Navigate to Top

Wireless Extenders & Repeaters

Wireless networks provide fast internet access in many homes and offices. A Wi-Fi range extender or repeater improves signal strength and expands network coverage. Use them to provide wireless access in a distant bedroom or create a Wi-Fi network that covers an entire office. Staples carries a broad variety of wireless products, including range extenders from NETGEAR, Linksys, D-Link and Amped Wireless.

Enhance Signal Strength With a Wi-Fi Repeater
Wi-Fi uses radio waves to transmit data through the air, but distance and obstructions such as walls, ceilings or pipes reduce signal strength, creating dead spots. A wireless extender serves as a secondary transmitter for Wi-Fi data. It receives and rebroadcasts weak signals from a wireless router. Most of these products support 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless standards and handle both 2.4 and 5GHz radio frequencies. Many models support dual-band communication, which can expand network bandwidth and reduce interference from structures or radio sources such as microwaves or cordless phones.

Many Wi-Fi range extenders use beamforming and MIMO technology to further enhance wireless network performance. Beamforming focuses the wireless signal to maximize its strength when it reaches a receiver. MIMO optimizes connections between multiple Wi-Fi receivers and transmitters, which helps eliminate dropped connections when moving a device from place to place. Select repeaters have built-in Ethernet ports that provide network access to systems without wireless capabilities. Some products have integrated audio jacks. Connect speakers to these devices and stream music from wireless smartphones or tablets.

Create a Secure Wi-Fi Network With a Wireless Extender
A secure wireless network helps defend transmitted data and connected devices from malware threats, curious visitors or malicious intruders. Most extenders can protect the data they transmit using 128-bit AES encryption. They also support WPA, WPA2 and WEP authentication standards, which helps prevent unauthorized network access.

What Are the Differences Between Wireless Extenders and Routers?
While routers and extenders both transmit Wi-Fi signals, they serve different purposes. A router provides a link between two or more separate networks, sending data across the borders as needed. You'll find a router at the connection between your ISP's public network and your private home or office network. An extender expands the range of Wi-Fi signals, but most models can only communicate with a single network.

Is a Wi-Fi Range Extender Difficult to Set Up?
Almost all of these products offer plug-and-play setup, making it simple to maximize network performance in your home or office. Most use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to configure their network access with the press of a button. Some models include Android or iOS apps that turn your smartphone into a signal sensor, so you can find the placement for your extender that maximizes Wi-Fi performance.

Can You Mix Different Brands of Wi-Fi Repeaters and Routers?
Wireless devices use standard protocols to transmit data, so routers and repeaters from different vendors will work with each other, provided they support the same communication methods. However, management software for one device may not be compatible with a different brand's products.

