Linksys RE1000 product features and specifications

This article shows the product features and specifications of the Linksys RE1000 Wireless-N Extender.

Product Features

Wireless Standards  IEEE 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3u
Maximum Distance/Range300 m / 1000 ft*
Ports  Fast Ethernet, C7 connector for localized AC cable or clip
Buttons  Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS)
LEDs  Single LED above the product logo**
Cabling Type  CAT 5, Ethernet cable
Antennas  2 (internal)
Antenna Gain  3.5 dBi
Security Features  Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2), WEP
Security Key   Up to 128-Bit Encryption

*The maximum distance or range that the range extender has depends on the technology that the device is using.  Since the RE1000 supports Wireless-N, -G, and –B standards, its maximum range is similar to the one used by the most recent Wireless-N standard which is 300 m or 1000 ft.

**The older version of the RE1000 has two (2) LEDs, the backlit product logo and the Ethernet (active, traffic) LED.

NOTE:  The maximum distance/range is only achieved if the device is set up in an environment that is devoid of any interference.  The router that is being used with the extender can also affect the range that it can provide.  For example, using RE1000 with a Wireless–G router makes the extender operate on a Wireless-G speed.

Product Specifications

Transmitted Power802.11n (40 MHz) 15.5 ± 1.5 dBm @ CH6, mcs15
802.11n (20 MHz) 17.0 ± 1.5 dBm @ CH6, mcs0-4, mcs8-12
802.11n (20 MHz) 16.0 ± 1.5 dBm @ CH6, mcs5-7, mcs13-15
802.11g 18.0 ± 1.5 dBm
802.11b 18.0 ± 1.5 dBm
Receive Sensitivity-91 dBm @ 1 Mbps
-87 dBm @ 11 Mbps
-71 dBm @ 54 Mbps
-66 dBm @ 270 Mbps
Dimensions4.92” x 3.62” x 1.29”
(125 x 92 x 33 mm)
Weight9.9 oz (280 g)
PowerInternal AC/DC power supply 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.5 A
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity10 to 80% Noncondensing
Storage Humidity5 to 90% Noncondensing

NOTE:  Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Related Articles:

Setting up the Linksys RE1000 (Video)
Setting up a static IP address on the Linksys Wireless-N Extender
Getting to know the Linksys RE1000 v1.5


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