Sending wifi over 300 meters outside for CCTV

  RagotWood 16:47 26 Mar 2015

Hello All,

I am looking to extend wifi signal from our house down to our farm down the hill. The distance is between 250-300 meters, with a relatively clear line of sight bar a few trees. The router is currently upstairs in the house. We are looking to set up a CCTV network on the farm and need internet so remote viewing can be used. I have yet to buy the equipment needed and want to check that it should work before purchasing. The idea will be to use a TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N USB ADSL2+ Modem Router (click here connect a 2.4GHz 24dBi Grid Parabolic Antenna directly to it(click here Then at the farm have a NETGEAR WN2000RPT-100UKS Universal WiFi Range Extender *(click here which I hope to be able to connect our camera DVR to via Ethernet.

Can anyone tell me if they think this will work also any problems that we may encounter.

cheers Josh

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:14 26 Mar 2015

you may be better off using specialised equipment , don't think that set upwill work ver that range

  RagotWood 17:26 26 Mar 2015

I have now been advised by TP-Link to use two of their TL-WA7210N *(click here one in AP mode one in Client mode and then connect another router the other end. anyone know if this is simple enough to do?

  ChristianAldred 12:04 16 Jul 2015

We use Ubiquiti M5 Loco or Nanostations for that very purpose, over distances of several miles, and Ubiquiti PowerBeam for Distances up to 20 miles believe it or not. In your Barn you ideally need an Access Point and not a Router as you don't want two Routers trying to give out IP Addresses. As for CCTV, try looking at Swann with the Swann Link App loaded onto your iPhone or Android device.

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