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EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

fosgate3
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EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

This will probably be a very easy question for someone to answer. I bought an EX7000 AC1900 originally to use as a range extender but ended up not needing it for my original plan. Can it be used as a WiFi router? I would love to be able to replace my antiquated WDNR3400.

Model: EX7000|AC1900 Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender
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plemans
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Re: EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

Not as a router but you can hardwire it into the wndr3400 and run the ex7000 in access point mode. 

Then you could either use the wndr3400 as a backup wireless, as a way or reducing the load on the network, or even just disable its wireless. 

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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fosgate3
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Re: EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

And I would do that just by connecting an ethernet cable from the 3400 to the 7000 and then using the "extended signal" produced by the 7000 to connect to, right?

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plemans
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Re: EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

There's an install article on it. 

https://kb.netgear.com/26078/Install-the-EX7000-as-an-Access-Point

 

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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fosgate3
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Re: EX7000 ... probably a simple question here

Thanks so much!

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