Wireless Wi-Fi extender - £19.99 Aldi this Thursday
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Wireless Wi-Fi extender - £19.99 Aldi this Thursday

£19.99ALDI Deals
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Found 22nd Mar 2014
Looks quite a good deal at this price.

Description
Extend your home Wi-Fi network into hard-to-reach areas of your home or simply use it as a wireless router.

Features:

Four modes: Wireless Network Range Extender, Access-point, Wireless Router, Client-mode connecting to existing LAN devices
Easy configuration
5 status LEDs
RJ45 network cable
Compact dimensions: 49 x 75 x 71mm
Product reference: 91454

51 Comments

Always been tempted by these but not sure how easy they are to set up? Is it just plug and play or would there be lots of settings etc. to fiddle with?

Voted Hot BTW.

HTH.

There are £20 extenders on here daily now, maybe £20 is just what you should expect to pay for them.

Wonder if this is 150 speed version, will be for 2.4 GHz signals only.

They need to be more detailed on the specs, for all we know it might only be capable of 802.11b ...

veedubjai

HTH.



How random!

Would like to be able to get wifi in my garden, will this do the trick? Do you just plug it into your router and leave it next to it or put this nearer my garden in my case??

You place it as near as possible to where you need wireless coverage but still inside your current routers coverage, think of it like a repeater taking the signal in and sending it back out at a stronger level.

RSteve

Always been tempted by these but not sure how easy they are to set up? Is … Always been tempted by these but not sure how easy they are to set up? Is it just plug and play or would there be lots of settings etc. to fiddle with?Voted Hot BTW.




easy as **** to set up, they're just a bit ****!

Original Poster

johnraggett

Would like to be able to get wifi in my garden, will this do the trick? … Would like to be able to get wifi in my garden, will this do the trick? Do you just plug it into your router and leave it next to it or put this nearer my garden in my case??



Just plug into a power socket nearer your garden (though, of course, still within the reach of the existing wifi)

don't know why this is hot, its £5 dearer than the official BT one on amazon.

Tp link always around their 15 to 20 quid mark on amazon and better quality than medion so an average deal to be honest.

I bought this for £19.99 from Argos last week!

argos.co.uk/sta…htm

Delighted with it!

^ Got one from Argos as well. Works well.

If you just want a 150mbps one then this is a better deal: play.com/PC/…tml?_%24ja=tsid:13315%7Ccat:51650591%7Cprd:51650591&$$ja=cgid:7025486697|tsid:48121|cid:130773417|lid:54129051417|nw:g|crid:37478049897|rnd:16586337775883369995|dvc:c|adp:1o4|mt:

Wireless Wi-Fi? As opposed to Wired Wi-Fi?

VashTheStampede

easy as **** to set up, they're just a bit ****!



LOL thanks! Is there one you'd recommend which is easy to set up but not ****?

I run my external webcam off one , it needs restarting now and then as it gets its knickers in a twist.

I use one of these http://****/qoqcTP

I use one of these ...

toilettroll

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=371001439482

loads on eBay from different sellers

redding431

Just plug into a power socket nearer your garden (though, of course, … Just plug into a power socket nearer your garden (though, of course, still within the reach of the existing wifi)



Cheers, reckon it's what I need then.

toilettroll

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=371001439482



This as good as the one from Aldi??

good price but you'll have top battle your way past all the people queuing up for their medion lifetabs!! i reckon it'll be filled with people wrestling each other for them!!

johnraggett

This as good as the one from Aldi??



Works for me, I used to have my camera about 60 feet down the garden and this picked the WiFi up. See my post above, needs rebooting (switching on and off) now and then ...

RSteve

LOL thanks! Is there one you'd recommend which is easy to set up but not … LOL thanks! Is there one you'd recommend which is easy to set up but not ****?



no, not really, as the technology itself is flawed, not the product.

Mymemory have an Edimax Version at 17.99 m.mymemory.co.uk/pro…736

Really easy to setup just plug it in tell it which network to extend and that's it.

Someone pointed out on another thread that these don't actually BOOST the signal? So if you've got a dodgy signal to start with, it just sends the dodgy signal on a bit further.

In other words, the further from the original source it's located, the worse will be the result. Is that true?

If so, it seems a bit of a weird self-defeating product.

rvp11afc

don't know why this is hot, its £5 dearer than the official BT one on … don't know why this is hot, its £5 dearer than the official BT one on amazon.


You got a link to that?

For more crafted install dd-wrt firmware on your spare router and use it as an ad-hoc to extend the signal.

Just bought the net gear version from amazon and I'm sending it back. If you have a poor signal with your existing router all these things do is extend that poor signal. I live out in the sticks and will probably re consider one when fibre optic bb is up and running if the wifi hasn't improved.

Couple of weeks ago got one free from Sky.

LesD

Someone pointed out on another thread that these don't actually BOOST the … Someone pointed out on another thread that these don't actually BOOST the signal? So if you've got a dodgy signal to start with, it just sends the dodgy signal on a bit further.In other words, the further from the original source it's located, the worse will be the result. Is that true?If so, it seems a bit of a weird self-defeating product.



Hence why this is a wi-fi EXTENDER and not a wi-fi BOOSTER. This product is designed to EXTEND the range of your wireless signal, not boost it

bobdylan

Hence why this is a wi-fi EXTENDER and not a wi-fi BOOSTER. This product … Hence why this is a wi-fi EXTENDER and not a wi-fi BOOSTER. This product is designed to EXTEND the range of your wireless signal, not boost it



...and why would you want to EXTEND a dodgy signal?

The point I was trying to make (obviously not explicitly enough for you) is that this needs to be situated near to the original source to pick up the best signal. The further away it goes, the more the signal gets degraded before this device can do anything with it.

I'm not a techie and was hoping someone could explain the error of my ways here.

LesD

...and why would you want to EXTEND a dodgy signal?The point I was trying … ...and why would you want to EXTEND a dodgy signal?The point I was trying to make (obviously not explicitly enough for you) is that this needs to be situated near to the original source to pick up the best signal. The further away it goes, the more the signal gets degraded before this device can do anything with it.I'm not a techie and was hoping someone could explain the error of my ways here.



You are both right and wrong, you are right in that you wouldn't want to extend a dodgy signal and as such this product is NOT for you.

This device is the same as any other wireless device, the further away you get the worse the signal will be. All it does is extend the range of your router so it needs to be close enough to pick up a decent signal and then it will increase the range so you can pick a signal up in places where it wouldn't reach before.

paulmcuk

There are £20 extenders on here daily now, maybe £20 is just what you s … There are £20 extenders on here daily now, maybe £20 is just what you should expect to pay for them.



I was going to post this myself and found this thread when I searched, yes you do get these on here daily for around this money but how many of those have a 3 year warrant? which would have been the reason for my post. So heat from me
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