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I don't have any experience with them, but I'm looking for a Wifi range extender. I have a Wireless N router at the moment, but I need to extend it for another 20-30 feet. What is a good budget range extender?

Also, how would I use it?

Sorry for all those newbie questions.

Thanks!
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20-30ft? Unless it is through two or three dense walls you could probably get that with just tweaking your router placement or switching the router and/or receiver aerials. If you have already done the whole site survey and channel overlap testing then an extender is the way to go.

What router do you currently have? They are pretty easy to setup usually just give it your SSID and password and you should be set.
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It similar to the Linksys WRT120N.
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How no one else picked this up is beyond me but at any rate you have a few good options. Or atleast options I would recommend because I've used the products myself.

Starting with the Netgear WN300RP: http://www.netgear.com/home/products/wireless-range-extenders/WN3000RP.aspx#

Then then WN2000RPT: http://www.netgear.com/home/products/wireless-range-extenders/WN2000RPT.aspx#two

Another decent one the TP-Link WA730RE: http://www.tp-link.us/products/details/?categoryid=1247&model=TL-WA730RE the 830 is supposedly even better.

I've also had great luck with Amped products. Thing is though your current router is a wireless N150 single channel 2.4 GHz router. No point in spending a bunch on the dual channel 5 GHz N300 extenders. I still think you could get that 20-30 ft with just checking the current placement.
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