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Helios-Ex uses a quad-core processor and 12 high power amplifiers to turbocharge your WiFi

Maren Estrada

It’s high time you’ve met the HELIOS-EX High Power AC2200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender, an insanely powerful Wi-Fi extender that packs an incredible amount of oomph. In fact, it’s probably more powerful that some ultrabooks out there. The HELIOS-EX looks unassuming enough, but inside hides a screaming quad-core processor along with 12 high power amplifiers, one internal antenna, and three external high gain antenna. Having trouble reaching your basement with your current router? Done. Wish your Wi-Fi would extend out into your back yard? No problem. This puppy has crazy range, and it uses DirectLink to deliver speeds up to two times faster than comparable models.

Here are some highlights from the product page:

  • Extend the range of any Wi-Fi router for up to 12,000 sq. ft. of additional coverage
  • High Power Wi-Fi for unmatched coverage with 12 powerful amplifiers, 1 internal and 3 external high gain antennas
  • Game without lag and stream HD and 4K media to multiple devices at once without buffering
  • Direct Link technology uses a dedicated link to the home network, delivering up to 2X the speed of other extenders
  • Multi-User MIMO delivers optimal performance when many devices are connected at once

Amped Wireless – HELIOS-EX High Power AC2200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender with DirectLink (R…: $179.99

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