Product Overview: BearExtender PC Outdoor WiFi Extender (Long Range WiFi)

BearExtender PC Outdoor is a long range Wi-Fi reciever for Microsoft Windows computers. It combines a Wi-Fi amplifier and a 10 dBi directional antenna inside a IP65 certified water and dust resistant enclosure.

BearExtender PC works with laptop and desktop computers running Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 and also Windows 10. Not compatible with Windows RT tablet, Mac OS X, iOS or Android.

BearExtender Outdoor receives an extended Wi-Fi signal only to the computer for which it's USB cable is plugged into. It is not a repeater or router - it does not extend your LAN or congregate signals. BearExtender PC does not boost Wi-Fi to multiple devices at once - it extends the range of WiFi reception for just the PC to which the USB cable is plugged into. It does not amplify cellular signals.
It can be placed up to 16 feet away from your computer and connected with a 16ft shielded USB cable.
BearExtender PC Outdoor touts maximum 1,000 mW RF transmit peak power.

The feature set is very basic, but for some the price is right.

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Specifications - BearExtender PC

  • Wi-Fi Router: No
    • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi: 802.11n
    • 5GHz Wi-Fi: No
    • Wi-Fi Antenna: 10 dBi gain directional patch antenna
    • Wi-Fi as WAN: No
  • Cellular Tethering via USB: No
  • Integrated Cellular Modem: No
  • Ethernet Ports: 1
  • Power Source: Draws power from computer
  • Dimensions: 7.5'' x 1'' x 4''
  • Outdoor Rated: Yes - IP65
  • Mounting: Detachable tabletop tripod, adjustable metal pole mounting band, or Velcro pole mounting strap.
  • Retail Price:  $59.99

Testing Status: We do not intend to test this product.

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A basic and affordable dedicated WiFi extending option.

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