The black enclosure stands upright on a permanent semi-circular base and cannot be mounted on a wall. In addition to that, you’ll need to buy more extenders which can quickly become expensive. The EX8000 ($199.99 at Amazon) is a fairly large extender at 8.9 by 6.6 by 3.6 inches (HWD). Tom's Guide is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Happily, the X6S can pass its signal on to another X6S extender in a mesh-like arrangement for larger homes. They tend to have the flashiest packaging, the best collection of features, and the highest price tags. Around back are four gigabit LAN ports, a USB 2.0 port, a WPS button, a power button, and a reset button. Please refresh the page and try again. If you need to change settings, though, you will end up having to use the web browser. Pricey but easy to install and supports MU-MIMO networks. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. REVOLUTIONIZING WIFI RANGE EXTENDERS Super-Fast Mesh Network for your Home. Since you're not limited by having to place the X6 directly into a wall socket, you can place it higher or lower in a room to more easily find that sweet spot where you're at the optimum range from your router. It's a decent performer, if a bit pricey, but it can't match the speed and range of our Editors' Choice, the Amped Wireless Athena-EX High Power AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE2600M). The R8000 connected on the first try with a variety of devices, from desktops and tablets to phones, printers and an Internet radio. However, like most other Netgear Nighthawk products, the X6 has a flat black, angular look, like a stealth bomber. A dependable performer, the R8000 passed our saturation test where we play a Netflix movie on an Android tablet, watch a TV show on a Windows PC and listen to an Internet radio, all while swapping data with a networked drive. You can do this either by connecting to the extender using one of the two Ethernet ports on the rear of the unit or by connecting to the temporary Wi-Fi network it generates. With videos, FAQs, downloads and manuals available, Netgear's site is well stocked. It supports using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) as well as including both Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) and Network Address Translation (NAT) firewalls. Talk about customizable. Wireless throughput performance was good in our testing, but not stellar. International customers can shop on www.bestbuy.com and have orders shipped to any U.S. address or U.S. store. On the downside, the antennas can be neither aimed at the target area nor replaced with higher performance ones. I could have used WPS to connect to the router but instead I used the Netgear Genie-based procedure with my iPad Pro. The beauty of a tri-band router is that you can manually apportion bandwidth among its channels, keeping older devices from slowing down newer ones. From 25 to 40 feet away, we got a bit of a drop, with speed decreasing. After 50 feet, we started to get intermittent signal drops. The biggest impediments to Wi-Fi signal are walls and floors. Big, expensive and worth every penny, Netgear's $180 Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band Extender leads the pack in data speed and range. Voir les dÃ©tails, Clientes internacionales pueden comparer en www.bestbuy.com y enviar sus pedidos a cualquier domicilio o tienda en EE. The router can also be set up as an access point, and the firmware allows you to enter everything from IP V.6 details to Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size.