Wireless Homeplug?

  ewan2010 15:47 30 May 2011
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I have Sky broadband and the router is in the back of the house. Can I connect a homeplug elsewhere in the house to boost the signal? I have 2 laptops, a PS3 and 4x mobile phones that are all connected without wires.

  onthelimit1 17:46 30 May 2011

Yes. You'll need a homeplug near the router so that it can be plugged into that (assuming the router has a spare ethernet socket) then a wireless one elsewher. I use Solwise click here

  ewan2010 18:38 30 May 2011

So, do I connect one to the original router by ethernet (yellow cable), then another one elsewhere? Can the second one be used wirelessly?

  onthelimit1 20:36 30 May 2011

Yes - you need one standard homeplug and one wireless one (on the link above).

  Nontek 12:55 31 May 2011

* I think * I think your use of the word wireless might be a bit confusing - strictly speaking, the Homeplugs do have a Ethernet cable each to connect to extra PCs. Any number of Homeplugs can be used on any one wiring curcuit.

  Nontek 12:56 31 May 2011

Oops, sorry, my last comment was meant for on the limit1 .....

  onthelimit1 16:44 31 May 2011

nonteck - in my link, there are homeplugs and wireless homeplugs. The wireless ones ALSO have an ethernet socket.

  onthelimit1 16:45 31 May 2011

To avoid any confusion see here

  Nontek 18:36 31 May 2011

onthelimit1 Ah, now that makes sense - cheers.

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