Perfect device for connecting Chromcast/Roku/Fire Stick to hotel Wifi networks.
27 July 2015
Summary: I purchased this for the WISP functionality. I wanted to connect my Roku / Chromecast to a wireless network that uses a captive portal sign on web page. Using this router I was able to connect it to the wireless network (ex Network A), it also created its own wireless network (ex Network B).
Summary: Did not use PPOE. To use as a basic AP plug into your existing router using LAN ports (not WAN), turn off DHCP, assign a static IP in your other router to the 743 TP-Link router and assign the static IP as the gateway in your 743 router.
Pros: I bought this router to use as a basic AP and external outside antenna. It is difficult to find a router that uses one detachable antenna on the 2.4 ghz band. Most routers in this class are cheap with fixed or internal antennas. So I was shocked to discover that this router does not have a basic ...
Summary: Works great for connecting wired devices - such as TV, games console, PVR to your existing WiFi network ( just choose 'Client' in the quick setup ). Pretty easy to setup although you do need to understand your network enough to choose a spare IP address for it.