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Any way to use a Netgear WGR 614 V7 as a range extender

I have a WGPPS606 and I use the Ethernet ports on it. That works great. I have a 614 I am not using, and rather than buy another box, is there any way to use the 614 as a wireless hub?

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The netgear web site has instructions on how to convert a 614 to an access point. You can use 3 of the 4 ports as a switch and the 4th port is you physical link back to the network. The WAN port is not used.

http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/965

gets you the instructions.

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Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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Right, it won't work. The 614 doesn't have the software to make it into a BRIDGE or AP CLIENT. It can only be made into an Access Point, meaning it needs a wired connection INTO it.

A TP-Link http://www.tp-link.com/products/product_spe.asp?id=36 WA501G costs under $40 and gives you the ability to go from wireless to wired. It takes about 15 minutes to set up, and will plug into your DVR's ethernet port to extend your wireless network. It's programmed by setting the mode, AP, CLIENT, BRIDGE, etc. We use them in areas where we want to extend a wireless signal for distances like across parking lots, but it also will work across a room or two.

There are also wired ethernet extenders that use house wiring like the Netgear XE-102, about $80, that look like two wall transformers with ethernet jacks. You plug one into the router/switch and the other into the DVR.

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