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    My Mesh WiFi [App]  2020-5-23 13:34

    My Mesh was simple to set up with amazing coverage in a 4000 square foot flat house. After about two months now the down load speed is still fast, but the upload speed is a slow crawl of less than 1mbps and I don't know why. 😡

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    There is no option in the application to reboot the system on demand. The QoS settings are severely lacking, and don't let options for setting priority groups. There is no option to set a preferred access point for any given device. My PC consistently connects to an access point 80 feet away, rather than the one 20 feet away (presumably because the data speeds -look- better), and constantly disconnects, but won't switch to any of the 3 closer points.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    This has created my wireless connection works considerably better. I have a huge building and was constantly having issues with devices connecting to access points that were not the best.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    My Mesh has been one of, if not the easiest home wireless connection / router to setup, the application is clean and intuitive. I have really liked the ability to manage my Wireless connection while away, it has prevented a few long phone calls of walking my spouse through the changes.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    The My Mesh application created setting up the MeshForce network fast and easy. It's always amazing when something works begin to finish without a hitch. Definitely 5 stars!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Very clean interface, simple to use. I didn't have any problem setting up my MeshForce system using the app.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    application is very simple to use. heled me set up my wireless connection system in minutes!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    very simple to use app. amazing hold it up

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Lets me know what devices are connected, amazing application and system.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Can't add fresh Dots

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    simple installation with the application

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    search it useful. love it

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Love it

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Had this running 2 weeks. Simple to install and set up. Signal powerful everywhere in 2400 sq ft 70 year old ranch house with lath & plaster walls. 8 devices connect and no issues. Highly recommend, especially for versus other mesh systems.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Love this app. Love that I have more control over my Internet. I want I could place time limits on devices not just bedtimes

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Easy application intuitive network setup. It's a bit of an adjustment managing my network through an app, but makes sense in the modern world. This application is simple to use, and navigation makes sense (everything's where it should be). Really satisfied with my MeshForce M1 system!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    I've been very impressed with the app. probably the neatest thing is that you can see live transfer speeds for your mesh network.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Worked seamlessly on my MeshForce router!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Asks for unneeded permissions, system doesn't work. Avoid!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    simple to set up and use.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Finally a mesh network that [email protected]#$% quick streaming

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    intelligent assistant doesn't work

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Simple to set up and just works. I bought this to replace a Netgear system that kept dropping signal and was more expensive. My Mesh outperforms Netgear and is simple to use and set up. Highly recommended!!!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Perfect application for an perfect product. I was skeptical at first of using an application to setup a network instead of the typical web based interface, until I tried it... Created setup and management of my Meshforce devices fast and effortless! I just had to connect to the first mesh node and plug the others in to the power, and the application automatically detected them and set everything up for me. It walks you through everything. Definitely a step above the competition!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Super simple to use and obtain these routers setup. I love the interface because its clean and simple to understand. This is what i would suggest for someone who might not be so tech savvy to use because its simply works and is easy.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    For weeks now says it can't search my mesh network, even though it is on and I am connected to it.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Works very well and shows me what the and upload is of each device connected to wifi. I would recommend giving it a test because it is super simple to use and install.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    The application makes the setup smooth and easy. The control and setting are also simple. Very simple to use app.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Application has stopped working on my phone won't logg in says in beta and I Dont have permission what gives.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    very simple app. simple to setup tutorial you step by step.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    very simple to use and setup.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    amazing app, simple to use

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Works amazing

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Major lack of functionality. Nowhere near enough tools. Needs a UI revamp as well.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    I love how simple it was to set up my mesh network with this app. He ability to see what devices are connect and apply custom labels makes it simple for me to know if one of the children is online when they shouldn't be. Parental controls are great. With a minimal amount of setup I can pause the internet access of any device or group of devices. It also works when not connected to your home network so you can monitor and control access from anywhere.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    I want the application had more advanced options. It would be especially useful in parental control section (timeout per device). Internet access allowed/disallowed works very well, but scheduled time periods like "bed time" does not. My children are still surfing beyond set times. Custom timeouts (ex. 33 minutes) in guest network besides 4 hours would be a nice feature. Overall, it's a amazing app. Oh, ... and the hardware if fantastic.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    In the past has worked well, but the recent modernize here and firmware modernize on the routers has not been good. I'm having to reboot the system at least once a day, sometimes twice. Please modernize and fix the firmware.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Very simple to use to set up the mesh wifi!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Very simple to use!! Not for advanced users as not much is configurable, but these products are aimed at novices anyway.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Works great, allowed me to easily manage my mesh network. no problems at all.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Application needs a lot of work. Volatile at times, and I cannot obtain the parental controls to work at all. Mesh system works fine.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Amazing app.. works well with their product

