by spajones Investigator
Investigator

Can I use a second brightbox 2 as a WiFi extender?

 Can I use a second Brightbox 2 as a WiFi extended to improve coverage in a WiFi black spot in my house?

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by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Can I use a second brightbox 2 as a WiFi extender?

Yes, have a read of To make a second Brightbox as a WAP on your LAN to the main Brightbox .

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by Ace Contributor
Ace Contributor

Re: Can I use a second brightbox 2 as a WiFi extender?

Hello @spajones yes you can use almost any router as a Wi-Fi extender. Information on how to set this up can be found here:

 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-extend-your-wi-fi-network-with-an-old-router-915783308

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Can I use a second brightbox 2 as a WiFi extender?

None of that article can be applied to a Brightbox, which is what the OP is about.

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