Are you looking for a trusted way to extend your router’s Wi-Fi signal? You can install, configure and synchronize the Wi-Fi extenders with the Wi-Fi router in your home or office.
Setting up the extender with your router ensures that the signal is broadcasted and dead zones eliminated.
Dead zones are those areas that the signal is wavy or absent. The router's signal cannot reach these areas due to obstruction and lack of some features that the extender uses to expand this network.
TP-Link, according to IDC Q2 2018 report is the world’s No.1 provider of Wi-Fi extenders for seven consecutive years.
TP-Link has world-class R&D teams that are committed to consistently creating exceptionally high-quality products. TP-Link is a leading manufacturer of computer networking products.
TP-Link Wi-Fi extenders are the best in the market. They expand your router’s signal, so you can enjoy a fast, stable, and reliable internet connection like never before.
In this article, we shall discuss the types of TP-Link Wi-Fi extenders available.
TP-LINK WIFI EXTENDER
TP-Link AC750 WiFi Extender (RE220)
RE220 can increase the Wi-Fi coverage to about 1,200 square feet. TP-Link AC750 ensures you enjoy a seamless connection even to wired devices.
You can connect 20 devices with the username and password from all the Wi-Fi zones. This extender is compatible with any Wi-Fi router, gateway, and access point.
This Wi-Fi extender works using two frequencies- 2.4GHz, with a speed of 300Mbps and 5GHz with speed up to 433Mbps. RE220 is ideal for an area that is not vast.
The System Requirements for this Wi-Fi extender include Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, 8, 10, Mac OS, NetWare, UNIX, or Linux.
It comes with an Ethernet Port that can turn your wired connection into a wireless access point.
The Ethernet Port is very fast and increases the data speed up to 10 times. You can connect wired devices such as Smart TVs, game consoles, and Blu-ray players to uninterrupted signals.
This extender extends the Wi-Fi coverage to your Smart Phones, Web Browsing, Alexa Echo, and others.
One of the best things about TP-Link RE220 is that you can connect it to your router in just two steps. It comes with One Mesh Technology that enables you to create a one mesh network.
This network allows seamless roaming when paired with the Archer A7 Router (work is ongoing to include other devices). Do not forget the Smart LED light that indicates the best location to place your extender.
TP-Link AC2600 Wi-Fi Extender (RE650)
Distribute high-speed Wi-Fi across your home to improve internet connection and eradicate dead zones with the TP-Link AC2600 Wi-Fi Extender.
It is compatible with any type of Wi-Fi router, access point, or gateway. It works with a dual-band connection. The 2.4GHz gives speed up to 800Mbps while the 5GHz offers Wi-Fi speed of about 1733Mbps.
It uses 4-Stream and 256 QAM technologies to create super-fast AC2600 connections. The 256 QAM expands the overall capacity of the dual bands.
One essential feature of this model is the four external antennas. You cannot possibly get anything better than this.
This design provides ultimate coverage for your homes and offices. Another interesting feature of RE650 is the MU-MIMO (Multi-user, Multi-input, Multi-output), which allows multiple users to interact with this high-speed connection.
The Gigabit Ethernet Port allows you to connect wired devices like a gaming console. These wired devices will enjoy interrupted super Wi-Fi signals.
TP-Link RE650 is an intelligent system that keeps the Wi-Fi signal on your devices fast and smooth.
The Beamforming Technology targets connected devices with high Wi-Fi signals to improve connection and speed.
It comes with a Smart Indicator Light that lets you know the best location for your Wi-Fi extender.
A blue light indicates a strong connection, while a red light indicates a poor connection. The RE650 allows you to stream in 4k, download large files and play online games while your signal remains stable and the connection stays fast.
TP-Link N300 Wi-Fi Extender (TL-WA855RE)
The TP-Link TL-WA855RE Wi-Fi extender extends the Wi-Fi coverage in your home or office to about 800 square feet.
You can stream music, watch movies and play your favorite online games without the complication of an unstable network.
