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LKY
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Well,

Many ways to accomplish this…

I use ubuquiti access points and products…but most brands have these devices these days…

Wired…
Use a small switch (Layer 2) to connect the devices…
One connection to the qu…
One connection to each access point…
Configure each access point with a different ip address…but on same subnet…ex. 192.169.1.10 and 192.168.1.11 etc.
Configure each access point with same SSID (wifi name) but a different channel to not interfere with each other…depending on your country you may have 3 or 4 non overlapping channels on the 2.4Ghz band and more on the 5Ghz band
Note…you can get access points with both bands or just one of either…
You can put up as many access points as you need to cover the area…just get a cat5 line there (and power if not a Poe access point)

Wireless is a bit more setup…bit not much…
You setup everything like wired…but the Ethernet cable will be replaced with a wireless bridge..
So, you will have another radio at each end of where your cables would have plugged in…
Note…use a different channel or better yet radio band for the bridge to avoid interference…

I’ve installed networks for over 20 years for a living, so if you need exact or more info, let me know…

Not an apple airport fan…too limited for my taste…but they do work…