can i use 3rd party repeaters to extend the aerohive access point wireless range?

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i have aerohive ap230. i want to extend wireless range through 3rd party repeaters. would it be possble?
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For many reasons, you would not be using your time productively trying to do this. It will likely not end well.

Competent wireless deployments are done seeking the most efficient use of spectrum with capacity and reliability in mind, rather than the greatest range you can get.

You would also lose the granularity of the features of the Aerohive access point as the extender would have to connect as a client to the Aerohive AP as well as acting as an AP for devices that connect to it.

Such devices tend to collapse under load and therefore only usually appeal to the consumer end of the market.

Honestly, you need to bite the bullet and install the number of APs needed to get the coverage and capacity that you need.

Hope this helps,