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Can Access Point mode in Ex6150 take the signal from router wirelessly or does it have to be wired

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Can Access Point mode in Ex6150 take the signal from router wirelessly or does it have to be wired

Hi guys,

 

I was wondering if the 2 EX6150 Range Extenders I have can be set up as Access points while connecting to the router via wireless,

maybe even connecting to the router via 5GHz band and distributing to devices at 2.4GHz?

 

I need to use the Access Point Features to decrease the load on my main router from having 50+ devices (which are wireless) in the building (more when we have guests over). While also somehow supporting the 1 or 2 devices I need to connect wired(the house VOIP and occasionally an old NAS [which is remote accessible])

 

If it can, please tell me how to do it and to what degree it supports it.

 

I will be extremely grateful for any guidance in this particular situation

Model: EX6150|AC1200 WiFi Range Extender
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TheEther
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Re: Can Access Point mode in Ex6150 take the signal from router wirelessly or does it have to be wir

Access Point mode on the EX6150 requires a wired connection back to the router.

 

Just run the EX6150 in extender mode.  It's not as efficient as Access Point mode, but it'll do exactly what you need.

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TheEther
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Re: Can Access Point mode in Ex6150 take the signal from router wirelessly or does it have to be wir

Access Point mode on the EX6150 requires a wired connection back to the router.

 

Just run the EX6150 in extender mode.  It's not as efficient as Access Point mode, but it'll do exactly what you need.

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