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BT Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender 610

Code: A42UG

BT Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender 610 is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 3.
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  • 300Mbps (40MHz mode) on 2.4GHz and 300Mbps (40 MHz) on 5GHz totals 600Mbps Wi-Fi speeds
  • Dual-band wireless technology
  • N600 wireless class
  • One gigabit Ethernet port provides gigabit speed for a wired connection
  • Compatible with any Wi-Fi router

Product details

BT Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender 610

• 300Mbps (40MHz mode) on 2.4GHz and 300Mbps (40 MHz) on 5GHz totals 600Mbps Wi-Fi speeds
• Dual-band wireless technology
• N600 wireless class
• One gigabit Ethernet port provides gigabit speed for a wired connection
• Compatible with any Wi-Fi router

Will this range extender be able to reach where my current router can't?
BT's Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 610 allows you to extend the range of your wireless broadband, meaning dead zones are a thing of the past. As this range extender is universally compatible it will be able to extend the range of any Wi-Fi router. The intelligent signal indicator lights will help you find the best location of optimal W-Fi coverage by the signal strength.

What speed will I be able to achieve?
The AC Wi-Fi technology mode produces 300Mbps on 2.4GHz and 300Mpbs on 5GHz which totals 600Mbps Wi-Fi speeds. The high speed mode can maximize the overall performance by combining the bandwidth of both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz channels to create a lightning-fast connection. The one gigabit Ethernet port provides you with gigabit speed for your fast and stable wired connection.

How can I set up the BT Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender?
The Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 610 is easy to use. Simply plug into your wall socket and link with your router and you are ready to enjoy an extended wireless broadband experience.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install - very simple "plug and play" plus one press of a button. Still early days, but no issues. Much better than BT 500 version I previously used which would lose connection often requiring a power down and power up to resolve.
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work I have tried this product in every possible position in my house with no effect. I have a BT hub and have varied the distance from the hub from 1 to about 15 metres but it does not make contact even using WPS.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product easy to use This is the second unit bought for large premises they now cover the whole building would recommend to anyone struggling with poor Wi-fi
Date published: 2017-05-15
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Can I use this on sky router please ?

Asked by: sandra
Yes this would be fine to use
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-09-21

Can the Ethernet port be used to extended the signal using a hard wired cat5 connection? The room where I want wifi is out of range of router (distance and brick walls) so I have Installed a cable from one side of my house to the other.

Asked by: Sev70
No, I am sorry but this will not be suitable. We would recommend the item linked below though as this would be ideal, and would just create a new wireless network using the wire you have run: http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/linksys-x2000-single-band-n300-wireless-cable-router-a94ku
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-05-05

We have a flat in Prague, and we use a neighbour's secure wi-fi. However, whilst the signal is strong in half of the flat, the area furthest away has a very weak signal. What can I use to boost the signal in the flat? And would it be compatible in Prague?

Asked by: Peter
On the assumption that you are using the neighbours Wi-Fi with their permission then you could just use a Wi-Fi signal booster. Ideally you should source a product in the country you intend to use it as it will be fitted with the correct kind of plug fitting for that location.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-24

It says supplied with Ethernet cable. What is that for? As I understood this unit plugs in to wall socket some room/s away?

Asked by: Jhc1
The unit is fitted with an Ethernet port, to allow the connection of devices without wireless capability and allowing them to use this plug as a wireless access point.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-03-16

WILL THIS DEVICE CONNECT AUTOMATICALLY TO THE INTERNET?

Asked by: ETSARCH
Some set up will be needed.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-14

Will this unit support BT infinity router to give us some further range on the Wi-Fi signal around the house ?

Asked by: Jono
Yes this will work fine for your intended use
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-11-08

I'm using a communal signal on a caravan site and get a poor signal (2 bars on the wi-fi indicator on my iPhone). Would the extender give me a better, stronger signal, albeit slower speed?

Asked by: Jimmy
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee a better connection while using this item. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-08-03

Thanks for your answer re the NAS. Does that connection need to be wired or can it be over the wifi signal between the router and the extender?

Asked by: bill001
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9757 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-06-08
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A42UG BT Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender 610 (1+) £39.99

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