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  Reply # 2114414 26-Oct-2018 12:57
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You can get an Amplifi base unit for $275 and then add repeaters at a later date.  It's just that doing it that way you'll pay about $100 more in the end than if you bought a 3 pack up-front.  But that's what I did, got the base unit first for a while and then added a repeater as required.  You might find that the base unit gives you better Wi-Fi than you have right now anyway, given the antenna setup inside the unit is quite unique.  It covered a lot of areas my Airport Extreme had trouble getting to.  


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  Reply # 2114504 26-Oct-2018 15:46
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trig42:

 

Can you use the powerline adaptors to move your router to the second floor? would that make it better?

 

Going ONT -> Powerline downstairs -> Powerline 2nd FLoor -> Router _> TVs/WiFi from there? 

 

How the house is wired could make a fair bit of difference.

 

I've not used powerline adaptors for years but when I did it was back in the UK where it's standard for the power sockets on each level of a house to be wired on a separate ring.

 

You used to get way better performance between adaptors on the same level than you did between those on different floors where the signal needed to work its way through the fuse board.

 

Not sure whether it's still an issue. The powerline standards have moved on a lot since then.  

 

I suspect that's exactly my issue. Seems to work okay on same floor. Between floors not so much.


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