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We've tried a wireless range extender with no luck , so I want to run a 30 meter ethernet cable to the remote area and then have a device which broadcasts wifi from there.  What kind of device is available locally or Mercadolibre ? Thanks

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3 minutes ago, ea93105 said:

We've tried a wireless range extender with no luck , so I want to run a 30 meter ethernet cable to the remote area and then have a device which broadcasts wifi from there.  What kind of device is available locally or Mercadolibre ? Thanks

A regular WiFi router.

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8 minutes ago, ea93105 said:

We've tried a wireless range extender with no luck , so I want to run a 30 meter ethernet cable to the remote area and then have a device which broadcasts wifi from there.  What kind of device is available locally or Mercadolibre ? Thanks

Hundreds on Mercado Libre.  Many on Amazon.mx.  Many on Amazon.us that ship to Mexico.   Stick with reputable brands like Netgear, Linksys, Asus, TP-Link.  

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Is a wifi repeater the same thing as an extender ?  

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Just now, ea93105 said:

Is a wifi repeater the same thing as an extender ?  

No.  Repeaters just amplify signal.  Extenders create a network.

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Browsing Mercadolibre I see some TP link "repetidores" which have a rj45 plug but also two cylindrical shaped plugs , what do those plug into ?

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16 minutes ago, AngusMactavish said:

A regular WiFi router.

I found a TP-Link router also on ML, will there be any compatibility issues connecting to the Telmex router ?. Do I simply program in the Telmex password  ?

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11 minutes ago, ea93105 said:

I found a TP-Link router also on ML, will there be any compatibility issues connecting to the Telmex router ?. Do I simply program in the Telmex password  ?

First of all, the place you're running the cable to:  How much area do you have to cover with your wireless signals?

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56 minutes ago, ea93105 said:

I found a TP-Link router also on ML, will there be any compatibility issues connecting to the Telmex router ?. Do I simply program in the Telmex password  ?

You would use the password of the secondary router to log on through it.

It is better if you buy a dual band WiFi, the 5 MHz band is less used, reduced interference, and is data transfer faster.

It is no big deal to add routers.

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1 hour ago, All Day said:

First of all, the place you're running the cable to:  How much area do you have to cover with your wireless signals?

It's a separate casita so not huge

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22 minutes ago, ea93105 said:

It's a separate casita so not huge

OK, you'll have no problem.  That's a very small coverage area.  You'll plug the cable into your modem at the house and run it to the wifi router in the casita.  The wifi router will have it's own separate network/password from the house modem.  I would look at these: Best Wifi routers under $100

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Ubiquiti Unifi system is your best option.   Run cables from your switch to a couple of remote points and install dual band Unifi access points at each.  You run a management program to configure them   They can mesh connect too and your devices can seamlessly roam.  Very popular in the Raquet Club. 

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15 hours ago, AngusMactavish said:

It is better if you buy a dual band WiFi, the 5 MHz band is less used, reduced interference, and is data transfer faster.

Unfortunately the 5MHz band is less useful in Mexico since it does not penetrate our steel/cement walls as well as 2.4MHz.

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1 hour ago, Curmudgeon said:

Unfortunately the 5MHz band is less useful in Mexico since it does not penetrate our steel/cement walls as well as 2.4MHz.

Well I guess my walls are inferior to yours, I get faster bandwidth with it.

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22 minutes ago, AngusMactavish said:

Well I guess my walls are inferior to yours, I get faster bandwidth with it.

5 MHz is faster, however it doesn't travel as far.

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3 minutes ago, Alpha1 said:

5 MHz is faster, however it doesn't travel as far.

Well, I guess my walls are inferior AND my lot is small.

 

 

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