A simple router means a AP setup as a wireless router that connects your devices to the internet. Similar to what you would purchase from your local electronics store.
EXAMPLE FIRMWARE IMAGE
AP Settings (nanoM2 5.5 firmware)
- Set Wireless Mode to Access Point
- Enter the SSID (signal name) you prefer
- Set Channel width to 20MHz. Disable Channel Shifting
- Setup Security. Use WPA2 if possible
IMPORTANT Make sure airmax is disabled
If you need the Router to serve as your only modem/router in an Internet setup, on the Network tab, choose ‘router’, and then PPPoE (which will then appear). You can now enter your PPPoE settings. (UBNT AirRouter etc).
The other option is a ‘SOHO router.