Moving Router

By Infernoleader
Nov 23, 2017
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  1. I was just thinking about moving my router upstairs and wondering if it would need any rewiring or if I would be good to go
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,891   +1,273

    Radio sends better UPWARDs than downwards - - so what devices are upstairs vs down?

    One solution is EoP (Ethernet over Power). I have a Netgear XAV201 and the slave device is at the far end of the house where I installed a wifi router. Plug one near the Modem/router and cable it to the router. The slave can go anywhere in the house to put Internet into that room.

    My network look like
  3. Infernoleader

    Infernoleader TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yep, I have a Tplink WiFi booster. Would internet over power work better/be more reliable?
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,891   +1,273

    Mine has been ROCK SOLID now for over two years - - best extender there is. Neat part, you can also add multiple slaves;
    eg: Basement, second floor bedroom, first floor den across the house

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