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WiFi Range Extender 1200Mbps WiFi Repeater Wireless Signal Booster 2 4 5GHz Dual Band WiFi Extender with Ethernet Port Simple Setup

Last Updated: September 20, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.7
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Review Summary - 954 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 436
wifi, extender, router, house, extend
+81%
-19%
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" ...  This range extender has been working great for me so far. ... After putting this in the living room, I have been able to get a much better WiFi signal, particularly with mobile devices.  ...  "
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" ...  My main access point is on the far right side of my house on the second floor.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it to extend the wifi to my son's room at the far end of the house, through walls and what not.  ...  "
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" ...  haven't had a place in the house with a dropped signal and all my alexas work with it just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m running them (or was) with all Netgear Nighthawk Gigabit gear - modem, router, and extenders. ... Even the Nighthawk extender is over 110 mbps in comparison, apples to apples.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the signal indicator that let me know if I was close enough to the modem.  ...  "
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" ...  With the repeater, I now have 15 in his room.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had my Apple router for a while now and never had major issues with the wifi signal around the house.  ...  "
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Setup
 339
easy to install, easy, instructions, install, extender
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Setting this up was pretty simple using the WPS buttons on the extender and my router.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides, the product itself looks really nice and the set up was so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The installation was a breeze and the instructions were easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to set up the extender without having to mess with the modem at all (youtube the set up).  ...  "
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" ...  It was excited because when I first got it, the set up was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install. ... Just make sure to follow instructions to connect WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were perfectly clear but NOTHING worked.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this product in the mail and it took me less than 10 minutes to install.  ...  "
Wifi
 294
extender, signal, router, extend, house
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Thank you Rock Space for the simple to set up and reliable WiFi extender.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to set up and install the AC1200 WiFi repeater with no problem. ... The WiFi signal from my router did not reach the home office in my house, and this solved the problem. ... My router is an Altice One and I was pleased that it worked .  ...  "
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" ...  First method is via the WPS buttons on your router and the repeater.  ...  "
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" ...  This extends my signal without issue and my wifi connection has been very stable. ... Things to keep in mind since this extender is capable of 2.4 and 5 ghz signals.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what we needed to extend our Wi-Fi to our yard.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi extender very nice  ...  "
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" ...  Was very effective in boosting WiFi coverage in the older home in which it is being used. ... An inexpensive solution to boosting WiFi range.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was easy to install and extended my WIFI throughout my house.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 222
easy to install, easy to set, set, setup, instructions
+97%
-3%
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" ...  it connects easily and is easy to configure.  ...  "
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" ...  Now to the real thing, it was super easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very easy to setup and the instructions are clear and easy to understand. ... Very easy setup  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and install.  ...  "
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" ...  I finally set it up, which was very easy to do.  ...  "
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" ...  It was crazy easy to install!  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to setup and get programmed.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and set up.  ...  "
Capacity
 218
house, wifi, router, floor, extender
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I then moved it to the room next to the garage and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what we needed to extend the wifi to our upstairs media room and back yard patio.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the pro is the small size and very stable signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Extended WiFi to bonus room and garage.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had to move its position in the house a couple times for full coverage but I am very pleased with the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Our router is in the upstairs office.  ...  "
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" ...  No more dead zones in my 3 story home.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this little gem to help out with the internet connection for our bedrooms down the hallway. ... Where we once had one bar for signal in our bedroom (farthest away from the router/modem) we now have 4 bars!  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 78
connected, connection, tv, extender, wifi
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I just paired it to my router and set it up behind my TV.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm streaming TV with no problems!  ...  "
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" ...  Connect to local device, set up and connect to home WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, did it from the browser on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The device itself was very easy to synch.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can listen to music, watch on my smart tv and set up multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Computer at the opposite side.  ...  "
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" ...  The service is good- some devices don’t seem to do as well.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 72
months, worked, week, days, useless
+53%
-47%
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" ...  This has never been a huge issue but now with the COVID-19 crisis, I am working from home and had to set up an office in my bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Since figuring out the issue this has worked completely.  ...  "
