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rjbinney

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TP-Link Extender
« on: May 07, 2021, 04:10:14 PM »
Anyone have any luck with these?

I find my devices DONT attach "automatically" to the extender no matter how I configure it.

If I tell my printer to connect to the network through the extender, my devices can't print anymore. (Don't get me started on wireless printers!)

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Re: TP-Link Extender
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2021, 04:27:28 PM »
Who don't say what model TP_link extender you have. Some have a sleep option to conserve power which cause clients to need to reconnect.
I like to use ethernet over power devices. They work really well if you follow the installation instructions.
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Re: TP-Link Extender
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2021, 01:14:48 PM »
I've tried a couple, most lately the AC-1750. All seem to be garbage.

I presume you mean something like this?

I used the PowerLines in the past, but I'm in an apartment building, so I had less faith in the "follow the wire" ability... And you need a second router/bridge then, right?
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