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WiFi Extender with Ethernet Input

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by WuMyster, May 19, 2017.

  1. WuMyster

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Feb 28, 2012

    Posts: 1,647

    Location: London, UK

    I'm in a weird spot atm and am looking for a WiFi extender that instead of connecting to the network via wifi, will take an ethernet cable in and transmit a WiFi network?
  2. Caged


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 21,617

    An access point then?
  3. Orcvader


    Joined: Oct 11, 2009

    Posts: 13,284

    Location: Havering

    As above, if you mean the connection going to the router is cabled, then you want an access point. Unifi is a very popular choice.


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 4,927

    Location: N.Devon

    It's not a weird situation, it's the prefered situation you always want to be a position to have a AP over a shity wifi entender.
  5. mmj_uk


    Joined: Dec 26, 2003

    Posts: 20,607

    The Asus EA-AC87 does both, it has a 5-port gigabit switch too.

    edit: it's only 5ghz though.

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