Question about 3Com OfficeConnect (3CRWE454G75) 802.11b/g Wireless Access Point

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Repeater Hi, i buy this Access point, if it work like Access point all is ok, but the problem is when i want to use it how Repeater.....didn't work !!!!!! with another router/access point ...i try to connect it with another 3com officonnect use how access point and WORKS !!!! router/access point - 3com (repeater) don't workrouter---- 3com access point -- 3 com (repeater) work Why i can't work it with repeater of another brand of access point ?

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  • wjian9 May 11, 2010

    Hi,



    I have 2 3COM APs 3CRWE454G75, when I set them as just AP mode they both work, but when I set one to AP(1) and the other as AP(2) repeater, AP(1) still work but AP(2) repeater does work. I set both to the same SSID, channel, security mode, security code, and updated to the latest firmware. It still doesn't work can someone help me it's much appreciated.



    Thank you!

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That's not correct. I have the Belkin F5D7132 repeating wireless signal from Buffalo router encrypted with WEP 128 bit. The Belkin is a UNIVERSAL repeater, and should be able to repeat just about any Wifi signal. However, the "one touch" button will only work on unsecured networks, so is of limited use IMO. I had to manually configure it using the web interface, and ensure that the encryption method and key is identical to the Buffalo router I am repeating, but it does work fine.

Posted on Apr 18, 2008

  • Rushyx Apr 18, 2008

    Perhaps Gunhoe is talking about WDS (Wireless Distribution Service) supported by some routers. I believe that mode usually only works on WDS compliant routers of the same brand. A universal repeater is different, and should work with all brands.

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The repeater must be the same brand as the signal it is repeating. Different routers / access points work in slightly different ways and the current generation of wireless repeaters aren't smart enough to work with other brands.

It's kind of like trying to put an engine from a Nissan Altima into a Honda Accord... both make the car move but they aren't the same inside.

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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Solution .. TEW 310 APBX doesnt work as a repeater it only has 4 modes AP - AP CLIENT - BRIDGE - MULTI BRIDGE ... it doesnt work as a REPEATER. buy another model.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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hi ,,, i got yor problem. as ya said its not allowing ya to log nto it with security enabled. Ya can try to log into it with the ethernet cable as their wil be an ethernet LAN port onthe access point. I f ya know the default or the present ip of AP then ya can assign a static ip of the same range to yor computer like eg. ap is 192.168 .1.1 then your comp can have 192.168.1.10 and ya can log into it thru the ethernet cable and disable the security. i hope ya know how to assign a staic ip add to yor compuetr. or check the screen shots on brivers.com n select the "network connections" screen shots to assign a static ip address to yor' comp. feel free to chat with me on samrat101 thru yahoo or msn messenger or drop a mail on samrat101@yahoo.com for ny wless n ipphone issues -- take care ,, samrat

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Hi there

I think up to now you've been using someone else's Internet service, by picking up the signal wirelessly. You need your own Internet Service. You now connect your access point in the way the Internet Service Provider guide you. It is a different set up with cable (they provide a modem) or with BT (connection through your phone line).

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