Diamond Dual-Band 2.4GHz/5.0GHz Wireless 802.11n Range Extender ReviewBluePanda - July 31, 2014
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Diamond Dual-Band 2.4GHz/5.0GHz Wireless 802.11n Range Extender Conclusion:
Diamond may have made its name as a graphics card manufacturer, but it has a whole lot more to offer. The Diamond Dual-Band Wireless Extender didn't only provide extended range, but was also easy to set up and quick to go right out of the box. I honestly feel that even my techno-tard mother could successfully set this up without much help, if any at all. Don't get me wrong, my mother is wonderful, but beyond just using a computer, it's not for her. I think I could go as far as to say my grandmother would be able to handle this for the most part as well. It is just simple, and the instructions are very clear as what to do. I couldn't be happier with a product right out of the box.
The indicators on the extender itself were really helpful in finding a good location to place it in the house. It was clear when plugged in that it was a bit out of range from the router and couldn't provide the best signal. It didn't take long to find a place where it sent out a strong signal and provided a much larger region of access. I used to have trouble connecting from the garage while working on projects; now it's not an issue. There are a few cheaper dual-band wireless extenders on the market, but quite frankly, I feel there are far fewer simple plug-and-play setups as this. The Diamond Dual-Band Wireless Extender is definitely worth your time if you are trying to get your signal further.
- Works! Provides extra extension of your current wireless broadcast.
- Simple to set up and easy to use right out of the box. No drivers and no fuss.
- Requires only an outlet to function after setup, making it easy to find the best location in the house for it.
- On-body indicators provide quick diagnostics and perfect placement.
- WPS supported, allowing you to share your network without sharing your password.
- Little slow to boot when plugged in, leading you to think it might not be working.