Cisco SRP547W Wireless Repeater

Hi There

I have a Cisco SRP547W and want to use a wireless repeater. My client is moving into the office next door, they get a weak signal.

I can't seem to find the setting to add a wireless repeater

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Michael DyerSenior Systems Support AnalystCommented:
Any Wireless Repeater or Range Extender should work for you - here are some from Amazon:

Of course, if you can run ethernet to the office you can then add a second wireless access point there and you will get better results than you will with a repeater.
ErgsAuthor Commented:
We may run cable in the future, for now they just want wireless, they get a signal but just want to "reinforce" it.

How do I set it up? I can't find any setting on the Cisco GUI to add a repeater?
Michael DyerSenior Systems Support AnalystCommented:
A repeater does not need anything set up on the Cisco.  It is a stand alone unit that you place between the router and the place where you want to get a better signal.  It receives the wifi signal from the router and then retransmitts it at a higher signal level.
ErgsAuthor Commented:
Aha.... I suspect a repeater has an interface I would configure to join the existing Cisco wireless network
Craig BeckCommented:
The integrated AP will not act as a repeater due to its design within the router.  If you do want to 'repeat' the signal you'll need a standalone AP, however that too might not work as intended if the existing Cisco WLAN is controller-based as repeaters strictly don't work on a controller-based Cisco WLAN.

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