By Ki Grinsing
Amped SR1000 is a high power repeater with less fashionable appearance, but level of user satisfaction is very high.
Take a look at the appearance of the device, faded black, square box design can be placed vertically or laid horizontally with two external antennas. At a glance if you did not know it before then chances are you will not be interested at all because of its appearance. As a man attracts to a woman at the first sight because she looks sexy and beautiful. Such that is the appearance of Amped SR1000, even when juxtaposed with the Belkin N300 wireless repeater, it stands to reason that people would immediately take the Belkin regardless Amped. That’s because the Belkin looks very beautiful and elegant.
All mentioned above is a matter of appearance, but you know how the level of user satisfaction with this product? Very satisfactory with a rating average of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
What this product does?
It is not always a less attractive appearance of a product has a less good performance. Amped SR1000 high power repeater is a successful product with good performance.
- Premium series of extreme range up to 10,000 sq ft
- High power 600mw
- Includes 5 Ethernet ports
- High speed up to 300Mbps with MIMO
High power repeater
Amped SR10000 is a high power repeater designed to cover wide area as large as 10,000 sq ft. This is an ideal solution for large home with large backyard. You can conveniently work with your touchpad tablet computer in the backyard while barbecuing with your family. All rooms are covered by strong signal reception, and the farthest corner of your home can be reached either. You can compare with Netgear wireless 4500 wireless router, speed and coverage.
In businesses, you can extend the Wifi coverage to the offices and conference rooms. In a large warehouse, you can easily update your stock on hand materials with your iPad directly to your online database, no temporary writing on papers and then update later.
With dual 600mw amplifiers (standard repeater is only 50mw) you can assure that the wifi coverage can reach long distance area of your large home, backyard or warehouses. Unlike traditional wireless repeater which includes only one Ethernet port, this SR10000 is equipped with five 10/100mbps Ethernet ports to let you add more computers, network printer, HDTV or XBOX. With the high speed of wireless N with MIMO technology, you can connect all the wifi devices with solid connection.
Like other wireless devices, the SR10000 supports legacy WEP and latest wireless security WPA/WPA2. If you frequently invite friends to your house you can create guest network to provide internet access to them separate network than you have for security reason without providing access right to your private network.
The figure is a common setup diagram for this SR10000 which extend the range of existing wireless modem router to provide long range of wifi network to your large home. Up to five Ethernet-base devices connect to the SR10000 directly including BOX, HDTV and more.
Comparison with SR600EX and SR300
Prior this product, Amped also ships the professional outdoor series high power SR600EX and also indoor series SR300. How do you compare them? To provide a more handy spec comparison, have a look the table below to compare SR300 Vs SR600EX Vs SR10000.
|SR300||SR600EX (professional)||SR10000 (premium)|
|Wireless technology||802.11n with MIMO speed up to 300Mbps||802.11n with MIMO speed up to 300Mbps||802.11n with MIMO speed up to 300Mbps|
|High Power||100mw||600mw amplifier||
Dual 600mW Amplifiers
Dual Low Noise Amplifiers
||2 x Detachable High Gain 5dBi Antennas
2 x Reverse SMA Connectors
|Ethernet ports||5 x RJ-45 10/100 LAN ports||
||5 x RJ-45 10/100 LAN ports|
|Coverage||up to 3x your original Wi-Fi coverage (5,000 sq ft)||Up to 1.5 miles away||Up to 10,000 sq ft coverage|
|Security||WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA Mixed, WPS, guest network||WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA Mixed, WPS, guest network||WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA Mixed, WPS, guest network|
Amped SR2000G Dual Band Gigabit High Power Repeater
All of the above repeaters are operating in a single 2.4GHz band. Amped also gives you the dual band version of High power 600MW smart repeater. Coverage is also the same as the single band SR1000 version, antenna is also the same with dual 5dBi external antennas.
The other differences SR2000G Vs the other Amped repeaters are the included USB port for storage you can share across the network. And the Ethernet ports are also faster with the embedded four Gigabit Ethernet ports, and moreover with the high performance 620MHz internal processor this smart repeater provides much faster connectivity both wired and wireless.
By Ki Grinsing