NETGEAR EX6100-100UKS AC750 WiFi Range Extender (WiFi Booster)
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Netgear's AC750 WiFi Range Extender boosts your existing network range and speed, delivering AC dual band WiFi with speeds of up to 750 Mbps. It works with any standard WiFi router, and is ideal for HD video streaming and online gaming. The EX6100 gives you the connectivity you need all your devices, be they laptops, tablets or smartphones.
Note:Ensure that the factory reset is carried out and then the latest firmware is installed.
NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender
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EX6100 Wi-Fi Booster
Wi-Fi Analytics App
How strong is your Wi-Fi signal?
Use the NETGEAR Wi-Fi Analytics App and get better analytics to optimise your existing or newly extended Wi-Fi network.
Check your network status, Wi-Fi signal strength, identify crowded Wi-Fi channels and much more.
NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender - Dual Band Gigabit
Next Generation Wi-Fi
Optimise your existing Wi-Fi network and extend it to hard-to-reach places with the AC Wi-Fi technology. AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender delivers fast Wi-Fi speed and connectivity for smartphones, tablets, laptops and more – allowing you to enjoy your favourite entertainment throughout your home.
- Extends 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi signals from existing Wi-Fi routers for better range.
- Dual Band AC750.
- 1 Gigabit Ethernet port.
- Convenient wall plug design for discreet and easy placement.
- Smart LED indicators help identify the right location for optimised performance.
- FastLane feature provides high-speed Wi-Fi on both wireless bands and is suitable for HD gaming and video streaming.
The Range extender plugs into a wall outlet for a sleek solution to your Wi-Fi woes. It blends into most environments and is barely noticeable... until you notice a stronger Wi-Fi signal.
Connectivity You Can't be Without
NETGEAR Wi-Fi range extenders help you keep mobile devices, media players and computers connected to Wi-Fi with a reliable connection and expanded coverage in every corner of your home.
Connect Where You Want
With all the mobile devices in your home, you want the freedom to move around without worrying about your Wi-Fi connection. NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extenders help to extend Wi-Fi coverage throughout large homes and even backyards. Experience what it means to be truly mobile.
In a Deadzone? Not Anymore.
Is there a void space between your Wi-Fi router and your devices? Add a Wi-Fi Range Extender and strengthen your connection for ultimate experience in connectivity.
|EX2700||WN3000RP with smart connect LEDs||EX3700||EX3800 with extra power socket||EX6120||EX6150 with gigabit ethernet port|
|Wi-Fi Band||2.4 GHz||2.4 GHz||Dual Band 2.4 and 5 GHz||Dual Band 2.4 and 5 GHz||Dual Band 2.4 and 5 GHz||Dual Band 2.4 and 5 GHz|
|Wi-Fi Performance||N300 (300 Mbps)||N300 (300 Mbps)||AC750 (750 Mbps)||AC750 (750 Mbps)||AC1200 (1200 Mbps)||AC1200 (1200 Mbps)|
|Wired to Wi-Fi adapter (ethernet port)||One (1) 10/100 Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology||One (1) 10/100 Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology||One (1) 10/100 Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology||One (1) 10/100 Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology||One (1) 10/100 Ethernet port with auto-sensing technology||One (1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology|
|Mobile device setup||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|FastLane Technology||FastLane feature provides high-speed Wi-Fi on both wireless bands and is ideal for HD gaming and video streaming||FastLane feature provides high-speed Wi-Fi on both wireless bands and is ideal for HD gaming and video streaming||FastLane feature provides high-speed Wi-Fi on both wireless bands and is ideal for HD gaming and video streaming|
|Access point mode||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Secure connection - WPS||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)|
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Top Customer Reviews
So, what does it do? Actually, it can perform two different tasks, acting as either a Wireless Access Point or as a Wireless Extender. Both of these tasks give you WiFi connectivity where you haven't previously had it, but the method is slightly different.