Extenders and repeaters improve Wi-Fi signal strength, eliminating dead spots and speeding up internet access. Browse the selection of networking products available at Staples and enhance the performance of your home or business wireless connections with a Wi-Fi range extender.
More Less
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 WiFi Range Extender Refurbished
Item : 2839095 / Model : EX7300-100NAR
Add to Favorites
  • Extend your WiFi with the industry's first AC2200 with MU-MIMO-up to 2.2Gbsp
  • Powerful external antennas boost range up to 10,000 sq. ft.
  • MU-MIMO capable for simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices
54.99 $54.99 109.99 $109.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Price: $109.99
Instant Savings: -$55.00
$54.99*
Each
*Price after savings
NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Wall Plug (WN3000RP)
Item : 927667 / Model : WN3000RP-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Improves wireless coverage to eliminate dead zones
  • Installs easily with no CD or Ethernet cables required
  • Extend Internet access throughout your home for wireless devices
 Get it by Mon, May 28
39.99 $39.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender
Item : 442767 / Model : EX6100-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi with speeds up to 750 Mbps
  • Supports new 802.11ac and b/g/n Wi-Fi devices
  • Plugs into any wall outlet
 Get it by Mon, May 28
69.99 $69.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 WiFi Range Extender (EX7300)
Item : 2103628 / Model : EX7300-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Extend your Wi-Fi with the industry's first AC2200 with MU-MIMO-up to 2.2Gbsp
  • Powerful external antennas boost range up to 10,000 sq. ft.
  • MU-MIMO capable for simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices
149.99 $149.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Netgear EX6150-100NAS AC1200 WiFi Wall Plug Range Extender
Item : 1622537 / Model : EX6150-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Dual band WiFi up to 1200Mbps
  • Supports new 802.11ac & b/g/n WiFi devices
  • External antennas for better performance
 Get it by Mon, May 28
99.99 $99.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR® Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Range Extender (EX7000)
Item : 1511355 / Model : EX7000-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Ideal for extending WiFi to devices like the iPhone 6S, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, iPad Air 2, and MacBook Pro
  • Extreme dual band WiFi speed - up to 1.9Gbps
  • 700 mW high-power amplifiers & high-gain 5dBi antennas for maximum WiFi coverage
 Get it by Mon, May 28
109.99 $109.99 129.99 $129.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Price: $129.99
Instant Savings: -$20.00
$109.99*
Each
*Price after savings
NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender Desktop Version with 4-Ports
Item : 894589 / Model : WN2000RPT200NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Works with any wireless b/g/n router or gateway
  • Works with all security standards
  • Step-by-step, graphical installation guide makes installation easy, with no CD or Ethernet cable required
 Get it by Mon, May 28
14.99 $14.99 29.99 $29.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Price: $29.99
Instant Savings: -$15.00
$14.99*
Each
*Price after savings
Ubiquiti™ Networks™ UniFi® UAP Wireless Access Point
Item : IM1UQ3035 / Model : UAP
Add to Favorites
  • Wireless data transfer Up to: 1.27 Gbps
  • Frequency: 2.4 - 5GHz
  • Dimensions: 7.87"(H) x 7.87"(W) x 1.44"(D)
73.49 $73.49
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
Item : 442899 / Model : EX6200-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • 700 mW high-power design for ultimate range
  • Dual-core processor for maximum Wi-Fi performance
  • Includes 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports and USB 3.0 to connect wired devices
 Get it by Mon, May 28
99.99 $99.99
Each
Get it by Mon, May 28
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Ubiquiti™ Networks™ airMAX® 900 MHz High-Gain Yagi Antenna With Rocket Kit, 16 dBi
Item : IM1UQ3104 / Model : AMY-9M16-2
Add to Favorites
  • Frequency: 902 - 928 MHz
  • Dimensions: 53.7"(H) x 8.5"(W) x 8.6"(D)
  • Interfaces/ports: 2 x RF
219.89 $219.89
2/Pack
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR N600 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender w/4-Ports
Item : 421486 / Model : WN2500RP-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Works with any standard WiFi router - Uses 802.11n Wi-Fi technology with N600
  • Extends range using existing 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi bands
  • 4 Fast Ethernet Ports - Connect up to 4 wired devices like Blu-ray players, game consoles, smart TVs or streaming players to your WiFi network.
59.99 $59.99
Each
Linksys AC1200 Dual-Band Table Top WiFi Range Extender - RE6500
Item : 1116846 / Model : RE6500
Add to Favorites
  • Cross-band allows fast transfer speeds and uninterrupted streaming
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports maximize wireless-to-wired performance
  • Simultaneous dual band provides strong connection at wider range
89.99 $89.99
EA
NETGEAR AC1900 WiFi Range Extender - Essentials Edition (EX6400)
