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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

Pablo777
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Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

I ordered a 2021 release - 1.2 Gigabit Dual Band Signal Range Booster, up to 3000sq.ft - 5 GHz/2.4 GHz, Network Repeater, 30+ Devices, Indoors/Outdoors, Easy One-Click Set Up, Ethernet Portand would like to know if I run a cat 5 cable from my R6850 AC2000 router, will that work to get the full signal to the Ethernet port of the Signal Range Booster?

Thanks,

Paul

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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

I bought a new router R6850 AC2000 and installed it correctly. All works great now. The WIFI extender works great as well.  I found out that the network port is for conneting to a computer if the computer doesn't have a wireless adapter. Thanks for your help.

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plemans
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

What actual model did you buy? 

Some models offer an access point mode others only offer range extending. 

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
We’re members of the public helping out on our own time.
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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

I can't find a model number but here is a screenshot:

 

WIFI Extender 2.jpg

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plemans
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

photos have to be approved by a moderator and can take a while. 

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
We’re members of the public helping out on our own time.
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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

I'm having a problem sending the photo (screenshot). May I send it to your email?

Paul

 

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plemans
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

click on "choose file" and add it that route

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
We’re members of the public helping out on our own time.
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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

WIFIWIFI

Model: R6400|AC1750 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?


@Pablo777 wrote:

I can't find a model number ....

 

If Netgear made it, there is always a model number.

 

model number

 

 

 

 

 

Just another user with a set of boilerplate macros.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

Model R6400v2.jpg

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plemans
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

You'll have to check with whoever makes that extender. It isn't netgear. 

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
We’re members of the public helping out on our own time.
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?


@Pablo777 wrote:

WIFIWIFI


Look on the back.

 

That isnlt a Netgear device, but Netgear puts a label on the back when it uses the same sort of wall plug shape.

 

PowerlineXWN5001

Just another user with a set of boilerplate macros.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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Pablo777
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Re: Can I plug in my cat 5 from my R6850 to the Signal Range Extender?

I bought a new router R6850 AC2000 and installed it correctly. All works great now. The WIFI extender works great as well.  I found out that the network port is for conneting to a computer if the computer doesn't have a wireless adapter. Thanks for your help.

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