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Can I improve wifi router signal strength by using dd-wrt?

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I purchased a WR740N v4 router few days ago. I am not getting that good signal strength !!

I find my router is in dd-wrt list. Want to know whether the signal strength may improve if I install dd-wrt?
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Possibly, most dd-wrt compatible devices have an adjustable transmit power parameter within the firmware.
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As beers said it might be able to. I know that my E4200 said that it could increase the signal range but I didn't really get any signal improvement when I had Tomato on it.
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Yeah, there's an option to bump your transmit power up by 10 or 15%. DD-WRT is awesome, but improving signal strength doesn't seem like a good reason to install it-- have you considered repositioning the router?
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post #5 of 5
I might bump up a little margin but not alot.
It will improve router stability if you have been having any instability.

Is there a possibility of setting up a Wireless Repeater / Bridge or getting higher Gain antennas?
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