Item : 2607124 / Model : EX6400-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Dual band WiFi up to 1.9Gbps
  • High-power amplifiers & internal antenna array increases range
  • MU-MIMO for simultaneously streaming to multiple devices
129.99 $129.99
EA
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Netgear® EX3700 750 Mbps Fast Ethernet Wireless Range Extender
Item : 24179305 / Model : EX3700100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Wireless range extender offers reliable connection
  • Dimensions: 1.5"H x 2.2"W x 2.6"D
  • Transmission speed: 750 Mbps
64.99 $64.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-In Wi-Fi Range Extender
Item : 2708397 / Model : B1200EX
Add to Favorites
  • Extend the range of any Wi-Fi router for up to 12,000 sq ft of additional coverage
  • Wi-Fi speeds allow you to game without lag and stream media to multiple devices at once without buffering
  • Delivers optimal performance when many devices are connected at once, unlike standard extenders that can only deliver data to one user at a time
59.99 $59.99
EA
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Netgear® EX6120-100NAS AC1200 Dual-Band WiFi Range Extender
Item : 24145634 / Model : EX6120100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Wi-Fi range extender works with any standard Wi-Fi router and is ideal for HD video streaming and gaming
  • Up to 1200 Mbps data transfer rates for optimal Wi-Fi
  • Dual band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11ac or 802.11b/g/n wireless router or gateway
119.99 $119.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
TP-LINK 300Mbps AV500 Wi-Fi Powerline Extender (TL-WPA4220KIT)
Item : IM1TW7607 / Model : TL-WPA4220KIT
Add to Favorites
  • Expands networks through electrical wiring with Powerline technology
  • Provides greater flexibility, speed, and stability than traditional range extenders
  • Sets up in minutes in any wall outlet thanks to Wi-Fi Clone Button
59.99 $59.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Edimax Dual-band WiFi Extender / Bridge
Item : 1967883 / Model : EW-7438AC
Add to Favorites
  • Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Zones: Extend the range of existing 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Smart 3-in-1 modes: Access Point, Wi-Fi Extender or Wi-Fi Bridge
  • Smart iQ Setup: Smartphone, tablet or web-browser setup with no CD or computer required
36.99 $36.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR ProSAFE Business Class WN203-100NAS Wireless-N Access Point
Item : 280400 / Model : WN203-100NAS
Add to Favorites
  • Up to 15x the speed and 10x the coverage of 802.11g networks
  • Enterprise-grade wireless security with 802.1x and Radius servers
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) support to eliminate external power adapters
99.99 $99.99
Each
Ubiquiti® UniFi® UAP-AC-LITE IEEE 802.11ac 867 Mbps Dual Radio Wireless Access Point
Item : IM11Q1056 / Model : UAP-AC-LITE-US
Add to Favorites
  • Dual radio wireless access point is designed to address the wireless connectivity needs of small and medium-sized enterprise networks
  • Data transfer speed: 867 Mbps
  • Interface/ports: 1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet port
89.0 $89.00
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Amped Wireless AC750 Plug-In Wi-Fi Range Extender
Item : 2708396 / Model : B750EX
Add to Favorites
  • Extend the range of any Wi-Fi router for up to 12,000 sq ft of additional coverage
  • Wi-Fi speeds allow you to game without lag and stream media to multiple devices at once without buffering
  • Delivers optimal performance when many devices are connected at once, unlike standard extenders that can only deliver data to one user at a time
39.99 $39.99
EA
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
TP-LINK AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Range Extender (RE450)
Item : IM1ZM6822 / Model : RE450
Add to Favorites
  • TP-LINK's RE450 comes with next generation 802.11AC Wi-Fi technology, it's 3 times faster than the standard 802.11n speeds
  • The RE450 delivers fast speeds of dual band Wi-Fi up to 1750 Mbps, providing reliable connections for bandwidth-intensive tasks like HD/4K streaming, lag free gaming, large file downloads
  • A gigabit Ethernet port turns the extender into a wireless bridge, letting you connect a wired device like a Blu-ray player, gaming console, DVR, or smart TV to your Wi-Fi network.
89.99 $89.99
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
NETGEAR Insight WAC505 9.3W AC Business Access Point, White
Item : IM12FF005 / Model : WAC505
Add to Favorites
  • Multi-user smart cloud wireless access point provides remote app management for unrivaled mobile management experience of your wireless networks
  • Business class WiFi with superior performance and range, 2x2 with 2 streams of data for aggregate throughput of up to 1.2Gbps
  • 300 Mbps at 2.4GHz and 900 Mbps at 5GHz data transfer rate
87.49 $87.49
Each
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Ubiquiti™ Networks™ Airfiber® 24 GHz Wireless Bridge, 1.37 Gbps
Item : IM1UQ3066 / Model : AF-24
Add to Favorites
  • Wireless data transfer rate: 1.37 Gbps
  • Frequency: 24 GHz
  • Dimensions: 25.6"(H) x 16.8"(W) x 11.9"(D)
1610.29 $1,610.29
Each