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Very user friendly, Amazing options for parental controls

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Amazing total home wireless connection coverage. thanks Mesh Force.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Very simple to use

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    So amazing program thankyou

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Exceptionally simple to use, but I [email protected]#$%! offered more advanced network configuration options.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    As previously indicated the wireless connection system is beautiful powerful and reliable. Nonetheless the same cannot be said for application which has failed to begin for over a month now and that means you cannot use the parental control, etc. Kindly fix. The wireless connection system has been strong. Nonetheless it is annoying the application usually opens with "failed to connect" notice and you can't monitor or use the app. Please support remedy otherwise amazing and thanks!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    When will there be fresh release? Mymesh does not keep a steady connections a lot of interruptions and disconect. What could be causing it? I like the concept but believe product was release to the shop to soon.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    While this system has been dependable so far (I still have a while to return it), this application so far has been not dependable at all. You people need to work on it.

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Amazing Product and support! Hold up the amazing work!

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    Nice UI and simple to setup

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    perfectly works with my mesh system meshforce m1

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    My Mesh [App]  2020-5-29 21:30

    It is an incomplete app.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    I won't reiterate all the amazing things that others have said about this device; I like it for the most part. It does have one major flaw, though: the inability to force a device onto a 2.4GHz band. Why is this important? Because I bought a whole bunch of Apple Homekit devices that only run on 2.4GHz and when you set it up for your network, your phone has to go to the 2.4GHz band in for it to work. Right now, I have to walk so freaking far away from my house where the 5GHz band no longer works and eero puts my phone onto the 2.4GHz band. Very annoying.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    Edit: I’m sick of the modernize at 1 am that takes down your internet for 30 minutes. You can’t change this in the setting, so if you sleep later than what eero considers normal, obtain ready for lots of downtime. I thought the point of these things were for more reliable internet. Wonder if Google’s has this evious:I had the first generation eero (very first...I got it from pre order), and recently decided to test out the pro. It was super simple to set up and also to swap the gateway eero with this 2nd gen one. My internet is noticeably faster and more stable. My original eero was having problems reaching my bathroom, even though it’s only about 15 feet away. Now I use my second eero near the bathroom to obtain a amazing connection on the echo dot in there.I want there was a method to assign certain devices to a specific eero, but that may be as much a issue on the device side as it is an eero one. Sometimes devices connect to the further eero and have a poorer signal.Overall beautiful happy.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    I have a huge home. I have over 100 devices on my network and was originally running the orbing system, that in retrospect worked amazing just a small (and understandably slow). I then one year ago upgraded to the eero system and initially, it was amazing. Quick speeds, reliable coverage and very stable. Over time, the speeds slowed and each unit became more and more unstable, dropping off the system, slowing their speeds and finally over the latest month, the entire system crawled to a halt. I would recommend the system if it worked initially, but for the long term, it was expensive experiment that for me failed. Looks like my in laws and mates will be getting some nice paperweights for the holidays.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    Overall the system is amazing and was an make batter over the ORBI for the interface and ease of expansion. I have a huge home and the ORBI was limited in how a lot of modules t would support. The nice thing about the EERO is that it apparently can have unlimited modules...I took a possibility and bought these refurbished ones. Out of three, I have returned two which malfunctioned (ie fell off my network several times in the first 24 hours). The fresh ones that I bought worked well. Do yourself a favor, these but save the box to return them if needed.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    Have had 3 refurbished Eero bases. I hooked each of them into a wired Ethernet connection. Perhaps I could have done it with two, but I had the whole thing set up and installed in less than 30 minutes! Performance has been great. No more weak signal or dead addition to my house I could have made!!

