TP-LINK TL-WA850RE 300Mbps Wi-Fi Range Extender
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Clinton, South Africa. 27 January 2017
Great device and easy to setup and awesome value for money, what more can i say.
Fatimah, South Africa. 31 October 2016
Good product and well priced
Magen, South Africa. 8 October 2016
Setup was very easy. But only works for about 3 minutes, then disconnects from the main router. Then wont connect again until you power cycle. Very unhappy with the Product!!!
Marcel, South Africa. 15 September 2014
Great Product. I connected it directly to my computer via ethernet and, after me answering a few questions, it did the rest. Unlike my previous range extender it gives the same name to its output. So one name now covers the whole house.
It's very compact and unobtrusive. After setup just plugged it into a mains socket and that's that.
Yatheen, South Africa. 29 December 2016
excellent range on this device. Easy to set up. Will continue to buy TP Link products due to ease of use and reliability
Eben, South Africa. 17 July 2014
Efficient and fast delivery.
Mark, South Africa. 5 January 2017
Brilliant product. Could not get the quick setup to work but manually entering the password as detailed in documentation option2 was easy to setup. Range excellent and exceeded my expectations. I cannot compare to other similar products but I would buy this one again if needed.
Ilona, South Africa. 28 October 2016
Easy setup and excellent range. Very happy with this product!
Gideon, South Africa. 30 September 2016
Easy to pair and works perfectly to extend your Wifi signal throughout your house.
Stephen, South Africa. 3 July 2015
Very easy to set up. Range is very good, from router to extender and from extender onwards.
Jeetesh, South Africa. 26 October 2016
Very happy, Plug and Play... Set up in under 5 Minutes.
Nicki, South Africa. 19 December 2016
Very easy to get going, has given me no hassle in almost a week. Works perfectly
Thomas, South Africa. 12 December 2016
Works well, as advertised. I had some issues with the MAC address, the address my router picked up was not the same as that printed on the packaging for the extender. If you use MAC filtering I would think twice about getting the extender as every device gets a "fake" mac address when connecting through the extender which means every wifi device needs its "fake" mac address added to the list of allowable addresses as well as its real one. Some of my devices seem to have an issue when swapping from the extender back to directly connecting to my router as well, I would simply recommend not using MAC filtering if you want to use this device.
mele, South Africa. 20 January 2017
Personal experience: 30 second to set it up and works amazingly. One of the best buy ever for such an awesome price
Nireshen, South Africa. 16 July 2014
Using it for the past two days and no issues. Connects easily to my wireless TV. Ethernet port also works fine. The setup was pretty easy. Youtube videos are also available which shows in detail how to set it up.
Kate, South Africa. 9 November 2016
very easy to setup & works like a dream!
Ashok, South Africa. 20 February 2017
Good product at a good price. It works
Jonathan, South Africa. 19 September 2014
Excellent! Plugged the device in, paired it with my router, unplugged and move to desired location. Devices all connect to the boosted WiFi signal without any issues.
Considering getting another to boost signal to another section of the house.
Robert, South Africa. 27 July 2015
Excellent device. Got it all set up in a matter of minutes. Does a great job of extending WiFi coverage from my router throughout the whole house.
David, South Africa. 4 January 2016
Works well. Only downside is it has to be reset once or twice a month.
Sheldon, South Africa. 14 October 2015
Up and running in 5 min. Excellent product. Same day delivery for free using the Takealot app
Ahmed, South Africa. 21 June 2015
Easiest setup, brilliant range. Excellent price. Love it!
Nicholas, South Africa. 20 March 2015
worked like a dream 1st time. plugged in. pushed wps, pushed wps and done
all the devices work perfectly and don't even notice the difference only wifi everywhere
Michael, South Africa. 16 October 2015
Lots of problems installing it and once up not very reliable!
Jason, South Africa. 20 October 2016
I rate this product highly. It was easy as pie to set up and works well. I found that the range was better extended when positioned upwards. I initially had it on it's side (that was the orientation of the plug point), but when I used an adapter and changed the orientation the signal strength increased.
Ridwaan, South Africa. 22 October 2016
Easy to setup, good design and works well. Setup within minutes
Albertus, South Africa. 19 July 2015
It works, but every other day i have to reset it, it just looses the connecting between the adsl router and this extender. My laptop, mother laptop en sometimes our cellphones doesn't what to work via this extender.
