I asked Dlink support whether the DAP-1525 supports repeater mode or not. Their reply is shown below. I guess that means "case closed"!
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I have acquired a DAP-1525 to use as wireless repeater (i.e. wireless to router AND wireless to clients) with my DIR-655 router (B1/2.00NA). Does it actually support this mode? If so, how?
The install guide mentions only "booster" mode (wired-only to router, wireless to clients)and bridge mode (wireless to router, wired-only to clients.
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Date of Reply: 11/28/2011 6:08 AM
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We are sorry to inform you that the DAP-1525 does not support the repeater mode (i.e. wireless to router and wireless to clients). It supports only Bridge mode (wireless to router and wired to clients) and the Booster mode that is AP mode (wired only to router and wireless to clients).
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