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I'd long been considering an Eero setup as a replacement for my aging Airport Extreme units, but was place off by the new/list price. Really satisfied I discovered these refurbs. Anyone familiar with Apple's "Refurb Store" will see similarities with what Eero has done here: Plain brown box, but high quality, as-new goods inside at a substantial discount (the included ethernet cables are ridiculously lux. I'm a sucker for really high quality cables).I purchased two of these to cover my oddly-configured, split-level, 1500 sq. ft. house and obtain perfect coverage everywhere inside and out into the yard. My ultimate goal was something as "set up and forget" as my Airport Extreme troops were, but using up-to-date technology, and Eero doesn't disappoint. I haven't had to do anything with them since the initial 15-20 min setup. Every so often I peek at the Eero application to create sure everything is working as it should, review what devices are connecting to which base station, etc. but I haven't required to change a spite my happiness with the product, I'm still not certain they'd be worth the full asking price, but as discounted refurbs, it's a no-brainer. Highly recommend.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    Over priced piece of junk. I bought this router after my internet guy said it was awesome. While it was super simple to set up, the quality was just bad. My gf was watching Netflix and she said she got “connection error” messages about 5 times in the span of two hours which is rediculous because the whole reason why I bought this for $50 more over the nighthawk was because I heard it was incredibly stable but that obviously wasn’t true.Another problem I had with the eero was that I couldn’t help 1gb over WiFi. I was told that it could but was misinformed which isn’t their fault but still, you’d think a router this expensive would be able to handle more than a cheaper router but instead it barely handles , the largest gripe I have with this router is the whole single SSID roaming speed thing. It sounds amazing in theory where devices and services that don’t need 5 ghz obtain place to 2.4 and vice versa but, at least in my case, it doesn’t actually do that. I have a gaming pc that I stream from maybe 10 feet away from the router and couldn’t obtain above 200 mbs because the router refused to roam to 5 ghz. And what makes it even worse and that there’s no method to set the router to 5ghz which just seems dumb to me. It’s one thing if the router was super smart with how it roamed but it’s obviously not.With all these issues, I decided to return this and obtain the nighthawk which supports speeds above 1 gb/s, has more than one SSID, and costs DR, don’t this over priced piece of junk. It doesn’t help WiFi speeds over 600 (less than half of what the $150 nighthawk does), it only has one SSID and their “roaming” system isn’t intelligent enough to realize that a pc which is streaming while playing video android games 10 feet away needs 5ghz speeds instead of 2.4.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    Where do I start....Began with an ASUS router that was a few years old and wanted to step into the mesh network era. Tried the Google Wi-Fi router and wound up being more problem than it was worth. Method too restrictive with the administration of the router, i.e. Google has documented problems with port forwarding. That alone became a breaker as I forward security cameras, doorbells, etc. ports. $100 in the trash as I can't return it because it's past the return time frame. The eero is really amazing. Coverage is great, solid admin control of the router's features, and very user-friendly. The setup/management is all application based and there is no web-based option. In the end, its a true plug and play device. Don't overlook this gem as you will no doubt be satisfied. The only drawback was the price. But in the end, you're paying for reliability and consistent router operation. I also wanted to mention customer support. I had to contact them about the router because it did not wish to modernize to the recent firmware. Day 1, contacted help via email. Day 2, help responded and I was asked to give some info on how I was using the router (which wires were connected to the router and what internet service provider and modem model number I was using). Day 3, customer help responds and indicates that there were documented problems with the modem model I had at home from my internet provider (Spectrum). Day 4, went to Spectrum and they replaced my old modem with a newer model. I went home and plugged everything up. Went through the router application setup again and BAM! everything worked and the modem was able to modernize itself to the recent firmware. Emailed customer help with my results and 10 mins later they acknowledge my email. Amazing to know that there are companies that still provide this level of customer support. P.S they also phone and chat support. Very refershing!1/31/19, update. Router is still working as expected. Still happy with my decision to it.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    The whole eero system is fast and easy to set up and obtain working in mins with no IT knowledge required. However you still only obtain about 30% of your incoming speed. I have errors in every room so my network is quite saturated. But even though I obtain 400 mbps speed into my main eero base station (as measured by eero), over wireless I obtain only about 120mbps speed even with near 100% signal strength from the eero. Application is simple to use and shows the whole system, plus lets you turn off individual devices from Wi-Fi access such as if you wish to give one of your children an electronic time out.