Amped RTA15 High Power Wireless AC Router
Amped RTA15 is a high power 700mW Wireless AC dual band simultaneous gigabit router. How good is?
Amped Wireless is a new player in producing wireless routers, adapters and range extender. It specializes itself on high power routers and all kinds of high power wifi adapters. Recently he introduced several wifi devices based on wireless ac and of course with high power. And when it comes in your mind high power stuffs, you should think about Amped Wireless. Amped RTA15 is one of its new products based on latest generation of wifi technology with high power amplifier you can trust.
What this product does
Following its success with High Power Wireless-N 600mW Amplified Router (R10000) and High Power Wireless-N 600mW Smart Repeater and Range Extender (SR10000), Amped introduces high power 700mW high power wireless ac RTA15 router. It comes with three external antennas like other high performance wireless ac routers that have been around for a while including Netgear R7000, Linksys EA6900 and Asus RT-AC68U wireless ac1900 router that also come with external antennas.
It provides long range wifi coverage in 2.4GHz wifi signal and blazing speeds of 5GHz wifi signal. You can add wifi devices like Android mobile, iPads and other smart-phones to roam within the house solidly; and play your high density video streaming and online gaming using 5GHz band for smooth performance, no lagging, no glitches and clear voice.
- Based on 5th Generation of wifi technology (802.11ac)
- Wireless ac1200 simultaneous dual band
- Engineered by 10x power amplifiers and 3x high gain antennas for large coverage
- Double amplification with advanced two-stage amplifiers for ultimate range
- High speed Gigabit Ethernet and USB port
For complete specs, Click here for Amped RTA15 spec details.
High Power Wifi technology
You can see that the wifi technology applied to this product is the latest wifi technology (802.11ac) delivering the speeds of up to 867Mbps (5GHz band) and up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz band) like other wireless ac1200 routers such as Netgear R6100 and Linksys EA6300 routers. But what makes this RTA15 is different is the power amplifier technology engineered to the product i.e. ten times.
Have a look at the following diagram how Amped engineered the router with power amplifiers. It amplifies 2.4GHz band with two power amplifiers, while for the 5GHz band it applies two stages of two power amplifiers. Normally other routers apply amplifiers in one stage directly to signal band, but this is different in two stages. This is to ensure that your wifi network can cover all corners of your large homes including the backyard.
Signal recipient is typically weak and noisy, but Amped amplifies the signal with four high power amplifiers to assure the low noise can be addressed for clear and solid signal. In additions of high gain three external antennas, RTA15 is ideal for large house delivering fast internet browsing and high performance multimedia application experiences.
Wondering if you can create multiple network segregation with this router? sure you can create up to 8 additional guest networks for guests with different security settings, different bandwidth and data rate settings for each of the SSID. This is a great Guest network feature you can create for the sake of the multiple networks with different characteristic. Not many wireless ac routers allow you to create multiple SSIDs, but you can mention Asus AC68 series that allows you create up to three SSIDs each band (6 SSIDs).
To understand more in depth knowledge about this product, please watch this video introduction (courtesy by Amped and Youtube)
You can compare Amped RTA15 high power router with couple of wireless ac1200 routers in the same class.
|Amped RTA15||Netgear R6300v2||Asus RT-AC56U|
|Wifi technology||Wireless ac1200 – Wifi speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) and up to 867Mbps (5GHz) simultaneous dual band||Wireless ac1750 Wifi speeds of to 450Mbps (2.4GHz) and up to 1300 Mbps (5GHz) simultaneous dual band||Wireless ac1200 Wifi speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) and up to 867Mbps (5GHz) simultaneous dual band|
|Antennas||3x High gain external antennas with 10x power amplifiers with adjustable wifi coverage each band||Internal antennas (Tx/Rx) – 3×3 (2.4GHz) + 3×3 (5GHz) with beamforming technology and with high-powered radio amplifiers||High power beamforming Airadar antenna technology with special Asus RF-fine tuning|
|Ethernet ports||Gigabit ports||Gigabit ports||Gigabit ports|
|USB ports||1 x USB 2.0 Port for USB Storage||2x USB ports – 1x USB 3.0 rear panel + 1x USB 2.0 on the right side
Supports: DLNA media server, share storage and printer
|2x USB ports – 1x USB 3.0 and 1x USB 2.0;
Storage and printer;
DLNA media server;
|Guest networks||Up to 8 guest networks additional||Yes, guest each band||Yes, up to 3x SSIDs each band|
|Cloud ready||N/A||N/A||Asus AiCloud app for mobile devices|
Besides the cons discussed above, this router has some cons compared with others including:
- Single USB 2.0 port for storage, no high speed USB 3.0 port
- No cloud feature
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