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Di-604 & di-524

I have just moved to a bigger house which is a back-split having 5 floors

i have a problem now that the main cable for internet is in basement area
i have 4 computers & 2 laptops i need wireless to run the laptops upstairs

how do i connect the 2 routers to achieve a wireless network upstairs

i have read many things but! i am so confused & lost as to the how to

please help
thanking you in advance

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  • mauriceand58 Oct 21, 2008

    i do have 3 routers

    i have
    Di-604
    DI-524
    WBR-1310

    these are all d-link routers

    i toke off the DI-524 as my main router due to the fact it was not giving me a strong enough signal
    it would only work in one area of house being a small room just about the basement,

    i put the 604 on as the main router , i tired to use the DI-524 as the wireless upstairs i changed the setting but still i have no luck

    if you can assist me in setting these routers up i would appreciate it

    thanking you in advance


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Ethernet will travel over 2 pairs from the basement to your space that has to be less than 100 feet away. You can run it over flat cable, but not get 100 base T, but it is still going to be as fast and quicker than a wireless bridge and regeneration.

If I understand what you're trying to do, it will acutally take 3 routers or 2 and a wireless access point. The key would be to set up one router as a wireless and the other as a bridge. That gets your ethernet signal to the back of the router. Now, you need a wirelss access point or 3rd router to make it be wireless in your space.

Most modern premisies are wired with 4-pair cable. Even if they didn't make home runs from your space to the basement, there ought to be at least 2 spare pairs in the house cable. Those 2 pairs can feed ethernet to your space where you just have to plug in a router and configure it as an access point, or let it be a wireless router for that matter with or without being a DHCP server. In my wildest dreams, I can't even think of a 5 story structore being more than 150 cable feet away, well withing the 300 feet allowed for ethernet.

Let us know what you finally do.

Carl


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