Method 1. Well-written article, Scott. I have my DHCP set to start at. Not Helpful 5 Helpful Jan 17, It gives you a real-time graph similar to your Wikipedia graphic showing what channel each access point is on.
If they connect to the primary router first and I carry them to the area covered by the secondary, they keep their connection to the 'net.
How to Connect Two Routers on a Home Network
Mentioning this bc the title is kind of cumbersome - you could say, "Setting up wireless access points as repeaters". Connect the two routers. I actually can't really do that, and I want them to be separate wireless networks. Joseph But it's not a repeater setup. Set Up a Wireless Router. Also with the custom firmware, they support better throttling of certain protocols, and have a bunch of other features.