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improve wifi signal upstairs

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by KingJohn, Feb 16, 2019.

  1. KingJohn

    KingJohn Occasional Visitor

    May 20, 2018
    So i have two great
    Asus RT-AC87U Routers. Performance is very good. One handles all the lights, tv, nas, wifi sockets and the other has vpn with laptop, phones and tablets.

    Im always looking to improve things, one problem i have is the nas is on one router, tv uses it, but no access direct via the second vpn router.

    Wonder if anything could be done securely to get direct access to nas via phones or laptops? Without accidental connection to the internet from a phone to internet outside vpn

    I do have cloud access via WD cloud to NAS

    Nordvpn installed in router 2

    So router 1, upstairs, nas plugged into it, tv access via wifi

    Router 2, downstairs, vpn installed inside, provides about 50mb on my 100mb connection, works great

    But signal from 2.4 is low and not full on 5g

    So perhaps a wifi extender in middle for downstairs?


    Typo update
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2019