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Topic # 229145 9-Feb-2018 12:31
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Hi, i have 2 routers that i want to connect wirelessly to each other . Both are HG659b routers.

 

 

 

RouterA is connected to the internet (fiber) and has both wireless SID and lan connections. 

 

I want RouterB to connect wirelessly to RouterA and work as a possible wifi repeater. I see lots of information about doing this through a wired connection but I need help doing this through wireless. 

 

I am not sure what is the correct terminology for this setup. AP Mode ?? Wireless Bridge??

 

Please help with the setup.

 

 

 

Thanks


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  Reply # 1954305 9-Feb-2018 13:23
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Not possible.


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  Reply # 1954311 9-Feb-2018 13:30
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If you cannot run ethernet from one router to the other, then you will need to invest in some powerline adapters.




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  Reply # 1954312 9-Feb-2018 13:31
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Is it not possible with hg659 routers or not possible at all with any routers. 

 


i also have a netgear dgn3700 router. what if i choose the netgear router as Router B? i do see options of AP and Bridge mode but not sure about the settings. 


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  Reply # 1954464 9-Feb-2018 17:03
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Repeater mode is described in the Netgear manual.


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  Reply # 1955141 11-Feb-2018 12:02
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mcsqed:

 

Is it not possible with hg659 routers or not possible at all with any routers. 

 


i also have a netgear dgn3700 router. what if i choose the netgear router as Router B? i do see options of AP and Bridge mode but not sure about the settings. 

 

 

Some routers have a "wifi repeater" mode, but since you have presumably looked through the config settings an not been able to find it, then it might not be a function of this router. Probably better to get a device designed to work in the way you need it to.

 

If you do manage to get a wifi repeater going, you can expect it to be horribly slow and far more susceptible to random interference and bad signal. Try putting the repeater in different rooms/hallway closer to the internet router until it gets a reasonable signal from the router. Sometimes theres a way to run an ethernet cable (eg Cat.6) under the floor or through the ceiling.





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