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    The install was extremely simple to do. I noticed upon install my speeds were chop in half, which concerned me quite a bit, but at the same time were better distributed throughout the house. After about a month, I noticed I was lagging throughout searches and my ping went from 9 to over 35! This was a waste of and there is no method to return it that I can see.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    My first thought was the Eero was a small expensive. When you add the modem and beacon, which I should have bought with Eero, it’s around $400 or more depending on the modem. I want I did more research and bundled the beacon with the Eero. My house is around 1600 sf and I have it in the middle of the house. My ring surveillance camera doesn’t obtain better reception because of the distance from the router. I had Tp Link extender with my old modem which worked amazing for my Ring but I can’t connect the extender to Eero. You have to use the beacon.I bought the Eero because I required a method to chop off the internet when my son wouldn’t stop playing video android games and do homework. I work from home so I required the internet but he could change the router password so I couldn’t obtain into it and shut him off. He would shut me off! Now I have all the control with the Eero. We have separate profiles. I can pause his while still using mine and he can’t even cheat his method in. I obtain speeds at what my internet provider says I should get. My only fault with the Eero is I want I knew you required to spend another $150 for the beacon to obtain the quick speeds throughout the house.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I bought two of these as spares for my Eero Pro system since they were such a amazing price. I had already purchased one of the dual-band, first-generation Eero refurbished units. You can see from the images that they're professionally packaged in a sealed, brown box and mine have all had no scratches or defects. In fact, they look just like my brand fresh system did at a much lower cost.I have used this system for about a year now and can tell you, after trying most of the other major players among routers and mesh systems, this is hands down the most stable, reliable system out there. I have used mine in both a wireless mesh and wired setup. I literally never have to reboot it other than when the updates, which is on average once per month. Lots of these systems share related chipsets and specs, but in terms of the software/firmware, Eero seriously hit a grand slam. If you wish reliable wireless connection that just works, all the time, with no headaches or lapses, this is the one. You can also manager it remotely from anywhere with an internet connection via the application on a mobile phone, iPad, ro does continue to modernize the regularly and adds features - it now has LAN persistence, which means that it will continue to work as a network router even if you lose internet and it's rebooted. I have well over a hundred clients on my three-Eero network and zero compatibility issues, glitches, or drops. Even if a node drops off momentarily, which seldom happens, it will self-heal and repair the connection while diverting wireless connections to another node, transparently.I have a wired, Gigabit internet connection and normally obtain 800+ Mb/s with wired connections and 425-450 on wireless PC's, Macs and laptops at any point in the house with the eeros connected to the gateway via ethernet. With a wireless mesh, I usually got 200-300 Mb/s with my Macbook at any point in the house. Amazing performance in any setup.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I bought two of these refurbished troops to replace a Linksys EA7500 router and Netgear wireless connection extender combination that provided decent coverage and amazing speed BUT frequently dropped the internet connection. Google find turned up a lot of people with same issue on Linksys routers.I used a WEMO intelligent switch on the router for nightly automated restarts and thought I had the issue licked but after a week it dropped the internet in spite of the nightly , on to EERO:First, I'm not even convinced that these are refurbs! Both in what looks like original manufacturer packaging and immaculate cond, fast and simple configuration using the EERO app.Up and running within minutes. I did have to tinker with my PI-hole configuration to re-establish network-wide ad blocking because the router IP address e old network used individual SSIDs for the Linksys and Netgear. I used the Linksys SSID for the fresh mesh network name and had to re-configure devices that were using the Netgear SSID.And DONE! Everything connected within one ird, speed the same as the old network. Limited only by the Comcast service level I'm paying for. Coverage, on the other hand, significantly better that the old network in my 1700 sq. ft. single story house.I am impressed and happy so far. But its only been a week so I'm giving it a provisional 5-star rating which will only change if it drops the internet connection.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    What's not to love? Amazing tri-band Eero mesh troops at a discount! Also, Eero backs these troops with a shorter, but just-as-good warranty. If you can catch them in stock, don't hesitate to build or expand your mesh with these!

