FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX, we tested this compact Wi-Fi 6 device

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fritz!repeater 1200 ax, we tested this compact wi fi 6 device
fritz!repeater 1200 ax, we tested this compact wi fi 6 device

The Repeater 1200 AX is a compact and powerful connectivity accessory from the FRITZ. Designed to solve connection problems , it is capable of easily increasing and improving the range and performance of the wireless network . Recently launched on the market by the AVM company , we have received one of these units to test its capabilities on site . We appreciate the kindness of the manufacturer, who once again gives us one of its advanced products to make it known among the readers of our website . We assure you that if you have coverage or speed problems at home, the review of theFRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX will reveal the key to solve them.

Presentation of the FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

With the new Repeater 1200 AX from the FRITZ! , the AVM company offers us a simple way to solve our connectivity problems , while making the leap to the wonderful Wi-Fi 6 standard . The manufacturer offers us a repeater capable of providing incredible speeds  , which provides performance based on stability and better coverage of its technology. And you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy its advantages, as it promises a simple and fast installation .

FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

The compact, colorful product box anticipates its small size

The AVM peripheral is presented in one of the company’s recognizable boxes. A wrapper full of bright colors, where blue dominates. The image of the product has its place on the front of the package, although what abounds is the text . A set of icons helps to quickly visualize the usefulness of the device. And it is that the German version of the repeater has reached us, so all the information included is in that language.

FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

device add-ons

Luckily, the manual is available in Spanish , for download, on the manufacturer ‘s website . Opening the package is as simple as cutting a seal and removing a tab. The repeater appears in the foreground, perfectly attached to a cardboard cradle. Accompanying the device we have a LAN cable ; and documentation, including a quick guide .

Repeater design FRITZ!

Pulling out the FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX , firmly in place and covered with a protective film, we instantly appreciate how light the device is. It weighs approximately 160 grams . It is a really compact product , it fits in the palm of your hand without difficulty. The measurements of the repeater are 8 (W) x 8 (H) x 3.7 (D) cm, not counting the plug that protrudes from the device.

FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

White and gray finish, with large areas of grilles for ventilation

The company maintains the aesthetic concept that it has forged over the years manufacturing connectivity solutions. This repeater sports a sleek look, and is made of durable plastic . It has a two-color finish. The front, or upper part, is bright white , standing out here, in stark contrast, the only button on the device, in red . In addition, we see a small LED and it is used to integrate the brand logo.

In contrast to the shiny front, the rest of the device is matt gray . The entire perimeter of the repeater is opened, by means of a mesh band , with the idea of ​​favoring air circulation in the 1200 AX . The pre-assembled CEE 7/4 “ Schuko ” adapter stands out on the base.

Device Features and Functionalities

The FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX has the task of extending the wireless network of any Wi-Fi router . But in addition, it offers us the possibility of connecting extra devices thanks to its  LAN port . For that we just have to connect it to the power and press its only button, it’s that easy, since it uses the wonderful WPS system . This repeater is compatible with 802.11ax/ac/n/g/a standards .

FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

A button and a LED are enough to manage the device

Works in two bands , the Wi-Fi radio units: 2400 Mbps (5 GHz) + 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz); which gives the device high performance , great range and high data transfer wirelessly It has Wi-Fi Mesh technology to combine several points and enjoy the advantages of a single intelligent system .

In the installation, the repeater itself makes it easy to find the optimal positioning , since the signal indicator changes color showing the intensity of reception. You can also use the free FRITZ!App WLAN app to find the perfect place to put it.

Technical specifications of the FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX repeater

Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the Repeater 1200 AX :

FRITZ!REPEATER 1200AX
DESIGN
Dimensions 80 x 80 x 37mm approx. (without plug) (W x H x D)
Weight 160 grams approx.
Colour White and red
SPECS
Ports and interfaces
  • One Gigabit LAN port (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wi-Fi: 2400Mbps (5GHz, 2 x 2, 160MHz) + 600Mbps (2.4GHz, 2 x 2, 40MHz)
  • Connection to the electrical current of 230 volts, 50 Hz
  • Wi-Fi access point: compatible with all Wi-Fi routers that support the 802.11ax/ac/n/g/a standards
special functions
  • High-performance Wi-Fi Mesh repeater for long range and high data transfer on the Wi-Fi network
  • With Wi-Fi Mesh for easy combination of several Wi-Fi access points in one intelligent system (from FRITZ!OS 6.90)
  • 2 Wi-Fi radio units: up to 2400 Mbps (5 GHz) + 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz) to optimally extend the network to multiple Wi-Fi devices
  • 1 Gigabit LAN port: the Wi-Fi function will be available to the connected devices (computers, printer, audio and video players, etc.)
  • You can alternatively connect to a router via a cable (LAN bridge)
  • Security thanks to factory-activated WPA2 encryption, WPA3/2 Transition Mode additionally available
  • Compatible with all commercial wireless routers
  • Simple and secure setup at the touch of a button (WPS standard)
  • Display of connection quality and status
  • Supports the Internet protocol IPv6
LED indicator lights
  • A:
    • connection quality
    • Connection
Buttons Connect
OTHERS
Facility
  • Perfectly fits all FRITZ!Box models
  • Installs with the push of a button, via WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
  • Convenient operation via the user interface (http://fritz.repeater)
Energy consumption approx. 4 watts, maximum 8.4 watts
Box contents
  • FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX
  • printed quick guide
  • flat ethernet cable
  • 1 CEE 7/4 “Schuko” adapter (pre-assembled)
Warranty 5 years on hardware for end customers

Conclusions, availability and price of the FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX

FRITZ!Repeater 1200AX

Goodbye to wireless problems

This FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX instantly and easily improves wireless communications. The simplicity of configuration and management , which allows any user to solve coverage problems and optimize the performance of devices connected to the network, is to be appreciated. That with the push of a button, we have this advanced technology at our service is a pleasure.

The FRITZ!Repeater 1200 AX  offers great power , modern technology , and ease of use, which is why it takes the in gold Award .

 

PROS:
  • WiFi 6.
  • Installation and configuration very simple.
  • Great range and great coverage.
CONS:
  • A plug is lost.
9TOTAL SCORE