Extending range of wireless router

Discussion in 'Wireless Internet' started by shosho, Sep 16, 2005.

  1. shosho

    shosho Guest

    I have recently bought a 54Mbps 4 Port Wireless Cable/DSL Broadband
    Router/Access Point 802.11g by Safecom.
    http://safecom.cn/code/sub/category.asp?prdid=158&subcatid=2

    According to the website, it uses a 2 dBi antenna. As this is
    detachable, could I use a better antenna such as a 3 dBi to gain an
    extra 50% coverage in my house? Is the power output from the router
    enough to provide the extra coverage?

    I am also thinking of buying a wireless repeater -
    http://www.d-link.co.uk/?go=gNTyP9Cip9RLIC4AStFCF834mptYKu5YTtvhLPG3yV3oVI53j64uPJkjMqZh6D4s
    Will this also extend the wireless range or shall I stick to buying an
    antenna?

    Thanks a lot... any help would be really helpful
    Sho
     
    shosho, Sep 16, 2005
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  2. shosho

    David Taylor Guest

    Will this also extend the wireless range or shall I stick to buying an
    Antenna and you'll need 6dB gain to double the distance.
     
    David Taylor, Sep 17, 2005
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