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I used to have Google Wi-Fi setup at my house but decided to switch to eero when it was giving me problems. REALLY simple to set up and added an eero beacon upstairs to make a really nice mesh network in our house. Perfect! The application for configuration and monitoring is at went so well at home that I decided to install at our office. We have about 20 users in a two-level loft and had issues getting Wi-Fi extended into our conference room. Before we had Google Wi-Fi (again) and it only meshes two access points over Wi-Fi which I have experienced to be less performant than ethernet. So, I installed three eeros and "backhauled" the Wi-Fi to a switch via ethernet. This method I obtain a mesh Wi-Fi network with the traffic going over Ethernet rather than hopping wirelessly between eero's. Works amazingly!The only thing I miss from Google Wi-Fi is the ability to historical data consumption per device over time.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    Absolutely love the Eero system with one exception. My home network is a bit complex. I really need a Wireless connection system that will help more than one SSID and VLAN,s on the network. The Eero only supports one SSID and one network. Most other systems in this class help the features that are missing here. There are several feature requests listed on the company forum for this feature, and the current status is "under consideration". Other than my concern I can say the system is rock solid and works as advertised. I have a total of 4 units, and the system blankets our huge multi story home perfectly. I would rate it 5 stars if it included the multiple SSID VLAN feature.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I have to add a 4th unit for my office, this is excellent to add the full trip band unit as compared to beacon.I hope it latest long time, it was simple to add to system, up and running in 5 mins including downloaded update.300 to 400 Mbps speed on laptop consistently, I can backup my MacBook Pro on my time capsule very fast.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    I have a lot of experience with technology, and have used multiple routers and access points. My previous configuration was using a Unifi pro access point, which was reliable, but did not let for seamless roaming, there was no app, and the Java configuration was complex and needed booting up to the PC to modify. Also, 2.4 and 5GHz bands had various names, so the devices could not latch on to the best one. My house is wired for ethernet. What I liked about the Unifi AP was the speed and reliability. I only had to reboot my old router every ~5 our house is ~4000 square foot, I wanted to obtain a mesh system, that supported Ethernet based roaming. Based on all the reviews, I got the Eero (and purchased an extra base module, all connected through Ethernet). The solution has been EXTREMELY GOOD. I don't need a separate router, the speed is 3x what the Unifi AP was giving (now I can use the full 300MB from my internet connection, even in wireless), the roaming is awesome as the devices obtain the best signal (2.4 or 5) with the same network name, the application is extremely well done (very complete, a pleasure to use, with lots of options like hardcoding IP address for a device, set up a guest network, or even quickly blocking access to my daughter devices when needed), and I have only had to reboot it once (I've had the device for 6 weeks).So better coverage, faster, easier to e only two asks I would have is:- to contain more analytics in the app. It is not possible to view data usage over time for any device (the application only shows current usage in MB/sec)- to be able to limit bandwidth for some devices (or for the guest network)As a curious side result of using Eero, I realized that I could obtain full bandwidth (300 MB/Sec) when using any wireless connection device (which connects directly to the main Eero device), but I was getting 100MB/Sec when using a wire! So this helped me realize that in part of the network I was using Cat5 cable. I replaced these with 5e or 6, and now also the devices connected through cable (Xbox, PC, etc.) obtain the full 300MB/sec.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-1-17 4:31

