Comtrend Launches Next-Generation Wireless HD Multimedia Extender

The New WAP-5836 Wireless HD Multimedia Extender features 450Mbps of pristine HD video and multimedia wirelessly through business and home environments.

IRVINE, CA. May 31, 2012 – Sporting a Gigabit Ethernet port, the WAP-5836 transmits up to 450Mbps wirelessly in the 5GHz spectrum. “Today, the market demands both throughput and coverage,” says Brian Nickell, Senior Product Manager, Comtrend. The WAP-5836 is another step forward in technology, now utilizing 3×3 MIMO. With a field-proven track record of successful IPTV installations, Comtrend’s HD Multimedia Extenders allow reliable penetration of multiple walls, floors, moving doors and objects. The new WAP-5836 doubles the previous generation’s maximum connections, increasing from four to eight 1080i HD streaming devices.

“Business environments are well-served by its superior coverage. The WAP-5836 excels in its ability to bridge distant Ethernet devices like security cameras and printers that are difficult or impossible to reach by wired Ethernet. Service Providers are also uniquely positioned to take advantage of its TR-069 functionality for remote management. The WAP-5836 helps Service Providers save time and money on installations and equipment,” said John DiFrenna, VP of Sales & Marketing Comtrend Americas. “Home Networking customers also benefit with stable and reliable gaming, VoIP communication, and theater-quality multimedia experiences- all connected wirelessly with better range than previous wireless technologies. The WAP-5836 is a win for both businesses and consumers.”

In its new glossy black casing, the WAP-5836 now has auto-detection of client and device- creating a hassle-free installation experience.