Thursday, June 09, 2011

Wifi Range extender

I was just asked by someone about finding a wifi range extender and Engadet decided to deliver one to my lazy ass in my feed reader. Enter the Netgear WN3000RP. Convenient and timely of them, but I am torn.  The last netgear product I spent my money on was apparently very poorly designed, and you would have to reboot it periodically to get the wireless to come backup.  It could have been the damn torrents, (linux iso's I assure you) but that damn thing was a paper weight as far as I am concerned.  I have used a different wifi repeater from Airlink (the Chinese knockoff extraordinaire).  I believe the one that I used was the AP311W and it is still running in my brother-in-laws house almost 5 years later.  That thing was cheap and is still chugging along after all this time, but the biggest drawback was the really (really really) non-intuitive setup guide.  It took about 10 minutes interpreting the Engrish manual and about 6 tries to figure out what the hell was going on, but after that it just keeps on chugging.  Anyone got some thought on either brand, or experience with either product?


















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2 comments:

  1. hmm
    looks awesome
    i have wifi in my house
    sux bcause the crashes ;s

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  2. unfortunately I bought a top of the range router with a massive range.

    No problems with it though.

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