    I have had my eero pro system for about 2 years and it has performed flawlessly. However, starting this past month my 2 satellite Beacons have consistently gone offline (red status light) every night. I have to "remove" the Beacons from the network, then power cycle them, restart the Beacons and re-add them to the network. They operate fine until going offline overnight. I then repeat the procedure to obtain them back online.I have replaced the Beacons with fresh troops but this has not solved the issue. I have also replaced the gateway eero but this does not solve the metimes even my hardwired connection to my desktop PC fails. I have to disconnect and reconnect the ethernet cable between my modem and gateway to re-establish my Internet connection.Going through this procedure to reconnect the system every day is just not practical. I have a feeling the system broke because of a faulty update.

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    Certified Refurbished eero Pro mesh WiFi router []  2020-5-22 18:3

    I'm beautiful familiar with all things networking so I will hold my opinions brief. Very amazing form factor, amazing iOS, and Android device GUI. When it works, beautiful decent connection speed (as long as you don't daisy chain multiple APs-don't do bus stop linear chains, create a fan shape instead). I have had two eero remote troops go red and lose connection multiple times even with the GUI telling me my placement was good. Also noticed that moving throughout my zone my iOS and Android device devices did not do a amazing job jumping onto the nearest Eero. Had to turn off and on my wireless connection to attach to the closest Eero. Life consisting of constant resetting and eventually, I resorted to calling tech support. Tech help ran me through the same process. Anyway, not as quick or stable as a single MuMIMO point in my place. Probably needs more firmware work. Bummer it has been so flaky.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    I have been an IT Systems Engineer for over 14 years and have dealt with technology for quite some time longer, particularly in the locations of networking and gadget. I am going to write this review as non-technical as possible, then dive deeper into the more technical aspects a lot of of you, you probably considered buying something like this Linksys Velop (or Eero Pro, Google WiFi, Orb, etc) because you have dead spots in your house where WiFi signal is either weak or non-existent. I have had that issue at my house where my outdoor security cameras would often freeze due to loss of signal, requiring a manual reboot every other week, and most importantly: I did NOT obtain enough WiFi in my bathroom to read my news! Nearly every man here reading this probably agrees that this is IMPORTANT!PREVIOUS SOLUTIONSSo, I tried improving coverage by setting up an extra WiFi router on the other side of the house, but that would require us to manually switch to the appropriate WiFi name (SSID) that gives us the best signal wherever we are. This worked well for years, but for some reason I had to often reboot my router/modem from time to time when the internet connection broke. I had also tried a WiFi Extender, but that only worked well for a month or so before I gave up on it entirely. Next, I bought one of the "Editor's Choice" Asus routers -- it was quite expensive, but it was very powerful. It has advanced firewall/protection capabilities, parental controls, antivirus filtering, and what not. It really has a LOT of advanced options that I was looking for. But, it still could not cover the whole house.WHAT'S A MESH WIFI?In comes the Mesh WiFi system that popped up in latest years. The enterprise/business globe has had this technology in use for a very long time that allowed employees to roam between floors and buildings seamlessly. However, they were quite expensive. Eero was the first company I heard of that tried to bring this technology to the average consumer in a friendly, easy-to-use way. What is a Mesh WiFi system? First, a mesh network requires 2 or more devices to talk to one another. These devices are in constant communication with one another, relaying info from one to the other and vice versa. You can add more devices to that system, and each one of them can pass info to the nearest , what does that mean? Imagine you're standing in your living room and you are trying to tell your kids upstairs to come down for dinner -- no matter how loud you shout, they can't hear you. (That's a dead WiFi spot -- the signal can't reach them or it's too low to be heard.) Now, what if you could have your husband (or wife) be standing at the stairs? Now you tell your husband to tell the children that dinner is ready. The husband tells the children to come down. The children tell your husband that they heard it and are coming. Your husband now tells you that the children are joining soon. That's a mesh... kind of. Let's take this example 're in a huge park. You are trying to tell your kids to come join for the birthday cake cutting, but no matter how hard you shout, they can't hear you. So, you ask every parent near you if they can tell the other parents that you're looking for your children. From parent to parent to parent, your word travels until it reaches the children. They have received your notice and are now telling parents nearest them that they are coming, and those parents now pass the notice on to their nearest parent until it reaches you. That's a mesh network. It's a spiderweb where the WiFi signal travels freely from neighbor to neighbor to the farthest reach of your house. Each parent in the spiderweb is represented by one of these Linksys nodes. The more you have, the larger zone it can cover. In my home of 4 bedrooms and 2 stories, I have 3 nodes set up -- one in the family room, one near my stairs, and another upstairs. I now have a powerful WiFi signal throughout my entire house AND I can stream videos and read my news perfectly well in my bathroom! Miracles do exist!A Mesh network also is designed to provide you with just a single WiFi name (SSID) so you don't have to hold switching between various WiFi as you travel through the house. All the major mesh systems also promise automated updates/upgrades of your system to add functionality and RO PRO or LINKSYS VELOP?I started my research by reading reviews on Google WiFi, Orbi, Linksys Velop, and the Eero Pro. I had certain criteria in mind:1. Amazing performance2. Amazing reliability3. Advanced configuration settings (DHCP, DNS, Separate SSIDs - more on that later, Guest WiFi network, parental controls, Firewall/Port forwarding)4. Price5. Ease of use and at-a-glance monitoring (via an Android/iOS Apple app)After reading a lot of reviews, it ultimately came down to the Linksys Velop and the Eero Pro. Eero was praised for its performance and ease-of-use, and Velop was regarded as the best bang for your buck. I chose the Eero Pro. Then I ran into problems with my Yi/Kuna security cameras AND my Honeywell thermostat would not connect to the Eero. This problem is due to the compatibility problems between the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies, but I'll write more about those technical info later. I ended up returning the Eero Pro.I now have the Linksys Velop (3 nodes), and it resolved the problems I had with the Eero Pro after doing some advanced configuration. To summarize in layman's terms, both the Eero Pro and Linksys Velop are designed to be easy to use and set