet to change settings on the tp-link looked a real hassle anyway.

any help please
 

A:Tp-link wireless repeater???

am i better off buying same brand dsl modem / repeater to make a mac bridge? anybody had any experience with this...
 

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