7. Select the Wireless Base Station radio button.
8. In the Repeater MAC Address 1 through 4 fields, enter the MAC addresses of the access points that
must function as repeaters.
If your access point is the base station, it can function as the “parent” for up to four other access points.
9. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Set Up a WiFi Repeater
Use a wired Ethernet connection to set up a repeater unit to avoid conflicts with the WiFi connection to the
If you are using the access point as the base station with a non-NETGEAR access point as a repeater, you
might need to change more configuration settings. In particular, you might need to disable the DHCP server
function on the non-NETGEAR access point that is the repeater.
You can configure up to four repeaters.
To set up a NETGEAR access point as a repeater:
1. Open a web browser from a computer that is connected to the same network as the access point or to
the access point directly through an Ethernet cable or WiFi connection.
2. Enter the IP address that is assigned to the access point.
A login window opens.
Manage the Advanced WiFi Features
802.11ac Wireless Access Point Model WAC104