client mode with repeater Vs WDS

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namo

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I have two G-sky outdoor AP/bridge(I neeed them to expand my WiFi coverage). Now I am setting the AP that is connected to the modem to AP mode and other to client mode. G-sky has option to reflect the signal you recieve in the client mode.

"Enable Universal Repeater Mode (Acting as AP and client simultaneouly)"

the G-sky AP also has WDS mode which I don't know a lot about. Which is better?


http://gsky-link.com/en/product_Details/?categoryId=13&productId=30&catTitle=WiFi%20Outdoor%20CPE%20AP/Router%20with%2014dBi%20Panel%20Antenna

http://gsky-link.com/downloads/PDFs/AP user manualeqSBmveU_.pdf
 

JohnWill

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Truthfully, I'd try to boost the output of the base station.


Hawking Tech has a number of products that will help you increase your wireless range. The root page is Hawking Hi-Gain™ WiFi Range Extending Products.

Some of the more interesting products are this Hawking [HSB2] Hi-Gain WiFi Signal Booster, which can be used on either end of a wireless connection to boost the signal power.

Another way to increase your signal strength is by the use of hi-gain antennas. You can choose from omni-directional or directional models, here are a some examples.

Hawking [HAI7SIP] Hi-Gain 7dBi Omni-Directional Antenna

Hawking [HAI15SC] Hi-Gain 15dBi Corner Antenna

[HAO14SD] Outdoor Hi-Gain 14dBi Directional Antenna Kit

For 802.11n applications, this ZyXEL ANT1106 6db omni-directional antenna can be used.

For really long range outdoor applications, this 24dB parabolic WiFi Antenna may be a good choice.

If you have a wireless adapter that doesn't have provisions for an external antenna, one adapter that I've had good luck with is a Rosewill RNX-G1 USB Wireless Adapter. It's feature is that is has a removable antenna and will accommodate replacement antennas.

This is just a sample of available products, many people have hi-gain antennas with similar specifications, but I haven't seen any other suppliers of signal boosters.
 

namo

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I am talking about which is better mode in my AP Gsky
 
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