Wireless routers have become an absolute necessity in the past few years since people have started using a wireless internet connection rather than opting for wired connections. However, these routers are prone to range-based restrictions but Amped Wireless has designed AC1750, which is a reliable range extender. It’s one of the best networking devices that helps eliminate the dead zones in the home, so you don’t have to relocate the router again and again. So, if this is something that interests you, we are sharing the review!
Amped Wireless AC1750 Router Review
The range extender has been designed with a black base and white casing, which looks pretty classic. The backside of the range extender is designed with five Gigabit Ethernet ports, which means you can create a wired connection as well. In addition, there is a USB 2.0 port as well as a power jack to power up the range extender. There are three removable and adjustable antennas, which help manage the signal reception.
There is also a WPS button to make sure easy wireless connection as well as a reset switch, which brings the extender back to the factory default settings. What we love about this range extender is that there is a special button that helps turn off or turn on the LED indicators. As far as the LED indicators are concerned, there are power, radio band, USB port, and LAN port lights available. Even more, there are low-noise amplifiers that extend the internet connection without any noise.
There are three 5GHz and 2.4GHz amplifiers in this range extender that help select the desired network band. As far as the wireless technology is concerned, it has an 802.11ac configuration which helps achieves 450Mbps internet throughput on the 2.4GHz band. On the other hand, the 5GHz band has a maximum of 1300Mbps. There is a web-based management console available on the extender that offers advanced as well as basic settings.
The console is designed to open the dashboard page that showcases the network map as well as the stats related to the Wi-Fi network, such as IP addresses, SSID names, security keys, and signal strength. Every band is designed with separate Wi-Fi settings, so users can create the guest network, assign the security parameters, change the channel width, limit the internet access to the users, and create the internet access schedules. The best thing about this unit is the BoostBand setting, which helps improve the performance of the 5GHz internet band.
The range extender is extremely convenient to install and configure. To begin with, you’ve to select the location and turn on the extender by plugging it into the power source. Once the extender is connected, open the dashboard where you will be able to scan for the available wireless networks, select the wireless network username, and add the password for the wireless band. Then, tap on the “next” button and allocate the security key for the extended band.
As far as the internet performance is concerned, it has 450Mbps on 2.4GHz wireless band as well as 1300Mbps internet speed on 5GHz speed. What we like about this range extender is that it promises consistent internet performance. The internet speed and throughput on the 2.4GHz is exceptional and have a reasonable range performance. In addition, the 2.4GHz has I/O ports, which promise convenient installation.
The wireless range extender has been designed to cover areas of over 8000 sq./ft., making it a reliable choice for people who want to extend wireless connectivity in large homes and offices. In addition, it can be used in five different operating modes. It can be connected to domestic devices to the internet and it can be used as an access point as well. What we love about this range extender is that it promises a secure and encrypted internet connection.
There is a WDS-AP mode that allows the users to connect to different wireless and access networks, promising extended network coverage. The controller and managed modes are perfect to set up and monitor complicated networks without any errors. With the controller mode, the users can manage seven huge networks at one time.
Overall, this range extender has exceptional wireless coverage as well as advanced control, so it’s worth your money!