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Assistance with setting up two workstations wirelessly

I currently have a one bedroom apartment setup where my cable modem and wireless router (WGR614V4) are in the living room. I have both my networked Brother Printer (2070N) and PS3 hardwired to the router, and access with my laptop wirelessly. I'm moving to a two-bedroom setup where this won't be possible. The printer will be moving into a second room with my girlfriend's non wireless desktop. The PS3 will stay in the living room and I hope to add a Roku Netflix player to the mix. So assuming I have just one cable modem in one of the rooms (preferably the living room where it'll be closest to the incoming cable), how can I network the second room? I'm getting dizzy trying to figure out whether I need a second wireless router or a wireless hub, switch, whatever to hardwire the printer and second PC into.

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Sounds like a job for a wireless bridge

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Installing the bridge in the other room with a small switch should allow connection of the printer and PC. Some wireless routers can also act as a bridge but there's no way out of this without additional hardware.

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Bridge

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I'm ok with additional harware...was just trying to figure out what type.

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Bridge

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Can anyone recommend one to go with my existing wireless setup?

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Something on this order sounds like what you need

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124266

I don't have experience with it, however and it hardly gets rave reviews at this site but wireless devices have their quirks. It does appear to have a built 5 port switch so you'd not need a separate one to accommodate both the printer and PC. I'm not certain if some routers can act as bridges but it would seem to me that it's best to get a device dedicated to your purpose rather than one that could be adapted as such.

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