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Mon, Jul 27, 2020 6:20 PM

WiFi extender?

Has anyone purchased a WiFi extender to reach their outdoor cameras? I think that's causing the issue with my new camera. The extender I purchased creates such slow internet speeds that it can't handle the camera. It rated 4.5 stars out of thousands of reviews so I don't even know what kind I should trust to get next.

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2 y ago

Not specifically, but I use a "Wi-fi Extender" for one camera's connection. My main Wifi router is a TP-Link brand (not what came from my Internet provider). I tried other extenders with poor results. It wasn't until I bought a TP-Link brand extender that connections matched the main routers speed. Make sure you use the same SSID for the extender as on the main router. It makes for seamless connections.

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My router also isn't the one that came with my internet provider, but unfortunately they don't seem to make a wifi-extender. That was my first go-to as well.