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Hawking Technology HOW2R1
7.8 out of 10

Hawking Technology HOW2R1

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Overall 10
10

Great product

Jeramie Finch, Amazon
23 November 2014
  • Summary: This repeater did exactly what I wanted! Easy to setup I have a very long wifi run and it works great!
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Overall 8
8.0

Be careful to not use spaces in your SSID if you try to use this repeater!

David Schulz, Amazon
28 July 2014
  • Summary: Very nice product but the firmware has a subtle bug in it which Hawking Tech Support cannot seem to diagnose. I spent several hours on the phone with then trying to determine why it wouldn't connect to my Wi-Fi. Finally they gave up and said that it must be a defective unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

No HW Reset+Murphy's Law=Inevitable Catastrophe

M. Fowler "a_scapegoat4u", Amazon
14 July 2014
  • Summary: The Hawking HOW2R1 has more than one serious shortcoming, but I will discuss the major one first: The HOW2R1 doesn't have a hardware reset button in case of password loss or power loss during reconfiguration of the HOW2R1's system settings.
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Overall 10
10

Great device

Kristen B., Newegg
11 December 2013
  • Summary: Added this repeater to our Church network when members complained that they did not have internet access in some of our remote buildings. took about 35 minutes to install it, including running wires through the building wall.
  • Pros: Great range, easy mounting, easy connection, GREAT weather resistance
  • Cons: None to date
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Overall 8
8.0

This thing is GREAT!

Mike Curtis, Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: I gave this item a high rating because it works well and installed easily. Thanks for making a great product.
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Overall 2
2.0

2nd attempt.

Jay, Amazon
19 October 2013
  • Summary: To be honest, I'm not the one you want to review. It's claim of 300' coverage is just not do. After two weeks of installation, it quit. I had to order a second one and send it in for a credit back to my account. Amazon has been amazing, hawking tech were not very helpful with thier own product.
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Overall 8
8.0

Worked great the second time!

Thomas Sawyer, Amazon
9 August 2013
  • Summary: Promptly received the Hawking HOW2R1 from Amazon. Used the Quick Setup and nothing happened. On the phone with Support for about one hour and finally determined unit was faulty. Contacted Amazon, they sent another one overnight at no charge.
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Overall 10
10

Outdoor Repeater - Works Great

James C Cullop, Amazon
19 May 2013
  • Summary: I was cautious of this working as expected in the RV park with so many trees. But easy installation and everything worked perfectly. So happy I made this purchase through Amazon.
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Overall 8
8.0

not bad for the price

brad wilkinson, Amazon
10 December 2012
  • Summary: I manage an rv park and bought these to help cover the park with our wifi signal. They work just fine for this purpose and were fairly simple to program and install. The only drawback for me is the directional recieving antenna it took alittle time to find the best reception.
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Overall 4
4.0

Powerful signal, but configuration difficult

Mr. Miles Chen, Amazon
25 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this hoping to expand wireless coverage at my church. We currently have a single Netopia 3347 DSL modem that has okay range. I was looking for a product that would provide much more range and coverage and work with the existing setup.
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