| | Re: Belkin Repeater
On 1 Apr, 23:25, Axel Hammerschmidt <h...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Bob <n...@nowhere.com> wrote:
> >Hi guys,
> >Was hoping one of you gurus could maybe give me some advice with
> >extending wireless range?
> >I've bought a Belkin Wireless G Range Extender which connects to a
> >Buffalo Air Station Router (in repeater mode, so via wireless) in the
> >hope of getting better connection at the other side of the house.
> >However, it seems that none of my machines are connecting to the repeater.
> >The repeater is definitely associated to the router, because the MAC
> >register tells me so. I am using WEP and have set the ID to the same on
> >each, as well as the SSID.
> >How I know they aren't connecting to the repeater is by switching it
> >off, and there is no change in connection quality (i.e. poor.)
> >So, my question really is, how can I tell for definite if my laptop is
> >connected to the repeater and not the router? Also, any pointers if my
> >laptop is not connecting to the repeater?
> I had the same problem with a D-Link DWL-G700AP set up as a repeater, to
> increase the signal from a Trendnet access point (TEW-510APB) and using
> WPA BTW. The client would connect to the Trendnet access point instead
> of the repeater.
> I solved the problem by using a client that would didplay the MAC
> addresses so I could choose the repeater instead of the access point.
> That's the only way to tell them apart as both were on the same channel
> and had the same SSID.
> Don't know what you mean by "the ID" though.- Hide quoted text -
> - Show quoted text -
Hi, thanks for the advice. Incidentally, which client did you use that
displays the MAC address?
Regarding the ID, I'm not sure either now that I read it. I think I
meant the WEP code was the same on both (mentioned to indicate I had