Most routers nowadays have WiFi built in, but if you need WiFi coverage away from your main router (if the signal gets too weak to use in the remoter parts of your house or garden) you need another WiFi device. You can connect it to your router using ethernet cable, which gives faster results but involves cabling. This is "Access Point" mode. Or you can position the extender inside the coverage of your existing WiFi router so that it will relay the WiFI signal to devices that are further away. This doesn't involve any cabling, but it means two wireles "hops", from your computer to the extender and then from the extender to your internet router. This is Extender mode. I suspect mode people will want to use Extender mode because it is so much easier to install.
Setting the Extender up in Extender mode is really straightforward if your router has a WPS button. You need to connect it wirelessly to your existing router, which you do by plugging it in near your router pressing the on/off button, and when it has started up (it takes about 60 seconds) pressing the WPS buttons on both your Extender and your existing router.Read more ›
I installed one at a friends house and connected it to a Virgin Media super hub router. The automatic configuration button process didn't quite work and although the extender appeared to be configured, devices were unable to connect to the internet. I'm an IT professional so I didn't spend any more time using the automatic configuration and just I plugged a laptop to the RJ45 port and configured it manually. This might be a bit daunting for a novice but it is straightforward and Netgear provide step-by-step instructions. I see from previous reviews that some people have had this issue while others haven't so obviously its inconsistent in this regard. Marked down one star for this.
Once setup is done, you have two additional wireless networks which are the same name as your original wireless network with the suffix 2GEXT and 5GEXT respectively. Wireless access passwords for the additional wireless networks are the same as the original. I read a previous reviewer's report that the extender uses a different IP subnet for DHCP from your original router but I didn't have this issue. Its possible Netgear have patched the firmware since that review but I don't know for sure. I have not attempted to network between devices on the WIFI because the end user simply wanted additional internet browsing capability and not networking between devices.Read more ›
For starters, WPS button does nothing except make the extender blink an LED repeatedly until it goes back to its previous state.. despite me pressing the WPS button on the netgear router sat next to it.. it simply won't have any of it.
OK.. so I go through the manual setup and the so-called Genie.
Before doing so, I added the extenders MAC to the ACL of the netgear router, I ensured I had available IP addresses in DHCP Scope.
I connect to one of the SSID's of the extender, enter the default user/pass and I get in. Change password, Choose Router SSID for 2.4ghz and 5ghz, changed admin password, set encryption to WPA2 and passphrases and it kicks me.. no problem, I expect that I have to reconnect.
I reconnect to the SSID of the extender (2.4ghz or 5ghz makes no difference)... open browser, go to mywifiext.net and login with new admin user/pass and I am in. Everything seems ok, resume the genie process step by step.. get to the end where it says disconnect and reconnect to the extender.. I do that then one of two things happens... depending on how its feeling.
1. My tablet, or laptop or phone's wifi manager says "Its taking a long time to connect" then eventually comes back with "Limited connectivity" or with "No internet connection" message. Then going back to mywifiext.net either works to the extender (but no internet access) or "Cannot find page".
2. My tablet, laptop or phones wifi manager sits on busy until it comes back with a message that it cannot connect.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My teenage son had a wifi deadspot in his room and I researched so many wifi extenders and read reviews before buying this one. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jules
Worked ok for about two months. The performance for basic web use was ok but not great. Videos often buffered. 3 months in it failed to connect. Read morePublished 3 months ago by jfe
Was a bit skeptical as you can spend much more than thi but this works great in our new extensionPublished 3 months ago by Reetieanne
It's good so far, my bedrooms at the back of an extension and previously wouldn't have got any signal at all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Caity
Looses signal one milion times a day. All the time the red led on. (No connection )Published 4 months ago by Petru Cosmin Lelovics
WiFi was limited to front of house, but with extender actually in back (optimum location) WiFi is available eerywhere, including garden, so iplayer radio on continues seamlessly as... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Henrym
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