BT Home Hub 3 Wireless Router Antenna Modification

Introduction: BT Home Hub 3 Wireless Router Antenna Modification

In this video I will show you how to improve the range of the BT home hub wireless router. Steps taken in this video will also work on many other routers.
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    mechexpert
    mechexpert

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hey, first of, thanks for the clear cut and to the point instructions on how to mod the routers with internal antenna.

    What i am confussed about is those resistors/capacitors (SMD) which were removed. I don't understand the concept here. I tried removing those capacitors on my Asus RT-n13ub1 router and it made the signal worse. Then when i soldered them back on, it worked fine. Same applies to my TPlink router. If i remove those smd things to bypass signal directly to the controlling chip, it does not work.

    Please guide me as to where i am wrong, or perhaps if it is device dependent that those smd needs to be there ?

    Thanks in advance!

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    mbleasdale
    mbleasdale

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Is it possible to tell which antennae carries the 'home' network signal as opposed to the publicly available one?

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    rhariri
    rhariri

    Reply 6 years ago

    the public WiFi uses the same hardware... you can disable public WiFi within the routers settings