It's rare that people email to ask us when a certain product is launching, but plenty of you have been jonesing for Amped Wireless' new 802.11ac WiFi router. Six months after the company teased the flagship hardware at CES, the unit's finally ready to step into the spotlight. Marrying the latest WiFi standard with Amped's trademark high-power wireless gear, the RTA15 comes with the usual four gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 2.0 slot for file sharing. The unit's available to pre-order, at a cost of $190, from Amped's website from today, with orders shipping from July 16th and if you'd like to learn some more, there's a commercial nestled down after the break.
Amped Wireless Introduces the First Long-Range 802.11ac Router
RTA15 High Power AC Wi-Fi Router delivers industry leading power and Wi-Fi range
CHINO, CA – July 8th, 2013 - The new 802.11ac standard has evolved Wi-Fi technology to allow multiple users the ability to download and stream HD or 4K media to different devices simultaneously on the same Wi-Fi network. Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of award-winning high power, long-range wireless communication products for the home and office, announced today it is now shipping the industry's first long-range 802.11ac router, the RTA15.
A high power 700mW dual band, 802.11ac Wi-Fi router, the RTA15 features three high gain, 5dBi antennas and ten total power amplifiers, the most ever used in an Amped Wireless Wi-Fi product. The amplifiers include two 2.4GHz 700mW amplifiers, four 5.0GHz 700mW, 2-Stage amplifiers, and four advanced, low noise amplifiers. The cutting-edge technology packed into the RTA15 gives it the ability to stream high-quality media at faster speeds to multiple devices at once, with ease.
The RTA15 includes a USB port for file sharing and five gigabit wired ports for connecting to a broadband network and attaching additional wired devices. The RTA15 includes an updated user interface, premium software features such as guest networks, adjustable Wi-Fi coverage controls, parental security and support for IPv6 Internet connections.
The RTA15 802.11ac router delivers industry leading output power and Wi-Fi coverage. As a result, the RTA15 provides up to three times greater coverage than standard 802.11ac routers.
"By combining our award winning high power technology with the horsepower of 802.11ac, we are able to provide fastest speeds at the greatest distances. This means faster streaming, downloading and web browsing with your Mac or PC laptop or desktop throughout your entire home, backyard or office," said Jason Owen, CEO of Amped Wireless. "With 802.11ac standard ratifying in 2013, consumers can have a more dynamic wireless network, an Amped Wireless 802.11ac based-network will deliver industry leading coverage with up to three times the speed and range of past solutions."
All Amped Wireless products include Wi-Fi Analytic Tool Apps that provide advanced software application for Android and Windows devices in order to assist in analyzing and optimizing Wi-Fi networks for maximum speed and coverage. All Amped Wireless products are backed by industry leading, US based, in-house technical support provided by Amped Concierges.
The RTA15 has a retail price of $189.99 and is available for pre-order from the Amped Wireless store and will ship to customers July 15th. It will be available at major brick & mortar retailers and online retailers in mid to late July. For more information and purchasing, visit: www.ampedwireless.com/products/rta15.html
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About Amped Wireless
Amped Wireless' mission is to develop the highest quality, long-range wireless products through experience, passion, innovation and advanced technology that exceed customers' needs and expectations. Amped Wireless specializes in providing long-range wireless consumer and business communication products for the home and office. For more information on Amped Wireless, The Leader in High Power Wireless Networking™, please visit the Amped Wireless website at www.ampedwireless.com.