Author Topic: Definition of Standard Router, Hotspot Router, Repeater, Client and Access Point  (Read 21 times)

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Hello All,

I recently purchased a TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N Mini Router.  It is configurable in various modes
  Standard Router
  Hotspot Router
  Repeater
  Client
  Access Point
I found the Quick Installation Guide did a good job of explaining the differences between these modes and showing how to enable each one.
View the guide at http://static.tp-link.com/res/down/doc/TL-WR810N(US)_V2_QIG.pdf 

I plan to use the device as an access point, bringing wireless to an area of my home that currently has erratic WiFi coverage.  I'll connect it to a nearby Ethernet cable and then use the WiFi signal for local WiFi devices in that area.
Ralph Sutter