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Wireless Network In The Basement


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#1 ramsey76

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 05:34 PM

My wireless network ( extended G) will not extend to my finished basement. I can not get the ethernet cable from the router to my basement desk since I have finished walls and basement. My plan is to run an ethernet cable from my router to the unfinished part of the basement to a second router . Then use the second router to get to my desk on a wireless basis. This will go thru one wall only.

Will this work ?


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Posted 28 January 2007 - 10:06 AM

It should work, but the setup of wireless access points can get a bit tricky. Since there's an unfinished part of the basement, why not just poke a hole into the wall to the finished part for a cable connection?

Then you can run the cable along the baseboard to the desk.
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Posted 28 January 2007 - 06:49 PM

Thanks

I am trying to avoid drilling this. My walls have finished wood trim ( floor and ceiling) and I would have to go through a series of built in bookshelves to get my desk. Plus there is a door to the outside.

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 09:04 AM

If you'd like a finished look, you can install an outlet fixture in the wall to route the cable through. That's what I did in my house for our network (pre-wifi days) - and all the parts were available at Home Depot.
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Posted 29 January 2007 - 09:16 AM

I am going to try using ethernet connection that uses the existing electrical wiring. I think the manufacturer is netgear. I will let everyone know how it works

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 10:02 AM

Ok my two day status report on using the ethernet connection using my electrical wires.


The speed is OK

The connection is always up.

I do seem to get many "not responding" on some websites. I am not sure of this because of the connection, my PC , or the sities I visit.




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