up. They both are here to support you strengthen your WiFi signal throughout your whole house and beyond. However, compatibility problems with the Eero Pro created me decide to hold the Velop instead.WHY VELOP OVER EERO?To understand why I chose the Velop, I have to dive into the technical details. WiFi today operates on 2 major radio frequencies: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. The 2.4 GHz gives you the biggest coverage in terms of distance AND gives you the best compatibility because it's an older standard. The 5 GHz gives you the best WiFi speed BUT at the expense of distance -- your WiFi signal gets weaker faster than 2.4 GHz. Most newer devices, especially computers, phones, and tablets help the 5 GHz standard just h the Eero and the Velop combine the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios into a single WiFi name (SSID) to simplify things for the user -- to let you to move around the house freely without having to worry about which node you are connected to. The mesh system would automatically choose the best node for you to connect to at either the 2.4 or 5 GHz frequencies. At least that's in theory. None of the systems will choose the "best" (closest) node at this time, but that will surely improve over time as the manufacturer fleshes out the calculations/programming to give you the most optimized , with both radio frequencies now presented to WiFi devices via a single SSID, it is now up to the device to choose the appropriate radio frequency to connect to. With laptops, phones, and tablets, that is not a problem. Where the issue lies is with devices designed to ONLY work with the 2.4 GHz frequency, such as my Yi and Kuna security cameras and the Honeywell e Yi and Kuna cameras both had difficulty staying reliably connected to the Eero Pro, and the Honeywell thermostat flat out refused to connect at all. A find on the internet revealed that a lot of others had the same problem. One workaround would be to separate the SSID into two: one for the 2.4 and another for the 5 GHz bands, such as "HomeWifi" and "HomeWifi-5G" where the latter indicates it's the 5 GHz frequency. Then you would assign the issue device to connect to the "HomeWifi" SSID (running the 2.4 GHz frequency), and the rest of the house could run on the "HomeWifi-5G" for the best e Linksys Velop allows you to set up separate SSIDs for the 2.4 and 5 GHz via a hidden way that I will detail later. The Linksys Velop application does not provide that option. Once I separated my networks into two SSIDs, all the compatibility problems I had with the Honeywell thermostat went away (as I forced it to connect to the 2.4 GHz SSID). The Eero system does NOT let you to separate the SSID -- in fact, their customer help forum questions why there's a need for it, cites that the Eero is not designed for it, and said to another system if you wish to have separate SSIDs. That is exactly why I decided to go with the Velop. It works exactly how I SUES- Once in a while, I see one of my nodes present as being Disconnected. I then go to the Devices view to see if there are any devices connected to that specific node (and there are), and when I go back to Velop Administration, that node shows as Connected again. It's an odd behavior.- When I connect a network cable to the remote Velop nodes (not the parent one), that node stops working until I disconnect the cable. I have absolutely no idea why. The method my network is set up is as follows:Internet Modem Asus Router with Wireless connection disabled Velop 1 (Parent in Router mode + DHCP server) Netgear ProSafe GSS108E 8-port switch Netgear ProSafe GSS116E 16-port switch Wired devices that are throughout the house.If I connect the remote Velops to any of the Netgear switches, that Velop no longer works and blinks a red light until the cable is disconnected. I haven't engaged Linksys tech help for it yet. [EDIT 8/4/2018: I have been in touch with Help to diagnose this issue. It is being escalated all the method up to their Engineering team. Help has also been very proactive in reaching out to me. This assures me I have created the right decision to go with Linksys. UPDATE 10/10/18: Escalation help has determined that my Netgear switches are Managed ones. As such, I'd have to disable Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and, if possible, enable LLDP on the Netgears. Velop may work without LLDP, but Linksys can't guarantee that. I have not yet found out how to disable STP/enable LLDP on the Netgears, and so the Wired option won't be available to me with the Velops at this time. Help has found that turning off STP and enabling LLDP with switches they had tested, including their own Linksys ones, would fix the problem with Velop.]VELOP TIPS- Each Velop node supposedly can cover up to 2,000 sq ft. Of course, the further out you are from the node, the weaker the signal. The closer the Velop nodes are to one another, the stronger it is able to amplify the signal to the other nodes throughout the house. So, if you have a two-story house with 4+ bedrooms, Linksys suggests having 3 nodes: one for downstairs, upstairs, and another somewhere in-between. Put it like a Zig-zag pattern or a sideways V... like this: >- I set up a Guest WiFi network to place all my intelligent home devices on (Yi and Kuna security cameras and electrical outlets). What is a Guest WiFi? It's a separate network that's isolated from your main one to prevent unauthorized access to your home/main network. That way, if the security cameras obtain hacked, the hackers won't easily be able to enter my main network where all my laptops, computers, and so on are connected to.- The Guest network cannot have its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands separate into two SSIDs. There's a single SSID for both. Oddly, the Yi, Kuna, and Honeywell devices are able to connect to this Guest network fine (whereas the Honeywell completely failed to connect with the Eero)- Advanced: To make a separate SSID, you will have to use a computer browser (like Internet Explorer or Google Chrome) (or request the "Desktop site" option on your mobile browser) and go to https (colon cut slash) 192 (dot) 168 (dot) 1.1 (the IP address of the parent node -- you can search it in the Velop application under "Velop Administration". I can't post the link since Amazon blocks it). From there, go to Router Settings > Wireless connection Settings > "Separate Wireless connection Settings" > "Show more". Provide a name for the 2.4 GHz and another for the 5 GHz (such as "HomeWifi" and "HomeWifi-5G"). You will be warned about setting up various Wireless connection names. Click on "Use various names". The Velop will restart, and you will now have two SSIDs- In the Advanced configuration specified above, you can also modify the DHCP and Firewall settings- Diagnostic page: you can enter that section via your web browser by going to http (colon cut slash) ip address of the node (slash) ca- Systems Logs page: you can enter that section via your web browser by going to http (colon cut slash) ip address of the node (slash) sysinfo (dot) cgi. Username is "admin"I am very satisfied with the performance, advanced configuration option, and of the Velop and recommend this system a lot. Coverage is so strong, I'm able to walk 3 homes away and still have signal (although a very weak one). It has also been very reliable and hasn't required a reboot.Hope this helps. If you like the review, please "Yes" below that you found this useful. Thank you!

