access point

Forum discussion tagged with access point.
  1. lam13

    Question Extend Wireless network

    Hello everybody, i really need your help if it's possible, i need to deploy wifi into 4 restaurants located in the same street in Paris, two restaurants in each side of the street, two of them are separated by a hotel. Currently there is an internet box in each restaurant, but the problem is...
  2. Brick90

    Question Access point internet connection through ethernet wall port?

    Hi everyone, Does access point need to be connected directly to the router or would it also work if I connect it to an ethernet port in the wall? The reason I'm asking is because the router is downstairs in the house I live in, but the wifi connection is very poor in my upstairs room. I have...
  3. R

    [SOLVED] Best inexpensive Wireless Routers for LONG Range Wireless - Repeater / Client mode.

    Hello. First of all, i really have my doubts that i'm going to find an answer that's gonna fit my needs, but still would wanna give it a shot, who knows, maybe one knowledgeable dude finds my post and might be able to help haha. As the title says, shortly put, i am looking for Wireless...
  4. K

    Question Home networking setup help

    Hello guys, I am not entirely sure how to do this, so would appreciate help. My family just renovated our home, and I made sure there's LAN connection in every room. Still, for some devices you need wifi. We have an internet connection coming into home in a place, where it would be pointless to...
  5. gareththegiant

    Question Which AP to buy

    Hi, I have an Asus RT-3200 running as my router in the downstairs of my house however I would like to increase the signal in the upstairs of my house as such I would like to install an AP. The cable is already run so that is not an issue. The router is running Tri-Band Smart Connect (I know...
  6. MrSandstorm

    Question Abnormal access point behavior

    Hi! I've recently noticed stability and throughput issues on otherwise reliable wi-fi network and managed to track them down to the 2.4GHz signal from an access point. Problem is, this is likely not the usual "2.4GHz is just bad" issue. On one access point I can get 150~200mbps within line of...
  7. K

    Question Extending range of mobile WiFi hotspot.

    I'm assisting a friend trying to improve the coverage of the WiFi at their house emanating from a Huawei E5577c mobile wifi hotspot. The device is fixed to a wall as it is hardwired to an antennae (remote location). They have a TP-LInk router (wr841n) that I was hoping to use as an access point...
  8. Phantom74

    Question Need help on setting up connection for a TiVo requiring an Ethernet connection using old router as wireless bridge. Or is there a better option?

    I am trying to use a TiVo in a room without a wired Ethernet connection. It is a TiVo premiere which requires an Ethernet connection or a TiVo specific wireless adapter. Which I do not have nor do I want to purchase. Is the best route to go the one I am currently trying to do? Which is turning...
  9. N

    Question Set up

    So many options to choose from. I admit I am a beginner, can you please tell me if this is a good set up. We are renovating our house. TP-Link EAP225-Wall Omada AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO Wall-Plate Access Point TP-Link TL-SG1008P 8-Port Gigabit PoE Ethernet Switch (4 PoE Ports, 55 Watt Budget...
  10. brahmsPC

    [SOLVED] Using old router with new one

    Hi. Im newbie in this stuff. I have a modem/router from my new ISP which is setup in my living room. now i a have another modem/router from my old ISP, I accessed the old modem thru 192.168.100.1 using my laptop and disable the DHCP server in settings. Then i Connect the new modem with the old...
  11. KarimKhattab

    [SOLVED] Ethernet cable works for PS & not access point

    Ok so I'm trying to connect an access point (TL-WR840N ) through a WAN cable. The problem I'm getting is: "WAN Port is unplugged" Router is connected to internet and works fine Long Cat6 cable I want to use works fine when I connect PS (I don't have a network port on my computer) Access Point...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Does the ethernet and wifi get different bandwidths in a router?

    I have a Netis WF2411 150 Mbps Wireless router. The router is placed in my bathroom. The signal strength is very good in every case. I tested some scenarios for the best possible speed for my PC. Case 1: Connected the PC through ethernet and no other device was connected to the Wifi. Case 2...
  13. S

    Question Connecting routers lan to lan

    I have 4G LTE wifi router (Huawei b310s-925)[Router A] has only one LAN port. and another router Prolink H5004NK, that I want to cnnect to router A, lan to lan(connected both routers using LAN ports on both devices), and use the internet on both routers and increase the wifi coverage, I tried...
  14. computerwiz2531

    [SOLVED] Can't share VPN with Windows 10 hotspot?

    Hello, I'm trying to share my VPN connection from OpenVPN on my Windows 10 computer to my phone. I can make a hotspot in the settings and connect my device although when I attempt to change the adapter settings to connect the VPN, the hotspot adapter doesn't show up in the sharing drop down box...
  15. M

    [SOLVED] Hardwired access point - does the router matter?

    Hey everyone. I live in a stacked townhouse and I'm trying to get Wi-Fi down to my garage (basically my living space is 4 floors up from the garage). Currently I have a Asus RT-AC88U router but the Wi-Fi does not get all the way down to the garage. However the internet feedpoint from the ISP is...
  16. S

    Question Exteremly low link-speed on win7 wifi hotspot

    I just setup a Wifi hotspot using CMD on my winows 7 PC with D-Link DWA-548 N300 PCI-e Card. i can see it on available wifi networks on my phone but it takes minutes to get the IP configs and super slow link-speed takes. Tried with my other PC and a different Wifi card and the same results...
  17. Sirlee

    Question Ethernet cable "daisy chain" from main router to 2nd router access point

    Hi! I had a problem with setting up my 2nd router as an access point. I am quite new to routers etc, but I managed to do so following some tutorials. Anyhow, now I face a new problem. When I connect the main router to the access point with a single direct ethernet cable, everything works fine...
  18. S

    [SOLVED] Best option for wifi coverage in house

    My modem & router are currently in the basement of a two story house. The router feeds ethernet ports on the 1st and 2nd floors. Given this setup, what is the best option to get wifi coverage throughout the house? I would like to leverage the ethernet ports for wifi coverage which should give...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] Do routers impact mesh performance?

    In about a week I will be switching to the xfinity gigabit internet connection. I informed the technician I will be using my own equipment. ( which hasn’t been ordered yet.) My question is will a good vs cheap router impact WiFi speeds for devices connected to the mesh? I plan on getting a...
  20. A

    [SOLVED] How to configure a Tp-Link Access Point?

    Hi, I just ordered a tp-link access point: Omada EAP-110. I read in it's documentation how to configure it, but I'm stucked in the first step. First of all it is powered from a PoE adapter, I could connect to it's wifi network and on the back and also the docs writes that I have to access...