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Re: [Shop-talk] Router for the garage

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Router for the garage
From: Bob Spidell <>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 06:55:41 -0700
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I just installed a wi-fi extender so I could control a garage door 
opener. It connects to either 2.4 and 5.0 devices (I think the opener is 
2.4 only but, not sure):

On 8/10/2020 9:25 PM, Robert Nogueirao wrote:
> Iâ??d like to use some smart plugs out in the garage so I can turn the fan 
> and vacuum on or off via voice command.   The problem is the wifi router 
> provided by my internet provider is a 2.4 ghz/5ghz router which switches 
> between the two depending on the speed and signal strength.  The two smart 
> plugs I have require 2.4ghz. The result is half the time the donâ??t work.
> Can I simply plug a 2.4ghz router into the port on the 2.4/5 GHz router, give 
> it a name and use that connection in the garage for the smart plugs?   Will 
> the 2.4/5 router see it simply as another device?
> It sure would be nice to not have to walk across the garage to turn on the 
> fan or vacuum.
> Thanks for any help
> Bob Nogueira

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