networking with hardware firewall plugged to wireless router as Access point

Question I have a hardware firewall plugged into a wireless access point.

It has the ability to run dual channels.. netgear R7000 -- I turned into access point and named both 2ghz and 5ghz the same SSID
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Does this pose as a problem with speed or cause issues.

Also I read they have power over Ethernet. could I plug on port into the power over Ethernet device, and then on the other end plug into another R7000 Access point upstairs, or in basement that covers better, and if there is hardware theat can be plugged into the built in LAN ports, will it be faster than wireless.... and can I make these access points 2ghz and 5ghz networking as ssid too?
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AkinsdNetwork AdministratorCommented:
I'm not sure I understanding your scenario perfectly but I'll try my best based on what I think it is.
Please use a diagram to describe your topology

Does this pose as a problem with speed or cause issues.
2GHz and 5GHz are two separate frequencies. Network speed issues would not be a result of the combination naturally. 2.4GHz covers a wider range but slower than 5GHz at optimum performance

could I plug on port into the power over Ethernet device, and then on the other end plug into another R7000 Access point upstairs
I'm assuming you're referring to the firewall. If Yes (which I doubt), then the AP can be powered by it but your WIFI would be completely separate for the one you previously configured.
If you're referring to the N7000, I will assume they meant that the voltage from a POE device is enough to power them up.

and if there is hardware that can be plugged into the built in LAN ports, will it be faster than wireless.
Yes. I'm assuming you mean the LAN ports of the N7000 although connecting directly to the firewall ports would be faster than wireless also.


and can I make these access points 2ghz and 5ghz networking as ssid too?
1st, this would be complicating your setup unnecessarily.
2ndly, Yes, but depending on the distance between both APs, you may experience overlapping and be unable to identify which SSID is which

For simplicity, you can use extenders from the N7000. The router may also be able to function in relay mode (wireless to wireless extension)
Or you can link both routers together with a cable to expand the network
See link below
http://www.wikihow.com/Connect-One-Router-to-Another-to-Expand-a-Network

I hope this helps
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IndyrbAuthor Commented:
I have a router -- I just configured the R7000 as an access point onoly (for wireless) not firewall.
This plugs into the firewall.

The SSID is set to networking on both 2ghz and 5ghz
which I think you said I should make two separate SSIDS.

And if I plug another R7000 in as an access point to firewall, I should use new SSIDs as well, no networking right?

And I wasn't sure if you make the R7000 an access point, if that renders the built in LAN ports useless?
or disabled. I want sure.
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