This extender is compatible with any Wi-Fi router, gateway, or access point. TL- WA855RE works best with routers that support N300 Wi-Fi and above.
The system requirement for this model is Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac OS, NetWare, UNIX, or Linux.
This TP-Link series uses only a single band to transmit signals throughout the home. It comes with two external antennas that pick up the signal and ensures that all your devices get a stable internet connection.
The external antennas augment the function of the internal antennas to increase the connection of the signal from the router.
The TL-WA855RE is easy to connect and set up. In two clicks, you can synchronize the extender with your Wi-Fi router. Placing is very important so it comes with a Smart Light that indicates the best position for it.
This extender works with a single band- 2.4GHz, hence might not be compatible with 5Ghz devices. The MIMO Technology improves the range of the signal.
TP-Link AC1200 Wi-Fi Extender (RE300)
TP-Link RE300 is an extender that extends your router’s signal up to 1500 square feet.
It helps you eliminate spotty signals and dead zones from your home or office. You can connect about 25 different devices like phones or laptops to this Wi-Fi range extender.
RE300 is compatible with any Wi-Fi router, access point, or gateway.
The One Mesh Technology allows you to create a one mesh network.
This network provides seamless roaming when connected with Archer A7 Router ( TP-Link is working to add more devices in newer models).
You can configure the RE300 extender to synchronize with your router in less than five minutes. The WPS button comes on when you press it for about five seconds, and you are ready to go.
The Smart LED Light aids in finding the right spot to install the extender. This model of Wi-Fi extender does not support Ethernet Port connection.
Enjoy a stable connection on your Smart TVs, Smart Phones, Alexa Echo, Web Browsing, and Fire Stick with speed up to 300Mbps. TP-Link RE300 has a sleek design that blends into your wall, with room for another outlet.
TP-Link AC750 Wifi Range Extender
AC750 Wi-Fi Extender is compatible with any router, gateway, or access point, allowing the existing Wi-Fi signal to be expanded.
The Smart Indicator pinpoints the best position to install the extender. The light shows a red color when the signal is poor. An area with optimal signal strength will be indicated with a green light.
This model is perfect for extending the signal to Echo/Alexa devices, TP-Link smart plugs, Smart bulbs, iPhone 7, PlayStation 4, Samsung Galaxy S7, and many others.
The system requirement for this Wi-Fi extender is Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, 8, 10, Mac OS, NetWare, UNIX, or Linux.
It provides fast speed, which makes it great for gaming, downloading music, and HD streaming.
The dual-band- 2.4GHz and 5GHz connectivity offers up to 750Mbps. You can move the AC750 extender from outlet to outlet without hassle. This makes it easy to create strong, reliable Wi-Fi when and where you need it.
The RE200 gives your Wi-Fi signal a boost that makes you happy and satisfied. The high-speed mode uses one Wi-Fi band as a backhaul and the other Wi-Fi band as an access point to optimize the bandwidth on the extender’s Wi-Fi.
The RE200 in High-Speed Mode offers a high-speed connection that allows you to stream, surf the internet, play games, and share files without any signal lagging.
TP-Link AC750 Wifi Range Extender comes with an Ethernet Port that allows you to use it as a wireless adapter.
You can connect wired devices such as Smart TVs and Blu-ray players with an Ethernet cable while creating a stronger and stable Wi-Fi signal across your office or home.
It is important to remember that placing is very crucial to the functioning of Wi-Fi extenders. The extenders should not be too far from the router so that they can catch the signals.
Placing can become a chore, that is why all TP-Link extenders come with a Smart Indicator light that helps you choose the right position.
Another thing to note is that the Wi-Fi Range Extenders are built to improve the Wi-Fi coverage in the home or office. They do not directly increase speed, this is dependent on the router.
A more powerful extender may be able to pick weak signals faster and better than a regular extender.
Lastly, always refer to the user manual before installation and use. TP-Link offers unlimited 24/7 technical support for two years after purchase.
If you experience any trouble with the installation, set up, or the device is malfunctioning, you can easily contact Customer Care for assistance.