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Wireless and powerline adapters?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Chris313AllNight, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Chris313AllNight

    Chris313AllNight Regular Contributor

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    I have a 68U at a friend's house and the wireless is weak, so I'm planning to use powerline adapters seen here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MTNKNPZ/?tag=snbforums-20

    While I'm sure the powerline adapters will work fine, I'm looking to extend wireless signal. I have an N66U I'm planning to use a switch and for the wireless. Do I set it as AP to work like I want it? (I've never done this before.) And can I just plug it into the switch I have at my home to reconfigure (the address for both the N66 and the 68U are the standard 1.1 and will conflict, is that right? And will the N66U auto reconfigure the access address to avoid the conflict?)
     
  2. Swistheater

    Swistheater Very Senior Member

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  3. Chris313AllNight

    Chris313AllNight Regular Contributor

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    Yes, thanks for that, but I've already looked into it and Moca adapters aren't usable here. Powerline or bust. Otherwise, I'd have done exactly that. Those Moca Adapters were actually my first choice.
     
  4. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    For that money, the OP could install an 86U/68U AiMesh with wireless backhaul and extended AC WiFi and skip the powerline or moca.

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  5. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    Maybe this will help: https://www.asus.com/US/support/FAQ/1015009

    OE
     
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