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Will WiFi booster using mains electrical wiring cause interference?
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Will WiFi booster using mains electrical wiring cause interference?

Living in London UK and I'm using Virgin Media as my broadband internet provider.

There is a Virgin Media Hub 3 that plugs into cable from the street and acts as a WiFi router in the house. There are some dead spots and so I was considering using a Virgin Media supplied "WiFi" booster system comprising of two units. One unit is connected to the Main Hub 3 via ethernet and plugs into an adjacent mains socket and sends the signal "through the mains wiring" to the second unit in the room with the dead spot, which is also plugged into the mains. This second unit then can act as a WiFi extender.

Does using the mains like this risk deterioration of audio quality in my studio from whatever effect?

Out of complete ignorance I'm thinking can this cause interference, increased jitter in AD/DA convertors etc or some other deleterious phenomenon I wouldn't understand?

Thanks for any advice!
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