Those of us stationed inside the Engadget compound are always wishing we had better WiFi signal at the outer reaches of the battlements. Thank heavens for Amped Wireless' range of professional networking tools. With a 600mW amplifier and a high-gain bi-directional antenna, its SR600EX Pro Smart Repeater can expand the range of your internet transmissions by up to 1.5 miles. The device also has two extra network ports for other devices and is designed for large buildings, boats, RVs or, you know... massive gadget labs. On the other hand, the AP600EX Pro Access Point can sit on the end of a wired network and do the same job for building-to-building connections. Both devices come with a 30-foot power-over-ethernet cable and are available today for $180.
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Amped Wireless Unveils Its Professional Series High Power Repeater and Access Point with Wi-Fi Coverage Range of Up to 1.5 Miles

Amped Wireless unveils its professional long-range Wi-Fi Access Point and Repeater that provide Wi-Fi coverage for large homes, offices, building-to-building applications, open outdoor areas, boats, marinas, RVs and parks

CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high-power, long-range wireless products for the home and office, adds to its successful line of Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions for indoor and outdoor applications. All Amped Wireless Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions feature a weatherproof enclosure for indoor and outdoor use, an advanced 600mW amplifier for professional Wi-Fi range, and a high-gain directional antenna to achieve strong, wireless connections up to 1.5 miles. Amped Wireless Professional Series products are designed for consumers and businesses that require demanding Wi-Fi performance and range for their home, business or special application. The Pro Smart Repeater and Pro Access Point round out the Professional Series product line for Amped Wireless.

SR600EX: High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro Smart Repeater
The Pro Smart Repeater expands the range of a wireless network by repeating the signal from your home or office wireless access point or router. With a high-power 600mW amplifier and a high-gain bi-directional antenna, the SR600EX is capable of repeating networks up to 1.5 miles away. The Pro Smart Repeater features 2 network ports for connecting additional PCs, network switches, and other devices. The SR600EX easily provides Wi-Fi coverage for large, open areas, buildings, homes, boats, RVs, and more.

AP600EX: High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro Access Point
The Pro Access Point adds extreme range and high-speed Wireless-N access for existing wired networks. With a high-power 600mW power amplifier and a high-gain directional antenna, the AP600EX is capable of providing up to 1.5 miles of wireless coverage. True Plug and Play makes setup as simple as connecting the AP600EX to your router's network port. The AP600EX provides long-range wireless coverage for large indoor/outdoor areas or building-to-building applications.

Key Features
Professional 600mW amplifier and high-gain directional antenna for extreme range
Weatherproof enclosure for indoor and outdoor use
Desktop stand, wall mount, and pole mounting kits included
Power over Ethernet adapter for installation in locations with limited access to power outlets
30ft PoE cable included
Smart Security Features secure and protect the wireless network
Optional external antenna port for connecting outdoor high-gain antennas for more range options

Pricing and Availability
The SR600EX and AP600EX are priced at $179.99 and are available from most retailers, as well as directly from the Amped Wireless Online Store.