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Wireless router advice for home network

Posted on 2014-12-01
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I need a wireless router that I can program to turn on/off based on the day of the week.  For example I would like it to shut off at 9pm Sun-Thu night so kids cannot access, but keep it on until midnight on Fri-Sat.

Ideally I would like it to support a separate wireless account so adults can work past the kids bed time, but that is not a requirement nor something I will be a significantly higher price for.

Thanks!
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by:Alexios
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Hello
Some Netgear (Nighthawk models) routers have the functionality to turn off the wireless signal manually or by schedule

Check the website below for more info
http://www.netgear.com/home/products/networking/wifi-routers/
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by:Andy M
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The cheapest option would be to get a power socket timer that would turn off the power to the router/access point during the times noted. I believe the digital ones allow you to set the on/off time based on day where as the analogue would do the same time every day.
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I will continue to use my existing Netgear as non of these solutions seem better
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There were no better solutions than my existing approach
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