[Durham] Extending a WIFI home network

Martin Ward martin at gkc.org.uk
Thu Mar 13 16:19:01 UTC 2014

On 13/03/14 16:01, Dougie Nisbet wrote:
> I think I may be looking it this the wrong way. What I should be doing
> then, is extending the network, then adding a WAP? Whereas my logic train
> so far has been to extend the Wifi ...
> I've got a couple of spare WAPs so it would be a good route for me. Would
> something like this be any good do you think? http://amzn.to/1hfDCcL

I think so (I have never used them though).

There is a pair of adapters here for £14.98:


I looked into these when trying to extend the network to my son's
bedroom (in an extension: so its on the other side of a cavity wall).
The powerline devices cost over £40 a pair at the time,
so I ended up running a CAT5 cable through the loft/


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