BT Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender 610

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About this product

Overview

  • Dual-band wireless technology
  • One gigabit Ethernet port for a wired connection
  • Compatible with any WiFi router

Product overview

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

Extends and strengthens
BT's Dual-Band WiFi 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 WiFi router. The intelligent signal indicator lights will help you find the best location of optimal W-Fi coverage by the signal strength.

High speed mode
The AC WiFi technology mode produces 300Mbps on 2.4GHz and 300Mpbs on 5GHz which totals 600Mbps WiFi 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.

Easy set-up
The Dual-Band WiFi 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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Specification

Operating Specifications

Gigabit Ethernet:

Yes

USB Ports:

No

Construction

Colour:

White

Warranty

Warranty:

1Year(s)

General

Type:

Wi-Fi Range Extender

Dimensions & Weight

Width:

190mm

Depth:

162mm

Height:

104mm

Weight:

381g

Connectivity

Number Of Ethernet Port:

1

Does the extender give out the same name and password as the main Wi-Fi router?

Asked by: KevinW
Yes once it is connected up to your router it will just repeat the signal you get from your router.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2018-01-17

 I have very thick internal walls. My virgin media Router does not reach my furthest room. Best solution to this please?

Asked by: Allan
If Wi-Fi transmit is unfeasible due to the construction of the property then the best solution would be Powerline devices with Wi-Fi transmit, these would then create Wi-Fi "HOTSPOTS" wherever you place them. a couple of these kits would give you 4 Wi-Fi transmit units https://www.maplin.co.uk/p/tp-link-wpa4220-kit-v12-av600-powerline-range-extender-network-kit-a07xk These can be placed at locations throughout the property to give maximum Wi-Fi coverage.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-12-29

I have a log cabin in my garden and my internet signal cut off just outside it. Would this make the signal strong enough to gain a signal inside? It’s about 80 m away from Router.

Asked by: Laura
Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-10-24

Hi - this seemed to work fine with my BT SamrtHub 5. Any reason why it wouldn't be compatible with the new BT Smarthub?

Asked by: Simoni
This item should work fine with the new BT smart hub.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-10-05

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
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