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Amped Wireless is shipping what it says is the industry’s first long-range 802.11ac router, the RTA15. A 700mW dual band, 802.11ac Wi-Fi router, it features three high gain, 5dBi antennas and 10 total power amplifiers, the most ever used in an Amped Wireless Wi-Fi product.
The amplifiers include two 2.4GHz 700mW amplifiers, four 5.0GHz 700mW, 2-Stage amplifiers, and four low noise amplifiers. The technology packed into the RTA15 gives it the ability to stream high quality media at faster speeds to multiple devices at once, with ease, according to Jason Owen, CEO of Amped Wireless.
The RTA15 includes a USB port for file sharing and five gigabit wired ports for connecting to a broadband network and attaching additional wired devices. The RTA15 includes an updated user interface, software features such as guest networks, adjustable Wi-Fi coverage controls, parental security and support for IPv6 Internet connections.
"By combining our award winning high power technology with the horsepower of 802.11ac, we are able to provide fastest speeds at the greatest distances. This means faster streaming, downloading and web browsing with your Mac or PC laptop or desktop throughout your entire home, backyard or office," Owen says. "With 802.11ac standard ratifying in 2013, consumers can have a more dynamic wireless network, an Amped Wireless 802.11ac based-network will deliver industry leading coverage with up to three times the speed and range of past solutions."
The RTA15 has a retail price of $189.99 and is available for pre-order from the Amped Wireless store. it will ship to customers July 16. It will be available at major brick & mortar retailers and online retailers in mid to late July. For more information or to purchase it, go to http://tinyurl.com/m3seops .