[ALUG] Mesh wireless

Huge huge at huge.org.uk
Wed Apr 12 09:31:39 BST 2017


On Wed, 2017-04-12 at 08:34 +0100, Laurie Brown wrote:
> 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.

I've been playing with Zyxel powerline adaptors. They suck little green
toads.


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