Alfa packages the Alfa Desktop R36A WiFi Antenna with their External RV Booster Tube together as the WiFi Camp Pro 2 kit. Another option is the indoor only WiFi CampPro 2 Mini where an outdoor solution is not desired.
The WiFi receiving component is a USB powered WiFi radio that can connect directly to a single computer to get it online, or it can act as a WiFi-as-WAN receiver when paired with the USB Repeater module which then acts as a router, creating a local WiFi network so that multiple devices can get online and share the upstream connection.
The Alfa hardware has a solid reputation for picking up weak 2.4 Ghz WiFi at long range.
The feature set is very basic and focused on Wi-Fi extending only, but for some the price is right.
A "Version 2" of this model came out in June 2020. It is identical to the original version, but with an updated chipset that gives it higher throughput speeds.
- Model: Wi-Fi Camp Pro 2 v2, WiFi CampPro 2 Mini
- Base Technology: Alfa
- Router Specs:
- Wi-Fi Router: Yes
- Control Panel and Default Password: Not specified
- USB Tethering Support: No
- Ethernet Ports: 1x 100Mbps Fast Ethernet (WAN / LAN Configurable)
- Cellular Modem Specs: N/A
- R36 Repeater: 3" x 2" x 1"
- External Booster Tube: 7" x 1.75"
- External Booster Antenna: 18" x 0.75"
- Other Ports:
- Power Source: AC or DC
- Outdoor Rated: No
- Special Features: None
- Retail Price: $169.99
News, Videos & Status
TechnoRV.com sent us the WiFi-Camp Pro Kit 2 v2 for evaluation in July 2020, for an upcoming comparison to other options on the market. However as of summer 2021, TechnoRV has discontinued selling this product line-up.
MIAs can follow along with our testing notes below, and this review will be updated once complete:
- In Progress Forum: Alfa Wi-Fi Camp Pro 2 v2 (Wi-Fi Extending)
We tested the original Wi-Fi Camp Pro in early 2017 and the first edition of the Pro Kit 2 in 2019 (both also provided by TechnoRV.com). Our members have access to our video tutorial, field testing results:
Alfa also sent us their 4G version of the kit for evaluation.
Here's a quick product overview of the two version 2 Alfa Networks kits:
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