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    • goldndelicious
    • By goldndelicious 7th Nov 10, 3:33 PM
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    how to set up a wireless repeater?
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    • 7th Nov 10, 3:33 PM
    how to set up a wireless repeater? 7th Nov 10 at 3:33 PM
    hi.

    i have an o2 wireless box II and would like to extend the range.

    what are my options? will a larger aerial help or would i be better at looking for a wireless repeater? if so where do i get one and how do i set one up?

    thanks in advance
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    • diable
    • By diable 7th Nov 10, 3:37 PM
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    • 7th Nov 10, 3:37 PM
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    • 7th Nov 10, 3:37 PM
    I'd check to position of your box before spending any money on additional equipment then if you need a wireless repeater just search on ebuyer. To set one up all it needs to do is to connect wirelessly to your O2 box and the instructions will tell you how to do that.
    • goldndelicious
    • By goldndelicious 7th Nov 10, 4:51 PM
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    • 7th Nov 10, 4:51 PM
    thanks diable, the position in the house is fine, essentially i'm looking to stretch the wireless range out into the garden, so in the summer i can work from home outside in the sunshine
    Last edited by goldndelicious; 07-11-2010 at 5:02 PM.
    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 7th Nov 10, 10:32 PM
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    • 7th Nov 10, 10:32 PM
    When I received a new router from my ISP, I connected it to my existing router via CAT5e cable, put the two routers at different ends of the house (broadcasting with the same SSID but on different channels), and hey presto: full wireless coverage! I doesn't seem possible to connect the two routers wirelessly, however.

    Just thought I'd mention it in case you also have a spare router...
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