extend wireless network into shed

  rsturbo 12:15 01 Oct 2008

my wireless internet connection is fine in the house but i have a shed at the bottom of my garden (50ft) and get no signal. cannot use homeplug kit as do not have same electricity supply. how do i get signal to my shed?

thanks for any help

use netgear n router

also have a friend using belkin g router with similar problem needs help too!

  mgmcc 14:06 01 Oct 2008

I wouldn't have thought 50ft was an excessive distance, so the absence of a signal is probably due to what, in terms of walls and obstacles, lies between the Router in the house and the Wireless Network Adapter in the shed. Ideally, you would want to have a clear line of sight through windows between the router and the WiFi adapter.

  ambra4 14:44 01 Oct 2008

Look at these options

If your router antenna can be removed look at replacing with a hi gain antenna plus a Hi-Gain™

Wireless-G Range Extender in areas with a low wireless signal

Hi-Gain™ 7dBi Omni-Directional Antenna

click here

Hawking HWUR54G Hi-Gain Wireless-G Range Extender

click here

You have to upgrade the firmware in the Hi-Gain™ Wireless-G Range Extender to get the max range

Download the Users Manual and the Quick Installation Guide and take a read

click here

  setecio 20:40 03 Oct 2008

Another option is to run an ethernet cable to the shed if it is feasible.

  lynken 00:08 04 Oct 2008

I would go with the reply by ambra4 as being your only solution


  rsturbo 19:55 15 Oct 2008

belkin range extender had to phone belkin to set it up because the instructions on the side of the box are tosh, but it works, although if you unplug it you have to press the hold for 10seconds connect button twice the first time never connects??

thanks for responses

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