amped Wireless HELIOS-EX High Power AC2200 Wi-Fi Range Extender Review

Up to 12,000 Sq Ft of Wi-Fi Coverage
Add long range Wi-Fi to your entire home or office with the HELIOS-EX. High Power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers and high gain antennas provide the ultimate Wi-Fi experience with a signal that easily penetrates walls and eliminates Wi-Fi dead spots.

Move Faster with TriBand DirectLink™ Technology
The HELIOS-EX is equipped with specially designed DirectLink Technology that creates a dedicated 5GHz link back to the home network. This frees up the remaining two bands, so they can be 100% focused on communicating with your connecting devices. This dedicated backlink technology results in up to 2X the speed of other extenders.

12 Powerful Amplifiers & 4 Antennas12 Powerful Amplifiers & 4 Antennas
The HELIOS-EX is packed with the latest high power technology. With a total of 12 advanced amplifiers (2 x 2.4GHz amplifiers, 4 x 5GHz amplifiers, 2 x 2.4GHz signal reception amplifiers, 4 x 5GHz signal reception amplifiers) and 4 high gain antennas (3 x External, 1 x Internal), it delivers up to 800mW of output power. Providing the ultimate Wi-Fi performance and coverage, it is the leader in its class.

Multi-User MIMO – More Streaming for EveryoneMulti-User MIMO – More Streaming for Everyone
Standard range extenders send data to one device at a time. The HELIOS-EX with MU-MIMO technology delivers more speed by serving data to multiple devices at once for uninterrupted and blazing-fast movie streaming, gaming and downloading for everyone at the same time.

Unmatched AC2200 Wi-Fi for Flawless HD & 4K StreamingUnmatched AC2200 Wi-Fi for Flawless HD & 4K Streaming
Move faster than ever with unprecedented Wi-Fi speeds of up to 2.13Gbps, that’s 399Mbps on the 2.4GHz frequency and 2 x 866Mbps on the 5GHz. Seamlessly stream HD and 4K content to multiple devices at once and eliminate gaming lag.

More Bandwidth for More DevicesMore Bandwidth for More Devices
The HELIOS-EX combines Tri-Band with DirectLink Technology with Amped Wireless’ High Power Technology to provide multiple room, ultra-fast Wi-Fi coverage. The increased bandwidth of AC2200 with MU-MIMO Wi-Fi means your entire family can stream whatever they want, whenever they want, with no lag, all at the same time.

Network Bridging with 5 Gigabit Wired PortsNetwork Bridging with 5 Gigabit Wired Ports
Connect wired PCs, servers, printers, or A/V device, such as smart TVs, Blu-ray™ players, or gaming consoles at gigabit speeds with the four built-in wired network ports.

High Power Quad-Core Internet ProcessorHigh Power, Quad-Core Internet Processor
Do more now with a powerful Quad-Core Processor that is built to handle heavy traffic with ease, for the best networking experience.

Universal CompatibilityUniversal Compatibility
The Range Extender works with all brands of standard wireless routers and service provider gateways. The HELIOS-EX provides extended range 2.4 and 5GHz networks to deliver maximum wireless speed and bandwidth.

Create Guest NetworksCreate Guest Networks
Add up to eight additional wireless networks for other rooms or offices. Each network can be customized with unique passwords and bandwidth restrictions for guests.

Simple SetupSimple Setup
The Basic Setup Wizard walks you through the simple setup process and automatically configures the settings of your Internet provider. Taking only minutes, your new High Power Wi-Fi network will be up and running in no time.

Easy Optimal Placement: Signal Strength LEDEasy Optimal Placement: Signal Strength LED
The Signal Strength LED gives you instant feedback on the connection between the Range Extender and your Home Network. Green, yellow and red lights atop the device convey whether the Extender is in the optimal, moderately optimal or poor installation location.

Share Files Faster with USB 3.0Share Files Faster with USB 3.0
Includes USB 3.0 that is designed for attaching a USB storage device, such as an external hard drive or flash drive, to share at home or in the office with other networked computers. Shared files can also be access remotely, over the Internet using a FTP client.