[ALUG] Mesh wireless

Laurie Brown laurie at brownowl.com
Wed Apr 12 08:34:01 BST 2017


On 11/04/17 18:06, steve-ALUG at hst.me.uk wrote:
> On 10/04/17 14:23, Mark Rogers wrote:
>> Wired would be a big job, although I've considered it. But obviously
>> that's never going to do a lot for my phone :-)
> 
> Run one wire from the router to upstairs, and then have the upstairs
> wifi  running of that cable.  Alternatively, get one of those internet
> over mains jobbies and use that to get the network to upstairs, where
> you can run the 2nd wifi or access point.  I think you can get a
> combined network over mains & repeater.  However, I also think that
> network over mains has a bad reputation.

We've got TP-Link Powerline stuff all over the house, and it works just
fine. As a cheap and effective solution, it can't be beaten.

> However, if you want to play around with mesh, that's moot.

Of course!

Cheers, Laurie.
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