The Hawking – HW2R1 Dual Radio Smart Repeater is one of the products from Hawkings line of Hi-Gain Wi-Fi Range Extending products. It is a Wi-Fi connectivity solution that detects and receives incoming signals from any wireless network you may encounter. This HW2R1 is a smart repeater that helps reduce wireless dead spots in a local area network by multiplying the signal and expanding your wireless range. Note-connect all wired users to the hw2r1 via the wired local area network lan ports in grey. For wireless users, scan for the ssid of the smart repeater and connect. You must be within range of the smart repeater before connecting. Operating temperature is 10 to 40 degree celsius. Require computer with mac or pc with 200mhz or faster processor with cd-rom and internet web browser featuring internet explorer 4.0 or better, safari and mozilla
From the Manufacturer
Expand your wireless network coverage with the Hawking Hi-Gain Wireless-N Dual Radio Smart Repeater, an advanced wireless device that provides you with secure, convenient Wi-Fi access from a wide range of locations. The Smart Repeater connects to your desired wireless Internet connection, such as a local Wi-Fi hot spot or neighborhood network, and repeats the signal so you get increased coverage–even in hard-to-reach areas or dead spots. Featuring a built-in firewall and simple installation, the Smart Repeater is a versatile wireless solution for homes, offices, RVs, and boats.
Connect to Your Favorite Wi-Fi Networks
The Smart Repeater receives the signal of any 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi network and allows you to easily connect to your desired wireless Internet connection, such as a local Wi-Fi hot spot or office network. The signal is repeated locally via a dedicated, 300Mbps, 802.11n Wi-Fi radio, extending your network. Share files and Internet access at the office, increasing your productivity. The dedicated Internet antenna allows for long-range Wi-Fi Internet connections, making it an ideal choice for wireless connections from RVs and boats.
Eliminate Wireless Dead Spots
Now you don’t have to worry about losing your wireless connection when you move from room to room in your home or office. Using three Hi-Gain 3dbi omni-directional antennas, the Smart Repeater receives and rebroadcasts the wireless signal, so you can work from wherever you choose and stay confidently connected.
Optimize Your Signal
The Smart Repeater features an LED Signal Strength Indicator that makes it easy to find the best connection. Simply adjust the receiving antenna and check the LED indicator to get the strongest signal.
Safe and Secure
With a built-in, full-featured firewall and router, the Smart Repeater protects your computer with sophisticated security software for a worry-free safe connection. You can work confidently knowing that your connection is secure.
Installs in Less Than a Minute
Installation consists of three simple steps: power on the Smart Repeater, connect your computer using Wi-Fi or an Ethernet cable, and scan and connect to outside wireless networks. You’ll be up and running in under a minute.
What’s in the Box
One Hawking Hi-Gain Wireless-N Dual Radio Smart Repeater; three Hi-Gain omni-directional antennas; one CD (includes user’s manual and support utility for Mac and Windows); one RJ-45 Ethernet cable; one power adapter; and quick installation guide.
Which Hawking Wireless Range Extender or Smart Repeater is Right for You
|Wi-Fi Protocol||Wireless Speed*||Antennas||Indoor/ Outdoor||Range*||Network Ports||Modes|
|Range Extenders: 1 Wi-Fi radio dedicated to receiving/transmitting Wi-Fi signals|
|HWREG1||802.11b/g||2.4 GHz||up to 54Mbps||Shared One 2dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||200 feet||1||Universal Repeater|
|HWREN15||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 150Mbps||Shared One 2dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||200 feet||2||Universal Repeater|
|HWREN1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 300Mbps||Shared Two 3dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||300 feet||1||Universal Repeater|
|HWABN1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 300Mbps||Shared Two 3dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||300 feet||1||Access Point/Bridge/Universal Repeater|
|HOWABN1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 300Mbps||Shared Two 5dBi Omni-Directional||Outdoor||800 feet||1||Access Point/Bridge/Universal Repeater|
|Smart Repeaters: 1 Wi-Fi radio dedicated to receiving Wi-Fi signals, 1 radio dedicated to transmitting Wi-Fi signals|
|HW2R1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 150Mbps / up to 300Mbps||Receive: One 3dB Omni-Directional
Broadcast: Two 3dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||300 feet||4||Smart Repeater/Bridge Passthrough|
|HAW2R1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 150Mbps / up to 300Mbps||Receive: One Directional 13dBi
Rebroadcast: Two 3dBi Omni-Directional
|Indoor||500 feet||4||Smart Repeater/Bridge Passthrough|
|HOW2R1||802.11b/g/n||2.4 GHz||up to 150Mbps / up to 300Mbps||Receive: One built-in Directional 11dBi
Rebroadcast: Two external Omini-Directional 5dBi
|Outdoor||1000 feet||1||Smart Repeater/Bridge Passthrough|
|*Speed and Range: will vary depending on environment|