D-Link to Airport Express to Switch?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by iqwertyi, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. iqwertyi macrumors regular

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    So, my sister has a couple of components in a room that needs an ethernet cable connected directly to them. The router is in another room so I bought her an Airport Express (should be arriving tomorrow).

    I originally thought she only needed one device connected and I had read that the Airport Express can be used as an extender/access point.

    Now that she needs two devices, can I simply connect a switch to the Airport Express and connect both devices?

    I've never tried a wireless extender or access point before.

    Thanks!
     
  2. mulo macrumors 68020

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  3. iqwertyi thread starter macrumors regular

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  4. waw74 macrumors 68030

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    you want to set it up to join the wireless network. (only mention because you used the word extend in your post, that doesn't work easily with non apple routers)
     

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