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6.8 out of 10

Hawking Technology HWREG1

Wireless-G Range Extender Extend the Range of your Wireless Netw Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Hawking Technology HWREG1

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Overall 4

Be leary

bernalillo, epinions.com
20 November 2008
  • Summary: I'm going to try another brand.
  • Pros: Rebroadcasts only the signal you want. Works well once configured. Wizard or browser confiuration.
  • Cons: Broadcast storms, poor tech support, lock up or otherwise requires reset. Compatability and rj45 issues?
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Overall 4

Found out why it doesn't work all the time

Anonymous, Newegg
16 September 2008
  • Pros: This actually works very well if you can get around the problem listed under Cons. The range is very good. I'm using it outside at a campground to extend range to the end of the campground. People who had no signal now have full signal. The Extender has line of sight to the source 10 dBi dipole antenna at a distance of about 200 feet. Depending on how good the WiFi adapter is on your computer, I can connect to the extender from about 200 feet away (with clear line of ...
  • Cons: I purchased two of these, and wasted two days trying to figure out why they worked sometimes and wouldn't work the rest of the time. I finally figured out that the very small switching power supply doesn't work properly with the extender. If you plug the power supply into the extender BEFORE you plug the power into a wall outlet it will NOT work. If you plug the power supply into the wall outlet first, and then into the extender it will work fine. Even though it will ...
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