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vulcan500rider February 2, 2011 09:00 AM

Any Tips on a Wireless Repeater?
 
Hi All!

I need to procure a wireless repeater for my office, but I've never had anything to do with them before.

Currently, we have a 2Wire 2700HGV-B router in one end of the office, which we can't move (several levels of provincial gov't IT hell) and ideally we'd like to throw a repeater in the middle to pick up the signal and expand it into the other end of the building. It would also be handy if there was some signal on other nearby floors, but that's not mandatory.

The building is a concrete tower, with modular metal frame & drywall walls.

Currently, I'm looking at something like this: NCIX.com - Buy EnGenius Wireless G Access Point / Repeater with Embedded Antenna 108MBPS 600MW - EAP-3660 In Canada.

Would that serve the purpose?

Thanks all!

DCCV44.2223 February 2, 2011 09:26 AM

You may find this series by Tim Higgins useful:

Everything You Need To Know About Wireless Bridging and Repeating - Part 2: No WDS Required - SmallNetBuilder

vulcan500rider February 2, 2011 07:36 PM

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Originally Posted by DCCV44.2223 (Post 481206)

Cheers. Very educational, and I think it answers my questions...Thanks!


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