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Netgear EX3700 Wi-Fi Extender: Can It be the Best Performer?
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Netgear EX3700 Wi-Fi Extender: Can It be the Best Performer?

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DescriptionI have been wanting to expand our Wi-Fi coverage out of home to achieve our lawn beyond the garage, so now I thought I would do a Netgear EX3700 setup and review the WiFi extender -- this to see whether it can help enhance our Wi-Fi sufficient and attain our lawn.

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We've got a small weird design in our lawn with a spacious garage in between our home and fenced in yard space. Typically it is tough to become Wi-Fi signal out that much, so I thought it would be a great to test the Netgear EX3700 WiFi extender.

Netgear range extenders all piled up on precisely the exact same web page, and this one is the second most economical -- offering up to 1,000 square feet of coverage, serve for 15 devices at the speed rate of 750mbps.

Netgear EX3700 Extender Setup

From the quick Netgear extender setup guide, Netgear shows two distinct techniques to link with the WIFi extender to the main router with WPS (Wi-Fi protected Setup) or join with Internet Browser Setup. Using WPS is the quickest and simplest, and is actually the way which I decided to set it up.

To find setup with WPS, plug in the extender in an outlet near your primary router. When the power LED is green, then press the WPS button onto the WiFi extender, and then over press the WPS button on the primary router. The WPS LED light onto the extender should illuminate after joined then the router button turns green.

I plugged it in a socket in precisely the exact same area as my router, but needed to move it even closer for WPS to join.

Netgear EX3700 Performance

After installation, I wished to discover the ideal location to have a signal from your lawn. I tried several distinct places, but had to find something with a fantastic enough connection to my router and also as soon as possible into this lawn.

I ended up putting it at the window of my own garage using a few double sided tape does not look fantastic, but it had been the only place I could find to find a usable network connection to the primary router, and a supply a connection that reaches out to where I wanted.

Important Note: Visit mywifiext net web page to configure Netgear WiFi range extender.

I really don't have the fastest internet – I receive about 37mbps down, and with all the EX3700 put here, I will connect from the far side of my garage and get approximately 5-8mbps down, so much less wonderful. However, it's far better than what I had earlier – that wasn't any connection. Netgear states that the EX3700 should supply approximately 1,000 square feet of coverage so I'm pushing the limitations of the fairly heavily to reach the far side of my garage.

Wrap Up

Thus, for your very best performer EX3700 is simple to set up and definitely goes an existing network. It has its limitations – that I feel like I am hitting, but I also will not do any heavy job while outdoors. There are tons of alternatives for more powerful extenders, like another, however I thought that this is a fantastic test for your own Netgear EX3700.
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