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Two Routers - Same Network - Same SSID

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I have a big house.
The modem and router (Apple Time Capsule) is set up on one end of the house, leaving the other half without wireless coverage.

However there is a network jack in every room. I want to setup a second router (not a time capsule) on the other side of the house using the network jack to provide coverage.

Is it possible to set it up to that the second router shares the same SSID and password as the original router, and the computer automatically connects to the one with the strongest signal so it is seamless for users?

Additionally, what router offers the best penetration power to get through multiple walls and floors to offer the greatest range?

Thank you
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