Liam , South Africa. 27 August 2015
Does what it promised to do. Setup took 5 minutes. Works well and - for now - hasn't dropped my connection once.
JMH, South Africa. 31 July 2015
Took me a while to get to set it up, as I'm using a fibre optical private company modem. But once I got it to connect, works like magic ! Simple to follow instruction guide as well.
Farzana, South Africa. 1 July 2016
Good value for money. Easy to set up. Works well.
larry, South Africa. 5 January 2017
Excellent, easy to use and install, works great
Dave, South Africa. 25 October 2016
Works like a charm. Set up is a little tricky if not using WPS, but once set up it works as advertised. Will recommend to anyone with wi-fi range problems.
Lizeth, South Africa. 11 January 2016
To all out there, I have a double story and had no reception from my router to downstairs but this priduct sorted all my problems out once I plugged it into the wall at my downstairs bedroom which had two bars.
Im really happy that Takealot.com allowed me to rerurn the Huawei product for this product which works wonders in comparison
Ansuya, South Africa. 10 October 2016
I am very happy with the product. I am now able to connect to the wifi within the area of my home.
Marthinus, South Africa. 19 January 2017
Great product, easy to set up and I can't feel any slow down.
I think it should be mentioned that the ethernet port is an out port, meaning that it connects devices through cable to the wifi it receives, while I was hoping it was to connect to a modem through ethernet, and act as a router from there.
Sonia , South Africa. 13 September 2015
Awesome product and wonderful service from takealot
Juan, South Africa. 12 January 2017
Works perfectly, I can finally browse cat memes on the toilet.
Neil, South Africa. 13 July 2016
I visited my local IT shop who recommended I go for the extender which looks similar to a router with two antennas the works. I didn't feel like a bulky design with additional cables and power adapter - wanted to plug it into my dedicated kitchen counter top plug. Went on the good reviews. The Dlink is a super slim design, setups rocket fast and has great reception for such a small little extender. At this price & design it's a GO!
zaheed, South Africa. 30 December 2015
super easy to set up. excellent range.I am very happy with this extender.
Deepak, South Africa. 28 December 2016
Absolutely brilliant product, easy to setup. Already got 2 across the house and the signal is incredible, watching Netflix and no buffer
Nazeem, South Africa. 15 January 2017
Setup of this product was seamless. Working perfectly.
Hans, South Africa. 10 October 2016
Works like a charm.Clear instructions and easy to setup.
I now have wifi at my pool, which was why I bought it.
Eddie, South Africa. 10 February 2017
I am very happy with this range extender. Easy to set up using Option 1 in the installation guide if your existing router has a WPS switch. Be patient for a few seconds on set up. I encourage you to make sure this product is used in an upright position in an open area for best results. I plugged my range extender device into a socket on my outside garage wall and the entire front garden had full signal! It sometimes takes a few seconds to switch over from the routers signal to the extenders signal when you walking around from one area to the next but works like magic. I will easily buy another TP-Link range extender!
Simon, South Africa. 15 January 2017
Really is excellent - setup worked perfectly, and now my garden cottage has full access to the internet - so happy i bought a second one!
Priscilla, South Africa. 25 October 2016
Great price and works fantastically.
ALTO., South Africa. 8 November 2016
Frequently needs to be restarted because of speed issues
Begins not accepting the correct password and needs restarting
Sometimes appears as connected but does not have internet access
Good for the first month and then after begins showing issues
Nothing against takealot but the product is not worth R400
Minnette, South Africa. 15 January 2017
Easy to set up and works like a dream.
Karen, South Africa. 7 December 2016
The device works so far in my new office :)
Quinton, South Africa. 17 October 2016
Good quality product. Easy to setup and boosts wifi signal significantly.
Mike, South Africa. 18 January 2017
Works well so far and has increased the wifi coverage at the back of the house were it was needed.
Abrie, South Africa. 6 February 2017
Wi-fi werk nou mooi op dubbel die afstand!
Ashish, South Africa. 26 January 2017
Good product. Good range. Easy to use.
Shaakir, South Africa. 19 October 2016
Setup is really easy and product work great. Just make sure to setup a separate SSID as your device will connect to the stronger signal. Gave great signal in a dead zone upstairs
layla, South Africa. 1 November 2016
Not working well
Meshan, South Africa. 13 February 2017
Great product. Very easy to setup and great administration control. Ability to control signal strength, repeat existing SSID, power saving schedule (auto power on and off).
