British General Nexus Metal 13A 2-Gang SP Switched… (867FG)

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British General Nexus Metal 13A 2-Gang SP Switched Wi-Fi Extender Socket + 2.1A 1-Outlet Type A USB Charger Black Nickel with Colour-Matched Inserts (867FG)

Improves Wi-Fi coverage throughout the home. Easy to install with one-touch WPS. Ideal for streaming music, videos or online gaming. No plug-in adaptors, so sockets are kept free. Includes USB charging socket, ideal for phones and tablets.

  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 300Mbps (N300)
  • Maximum Wireless Range: 15m
  • Frequency Band: 2.4GHz
  • Raised Slim Profile
  • Screwed Faceplate
  • Requires 25mm Back Box
  • Colour-Coded Angled In-Line Terminals with Captive Screws
  • LED Indicator
  • Auto-Detects Smart USB & Adjusts Charging Pattern
  • Works With All Wireless Broadband Routers

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top quality product that works I bought this extender to try and improve the signal in our newly built Orangery without really much hope of it being very successful but worth a try, after all, if it didn’t work I could always take it back. What a revalation! We were absolutely amazed a) How easy it was to set up and b) How easy it was to pair two iPhones that worked immediately and signal strength is far superior to the ugly Extender our broadband provider gave us when our lounge signal was poor. We’re getting full strength signal in the previous dead spots and in the lounge, in fact it is far quicker on the internet than we have had for a couple of years. This is a great product, if you need a boost to your WiFi, don’t go cheap, spend a bit more and be completely satisfied, can’t recommend it highly enough.
Date published: 2021-09-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from brilliant IF it worked can only place it where you get at least half the reception which is fair enough BUT what they don't tell you is that feedback causes it to fail, will will have to reset your router to lower the firewall, place their device on the white list and lower the treat settings to minimum which means you'll have to call the service provider to set it all up again, allow for say 4 hours and a ton of swearing. As you might have guessed i wish i hadn't bothered as it still does't work
Date published: 2021-06-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Socket to me! Easy installation once minor problem with having to fit the 2 fine aerial wires in their correct location slots so they didn't get crushed when socket screwed in place. Very straight forward to connect to router - press and hold button on router for 5 sec then press button on socket and wait a few secs, job done! Works a treat, fitted at roughly 10m from router.
Date published: 2021-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install..... Looks, good and matches up with the other sockets we have around the house. Installation is a doddle. Linking to the router was easy as pie. Just follow the instructions and it linked up first time. Seems to boost the WiFi signal really well to. Too early to comment on reliability
Date published: 2021-01-22
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Colour of inserts

According to this web-site SKU 626FG has graphite inserts but the packet states that the inserts are grey. Which colour are they? I am waiting for matching switched sockets to come into stock!
Asked by: SeasideKOS
Hi SeasideKOS, Graphite is a shade of grey, and BG only uses one grey colour for inserts across our ranges so they will match no problem.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-03-19

Does the USB socket use electricity while there is nothing plugged into it? Thanks.

Asked by: Denvoak
Hi Denvoak, When there is nothing being charged the USB transformer circuit drops to a low-power stand-by mode which draws less than 75mW (or <0.000075 kW/h chargeable consumption), which is far lower than any plug-in type charger that we are aware of.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-03-16

Can you please send me the instructions for this as my electrician has thrown them away

Asked by: Anonymous
Hi PhilSutton, There is a beginner's guide downloadable on the BG Electrical website, but there have been two generations of the extender and the guide is based on the original generation so there still may be some slight differences. If you continue to have problems with this please contact us directly at:- technical.support@bgelectrical.co.uk
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-01-27

Will this work with Virgin Broadband

Asked by: PhilGrett
Hi PhilGrett, We have no known incompatibilities based on service provider, it is just worth bearing in mind that the extender is for 2.4GHz signals specifically as these have a longer range to begin with than their 5GHz counterparts.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-01-23

How far can these be fitted from the router ?

Asked by: Wolvesaywe
Hi Wolvesaywe, The key point is incoming signal strength, the extender circuit needs at least 50% Wi-Fi strength from the router in order to remain connected reliably, but different routers can achieve this different ranges, and this can further be affected by features of the building which they are installed in.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-03-14
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Specification
Amp Rating 13 A
Brand British General
Electrical Socket Installation Wall
Electrical Socket Product Type Plug
Fixings Supplied Fixings Supplied
Insert Colour Colour-Matched
Link Rate Class N300
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Max. Link Rate (Mbps) 300 Mbps
Min. Back Box Depth Required 25 mm
Model Name Nexus Metal
Model No NBN22UWRB
Network Standards 802.11 b/g/n
No. of Earth Terminals 2
No. of USB Outlets 1
Number of Gangs 2 Gang
Number of Poles Single Pole
Pack Size 1
Parent Colour Black Nickel
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Voltage Supply 240 V
Product Type Wi-Fi Extender Socket
Radio Frequency Band 2.4GHz
Screwed/Screwless Screwed
Switched/Unswitched Switched
Switches & Sockets Finish Polished
Switches & Sockets Product Type Wi-Fi Extender Socket
Switches & Sockets Profile Type Raised Slim
Switch Position Outboard
Terminal Capacity Terminals accept 3 x 2.5mm² or 2 x 4mm² cables
USB Max Current 2.1 A
USB Output 2.1A per Port
USB Type Type A
USB Voltage 5 V
Wireless Range 15 m
With RCD Without RCD
With USB Ports USB
With WiFi Extender WiFi Extender