Bearifi PC is a long range, high power 802.11n USB WiFi receiver and antenna that offers up to 4X the range of standard range WiFi products. This is our new 2018 version which features 2x RP-SMA antenna ports and 2x 6 dBi gain omni-directional antennas. Bearifi (formerly BearExtender) PC, is the latest version of our critically acclaimed "BearExtender PC" line, which began in 2010 with the original BearExtender PC, and was last updated in 2015 with our BearExtender PC version 3. We use the same high power and long range BearExtender technology in our brand new Bearifi PC version 4, new for 2018.
Bearifi PC is a single-PC range extender that works with laptop and desktop computers running Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 and also Windows 10. It connects by USB cable and extends Wi-Fi range to that specific PC wherever you take the PC. It is not a repeater, and cannot be used to boost Wi-Fi reception to cell phones or Macs.
Bearifi PC has 1200mW max RF output power. Use it with your PC at home or while traveling.
Up to four times the Wi-Fi range
Connect and download at higher speeds
See more Wi-Fi networks around you
Rave Reviews for the original BearExtender PC (previous version)
Tim Stevens | Engadget.com
“To put it simply: this thing works. At 240 feet, with a concrete wall between us and our 802.11b/g router, our laptop's integrated WiFi receiver gave up the ghost but the BearExtender PC felt like it was just getting warmed up..."
Rick Broida | CBSnews.com
"Wi-Fi signal strength outside the Panera Bread where I’m currently working: two bars. Wi-Fi signal strength with the BearExtender PC plugged into my laptop, same location: five bars. I think that about sums it up."
Adam Scinto | the-gadgeteer.com
"At the end of the testing, I came away impressed with the BearExtender PC as you can tell by my review. The wireless capabilities of my laptop were significantly increased, which is exactly what it was developed to do."
Paul Lilly | TechBargains.com
“We don't hand out perfect 5 out of 5 scores easily...Simply put, we're impressed with the BearExtender PC on all fronts. It's compact and portable, it grabs hold of weak Wi-Fi signals when most other network adapters would wave the white flag."
|Maximum Power Output
||1200mW Signal Booster
||High Power 802.11n Wireless Adapter
||2x 6dBi omni directional antennas included
|RP-SMA Antenna Port
||WEP, WPA, WPA 2, WPA-Enterprise
||Ralink 3070L + Proprietary MMIC Power Amplifier
||Award winning -96.5 dBm
||2.4 Ghz Only
||USB 1.1 and USB 2.0
Bearifi PC uses an industry standard RP-SMA antenna port, allowing you the flexibility of attaching a larger antenna in the future.
Without Bearifi PC: 7 networks
The built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi card on our Microsoft Windows laptop can only detect 7 networks. One network is at the top of the list, the last 6 are shown above. Notice how the networks “Sasha”, “Henry” and “aaron” are low.
With Bearifi PC: 14 networks
14 networks are now detected thanks to Bearifi PC Wifi signal booster, twice as many networks as the built-in WiFi card!
The networks “Sasha”, “Henry” and “aaron” are all boosted.
The following test was conducted by Engadget.com. Read the full review here
At 240 feet, the internal WiFi card has dropped to almost 0% signal strength. At the same distance, BearExtender PC has more than 75% signal!
Sharing BearExtender with Connectify Hotspot
With BearExtender PC and Connectify Hotspot (3rd party software available for purchase), you can share Bearifi PC's stronger signal with other nearby Wi-Fi devices, including other computers and even tablets and smartphones.
With Bearifi PC and Connectify Hotspot, you create a new shared connection that allows other Wi-Fi devices to take advantage of BearExtender's stronger signal.
In this example below, Bearifi PC is picking up a Wi-Fi signal from a public Wi-Fi tower that the tablet and cell phone cannot detect. With Connectify Hotspot, the Bearifi PC shares this connection as a new Wi-Fi signal that the table and cell phone can detect and use.
*Connectify and Connectify Lite are trademarks of Connectify. Connectify is a third party program and is not affiliated with Bearifi. Bearifi recommends Connectify but is not able to provide technical support for the Connectify software.