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" ...  It set it up immediately following the instructions and it started working perfectly without any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Had little trouble working on 5G but works great now.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is working with any glitches.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been working stable and so far I am very happy with this device.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be working beautifully.  ...  "
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" ...  These devices have certainly improved over the last 5 years.  ...  "
Price
 57
money, worth the price, worth, waste, waste your money
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Great for the money and our small but old home.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommend worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Totally a bargain!  ...  "
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" ...  My wife is happy now so I am happy, worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this for both performance and price.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great product for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a good buy for the price.  ...  "
Returns
 36
returning, refund, return, sent, gave
+6%
-94%
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" ...  Update: I also received a “refund” offer that promised a refund (they didn’t actually refund the money first) in exchange for me removing this review. ... I refused to remove this review and the “refund” offer.  ...  "
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" ...  I did return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Sent it back!  ...  "
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" ...  I am returning this product and wanting a full refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll be sending this back!  ...  "
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" ...  Wanna get return for it  ...  "
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" ...  It dont work I need refund on both I bought  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it.  ...  "
Overall performance
 34
job, faster, speeds, performance, get
+85%
-15%
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" ...  At first I didn’t think it worked well because I kept testing the speed, and it didn’t seem like it greatly improved my speed.  ...  "
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" ...  The programs load twice as fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what you want it to do, easily, and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact it even improves speed in some areas.  ...  "
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" ...  The speed and so on of all the devices are much better.  ...  "
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" ...  We're rolling on the fast interwebz.  ...  "
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" ...  The range and speed is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  My speed test is at 800+mb download so I want to be able to use the full potential of my paid gig speed.  ...  "
ISP
 34
extender, speed, internet, wifi, modem
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Speed on the internet was the same as regular routers.  ...  "
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" ...  I have three other routers and wanted to replace one .  ...  "
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" ...  This does work with fios gigabyte connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easier than my old Netgear.  ...  "
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" ...  It's better than the Netgear extender.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this to replace Cox extender that no longer worked (Cox = bad).  ...  "
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" ...  A+ on this wireless extended!  ...  "
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" ...  I did the speed test from wireless laptop and the download speed was only 18Mbps. ... Upload speed was about 30Mbps.  ...  "
Marketplace
 32
advertised, company, amazon, thank, review
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I order everything from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Glad I found it on amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much!!  ...  "
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" ...  Also quick to ship so thank you very much!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much.  ...  "
Software Platform
 31
streaming, browser, netflix, roku, interface
+65%
-35%
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" ...  It may well be an Apple problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Phones and TVs would constantly freeze.  ...  "
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" ...  My parents stay down there when they are in town and have not had any issues using the Roku tv now.  ...  "
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" ...  I can now control all the smart devices that are out there.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a Smart TV in the garage that I like to watch streaming content on when I work in there.  ...  "
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" ...  Now, I can stream video in multiple browsers simultaneously.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I determined that, I was able to access the admin console with no problem so I could update the SSIDs from the default.  ...  "
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" ...  I even tested a connection to a device (Roku) and it worked fine.  ...  "
Ports
 27
extender, ethernet, cable, wifi, connection
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Very easy to set up and extend our WiFi through the house (as router is stuck on one side in the only working internet plug).  ...  "
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" ...  There is also an ethernet plug-in on the booster.  ...  "
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" ...  It handles both 2 ghz and 5ghz wireless but also has an ethernet port.  ...  "
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" ...  The LAN Port is a great way to access strong internet.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a WPS button on my router, so all I had to do was plug the range extender into an outlet (wait about a minute for the power LED on the front of the unit to stay solid), then hit the WPS button on my router and the ranger extender.  ...  "
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" ...  Then unplug and plug in at a nice halfway point, then log into it.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed the ethernet port to connect my work phone.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great extender according to my cable technician but I have a built-in dead zone in my home so this didn't work for me.  ...  "
Product As Described
 16
product, works, worked, described, works as advertised
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Did exactly as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This product worked as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
Build Quality
 15
fell, stripped, either, broken, screw
+13%
-87%
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" ...  Then one screw fell out. ... Either the hole was too large or it was stripped.  ...  "
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" ...  The cheap case was broken (closing screws stripped out) and some loose part(s) rattle around inside it.  ...  "
