As of March 2020, Bitstorm ceased production of their Bad Boy Series of Wi-Fi systems.
Their site says they will continue to support existing customers on a "best effort basis."
Bitstorm specializes in weather proofed WiFi based products, marketed to the marine audience.
The Bad Boy Xteme MJ (Metal Jacket) is their most weather resistant WiFi extending solution to date. This singularly packaged router/antenna solution can be purchased as a single product, or as packaged in the Bad Boy Xtreme kit.
Specifications - MJ Kit
- Base Technology: Bitstorm
- Wi-Fi Router: Yes
- 2.4GHz Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
- 5GHz Wi-Fi: N/A
- Wi-Fi Antenna: Yes, Omni-Directional
- Wi-Fi as WAN: Yes
- Claimed Wi-Fi Range: 7 miles
- Guest Wi-Fi Network:
- Cellular Tethering via USB: No USB Port
- Integrated Cellular Modem: No
- Ethernet Ports: No
- Special Features: Extreme weather proof
- Power Source: PoE
- Dimensions: 7.5" x 1.5"
- Outdoor Rated: Yes
- Mounting: Rail, flat surface, backstay mounts, 1-14 adapter included
- Retail Price: $219 (Device) / $389 (Kit)
Review & Testing Status
We are not currently testing this device or kit.
Alternatives to Consider
For other featured Long Range Wi-Fi extending gear on the market we are tracking - here are our featured options:
This Review Contains Additional Member Exclusive Content!
We are Honored to be Member Funded! No ads, no sponsors, no selling (but may contain affiliate links)
Our members fund our in-depth independent reviews.
This entry may contain additional member exclusive content such as testing notes, field testing data, user interface tours, comparisons to alternatives, analysis, tips, videos and discounts.
Members also get interactive guidance, alerts, classroom and more.
The guides below have been hand-picked to help further your education about selecting Wi-Fi extending gear - and even if this option makes sense for you.