TP-Link RE650 Wi-Fi® Range Extender
802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit (AC2600)
Our take on the TP-Link RE650 Wi-Fi® Range Extender by Crutchfield's Eric Angevine
The TP-Link RE650 features four external antennas with beamforming to help make multiple, strong Wi-Fi connections.
Wi-Fi range extender with advanced features
Even the most powerful router signal weakens around the edges of its range. The TP-Link RE650 range extender picks up the edge of that original signal and uses four powerful built-in antennas to re-broadcast it at full strength. It also features beamforming and MU-MIMO technology that help make strong connections with multiple devices simultaneously.
There's also a convenient Gigabit Ethernet port on the side, so you can make a solid wired connection to a laptop or guest room TV.
Convenient app control
The free Tether app for Android™ and iOS® devices helps you set up, monitor, and control your new router. You'll have access to parental controls that let you restrict access, control usage, and block specific devices from accessing the internet. And you can create a separate, password-protected Wi-Fi network for houseguests.
- 802.11ac dual-band Gigabit wireless range extender
- extends 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi signals from existing routers for better range
- AC2600 (800 Mbps+1733 Mbps)
- four external antennas with beamforming extend Wi-Fi coverage
- MU-MIMO technology makes strong connections with multiple devices simultaneously
- free Tether app for Android™ and iOS® devices
- create a separate, password-protected Wi-Fi network for guests
- parental controls let you restrict access, control usage, and block specific devices from accessing the internet
- one 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology
- intelligent signal indicator helps you find the most effective place to plug in
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- WiFi range extender
- Quick Installation Guide
- GNU General Public License Notice
- Thank You card
Advanced WiFi Range Extender: The TP-Link RE650 WiFi Range Extender uses advanced technologies to connect to your existing WiFi router wirelessly, strengthening the signal and expanding the router's coverage (up to 1,4000 sq/ft) into areas that could not otherwise be reached. The WiFi range extender also reduces signal interference to ensure reliable WiFi coverage throughout your home or office.
Dual-Core CPU w/ Intelligent Processing Engine: The Intelligent Processing Engine balances the demands of your devices to keep their connections fast and uninterrupted, sending WiFi traffic to dedicated processors while the powerful 880MHz dual-core CPU handles the rest
Drop-Free Dual Band WiFi (802.11ac): TP-Link's RE650 comes with next generation 802.11ac WiFi technology which is 3x faster than the standard 802.11n speeds. The RE650 delivers fast speeds of dual band WiFi up to 2.6Gbps (800Mbps on 2.4GHz and 1733Mbps on 5GHz), providing reliable connections for bandwidth-intensive tasks like HD/4K streaming, lag free gaming, large file downloads. If one of the main router's dual bands drops suddenly, or in case the main router can only deliver single band, the RE650 still provides stable dual band connections for clients, allowing you to enjoy stable and drop-free experience on all your devices.
4x4 MU-MIMO & TurboQAM Technology: MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) allows the RE650 to serve up to four devices at once, reducing wait time and greatly increasing WiFi throughput for every device. With MU-MIMO, the RE650 runs up to 4x faster than traditional AC range extender. Using 4-Stream MU-MIMO and TurboQAM technology to boost its WiFi bandwidth, the RE650 reaches industry leading maximum speeds of up to 800Mbps on 2.4GHz and 1733 Mbps on 5GHz. This provides the performance necessary to support your most demanding online applications, including 4K streaming and gaming.
Quad-Antenna Design + Beamforming: Powerful Quad-Antenna design with Beamforming delivers highly targeted Wi-Fi connections to improve throughput and signal quality for stronger WiFi across your home, while extending your routers coverage by 14,000 square feet.
Access Point Mode: The RE650 is more than a wireless range extender, it also can act as an access point. Simply plug an Ethernet cable into its Ethernet port, and easily turn your wired internet connection into a 4x4 MU-MIMO dual band wireless access point.
WPS or Web Browser Setup: There are two ways to connect the RE650 WiFi range extender to your wireless router - via WPS or via a web browser. If your router is equipped with a WPS button, use the WPS method to connect the WiFi range extender to your network - this will be the simplest method of connection. If your router does not have a WPS button, then use TP-Link's web browser tool on your computer to connect the WiFi range extender to your router and network.
Gigabit Ethernet Port: The RE650's Gigabit Ethernet port lets you connect a wired device such as a game console or smart TV to create a fast, reliable wired connection.
Intelligent LED: The Intelligent signal light can help your find the best location to place the extender between your router and your "dead" zone.
Built-In AC Plug: The TP-Link RE650 WiFi Range Extender is outfitted with a male two-prong AC connector to plug directly into an AC wall outlet.
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