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Network Solutions: Wireless Router

Network solutions: from wireless routers to gateways and wired and wireless networking, ensuring performance at all times begins with choosing the right home networking solution. Stability and performance are fundamental requirements for every connected home regardless of size or scope. That said, forget about the wireless router provided by your cable company or Internet service provider! Because, they are only subpar at best. Granted, not everybody needs the same kind of performance. But, when you consider the amount of connected devices we use in our homes today, your wireless router needs to be capable of providing a fast reliable internet connection no matter where you are in your home.

Wondering If You Are Getting The Internet Speed You Are Paying For…

How to Test Your Internet Speed

Wondering if you are getting the Internet speed you are paying for? For anyone who is using the wireless router provided by your ISP (Internet Service Provider)… it is highly likely you are not getting the speed you are paying for. In fact, the only time you may get the speed you are paying for is when you are right next to your wireless router.

As an example take Spectrum, they advertise the fastest Internet speeds available starting at 60Mbps up to 100Mbps. Regardless of the company providing your Internet service, it is important to know if you are getting what you pay for. So, here is how to perform a speed test:

Where To Test:

How To Perform The Test:

  • No matter where you are testing from the way to perform the test is the same
    • Simply click on start test and wait for your results.

Our Test Results:

Speed Test

While most of you will not get the results we have listed above, what you will get are different speeds depending on the location of your wireless router. To see if you are getting what you pay for simply perform the test from your smartphone in every room of your home. You will find that even when you are close to the wireless router that has been provided to you, the result will not be the speed you expected.

Finding The Right Wireless Router

With the multitude of connected home products, smart TVs, smartphones, and other mobile devices that rule our lives today, it is more important than ever to have a wireless router in your home that can handle the increased demand for WiFi connectivity. Considerations that must be made are the size of your home, the number of users, as well as the types of devices that will connect to your wireless router. For example, if you have several family members vying for bandwidth for things like streaming shows or movies, the right wireless router can make all the difference.

For those looking to ensure their wireless router can handle current and future wireless networking needs, hiring a certified WiFi specialist like Shultz Audio Video is a wise investment. What is great about our company is that we will come out to do a WiFi assessment at no charge to you. With that assessment, we will make recommendations based on the size of your home and needs of your family to deliver a home networking solution to fit your needs and your budget.

Strong Reliable High Performing Wireless Router For Small Connected Homes…

Pakedge Wireless Router

Pakedge® WR-1 Wireless Router with BakPak® Lite

The Pakedge WR-1 with BakPak Lite is a powerful, high-performance wireless router designed for today’s small connected home. The WR-1 combines high-speed routing and advanced wireless technology to meet the demands of today’s connected home and delivers an exceptional experience at an affordable price. The WR-1 supports 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless and 500MB LAN-to-WAN, blending high-performance wireless and fast throughput. It also enables multiple connected devices to leverage the bandwidth in the home more efficiently through multi-user multiple-input, multiple-output (MU-MIMO). When Wi-Fi coverage needs to be increased within the home, the WR-1 can also be expanded with up to two additional wireless access points.

Delivering 500 Mbps of WAN-to-LAN throughput, dual-band 802.11ac wireless, 2×2 MIMO antenna arrays for data rates of up to 1200 Mbps, and advanced 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO with beamforming technology, the WR-1 wireless router is engineered to deliver a consistent, performance-​driven wireless experience. If your home requires additional coverage, we can use the WR-1 to seamlessly push the configuration to up to two additional WAPs. WR-1 also delivers secure remote access (OpenVPN and Pakedge DDNS), the latest security encryption, and advanced wireless features to ensure better performance for even the most latency-sensitive audio/video streaming applications.

Building A Home Network…

BakPak® Lite

BakPak Lite is designed to provide remote cloud monitoring and configuration to the WR-1 Wireless Router. Using BakPak, we can remotely monitor and configure your WR-1 without having come out to your home saving you time and money.

BakPak features available with the WR-1 include:

  • Remote Monitoring & Configuration
    • We can remotely configure your WR-1 wireless settings, including LAN and SSIDs, security profiles, and your guest network
  • Real-time & Historical Analytics
    • We can monitor the health of your Internet connection & speed tests with event logs
  • Remote Reboot
    • We can remotely power cycle the WR-1 to keep your network running smoothly
  • Mobile Management
    • Monitor, configure, reboot, and receive alerts for the WR-1

Network Solutions…

Fast Reliable Wireless Network For Every Size Home

Many homeowners are accustomed to using networking hardware provided by their Internet service provider or consumer brands found at a local retailer. These consumer-grade commodity products are built for a one-size-fits-all approach and compromise the speed, performance, and reliability of a network. Consumer-grade networks, built as low-cost solutions, are not designed to meet the demands of modern connected homes.

Consistent, effective, and responsive, a reliable wireless network won’t let you down. A reliable wireless network that is always performing at its peak can be trusted to link you to the devices and applications that bring your family comfort, connection, and security. Pakedge high-performance networks are designed to be fast, reliable, and customizable so that every inch of your home receives a strong and consistent signal capable of handling even the most sophisticated types of network traffic, such as audio and video data and home automation systems.

Certified WiFi Specialists…

Get Whole Home Wireless from Certified WiFi Specialists

From maintaining streaming music and movies to keeping your home safe and secure, there is an ever-growing ecosystem of devices on which we rely. Without a reliable and efficient network, even the smartest devices are rendered dumb. Each connected device adds strain to a home network. As a result, it has an impact on throughput and, ultimately, the availability of a wireless connection within your home. This is why the network has quickly become one of the most important systems in your home.

By hiring a certified WiFi specialist, you can ensure your home network is built with a strong foundation. You’ll get the most out of your home network with incredibly high speeds, elevated traffic flow, and products designed to eliminate lag, jitter, and buffering in audio and video traffic. Shultz Audio Video has been trained and certified by Control4 to professionally install home networking solutions and products that bring a personalized experience to your home. Contact us today to schedule your complimentary WiFi assessment (760) 505-7461.