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EASY TO SET UP, WORKS WELL.
Even if you have a powerful router, you may find that the signal gets a bit ragged at the outer edges of its range. The Linksys RE6700 range extender can pick up weak and intermittent signals and amplify them, so dead zones are filled with fast dual-band wireless signal.
The ingenious module includes an integrated power outlet, so even when you've plugged it into a standard wall socket, you can still use the socket. There's also a 3.5mm jack so you can stream music to a connected pair of computer speakers — how convenient is that?
EASY TO SET UP, WORKS WELL.
Anthony, New Jersey
Average Customer Review(s):
EASY TO SET UP, WORKS WELL.
excellent range and i dont use a plug as always crutchfield helped withe set up
Pros: easy to set up fills the dead spots
WiFi Range Extender: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6700) is the latest range extender from Linksys with 802.11ac technology and a plug-in format factor with a built-in power outlet that allows the device to plug into a power outlet while providing an extra outlet for other electronics, too. With up to 10,000 sq ft coverage, it lets you repeat the wireless signal of any access point or router to provide Internet connectivity in hard-to-reach areas through a wireless connection on the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency band.
System Compatibility & Requirements: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify WiFi Range Extender (RE6700) works with many types of wireless routers including service provider's routers; there is no need to adjust your router's settings when installing the extender. It also works with both Windows and Mac, as well as a variety of internet browsers. Your wireless router, computer, and internet browser must meet the following minimum system requirements.
Wireless Coverage Range: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify WiFi Range Extender (RE6700) extends the range of your wireless router up to 10,000 square feet, eliminating dead zones.
Dual-Band Wireless-AC: The Linksys RE6700 supported WiFi standards are 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac. It also supports the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies simultaneously With Dual-Band Wireless-AC, the AC1200 Amplify eliminates dead zones and delivers greater range and consistent, high-speed connectivity. This allows you to stream media, play online games, and share content throughout your home.
Advance WiFi Technologies: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify WiFi Range Extender (RE6700) incorporates advanced WiFi technologies like Beamforming, Cross-Band, and Spot Finder.
Dual Antennas: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify WiFi Range Extender (RE6700) has two non-detachable antennas, that enable it to provide maximum coverage. For single story homes both antennas should be pointing down. For Multi-story homes, one antenna should always be pointed down, while the second antenna should be positioned differently depending on where the extender is located and where the wireless coverage is needed.
IP Address: The default IP address of the RE6700 is 192.168.1.1 and password is admin. However, once the RE6700 is connected to your existing network, your wireless router will automatically assign a different IP address and treat it as a DHCP client. In this case, you may easily access the web-based setup page of the RE6700 by entering http://extender.linksys.com in the Address bar or its friendly name "RE6700-xxx" where xxx are the last three (3) characters of its MAC address. You can find the wireless MAC address of your range extender in its web-based setup page.
Gigabit Ethernet Port: Linksys equipped the RE6700 with a Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) port, which is 10x faster than Fast Ethernet. You can connect various devices such as game consoles, smart TVs, and more to your WiFi network. It also helps provide more WiFi bandwidth to your mobile devices.
Wireless Music Playback: The AC1200 Amplify boasts a wireless music playback feature and a 3.5mm analog output that allows you to stream music on your network and play it on connected headphones or powered speakers. The extender supports MP3, FLAC, WAV, WMA, and AAC file formats, as long as those formats are supported by the device and the app doing the streaming. Supported media players include -
Note: The list of media players is subject to change.
Security Modes: The Linksys RE6700 supports WEP (64-bit/128-bit), WPA2-Personal, and Mixed Mode. You can even use WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) technology to automatically and securely add wireless devices to your network.
LED Indicator: The front-panel LED indicates the following -
Note: If the LED indicator is solid red, unplug the extender and move it closer to the router. If it is flashing red, simply unplug and reconnect the extender.
Integrated Power Outlet: Thanks to an integrated power outlet, you can maintain use of the power outlet even when the AC1200 Amplify (RE6700) is plugged in. The pass-through function on the WiFi range extender works exactly like a normal electrical outlet, and is not controlled in any way by the range extender.
AC Power: The Linksys AC1200 Amplify (RE6700) must be plugged into an AC power outlet.
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