As legacy1 said best to get new router since that tplink is designed for broadband via telephone line, you could use it but the hub would need to remain in router mode with everything working in access point mode, or end up with double NAT, 2 dhcp servers etc
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Well....two routers was for the range. I have a ethernet cable running to my garage so I can have wifi there. It won't reach from the living room.
Yes I tried 192.168.100.1 as well, still won't access the sh3 so the only way is a factory reset. But this starts the whole process again. It just seems to lose all output when placed in modem mode.
I have tested just connecting the router directly to the modem mode sh3 and still nothing so I know it's not the fault of the switch.
Rubbish, just because a "router" does not connect when connected to the Hub does not mean you can cannot connect a switch to the Hub in modem mode, any switch will not work for the reason I mentioned in by previous post.
The Edimax is NOT a router but a Wireless Access Point\Switch combo, this will not work plugged into the Hub in modem mode for the same reason a switch will not work.
The TPLink is an ADSL modem\router and needs to be configured to work as a Wireless router before it would work with the Hub in modem mode.
If you just want to extend the range of your wireless I am not sure why you want to put the Hub in modem mode, Wireless APs are designed to extend the wireless range.The Edimax is a wireless access point. albeit a bit old but should work with the Hub in Router mode with the minimum of configuration.
The modem /switch option was from following the advice from other forums saying to do it this way. Wasn't a single one with advice to do it any other way if you need to extend the range as I intend. You can't just start off say "rubbish", I'm asking for help with the matter.
Going to try a few other things with the set up tonight. The fact off the matter remains that is was much easier to do on the old virgin hub. When I've tried to replicate the same workings on the SH3 it doesn't work the same.
If you do go to BT you can use the Ethernet cable in the garage to connect a Whole Home disk. Normally the disks use WiFi to connect together, but you can also use cable as the backhaul. One of my work mates has cabled all his disks as the WiFi backhaul is not as reliable as he thought it might be in his older 3 storey property.
As previous advised once the Hub 3.0 is in modem only mode it will only accept one router, it will work with a switch attached but only the device that is powered up first will get a IP address and be registered.
That's how I understood it...but it didn't. There's an error with my hub that doesn't allow it to work correctly when in modem mode. As much as I don't want to, I'm going to flick a few more devices over to wifi and sack of trying to work out why it doesn't work as it should.