Overall impressive device and looks sexy.
Paresh, South Africa. 15 February 2017
This device does not work well with my MWeb FON Modem/Router. I find that I need to reset my Modem on a daily basis due to dropped connection.
Deon, South Africa. 17 February 2017
Works great - does the job as expected.
Tracey, South Africa. 15 February 2017
So easy to set up, even I managed it! Has definitely improved signal to dead areas. Worth every penny!
Marius, South Africa. 30 August 2016
Easy enough to install. Cant say its range is that great. But for an extra 5 meters it does the trick.
Jenny, South Africa. 11 July 2016
Works well set up. I didn't manage the wireless setup, but the on-screen setup was straight-forward. Seems to need resetting sometimes.
Jolene, South Africa. 14 September 2016
I wanted a wifi booster that didn't have to be linked to my modem with an ethernet cable. I have been really happy with this product, so easy to set up, and working spectacularly well. Also great because you can just move it around the house if need be, no cables. Very impressed.
Works great with one niggle, South Africa. 2 June 2016
This really does work well. It picks up the main router surprisingly far away and now I get wifi across the house. Much better than I expected from a repeater.
There's also a tether app which lets you manage the device from your smartphone. You can see who's connected, even block devices.
Here's the one niggle. Because the repeater uses the same SSID and the main router is technically still on range, devices sometimes use the weaker signal. To fix this use the tether app (or connect using the Ethernet port), and change the extended network SSID.
Peter, South Africa. 14 September 2016
Disappointing - did not improve datathroughput speeds in my far bedroom
Ritesh, South Africa. 29 March 2016
Just unpacked and installed the device and it works great. Takealot a far cheaper then incredible connection and Dion wired I compared prices for same extender. Worth it 100%.
Dom, South Africa. 11 April 2016
Really easy to setup and works great - very impressed!
Lucienne, South Africa. 14 February 2016
Easy to install. It really extends your wifi range very good. Good value for money
Jacob Johannes, South Africa. 16 September 2016
Cooleset and easiest gadget purchased. Even set led lights on timer on/off online.
M, South Africa. 21 June 2016
Does the job well without any not icicle decrease in connection speed. The only downside so far is that my devices don't connect to the strongest access point and I have to manually switch between the router and extender
Martin, South Africa. 14 September 2016
Works as advertised. easy to set-up.
Rhulani, South Africa. 11 July 2016
Awesome product! Literally just plug and play. Fairly easy to set up and connect to wifi router. And it just works.
Morne, South Africa. 15 September 2016
Works great! No problems at all. So easy to install, and the product looks nice
NEELESH, South Africa. 5 August 2016
Most impressed with the range extender - have a double storey dwelling and the signal i receive upstairs is as good as the signal from the router on the other end of the home.
Alan, South Africa. 5 July 2016
To be honest, I don't know if this purchase was a "good buy" or not.
The product seems to work, i.e. provide WiFi in a room furthest away from where my ADSL / Wi-Fi router is situated. I have no way to accurately measure wi-fi signal strength & quality, so I cannot compare "before" and "after" situations
Angie, South Africa. 28 June 2016
It arrived fast. Device is really good, super easy to configure. I am very happy with my purchase. Good value for money
Steven, South Africa. 6 September 2016
I bought this unit after reading the reviews on this site.
1)very easy to setup
2) boosts signal really well
3) it is a proper extender and does not simply create a second access point so I didn't get any issues of connecting to a weaker signal
Cons: this is a big one
1) on occasion the unit will block all traffic from my router. The unit retains a "full strength" connection but will not allow connection to the Internet. To fix one must reset the power to me this is unacceptable as having to cycle power every 3 days is not a working solution.
ALTO., South Africa. 7 September 2016
Great product.The product was smaller than I expected but that's better because it fits the aesthetic of my house with the blue LED, 10 out of 10, would recommend.
Minnette, South Africa. 7 September 2016
Very easy to install and it works like a charm. No complaints with this product.
Stephen, South Africa. 6 September 2016
It does exactly what it is supposed to do and is very easy to set up.
raeef , South Africa. 20 July 2016
Product was easy to install and works perfectly.Range is not the furthest though but good enough for the purpose.
Corenne, South Africa. 25 July 2016
Had made life so much easier getting full signal all the time. Signal does drop on occasion though and we have to unplug and put back to reconnect ... But that could be a line issue too.