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I need to extend my Wi-Fi and would like the type that just plugs into the mains.

I cannot find a repeater or extender that does not use Windows to configure.

Is there a repeater or extender which can be configured with OS X?

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Are you looking for a powerline adapter? I don't think I've ever seen one that required Windows, or any other specific operating system. They usually set up automatically and don't need to be connected to a computer at all. – Chris Herbert Nov 12 '12 at 21:45

You can use Apple's AirPort Express to extend wireless networks. This can be configured from AirPort Utility in OS X.

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In my experience it only really seems to work (for extending, not bridging) with other Apple routers. Just something to think about. – Justsomeguy Nov 13 '12 at 0:11
The AirPort devices can be configured as a bridge, at least it was possible March 2007. That is when I have setup AirPort devices to bridge the network of 5 river ships with an office. I haven't worked with AirPort Express. – Pro Backup Nov 15 '12 at 11:59

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