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Range extender or powerline?


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I have an arris modem/wifi router from time warner. Its located in the living room corner by a window. I read this week that thats a terrible place for it as half the power is being sent out the window. The other problem is the cable guy didnt leave enough cable to place it anywhere else.

The wifi has been really inconsistent especially with my xbox and blue ray player streaming Netflix.

Would it be better to use a range extender closer to the stuff i want to connect or a powerline adapter
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Sounds wacky but it works :thumbsup:
http://lifehacker.co...-wi fi-extender
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Interesting, but the one i have has an internal antenna
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Ok Then I suggest that you might purchase some ethernet cable and place it in an area of the house that best suits you.

Or the range extender I dea would not be a bad idea you can get one for under a 100.
https://www.google.c...chrome&ie=UTF-8
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But my question was is a range extender better/more reliable than a powerline adapter that sends the signal through the home's outlets/electrical lines
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I personally use a range extender and am pretty happy with it,have no experience with the other sorry.
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