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Ex2700 output power


Ex2700 output power

Finally got my ex2700 extender up and working, terrible experience, lots of trial and error.  It appeared to not help coverage, so I did some testing.  Received signal from the router measured at extender was -60dbm, very good. Re-transmitted signal was -78 dbm, measured right next to extender, very bad.   It appears the extender has very low power output.  Once again Netgear disappoints.  Any suggestions?

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Re: Ex2700 output power

What router do you have? 

The EX2700 is the most basic extender netgear offers and is a simple N300 device. 

It'll extend range a bit further than the router but isn't going to do much more than that. and not at any sort of decent speed either as its a pretty slow device. 

What are you trying to accomplish? 


Current setup: CM2000-> RBE973S-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/100mbps upload from Xfinity
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Re: Ex2700 output power

Router is Centurylink C1100T,  works well.


My living room is quite a distance from the router and I was hoping to improve service by putting extender halfway.

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