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Wi Fi signal booster

Postby pilgrim2 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:41 pm

Does anyone have experience of or recommendations for the above . We have a movistar router (is that the correct term?) which is in the centre of the house (very old thick walls) and is ideally placed for indoor use, but I would like to use my wifi gadgets outside on the patio:)

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby swerve » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:50 pm

Have a look at this it maybe what you need.
Flea bay item number. 321218208081
Just type the number in search.

Btw I have no connection to the above item.
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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby Enrique » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:52 pm

Hi pilgrim2,
Search The Forum wifi extenders ..loads of info............ :D
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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby pilgrim2 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:47 am

Thanks for the replys, but I was really looking for was for someone to say I have got ........... and its brilliant!!!

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby rafiki » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:19 pm

I have got a Netgear WN2000RPT and it works great. :thumbup:
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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby El Cid » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:47 pm

I use a TP Link home plug system where the router connects to one plug and the other, which emits the WiFi signal, can be plugged in anywhere.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/TP-Link-TL-WPA2 ... omputers_1

I used the Netgear extender and it's fine, but it has to be in the range of the router and will then extend the signal for about the same distance. The advantage of the Home Plug system is that the range can be much further as there is no requirement for it to be in range of the router. It will even work at the end of a 50m extension cable.

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby pilgrim2 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:21 pm

Thats more like it! Thanks all.

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby LizFox » Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:34 am

Thanks for posting the question. I want one too.

And its cheaper on Amazon.es :thumbup:

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby quebin » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:10 am

LizFox wrote:Thanks for posting the question. I want one too.

And its cheaper on Amazon.es :thumbup:
I think you looked at 2nd hand prices.

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby probe » Thu Feb 20, 2014 2:21 pm

I bought one of the TPLink extenders that Sid mentioned yesterday. It had one unit to connect to the router and then 2 other extenders. I now have full signal strength throughout the house and this all was setup in 5 minutes - a result!

Great recommendation, Sid.

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby Terry Tibbs » Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:20 pm

If I understood correctly, the items that Sid mentioned are HomePlug units (i.e. they use the mains cabling to carry the network data). They work fine in many cases, but if you are looking for a pure 'wi-fi repeater', I can definitely recommend the Netgear WN3000RP:

http://www.amazon.es/dp/B004XACSV2/ref= ... 81_TE_dp_1

I just bought one of these for a friend who has wi-fi connection problems in some parts of his house. The setup was incredibly fast (less than 5 minutes, including reading the instructions) and it works well.

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby peteroldracer » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:15 am

I have the Tp-link things on order (delivery by SEUR so not holding breath!), and have booked a boffin from Riosat for next week, having just got this result!
http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/i/772578736

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby LizFox » Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:11 pm

quebin wrote:
LizFox wrote:Thanks for posting the question. I want one too.

And its cheaper on Amazon.es :thumbup:
I think you looked at 2nd hand prices.

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http://www.amazon.es/gp/offer-listing/B ... dition=new

UK.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... dition=new
Bought it for €40 and it was delivered the next day. Not second hand! What're you on about?

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby LizFox » Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:13 pm

I'm having problems connecting my Extender so I phoned Jazztel and they don't support it so have to get the settings from Netgear. Word of warning - if you're with Jazztel get your extender through them (apparently its cheaper too - €25).

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Re: Wi Fi signal booster

Postby quebin » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:10 pm

LizFox wrote:
quebin wrote:
LizFox wrote:Thanks for posting the question. I want one too.

And its cheaper on Amazon.es :thumbup:
I think you looked at 2nd hand prices.

Spanish
http://www.amazon.es/gp/offer-listing/B ... dition=new

UK.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... dition=new
Bought it for €40 and it was delivered the next day. Not second hand! What're you on about?
This is the link that came up for me,maybe crossed lines, but I'm glad that you got what you wanted.
http://www.amazon.es/gp/offer-listing/B ... eller=&sr=


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