I have a wireless router and a wireless network adapter. I have the wireless network adapter (CAT5 not USB) connected to the WAN port on my router. I set the network adapter to connect to the other wireless network, then I can get internet rebroadcast through my router. I use Airlink 101 router and D-link wireless network adapter DD-WRT provides firmware for many types of routers that allows you to setup a wifi router as a bridge or a repeater. Repeater mode will work better as you do not have to assign a static IP address. By flashing your router with this firmware, your basically multiplying the value of your router by 5. Routers that work best for this: older models of linksys, usually a wrt54gs or a wrt54gl, and also buffalo routers, but good luck finding buffalo routers. For more info, visit http://www.dd-wrt.com.They have their own wiki section and will provide you with PLENTY of information to get this done.
No, the Belkin N1 routers do not have the ability to act as a Wireless "Bridge".
Yes, they can. It's called "bridge".
No, different brand routers dont't recognize each other.
Maybe. I have a couple Belkin 54G v6000 and v8000 routers that can do this. If the routers support "wireless bridging" (also known as "WDS", "Repeater", or "Client-Mode") then you can set up one in client/bridge mode and the other as a host/router. You'll have to check the manual and see if this is supported, and how to configure it.
A Netgear wireless router is most often used in homes with multiple computers. It can be used as a bridge or a repeater to extend the wireless range.
A bridge acts as "bridge" between two networks or network subnets. A repeater merely strengthens the signal. You can have a repeater that only acts on one wire.
Yes, you can. It's "Bridge". PS: Not many routers support "Bridge". And it's a little bit tricky to set up.
It depends on model. Many routers allow to be used in bridge configuration. You need to read the manual for your router to see if you can use it as "bridge".
Actually no difference, bridging is one of functions supported by modern routers (wireless switches).
Such configuration is called a bridge. From my experience I know that if you have two identical wireless routers it's possible to set a working bridge. If you have different routers of different brands it's matter of luck. In order for you to use bridge configuration your router should support it. You can check in the manual or in the router's settings.
You have to choose which router is the main one. After that you can configure second router to create "bridge" with the main one. It's better if you have both routers of the same manufacture and model. Many routers even so can be configured for "bridge" usually do not work with different models and manufactures.
You can connect your router to somebody's router, it's called "bridge". Not all routers allow to do that, also usually routers from different brands do not work very well together.