In some cases, devices such as a television have an Ethernet connection, but cannot use WiFi. There are several options for connecting them to the wireless network without having to drill a hole for a network cable through the wall.
You can switch to powerline technology, i.e. set up a network via the mains and then connect the TV to a powerline adapter using a LAN cable. Corresponding devices are relatively expensive, however. Alternatively, you can use a WLAN repeater: If it has a LAN socket, it can be set up as a WLAN bridge: You then connect the TV to the connector of the repeater using a LAN cable, which in turn connects to the wireless network as a WLAN client Integrate routers. Another possibility to bring the television into the WLAN are special WLAN-to-LAN adapters – also known as WLAN bridges. In contrast to WLAN repeaters, these devices for around 20 to 30 euros do not require a socket; they get their power via USB connection, for example directly on the TV.
With the TP-Link TL-WR902AC you can integrate remote Ethernet devices into your WLAN. Thanks to the USB power supply, the router is also suitable for on the go.
Examples of such devices are the TP-Link TL-WR902AC and the Vonets VAR11 N-300. With the TP-Link adapter, you can activate various functions using the switch on the housing, such as client mode for the TV’s WLAN connection.
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