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Linksys RE1000
8.3 out of 10

Linksys RE1000

The Linksys RE1000 works seamlessly with all b/g/n Wi-Fi devices Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Linksys RE1000

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Overall 6
6.0

NOT DUAL BAND!!!!!!

goheels16, Amazon
25 November 2014
  • Summary: NOT DUAL BAND!!!!!! This only does the 2.4Ghz and not 5Ghz. The N600 is the Dual Band version. As a Single Band device, it works like it should. Easy setup.
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Overall 6
6.0

It works - If you know how to check

Joshua m., Newegg
18 August 2014
  • Summary: I had a VERY difficult time figuring out from the documentation as to HOW to set this up. I followed the included instructions three times and still couldn't figure out if I had set the device up correctly.
  • Pros: Unobtrusive Choice in power connections (direct prongs or a cable) Almost no settings to get wrong LED indicator is demure and simple (constant blinking = something's wrong) Devices can't distinguish from standard AP/Router
  • Cons: Minimal documentation (even on included media) Inability to select more than the Network to join No access to device after successful configuration Ethernet Port not needed (since device has a wireless setup port) Not powered to 1,000mw (maximum for a commercial wireless device)
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Overall 6
6.0

Helping out a friend

Karen, Staples
17 July 2014
  • Excerpt: My friend has always weak signal in her house, so this time I did something about it. It worked ok, I wonder if a more expensive one would have worked better.
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Overall 6
6.0

it works...somewhat.

J. Pearson "skinsjoe", Amazon
5 May 2014
  • Summary: It works, but I have found that the speed in other areas of the house actually goes down every time I use this. I have tried moving it several times with the same result.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

an anonymous customer, Walmart
15 January 2014
  • Summary: The installation disk that comes with this is not compatible with windows 8. I had to call and customer service finally sent me an email with a link for updated software. I still could not get the link to work.
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Overall 6
6.0

RE 1000-NP Range Extender

William Webb, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: Easy to install. Boosted signal from 1 of 5 bars to 3 of 5 bars; not as much as I expected.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not Much Help

David O., Newegg
18 November 2013
  • Summary: I recently reconfigured this device after replacing my router. I have had this device for over a year. All I am trying to do is get my wireless from one end of a modest house to the other.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, easy setup, provides ethernet connection as well as wireless access.
  • Cons: Does not boost signal much.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works - limited range

Kenneth R., Newegg
14 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this to fill some dead spots in the wireless at church. The first time I went to connect to the router, I was about 40 feet away and it would not connect. When I scanned for wireless, it could not find the router.
  • Pros: Easy setup - WPS Web interface to tweak settings
  • Cons: Limited range. If I moved it more than 20 feet from router, performance degraded. If I moved it more than 30 feet from the router, it would not keep a connection to the router. Broadcast range is decent, I can connect at over 50 feet away.
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Overall 6
6.0

Drop connections very often

philip z., Newegg
26 October 2013
  • Pros: Sometime it helps the strength of the signal.
  • Cons: But is drops the connection more often
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Overall 6
6.0

Update from 8/28/2012 7:10:49 AM

Shane K., Newegg
24 December 2012
  • Summary: I had to get an app that displayed all WiFi signals with channels to even see if the thing was working, turns out, it's on. 4 months and I have moved this device all around the house and the only way I get any kind of improvement is if whatever WiFi device I am connecting to it is less than 3' from...
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