Wireless routers mstr and slv w/ media serve

April 3, 2010 at 18:45:39
Specs: Windows Vista

I have a large house with the current wireless router in the garage on main level (where my cable co. installed it). House is 3 levels with office in basement has three printers currently hard wired into a usb hub. Media room is also in basement w/ PS3. Would ike to install a 1 TB media server as well as hook printers up wireless. Thinking is to put an updated wireless router in garage and another as a slave in basement next to printers Hard wire printers and media server to it from there away from the elements in garage. Head is spinning after reading so much garble. Anyone with good feedback on products and feasability is welcome. Thanks in advance.

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#1
April 3, 2010 at 21:09:27
The best and most reliable performance is wired. So I would
prefer installing wire for the most of the runs,

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#2
April 4, 2010 at 07:44:51
Sorry i didn't put this in the first time but wired is not an option. any ideas on the wireless master/slave routers is welcome.

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#3
April 4, 2010 at 14:18:33
What you need is a wireless access point / router that supports "Wireless Bridging" to act as your 'slave' router.
Lots of good info on the web on how to do this but the key things to remember is turn off DHCP on the second / bridging router (or access point) and that the bridging mode basically takes the place of an ethernet cable.

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