Cheap WiFi to Ethernet adaptor?


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Has anyone got any suggestions for a cheap WiFi to Ethernet adaptor? I've had a search around and it looks like there are only a handful of no-name brands that I'm hesitant to trust. I've got a couple of old Ethernet devices that I'd really like to switch over to connect via WiFi and this seemed like the easiest way.

Here's the one I found on Amazon which looks like it should do the job:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vonets-VAR11N-300-Router-Bridge-Repeater/dp/B0148NO58W/

However, I've never heard of Vonets before and it gets very mixed reviews, particularly relating to longevity!

Anyone using something similar that they could recommend?
 
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Has anyone got any suggestions for a cheap WiFi to Ethernet adaptor? I've had a search around and it looks like there are only a handful of no-name brands that I'm hesitant to trust. I've got a couple of old Ethernet devices that I'd really like to switch over to connect via WiFi and this seemed like the easiest way.

Here's the one I found on Amazon which looks like it should do the job:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vonets-VAR11N-300-Router-Bridge-Repeater/dp/B0148NO58W/

However, I've never heard of Vonets before and it gets very mixed reviews, particularly relating to longevity!

Anyone using something similar that they could recommend?

I suggest the netgear one here or similar:
NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender (EX2700) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L0YLRUW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_n5pXAbGNH6NY3

This one has an ethernet port on the bottom.
 

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Thanks @OCoder - I'll check it out :). It's only £15 in the UK which is great - so if I can use just the ethernet port (and disable the wifi repeater) then that would be perfect!
 
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I suggest the netgear one here or similar:
NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender (EX2700) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L0YLRUW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_n5pXAbGNH6NY3

This one has an ethernet port on the bottom.
I bought this after my last reply and I've just set it up today - it works great. Thank you very much for your recommendation :).

It's quite slow (only connects at 144Mbps max due to the 20MHz channel width), but that's fine my my needs :). I set it up as normal and then disabled the repeater radio so that only the Ethernet port can be used. Great value for £15 :thumb:.
 

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