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Old 11-10-2018, 09:32 AM   #16
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I still got 2 units of this with the plastic wrapping intact.

Not sure on how I want to integrate them into my existing network.
if you are happy with your current network setup, sell it off lor.
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:11 PM   #17
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https://support.google.com/wifi/answer/6240987?hl=en-SG
Am I able to use the 2 Google WiFi as AP only by setting them to bridge mode and connect one of them to my existing router by cable?
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:27 PM   #18
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Am I able to use the 2 Google WiFi as AP only by setting them to bridge mode and connect one of them to my existing router by cable?
When using mesh either in AP or Router ( double nat ) node, 1 of the nodes always has to be connected to the existing router by cable.

Router -cable- Node #1 - wireless - Node #2 - wireless - Node #3
ONT -cable- Node #1 - wireless - Node #2 - wireless - Node #3
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Old 11-10-2018, 01:14 PM   #19
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When using mesh either in AP or Router ( double nat ) node, 1 of the nodes always has to be connected to the existing router by cable.

Router -cable- Node #1 - wireless - Node #2 - wireless - Node #3
ONT -cable- Node #1 - wireless - Node #2 - wireless - Node #3
Yes the first scenario is what I want.

I will probably disable the wireless on the router, and just use the Google Wifi for the wireless network.
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Old 16-02-2019, 05:34 PM   #20
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can i know if it works?
i am considering buying a mesh (TP LINK) but i have no idea how to integrate into my current network. i am on starhub fiber-> Modem -> Linksys Router

if i buy the Tplink m5, and if i want to keep the router (which is pretty new), do i place the M5 before the Linksys Router and then make the Linksys Router mode AP (Access point), and switch off all its WIFI radios? I have several Cat cables running from the Router to my rooms in which i will then hook up the rest of the m5s for Ethernet backhauls

need some expert advise on this
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can i know if it works?
i am considering buying a mesh (TP LINK) but i have no idea how to integrate into my current network. i am on starhub fiber-> Modem -> Linksys Router

if i buy the Tplink m5, and if i want to keep the router (which is pretty new), do i place the M5 before the Linksys Router and then make the Linksys Router mode AP (Access point), and switch off all its WIFI radios? I have several Cat cables running from the Router to my rooms in which i will then hook up the rest of the m5s for Ethernet backhauls

need some expert advise on this
Do it this way:

https://www.tp-link.com/us/faq-1842.html
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Old 16-02-2019, 07:36 PM   #22
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Sorry for being a noob. I looked at the TP LINK AP diagram - it is not entirely clear these will create multiple wifi signals or will there be only one.
From my understanding, as long as the network has multiple access points, then there will be multiple networks.
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