Amped Wireless has announced its new REC15A High Power Compact 802.11ac Wi-Fi Range Extender. While other standard range extenders have an output of only 50 milliwatts, the REC15A model outputs up to 500 milliwatts (mW) of power to help overcome obstacles such as dead space, walls, and other barriers. Amped Wireless reports the extended range of this model to be up to 5,000 square feet of coverage.
[su_quote]As more devices like tablets, smartphones, laptops and routers, supporting the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard become available, the need for faster, longer range Wi-Fi continues to grow. –Jason Owen, CEO of Amped Wireless[/su_quote]
The REC15A is a small 3″ by 5″ wall plug-in unit that houses 4 amplifiers; 2 high power dual band amplifiers and 2 low noise amplifiers along with an external high gain dual band antenna. It extends the signal of all standard 802.11 a/b/g/n and ac networks, simultaneously repeats 2.4GHz and 5GHz signals, and also includes a wired port for connecting and bridging other network devices to your Wi-Fi network such as printers, Smart TVs, gaming devices, etc…
Setup can be completed easily via any tablet, smartphone, or laptop and gives users the ability to set up guest networks, advanced Wi-Fi security, and user access controls and schedules.
The REC15A has a retail price of $99.99 and can be pre-ordered on Amped Wireless’ website.
For more information, visit their webpage or watch the video below.