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WRT300N - G Range Extender

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by svtbolt, May 9, 2006.

  1. svtbolt

    svtbolt LI Guru Member

    Hey guys,

    I am doing a network installation for a company on Thursday and I finally talked them into going with the latest technology and getting the Wireless N for the new office. The main people in the office will be using N cards but they will have sub contractors that have an office within the building that visit on ocassions that will be using the Wireless G within their laptops. I of course want to make sure I can extend the G range throughout the office with no issues. What Wireless G bridge/signal extender do you recommend that works really well?


  2. -mb-

    -mb- Network Guru Member

    Wireless N has not been standardized yet. I'd think twice about doing a corporate installation based on pre-N.
  3. svtbolt

    svtbolt LI Guru Member

    Oh I let them know this believe me but they said they want to be on the top. I explained the standard could be changed and they are not concerned with it. Must be nice to have money like that :)

    Any ideas on if the current G-Signal extenders will work with this unit?

  4. RTSAnime

    RTSAnime Network Guru Member

    Well, Thibor said he is in the process of porting Hyperwrt to the WRT300N and then you could use WDS with a WRT54GL or another WRT300N to accomplish this.
  5. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    he could but tbh you would not want bugs in the firmware on a business. you want a stable firmware that preforms.

    svtbolt ther is no linksys range extender as yet in preN afaik.
  6. magnoxman

    magnoxman LI Guru Member

    I would strongly suggest you not use the 300N for your installation. The router has major issues and does not work well with G installs in the vicinity.
  7. svtbolt

    svtbolt LI Guru Member

    Thanks for the details guys I may have to talk them into going with a G router and be happy until the standard is set.

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