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 solution for range anxiety--a more conspicuous issue hundreds of metres above the ground than on the road --could well be range extenders, says Glassock.
Additionally, the companies will jointly develop and launch a SOFC fuel cell range extender system for China's electric powered bus market.
The range extender versions, which are fitted with a 38hp two cylinder petrol engine in addition to the electric motor, are not quite as quick under acceleration but are capable of travelling for more than 200 miles without refuelling.
The base system will include front-wheel drive and a range extender that will allow the operator to switch to a hard fuel source if the battery is depleted.
In an expansion of its lineup of end-to-end live-streaming workflow products that complement its flagship capture cards and hardware encoders, Osprey Video has added 10 new range extender, multiviewer, converter, and video-capture products.
But batteries are getting better and innovations like the petrol engine range extender on this BMW i3 and a growth in fast-charging points are making the proposition more viable every day.
TP-Link has two new networking products, the AC2300 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router and the RE650 AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender with MU-MIMO.
The range can be extended up to 180 miles using a "Range Extender."
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."