range extender

​Netgear's Orbi system has proved to be one of the most popular kits in the emerging mesh / Wi-Fi system market. While Wi-Fi systems are not for everybody (for example, folks living in apartments certainly don't need one), there is a segment of the target market that has been loath to upgrade to them. Primary reasons for this might include the high entry price, not being in a position to replace the ISP-provided gateway, or, due to the consumer's pre-existing investment in a high-end flagship router. Today, Netgear is introducing the Nighthawk X6S EX8000 range extender based on the same platform as that of the high-end Orbi router. On the specifications front, the EX8000 is an AC3000-class tri-band Wi-Fi range extender, using a 4x4 dedicated...

Amped Wireless: 802.11ac WiFi with High-Gain Antennas

It’s been a while since we last looked at Amped Wireless, a company with a primary goal being the development of higher quality and longer range WiFi products. Wireless...

27 by Jarred Walton on 1/21/2014

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