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2wrt54gs better than 1

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by alex2028, Jun 21, 2006.

  1. alex2028

    alex2028 LI Guru Member

    im new to the wirless world i did try a search but didnt really help me out much, i was wondering if you have 2 wrt54gs routers can you use one as a range expander, I need to get more signal to my back house about 50 ft away with 2 walls in the way. if this is not possible to do would the thibor15c help or a set of HGA7T do the job, any halp will be greatly apreciated, i am currently 3 linksys firmaware versions behind would upgrading to the newest one help some.
     
  2. swinn

    swinn Network Guru Member

    You can upgrade them to Thibor and setup WDS. This would let the second router be a repeater.
     
  3. alex2028

    alex2028 LI Guru Member

    if i install thibor and enable wds will i be able to connect to the router wireless or will i have to run a hard wire. also one question what is wds sorry very new to this.
     
  4. sufrano63

    sufrano63 Network Guru Member

    WDS (wireless distribution system). It extends your wireless coverage. Drawback is your bandwidth will be cut in half. Another 3rd party firmware support WDS is dd-wrt
     

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