Homeplug without use of ethernet cable?

  mot91 10:02 AM 17 Sep 13

Hi, Is it possible to extend your wireless network using home plug without an ethernet cable from the router?

I hoped you get a version of homeplug that can pickup the signal from the wireless network then repeat it via the homeplug.

You may ask why i dont use a wireless repeater, well its because the signal is going to my garage outside where i will be able to put a fused socket on each end of the supply for the homeplug.

Hope this makes sense. Cheers for any input!

  onthelimit1 08:18 AM 18 Sep 13

No, the router has to be plugged into the router with an ethernet cable. You can have a wireless one at the other end to broadcast the signal. This setup is generally better than using a wireless 'booster' or repeater.

  lotvic 22:31 PM 19 Sep 13

onthelimit1, may I correct your typo :)

the router has to be plugged into the 1st Homeplug with an ethernet cable

  onthelimit1 08:09 AM 20 Sep 13

Thanks Lotvic - fingers ahead of brain again!


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