Wireless Repeater / Access Point / Bridge - £25.98 @ Scan. Excellent for extending existing network or xbox 360 - HotUKDeals
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As per the title.

This little device can be used to extend an existing wireless connection or be used as a wireless bridge (e.g. xbox 360 or existing pc without a wireless card).

It can also be used as an access point for an existing router that isn't wireless.

All in all quite a functional device for £25.98.

You can get free delivery if you're a member of the avforums.

Product details:
Edimax EW-7206APG Wireless Access Point 802.11g, 54Mbps with WDS Function & Repeater (Extender)

IEEE 802.11g/b Wireless LAN Access Point
Acting as a bridge between the wired Ethernet and the 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11g/b wireless LAN, this wireless LAN access point can let your wireless LAN client stations access both the wired and the wireless network nodes.

Universal Repeater/Extender Mode
The Universal Repeater function can extend the coverage and signal strength for the current wireless environment. It is compatible with other wireless APs and Routers. Users can use this feature to build up a large wireless network in a huge space like airports, hotels and schoolsetc.

Station Mode (AP Client Mode)
You can connect EW-7206APg to a network device's Ethernet port and enable Station mode. It turn easily this wired network device to a wireless one without changing any configuration.

Robust Wireless Security
Beside the basic security control by ESSID and 64/128 bit key length WEP encryption, this access point also supports the advanced security features, like MAC access control, IEEE 802.1x authentication, TKIP, AES and hidden ESSID. It provides a total solution for you to build up a secure wireless network environment that can prevent from hacker intrusion.

RP-SMA Detachable Antenna
This access point provides a standard RP-SMA antenna connector that can let you apply all kinds of high gain antennas. This can help you enlarge your wireless LAN coverage.

Web Configuration
You can configure this access point through the friendly Web user interface with a browser.
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eBuyer last Autumn did sell a bargain box with this function (ie AP Client linking a gaming PC's Ethernet port onto your home WLAN) and I picked up 3 of them at £14.99 for self/friend - but just looked again at eBuyer thinking it would be a better deal for you all - only to find eBuyer has now priced them at £39.99 each ?!?!? So kudos for finding a £26 box in today's marketplace!
£27.20 delivered from Amazon and £24.94 delivered from Amazon Marketplace.

Edimax product page

Yes these are great, work as a client and will act as a repeater for virtually al types of 802.11g access points. I have one and it forwards the signal to my neighbours house just fine. Perfect for increasing the range of your wireless network.

However you do need to know such things as how to set a static ip address to your computer to set it up. There is no wizard software. If you are happy with this though there are guides on their website which make it fairly easy. But its not really plug and play.

Also I won't vote hot as while this is about the cheapest price this is available for it at this moment in time it has been cheaper before now. Was about £23 at amazon for most of this year. Perhaps the low currency has hit it. Or it may drop down in price again.

But they are great highly versatile gadgets.
Hi There does anyone know if this will work with WPA incryption
Thanks in advance
Hi There does anyone know if this will work with WPA incryption
Thanks in advance

Product page states support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption.
Product page states support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption.

Many thanks for the Info :thumbsup:
Many thanks for the Info :thumbsup:

My pleasure.
Got mine today. Absolutely fantastic device.

I'm using it to extend my wireless network so it now covers the whole house.

I've also connected an old pc I have to it via CAT5 (as the PC doesn't have a wireless card).

Was toying with paying for a wireless card and a repeater separately but this has done both.

Excellent device!
Any way of getting free delivery without being a member of AV Forums as it comes in at £34.02 with delivery when I add it to basket.
not sure how to do it without joining avforums. but it's free to join avforums
not sure how to do it without joining avforums. but it's free to join avforums

Need 30 posts before you get free delivery though.
Got this router from Amazon and can confirm it works great with xbox360 and 02 wireless router. :thumbsup:
setup info here.


Having a quick look at the manual
1.Station Infrastructure Mode.
2.Same Ch and SSID as your Netgear.
3.Clone the MAC address of XBOX into the WLAN MAC.

Didn't need to clone the WLAN MAC though, happy days.
How do you un-expire a deal. This is still available.
How do you un-expire a deal. This is still available.

You need to state the correct price with delivery included before you can unexpire it.
Use the http://www.hotukdeals.com/forums/images/custom_buttons/report.gif button on the OP. :thumbsup:
Need 30 posts before you get free delivery though.

Oh no you dont :)
This should have major heat, works flawlessly with xbox360. :thumbsup:
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Now down to £22.07 :thumbsup:
how would i use this with my xbox 360?
I just bought this for £22.38 @ amazon including postage
Blah DVD have this at £20.98 including postage but use royal mail
Picked one up today from Scan (only 20 minute drive away) for £22.07, works a treat and half the price of the official usb wifi adapter. :)

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