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Edimax EW-7438RPn
8.2 out of 10

Edimax EW-7438RPn

Extends the range of existing 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi networks iQ Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Edimax EW-7438RPn

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Overall 4
4.0

Can't recommend. Broadcasts an SSID loud and clear, but connecting to it is borderline useless.

Hey Vin, Amazon
21 July 2015
  • Summary: Essentially, this wireless range extender works by emitting an SSID similar, but not identical to that of your existing wireless access point (i.e. the one you're trying to extend).
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Overall 4
4.0

After reading some of the positive reviews, I took ...

John C, Amazon
22 March 2015
  • Summary: After reading some of the positive reviews, I took the plunge and made the purchase. I should have reviewed the negative reviews as well. After upgrading the firmware to the latest version, I still have constant disconnects from this product.
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Overall 4
4.0

And i'm no beginner with items like this. Needed to download an update

Mario Chavez, Amazon
14 March 2015
  • Summary: Took much longer to get to work then what I had hoped. And i'm no beginner with items like this. Needed to download an update. and still resets on its own sometimes and have to redo EVERYTHING. It now sits in the corner with nothing connected to it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Enormous Waste of Money

Nealosis "Nealosis", Amazon
5 September 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this product so I could improve the wireless connection to one of my kid's bedrooms. My daughter has a Midnight MX2 Android XBMC device that she uses to watch Netflix and stream TV shows to.
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Overall 4
4.0

... the time but when it works it works way better than connecting strait to the router

Brent waller, Amazon
8 July 2013
  • Summary: It works but i get tired of having to reset it and reconfigure all the time but when it works it works way better than connecting strait to the router.
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Overall 4
4.0

I need something like this in my house

ScottM, Amazon
8 July 2013
  • Summary: I seem to have to unplug and replug this in all the time, and when you restart the router you have to go through the process of setting it up all over again. I need something like this in my house, open to suggestions.
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

Kimberly Higareda, Amazon
8 July 2013
Overall 4
4.0

A Breeze To Setup...A Little More Difficult (But not Impossible) To Get Good Results

Arsynic, Amazon
31 May 2013
  • Summary: Edit: When this thing works, the signal is great. But there's the catch: When it works. I have to power cycle this thing on a daily basis because it loses connection to the main router. There's a 95%+ connection strength to the main router and this thing still disconnects daily. RMA'd it to Amazon.
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Overall 4
4.0

It works great. Actually, not so much

Amazon Customer, Amazon
2 March 2013
  • Summary: See below for my initial review which was very positive. After a few weeks of using this device I am forced to revise it downward. The problem is that the thing will not stay connected to my router dependably. Unplugging it from the wall and plugging it back in seems to fix it...for a day or so.
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Overall 4
4.0

Make sure you understand what you're getting.

Keith Tate, Amazon
1 March 2013
  • Summary: On the plus side, it does make my network accessible outside the range of my wifi router as advertised. This (and many other products like it) don't really extend the wifi signal, but instead create a second network, and act as a gateway for devices on the secondary network to get back to the...
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