Is your computer positioned just that little bit too far away from your home router to get consistent internet access? Amped Wireless is here for you with a pair of USB adapters that promise you'll never have to tilt your machine to maintain signal again. The UA1000 pushes out 500mW of power over the 2.4GHz band, will clip to your laptop screen and, if you connect it to two USB ports instead of one it'll be even more powerful. Meanwhile, the UA2000 can switch between its high-range 2.4GHz and low-interference 5.0GHz radios to ensure the best reception in the darkest corners of your home or office. The former will set you back $80 while its dual-band cousin retails at $100 and you can pre-order both from today.
AMPED WIRELESS DELIVERS INDUSTRY'S MOST EXTREME WI-FI RANGE WITH TWO NEW HIGH POWER WIRELESS-N USB ADAPTERS
New Long-Range, High Power Wireless-N Directional USB Adapters Provide Up to 3 Times the Range of Standard Wireless Adapters
Chino Hills, CA – APRIL 23, 2012 – Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high-power, long range wireless communications products for the home and office, today introduced two new high-power Wi-Fi directional USB adapters, which delivers high speed Wi-Fi access and the industry's best wireless range - the UA1000 High Power Wireless-N 500mW Directional USB Adapter and the UA2000 High Power Wireless-N Directional Dual Band Adapter
Through the use of advanced high gain directional antennas, high power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers and the latest Wi-Fi technology, these two new products provide Mac and PC, laptop or desktop users with high speed Wi-Fi access and superior range. These new platforms allow devices to connect to 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks from up to three times greater distance than standard wireless adapters.
"At Amped Wireless, we believe that without range, Wi-Fi is of little use," stated Jason Owen, president and CEO at Amped Wireless. "So we went above and beyond by integrating our high power technology, such as the advanced antennas and amplifiers in these new adapters, with innovative, useful and original design. The result is a pair of wireless adapters that delivers superior wireless range and performance so you can enjoy dependable Wi-Fi connectivity anywhere at any time."
The UA1000 – High Power Wireless-N 500mW Directional USB Adapter
The versatile UA1000 High Power Wireless-N 500mW Directional USB Adapter is the ideal solution to provide reliable, long distance connection. The new product delivers ten times the wireless output of standard wireless adapters. The UA1000 features:
Two high power 500mW amplifiers to increase transmit range
Two low noise amplifiers to increase receiving capabilities
High gain 5dBi dual polarity, directional antenna that concentrates Wi-Fi signals in a single direction for maximum range.
N300 Wi-Fi technology and WPS one touch setup
High power amplifiers and high gain, dual polarity, direction antennas allow PCs and Macs to easily connect to 2.4GHz 802.11n networks at great distances for high speed internet browsing, downloading and streaming HD content.
The UA2000 – High Power Wireless-N Directional Dual Band USB Adapter
The UA2000 High Power Wireless-N Directional Dual Band USB Adapter delivers six times the wireless output power of standard wireless adapters for maximum range. The product operates in 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz modes. In addition, the UA2000 features:
Two high power 2.4 GHz 500mW amplifiers to increase transmit range
Two high power 5.0 GHz amplifiers to increase transmit range
Two low noise amplifiers in increase receiving capabilities
High gain 5dBi dual polarity, dual band directional antenna concentrates Wi-Fi signals in a single direction for maximum range.
N600 dual band Wi-Fi technology and WPS one touch setup
Dual band technology avoids interference, ensuring top speeds at the greatest range, which allow PCs and Macs to connect to 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz Wireless-N networks for demanding applications, such as streaming HD video and multiplayer gaming.
Both High Power USB Adapters feature an optional mounting clip for mounting the High Power USB Adapters onto the monitors of Mac or PC laptops for added mobility.
All Amped Wireless products include industry leading, US based, in-house Elite Support, provided by Amped Concierges and the Wi-Fi Analytics Android App to assist users in optimizing Wi-Fi networks. In addition, the High Power Wi-Fi USB Adapters are eligible for Amped Wireless' Range Increase Guarantee Program. For more information, please visit www.ampedwireless.com
Pricing and Availability
The UA1000 High Power Wireless-N 500mW Directional USB Adapter is available for $79.99 (USD) and the UA2000 High Power Wireless-N Directional Dual band USB Adapter for $99.99 (USD). Both products are available for pre-order immediately from the Amped Wireless online store at http://shop.ampedwireless.com.
- Key specs
- Type Wireless router
- WiFi 802.11 g, n
- Bands Single-band
- Range 100 feet (indoor)<br />100 feet (outdoor)
- Ethernet 10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
- Integrated switch 4 ports
- Announced 2012-01-09