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[Discuss] Looking for WiFi router with certain characteristics

Bill Bogstad <bogstad at> writes:

> it can be put into: Wi-Fi Router, Access Point, and Range Extender
> modes.   Which it is in depends on software
> configuration and how the Edimax physically connects to the rest of
> your network.  It might be a good idea to verify
> that the device is correctly configured.

Okay, here's a dumb question:  What's the difference between "Access
Point" mode and "Range Extender" mode?  Is "RE" mode using wireless as
the backhaul, whereas "AP" mode uses wired as the backhaul?

> Bill Bogstad

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