AVM has released the FritzRepeater 6000, a 3D WiFi network repeater with twelve antennas suitable for Wi-Fi 6. The repeater delivers WiFi speeds of up to 6 Gbit/s and is equipped with “Smart WiFi” for TVs and consoles. Suggested retail price of €219.
The FritzRepeater 6000 is The latest model from AVM and successor FritzRepeater 3000 from 2019. The new model has twelve antennas and three radio transmitters, two at 5 GHz and one at 2.4 GHz. The AVM thus promises 2400 Mbit/s per transmitter on the 5 GHz band and up to 1200 Mbit/s per transmitter on the 2.4 GHz band. With this said, the AVM says it can achieve Wi-Fi speeds of up to 6 Gbit/s with support for Wi-Fi 6 and older Wi-Fi standards. One of the 5 GHz bands scanned for a direct connection to a FritzBox router.
According to the manufacturer, the repeater is particularly well suited to simultaneously running different streaming applications and games, in part due to what the manufacturer calls “smart network technology”. This technology will include a combination of wifi router, network, automatic channel selection and cross repetition, so that the devices connect to the optimal wireless access point. The repeater also supports WPA3. AVM promises to provide the repeater with regular updates to the operating system and users have a five-year warranty. The suggested retail price of the FritzRepeater 6000 is €219.
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