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  # 1247160 26-Feb-2015 15:24
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blakamin:
Jase2985: move the router, and get and adapter for your computer


Which will slow down your PC.

Looked at a range extender?


but will you notice if for what you are doing? maybe maybe not

adding more wifi isnt always the solution as it creates more noise for you neighbors.



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  # 1247161 26-Feb-2015 15:27
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beenz:
Sideface: Is it on the same mains power circuit as the house?


Yes


"ethernet over power" = "powerline ethernet adapter" would give you fast ethernet in the sleepout, if that's what you want.

eg TP-Link TL-PA211KIT



I just bought these to attempt to address poor 2.4Ghz wifi performance in our lounge. I was getting approximately 800 Kb/s over wifi, but am now getting 8-10 Mb/s using the Powerline adapters.

I was also able to repurpose an unused Netgear modem router to have it as another wifi access point, and to act as a 4 port switch (well, technically 3, as 1 port is for bridging the connection from the Powerline adapter).

 
 
 
 




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  # 1247164 26-Feb-2015 15:32
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dclegg:
Sideface:
beenz:
Sideface: Is it on the same mains power circuit as the house?


Yes


"ethernet over power" = "powerline ethernet adapter" would give you fast ethernet in the sleepout, if that's what you want.

eg TP-Link TL-PA211KIT



I just bought these to attempt to address poor 2.4Ghz wifi performance in our lounge. I was getting approximately 800 Kb/s over wifi, but am now getting 8-10 Mb/s using the Powerline adapters.

I was also able to repurpose an unused Netgear modem router to have it as another wifi access point, and to act as a 4 port switch (well, technically 3, as 1 port is for bridging the connection from the Powerline adapter).


Ethernet over power, seems to be the perfect solution..........thanks guys

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  # 1247169 26-Feb-2015 15:43
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beenz:
Ethernet over power, seems to be the perfect solution..........thanks guys


A word of warning. Be very careful if you endeavour to upgrade the firmware on them. I bricked my first lot when doing this, possibly as a result of choosing the wrong firmware file.

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