range extender


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range extender

A device that boosts a communications signal to reach a greater distance. Range extenders are available for Wi-Fi hotspots, cellular networks and cordless phones. They can also increase the length of Ethernet and USB connections. See Wi-Fi extender, cellular network extender, powerline adapter and powerline network.
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The microturbine acts as a range extender to charge an onboard 47 kWh Li-Ion battery pack, which in turn provides power to the electric traction motors that propel the truck.
Prices start from PS34,070 for the i3 EV and PS37,220 for the range extender - which is fitted with a petrol engine for added range - an increase of some PS3,000.
What that will do is let the customers see the difference between the two, to understand what, if any, reduction in maneuverability there would be by removing the range extender or by adding" it, he said.
At around PS30,000 for the electric only and nearer PS35,000 with range extender, a small two cylinder engine which cuts in to charge the battery when the power is low.
The RE650 AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender expands powerful Wi-Fi across your home, eliminating dead zones, drop outs and spotty signals.
Mu-Mimo enables multiple devices to communicate with the router and/or range extender simultaneously, so the result is a faster and more reliable Wi-Fi.
Sales of so-called range extenders, pioneered by General Motors in the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, will multiply as the petrol generators become lighter and more efficient, according to the technology's backers.
The uprated battery will be available on i3 models from July and will be fitted to both the pure electric car and the petrol/electric range extender version.
This paper presents simulation work comparing the performance of a typical B-segment electric vehicle with either a fuel cell or an ICE range extender over a number of real-world drive cycles.
Jiang said throughout the show which starts on 29th March to 2nd April 2016, TP-LINK will be showcasing the latest technology in routers, range extender, 4G and 3G mobile WiFi, IP Cameras and Powerline products.
TP-LINK has launched a new wall plug RE350K AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender and desktop RE590T AC1900 Touch Screen Wi-Fi Range Extender.