Solved

Wireless router advice for home network

Posted on 2014-12-01
4
144 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-13
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!
0
Comment
Question by:gantone1
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 40473773
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/
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Andy M
ID: 40473786
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.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
gantone1 earned 0 total points
ID: 40486811
I will continue to use my existing Netgear as non of these solutions seem better
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gantone1
ID: 40497758
There were no better solutions than my existing approach
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Hopefully this article will help someone who's had the same issues I had. I have a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card and Windows 7, and for the past couple of days I was beyond frustrated because my wireless laptop was not able to access the Inte…
This paper addresses the security of Sennheiser DECT Contact Center and Office (CC&O) headsets. It describes the DECT security chain comprised of “Pairing”, “Per Call Authentication” and “Encryption”, which are all part of the standard DECT protocol.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…

706 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now