Amped Wireless Now Shipping High Power Compact AC Wi-Fi Range Extender Industry's first high power, compact 802.11ac range extender, the REC15A boosts Wi-Fi signal extending it up to 5,000 square feet
CHINO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long-range wireless solutions for the home and office, today announced the availability of its REC15A High Power Compact 802.11ac Wi-Fi Range Extender. The discreet, wall-plug unit extends the signal of any standard 802.11a/b/g/n or ac Wi-Fi router by repeating, amplifying, and redistributing the signal in a new extended location, such as a far bedroom, backyard, or upstairs office.
The Amped Wireless difference starts with High Power technology. Standard Wi-Fi devices have an output power of a mere 50 milliwatts (mW). While the REC15A packs up to 500 milliwatts (mW) of Wi-Fi output power into a compact, elegant design – to eliminate dead spots and attain more range. With four total amplifiers and a high gain, dual band antenna, the REC15A provides up to 5,000 sq. ft. of extended coverage. In addition, the REC15A features ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and simultaneously repeats both 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi signals.
"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," stated Jason Owen, CEO of Amped Wireless. "With the introduction of the REC15A, Amped remains at the forefront of Wi-Fi extending solutions by offering another high performance more affordable option for extending AC Wi-Fi coverage."
At a mere three inches tall by five inches wide, the REC15A can be discreetly installed in any outlet. The REC15A can also be set up wirelessly, using a tablet or laptop, in minutes. Just simply plug it into an outlet, access the web menu and select a single or dual band network to extend. It's compatible with all brands of standard Wi-Fi routers and Internet service provider gateways. One additional wired port is built into the REC15A for connecting PCs, TVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles and any other network device. The REC15A is equipped with top security features including parental controls like restricted access for certain users, time of day schedules to limit the network's availability, and adjustable Wi-Fi coverage settings to reel in the signal strength.
All Amped Wireless products include the Wi-Fi Analytics Tool App, free for Android and Windows devices to help users analyze and optimize their networks. The app allows users to fine tune their network to get the maximum speed and coverage from their device. All Amped products are also backed by industry leading, U.S.-based, in-house Elite Technical Support provided by Amped Concierges. The Elite Support team is ready for your calls, emails, and chats 7 days a week.
The REC15A has a retail price of $99.99 and is available for order from the Amped Wireless Store today. It will be available at major brick and mortar retailers and online retailers within the next two weeks. For more information and to place orders, visit: www.ampedwireless.com/products/rec15a.html.
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About Amped Wireless
Amped Wireless' mission is to develop the highest quality, long-range wireless products through experience, passion, innovation and advanced technology that exceed customers' needs and expectations. Amped Wireless specializes in providing long range, wireless consumer and business communication products for the home and office. Amped Wireless has been recognized for its growth and innovation with numerous awards including being named the fastest-growing private company in the Computer Hardware industry and 16th fastest-growing company overall in the 2013 Inc. 500. Amped Wireless ranked 15th in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ in 2013, and its BTSA1 Long Range Bluetooth Speaker Adapter was chosen as a prestigious 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. For more information on Amped Wireless, The Leader in High Power Wireless Solutions™, please visit www.ampedwireless.com.
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