WiFi Range Extender: NETGEAR's AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender
(EX6400) boosts your existing WiFi and delivers greater wireless speed and
coverage to where WiFi signals are weak in your home or office. It works with
any standard WiFi router to deliver dual band WiFi with up to 1.9Gbps. The AC1900
WiFi Range Extender delivers fast WiFi speed and connectivity for smartphones,
tablets, laptops, computers, and more. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides WiFi
connectivity to a wired device like Blu-ray players, game consoles, smart TVs or
streaming players over your existing WiFi network.
Applications: Add this WiFi Range Extender to improve your
home's WiFi and get better connections for your tablets, smartphones, laptops
and more. Its ideal for HD video streaming and gaming.
802.11ac: The extender supports the 802.11ac networking
standard. This new standard offers better speed, improved reliability, and more
range than older WiFi networking standards. The extender is also backward
compatible with earlier WiFi a/b/g/n standards. However, to get the benefits of
802.11ac, your WiFi router must support the 802.11ac WiFi networking standard.
In comparison, the latest 802.11ac WiFi standard is 3x faster than the older
802.11n WiFi standard.
Dual-Band WiFi: The NETGEAR AC1900 features dual-band WiFi
with up to 300 Mbps for 2.4 GHz network and 1733 Mbps for 5 GHz network.
FastLane Technology: FastLane technology improves
performance using both WiFi bands. Get the most out of your HD entertainment
with FastLane technology. With FastLane technology, the extender connects to
your router using one band and connects to your devices using another band.
Because a band is dedicated to each function, performance is enhance. FastLane
Technology is ideal for HD streaming & online gaming. When you enable FastLane
Technology, two options are available.
- Use the 2.4 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi devices and use
the 5 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi router. Use this mode if
your WiFi router supports the 5 GHz band but the devices that you want to
use for gaming and streaming support the 2.4 GHz band.
- Use the 5 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi devices and use
the 2.4 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi router. Use this mode
if the devices that you want to use for gaming and streaming support the 5
GHz band but your WiFi router supports the 2.4 GHz band.
Note: If all your devices and your WiFi router support only
the 2.4 GHz band, or all your devices and your WiFi router support only the
5 GHz band, do not enable FastLane Technology.
Two WiFi Modes: The AC1900 can connect to your network's
WiFi signal and then boost that signal or it can connect to your network with a
wired connection and work as an access point. You use the Access Point/Extender
switch on the side of the extender to select which way you want to use the
- Extender Mode: In Extender mode, the extender connects
to your existing network's WiFi signal and it rebroadcasts two extender WiFi
signals, one in the 2.4 GHz band, and another in the 5 GHz band. When you
are too far away to connect to your network's WiFi signal, you can connect
to an extender WiFi signal instead.
- Access Point Mode: Access Point mode creates a WiFi
hotspot using a wired Ethernet connection. You can use the extender in
access point mode as a WiFi access point and create a new WiFi hotspot by
using a wired Ethernet connection.
Gigabit Ethernet Port: There is one RJ-45 Ethernet port
(10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-Tx) with auto-sensing technology. This Gigabit Ethernet port is used
to connect a wired device like a smart TV or game console to your home's WiFi
Wall Plug Design: The compact wall-plug design allows you to simply
plug the AC1900 WiFi Range Extender into any electrical outlet.
Smart LED Indicator: A smart LED indicator lights up to help you place
the AC1900 WiFi Range Extender for optimal boost in range and performance.
WiFi Analytics App: Use the
NETGEAR WiFi Analytics app on your Android (OS 2.2+) smartphone or tablet to
get advanced analytics to optimize your existing or newly extended WiFi network.
Check your network status, WiFi signal strength, identify crowded WiFi channels
and much more.
Flexible & Secure Setup: The WiFi range extender offers WPS
& Web Browser setup. Secure WiFi connections offer the highest level of
- WPS: You can use WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) to connect
the extender to your WiFi router without typing your existing router's WiFi
network name (SSID) or WiFi password.
- Web Browser: You can use a web browser to log in to the
extender and set up its WiFi connection to your existing WiFi router.
System Requirements: Make sure your home network meets the
following system requirements.
- Router Type: 2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
router or gateway
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0,
Firefox 20 or Safari 5.1, or Google Chrome 25.0 browsers or higher
Firmware Updates: The extender is set up to check for new
firmware automatically at login. Click
here for the latest firmware/software updates from NETGEAR.