Mesh network wifi


Einhorn is Finkle?
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Anyone running this? My apex has a hard time in the basement. It’s not awful but annoying enough. Was thinking about making the jump. If anyone has any input that would be awesome thank you.


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What is your main router at the moment? MESH can get pricey, pricey, pricey. Might be able to get away with just a better wi fi 6 router or as a example a used asus ac3100 .


IG/GreatBeardedReef 2020 President, 2019 BOD
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I use a few year old Linksys Velop mesh system. 3 ac 2200 routers and a Arris SB8200 modem. 1Gb internet connection, although you'll never see more than 866mb through your wireless router. One in my bedroom/office, another in the living room and the third upstairs in the dining room. A little over 3 acres of solid fast coverage.

As of right now I have 39 devices connected and more when others come home. 4 phones, few lappy's, desktop, TV's, apple watches, smart bulbs and switches, etc.


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After reading this thread a few weeks back (thanks guys for sending me down the tech rabbit-hole) I was leaning towards the Netgear Orbi AX6000 (Wifi 6 mesh). Seems to be sold out/back-ordered everywhere.

The AX4200 is available though (4.2Gbps vs 6Gbps):

NETGEAR Orbi Whole Home Tri-Band Mesh WiFi 6 System (RBK752) – Router with 1 Satellite Extender | Coverage up to 5,000 sq. ft. and 40+ Devices | Mesh AX4200 WiFi 6 (Up to 4.2Gbps) (RBK752-100NAS)

The AmpliFi ALIEN Router looks cool (touch screen, graphs, etc.) and was high in the review ratings:

Decisions, decisions: purchase a Wifi 6 router, an AquaIllumination Hydra 64 HD LED Reef Light (to go with the two Hydra 32's I have), or a GHL Profilux/Neptune setup.

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