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" ...  The broken cover does not appear to hamper the functionality of the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  However as soon as i opened the box a 4 screws holding the unit together fell out of the box along with many proken pladtic pieces. ... The plastic is the housing the screws screw into.  ...  "
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" ...  I opened the package and a screw fell out of the device and the product was separating at the seam.  ...  "
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" ...  It was either tampered with or a poorly assembled product.  ...  "
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" ...  This is garbage ordered 1 and it came broken pressed a second one and a replacement for the broken one and guess what they both came broken. ... Very poorly made.  ...  "
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" ...  TOTAL WASTE OF PLASTIC.  ...  "
Gaming
 13
games, online, streaming, play, still
+92%
-8%
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" ...  We don't notice any quality issues anymore on streaming services and PS4 wireless gaming is great now.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked better that imagined and often run multiple gaming systems and Rokus on first floor.  ...  "
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" ...  All online gaming and streaming can now be scene in all other rooms without any lag.  ...  "
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" ...  It's has low ping delay and high bandwidth, for playing online multiplayer games or streaming 4k.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed for gaming to reduce lagging in wifi, and works perfectly  ...  "
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" ...  Data uploads and downloads still middle of the road, but definitely less interruption for xbox one game play.  ...  "
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" ...  Avid gamers may experience some latency with the additional hop.  ...  "
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" ...  My friend a coder and gamer recommended this to me.  ...  "
Repeater
 13
repeater, wps, signal, router, range
+46%
-54%
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" ...  I have had trouble with connecting to the extender.  ...  "
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" ...  Not with this repeater .  ...  "
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" ...  when using this extender.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn't work the way a repeater should!  ...  "
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" ...  I can't get any good speeds on the extender.  ...  "
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" ...  So why not the extender?  ...  "
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" ...  It didn't work as an extender (obviously).  ...  "
Video Playback
 11
stream, watching, videos, video, without
+100%
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" ...  Since installing the extender we rarely have a buffering issue watching videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I got it for my iPad because I like to watch movies on there and it works wonders.  ...  "
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" ...  I am easily able to stream YouTube videos which I couldn't earlier.  ...  "
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" ...  now I can use my u tube, movies to wach without interruption .  ...  "
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" ...  I can stream movies from my laptop and tablet from the backyard now.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a Smart TV in the garage that I like to watch streaming content on when I work in there.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed to extend my RV Parks signal to stream video movies on my Amazon Fire TV Stick. ... Streaming video no longer has loading interruptions!  ...  "
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" ...  He said that now he can watch a movie straight through.  ...  "
Internet
 11
speed, wifi, would, work, upload
+55%
-45%
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" ...  I thought about asking the internet company to increase the speed by paying more.  ...  "
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" ...  My internet speed at my desktop increased by 50%.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps to reach the max internet speed you enrolled for.  ...  "
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" ...  Internet’s super fast now.  ...  "
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" ...  Try this before you upgrade your internet speed!  ...  "
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" ...  Upload speed was about 30Mbps.  ...  "
Fit
 11
stripped, fell, screw, loose, together
+18%
-82%
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" ...  However as soon as i opened the box a 4 screws holding the unit together fell out of the box along with many proken pladtic pieces. ... The plastic is the housing the screws screw into. ... The face place will not stay on and i have to glue or tape thie item together.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: I removed one star because one of the screws was loose and fell from the devise.  ...  "
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" ...  Then one screw fell out. ... Either the hole was too large or it was stripped.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived with a screw backed out and the other three stripped so the cover doesn’t fit.  ...  "
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" ...  I opened the package and a screw fell out of the device and the product was separating at the seam.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this unit in and there were two really small screws in the box and the front of the unit was loose. ... I put the screws in their place on the back, but my guess is the threads were either stripped or broken. ... Not sure if it wasn't working due to the loose front???  ...  "
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" ...  The cheap case was broken (closing screws stripped out) and some loose part(s) rattle around inside it.  ...  "
Cables
 8
wire, run, one, extended, cord
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  My cable connection is in my living room.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an excellent package as it just sits in an outlet so it doesn't need to be on anything, no cords, just a small box.  ...  "
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" ...  We are now cutting the cord from cable and switching to a streaming service because the speeds are so much better!  ...  "
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" ...  Did I just run cabling thru my house for nothing?  ...  "
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" ...  I've had zero issues so far thanks to its reach, and it has saved my sanity because I was calling the cable company every other day to figure out why my so-called high-speed Internet wasn't working properly.  ...  "
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" ...  I can stream Cable to my Smart TV on the second floor.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
received, next, delivered, day, advertised
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The cost and the fastness of the delivery  ...  "
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" ...  I just received this delivery today and had it up and running in literally less than five minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was impeccable despite the condition of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was super quick, I received the item the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Item was delivered as advertised.  ...  "
