Surf SOHO MK3 and AP One Mini

I have a Pepwave Surf SOHO MK3 and am thinking about either (1) buying an AP One Mini to improve/extend wireless coverage, or (2) buying another SOHO and using it to extend coverage. I have a few questions:

  1. Does the SOHO MK3 or the AP One Mini have better Wi-Fi performance (range, speed, etc.)?

  2. Can two SOHOs be connected (over Ethernet) in such a way that (a) SOHO-2 operates only as an AP, (b) DHCP is handled by SOHO-1, and © devices connected to SOHO-2 via Wi-Fi are on the same VLAN and subnet as devices on SOHO-1?

  3. If I connect an AP One Mini to the SOHO (via Ethernet), can I configure both devices to use the same SSIDs and passwords so that devices seamlessly connect and transition to whichever AP has the best signal?



Don’t buy two SOHOs - you don’t need another router you need another access point.


Thanks for the help.