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I have to SOHO routers with wireless AP ... one router is connected to modem and 2nd router is connected about 25 feet away with long ethernet cable.  This way I can get wi fi signal at longer distances...

Is there a way to get signal from 1st router to 2nd router wireless?  Pretty much take away the long ethernet cable from the picture...

Thanks...
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The way you have it is the best way for speed. If you use a wifi bridge and rebroadcast or use a repeater you slow things down. For Internet access you won't notice much but copying from a laptop over a repeater to a wired desktop will definitely be slower than with your current setup.
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you can look for wireless extender option

please have a look at below where we discussed this with some model options also.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Wireless/Q_27660094.html
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> Is there a way to get signal from 1st router to 2nd router wireless?

Whether or not those two can do it by themselves depends on what brand/model/version they are.
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Thanks for the info ...
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