For Kids
 6
online, home, speed, son, product
+100%
comment
" ...  Worth it in my opinion, especially now that my kids are home doing online schooling.  ...  "
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" ...  would recommend to any one during this pandemic and home online school.  ...  "
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" ...  My son is loving this.  ...  "
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" ...  My Daughter and husband love this product  ...  "
Lagging
 6
week, days, buffering
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  You need to restart multiple times in a day.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to reboot every 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes it will behave for a few days or a week or two, but eventually it will require a hard reset and 20 min of cursing.  ...  "
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" ...  I shouldn’t have to reset it every week.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had to reset this thing 3 times in the last 5 days.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 6
faulty
-100%
comment
" ...  Package arrived in pristine shape, however the cover was broken.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned product immediately ! ... Not sure how the product would’ve been but was very unhappy with receiving a broken product.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the product and it came completely broken.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived damaged with unit coming apart.  ...  "
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" ...  When I unboxed something was rattling from inside the product.  ...  "
Call quality
 6
call, working, without
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The whole entire experience was sketchy including the phone call today and I don’t know what it’s all about but I am sending it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Got huffy when I ask her to repeat what I didn't understand the noises coming from mouth  ...  "
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" ...  I left several messages with the company, to see if I was doing something wrong and I never got a call back.  ...  "
Design
 6
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Small unobtrusive design.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides, the product itself looks really nice and the set up was so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  But it's surprisingly compact and looks really cool.  ...  "
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" ...  It is also very small and the design is cool.  ...  "
Apps
 5
exactly
+100%
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" ...  So now, my smart tv doesnt take that long to load certain apps like hulu or netflix.  ...  "
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" ...  During the setup I was wondering what the lights are for but never really paid attention because the app was giving clear instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  I used to have to retry and reload my ROKU apps all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  The software is exactly the same, the device looks exactly the same.  ...  "
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" ...  but after some trial and error and some YouTube video tutorials, I got these to work.  ...  "
Band
 5
fell, dual band, 4, 2
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  never heard of the company before but i needed a dual band booster and i got one that frakkin' works!  ...  "
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" ...  The double band WiFi makes the association amazingly quick and solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Having 2.4 and 5GHZ dual band was a plus when having other wireless devices.  ...  "
For Running
 4
minutes, took, get, fast, easy
+100%
comment
" ...  I was up and running within 5 min  ...  "
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" ...  I was up and running in 5 minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  It took me a couple minutes and everything was up and running.  ...  "
Controls
 4
wps, router, press, push
+100%
comment
" ...  Push button WPS is a snap!  ...  "
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" ...  It was “easy” to set up with WPS button, got the two blue lights.  ...  "
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" ...  B) Press WPS button on router.  ...  "
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" ...  WPS function is the push of a button  ...  "
Pedometer
 4
works great, steps, setup
+100%
comment
" ...  Plug in, follow a couple steps, done.  ...  "
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" ...  I just need to follow the steps.  ...  "
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" ...  I luckily only had to do the short easy step which took about 5 minutes.  ...  "
Camera
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Needed 2.4G for outside camera.  ...  "
Storage
 4
rock, thank, room, product, called
+100%
comment
" ...  It is small and doesn’t take up a ton of room, it is easily hidden  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately called Rock space Nd they have never called me back.  ...  "
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" ...  What more could you ask for from a company like rock space and Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful product .Thank you Rock Space !  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  As a result we could not control the Sonos music system from our outdoor patio.  ...  "
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" ...  I read all the reviews and they sounded great.  ...  "
Resolution
 3
watching, videos, time, streaming, movies
+100%
comment
" ...  The connection strength is fantastic and I was even able to stream 4K video at the previously "dead spot" with this unit.  ...  "
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" ...  So it was not really a test of the bandwidth claims of the manufacturer, but fast enough real world to easily stream HD videos multiple times over.  ...  "
Device Stand
 3
screws
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The first one worked great for just under a year until my toddler reached it and threw it hard against a wall.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is small and plugs right into the wall.  ...  "
Features
 3
working, red, lights, blue
+100%
comment
" ...  After you get them congigured, there's a very nice feature that helps you find the sweet spot for placement, using colored lights on the units.  ...  "
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" ...  Blue lights, good-to-go.  ...  "
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" ...  nice add on feature!  ...  "
Size
 3
way, space, compact
+100%
comment
" ...  Small unobtrusive design.  ...  "
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" ...  But it's surprisingly compact and looks really cool.  ...  "
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" ...  The compact size is great too.  ...  "
Battery Life
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  i could not get this thing to work after hours and hours of trying.  ...  "
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" ...  I only held back a 5 star just in case it dies in a matter of days!  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
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