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3 dog nights

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Posted: 12/14/19 01:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Is there one that actually works, at a reasonable price? Needed for the Brick & Stick.............. Update on page two

* This post was edited 12/15/19 02:52pm by 3 dog nights *


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Posted: 12/14/19 01:49pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Extends range some. Doesn’t increase ban width. Is one or both your issue?


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Posted: 12/14/19 02:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I've had excellent results with the Google extenders. I got a 4-pack at Costco...covers my whole house.

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Posted: 12/14/19 02:18pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Not having a Costco anywhere near me, what brand & model are they ??

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Posted: 12/14/19 02:30pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I was having issues with WiFi reaching all my rooms. Asked a buddy and he asked how was the router setup? 2 or 5Ghz. Said that 2 will provide better service through walls, etc. Tried it, and it made a big difference. Might try that first.


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Wildtoad, sounds interesting. What does it mean?? How do I change the setup or even see what I have??

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I had a wifi signal problem in my apartment. It is a large apartment and an older building with thick concrete walls and lots of steel that blocked the signal often to the bedroom where my computers are. Main modem is in living room as it is the only place it can be placed because of the wiring set up in a concrete building. I purchased an Netgear N300 Wifi Range Extender Model 2700. Problem solved. Just plug it in closer to computer and it amplifies the signal (not band width) and now have full signal and works superbly well. Sets up easily (one button to press to pick up signal and done). About $27.00 Cdn. from Amazon Highly recommend.

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I had a wifi signal problem in my apartment. It is a large apartment and an older building with thick concrete walls and lots of steel that blocked the signal often to the bedroom where my computers are. Main modem is in living room as it is the only place it can be placed because of the wiring set up in a concrete building. I purchased an Netgear N300 Wifi Range Extender Model 2700. Problem solved. Just plug it in closer to computer and it amplifies the signal (not band width) and now have full signal and works superbly well. Sets up easily (one button to press to pick up signal and done). About $27.00 Cdn. from Amazon Highly recommend.

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Posted: 12/15/19 07:44am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

3 dog nights wrote:

Wildtoad, sounds interesting. What does it mean?? How do I change the setup or even see what I have??


Many current broadband services actually broadcast on both. In many cases, there is a 2gz and a 5gz option on the wireless signal. Your first option would be to use your device to scan for wireless signals and see if two are there (they are often identified with the gz numbers in some way). The 2gz has lower data speeds but higher range. The 5 is the opposite - higher data but lower speeds.

In our house, the main TV (which is only feet from the router) is hooked into the 5, as is our bedroom tv (which is directly above the router). All laptops and mobile devices connect to the 2, as you never know where they will be.

May or may not be a solution to your issue, but it's a place to start!

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Check theBearExtender PC.

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