Excerpt: The ENS500EXT is a great device for those who would rather spend time getting their bridge to work instead of surfing or getting online with any consistency...
I have enjoyed many hours of messing with this thing and am happy just to share the joy... IE good luck getting the time to accept a change
Excerpt: Contrary to the product description, this access point is NOT backwards compatible to 802.11a. 802.11a/b/g/n devices will NOT be able to see or use this access point. This includes other EnGenius products, such as the EnGenius WIRELESS N300 Outdoor client bridge.
Excerpt: This is an excellent access point for the back yard. Coverage is wonderful. I had an issue with an older phone not connecting, but then I figured out that the older phone only worked on the 2.4Ghz band. Other than that, all of my phones and computers connect and have the speed that I have indoors.
Summary: Amazingly, this access point is so powerful that I get a strong 5ghz signal in places that my 2.4ghz router couldn't reach. According to tech articles, 5ghz isn't supposed to penetrate as well as 2.4ghz, but this one really does for me.
Summary: I ordered this product to extend Google Fiber WIFI to my guest house about 100 feet away based on the product specs stating it will provide over 1 mile of Wifi signal. I own a computer company and have over 20 years in networking, computer installation and Internet so I felt it would be easy to...
This is awesome. It fills my backyard and shed (150ft away) ...
1 November 2014
Summary: This is awesome. It fills my backyard and shed (150ft away) with strong wifi. I get 85/85 mbps in the main house, and 73/71 mbps in the back of the shed. Easy to configure, if you are familiar with Engenius products.
Summary: yes you need some IT skills to set it up. but it delivers 300mbps 802.11n links in spades outdoors in all weather. solid performance, hampered mainly by the 100baseT port--i easily max out 100baseT (88mbps throughput) everywhere in my large yard with this awesome AP.