TP-Link TD-W8960n & TL-WA801n no connection

Posted on 2013-11-12
Last Modified: 2014-01-24
Hello we have a TP-Link TD-W8960n router connected to our ADSL connection.

it has a wireless ssid of "canteen" with no security & dhcp is enabled (range is - 254) using ip

i have setup the TL-WA801n as a universal repeater, done a "site survey" it picks up "canteen" aswell as the mac address to the router. (ip is

dhcp is disabled on the TL-WA801n

i can not detect the wireless network (canteen) even sat right next to the WA801n, but if go to near the W8960n i can pick up the ssid

im confused!


if i do a ping within the TL-WA801n to it fails

anyone any ideas?
Question by:mudcow007
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Have you tried setting it up with WPS (push button method)?

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i have since updated the firmware on the WA801n an it seems much better

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the other help didnt really help, updating the firmware on the box did though

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