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#153711 5-Oct-2014 19:22
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I require to extend my Wifi reception to a second dwelling, on the other side of our garage. To do this on the cheap I am hoping a Wifi repeater, will do the trick for now. At least until until a trench is dug. My question is, would there be anyone in Wanganui aka the Zombie town haha, kind enough to lend me one, before i shell out the cash, only to find it doesn't work. Yes I do know that the speed will half.  

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  #1147837 5-Oct-2014 19:56
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Where are you planning on placing it? If there is no WiFI coverage there at present an extender isn't going to magically make things work. They need to be placed where the signal is still relatively strong.




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  #1147874 5-Oct-2014 20:42
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this is why I am waiting to trial it first, don't hold much hope but don't want to dig, until the ground is fairly dry.

 
 
 
 


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  #1147886 5-Oct-2014 21:01
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Could you get a really long ethernet cable and run it over temporarily, put a wifi access point on the other end? Ugly but probably a lot more effective than an extender.

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  #1147907 5-Oct-2014 22:12
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Have you got line of sight?

You could use these http://www.gowifi.co.nz/backhaul-point-to-point/ubiquiti-nanostation-locom2-802.11n/g-200mw-outdoor-ap/bridge.html, get full speed and skip the trench.

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  #1148502 6-Oct-2014 19:08
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Ethernet over powerline.
See my signature for my guide to extending your wifi network.

I run a rural ISP and our customers require their rooftop dish to have line of sight to the transmitter.
Often there are trees in the way, so the dish goes on the roof of the garage and we use homeplugs to get the signal from the garage into the house - the reverse of what you are wanting to do.

Anyhow they work great when the distance is less than 100m




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  #1148546 6-Oct-2014 19:45
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cheers ray, however dwellings have their own power board / breakers (no rcd tho I think....) would EoP still work in my case, both feed by the same feed from the road.

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  #1149589 7-Oct-2014 23:37
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Normally if they are on the same phase, it will work with good copper cabling up to 300m.
However if they have their own meters, then I would probably just suggest you try and see.





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