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    Our WiFi mesh experience - 5000 sq feet plus house, elongated shape, lot of load bearing walls with 0.7 acre land area. Over 13 months, have tried Netgear Orbi, Linksys velop and now google wifi. Google wireless connection is head and shoulders above the other ted with Orbi which we had for 3 months. Had 3 nodes and while signals and speed were great, lot of switched to Velop with 6 nodes. Less deadzones but not good client switching for mobile devices. Moving from one put to another within the house the mobile devices would hang on to previous nodes and wireless connection would shut down and one would have to disconnect and reconnect wifi. Further things towards periphery like ring doorbells would stop working etc. had Velop for 8 monthsSo switched to Google wifi. Started with 6 points and now have 7. Works like a charm. No range problems, no client switching problems, everything works all the time. Finally don’t even think about wireless connection and have >100 MBPS everywhere!So much for all commercial reviews saying Orbi and Velop are Triband and better than google wireless connection which is dual band. Thought of sharing for other people with this first globe issue :)

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    So I wish to begin this review off by saying that I has an asus rt66u and it was a amazing router but the range was very limited for the size of my home (2200 square feet). So I decided to research mesh troops for over 2 months. I researched the Orbi, Eero, Luma, Google and Velop. I decided on the Orbi. That experience did not go well so I replaced it with another Orbi and had a related experience. This isnt to say the Orbi was bad, but I had dropped wireless connection over and over. After my latest return I decided to take a flyer on the Velop. The reason I did not the Velop originally is because of the limited number of ethernet ports. I prefer my FireTV and Xbox One hard wired so my original choice was not this. After I received the Velop i was curious about the setup time, so I purposely waited until I had a two hour block of time in case I experienced issues. I remembered my latest experiences. I unboxed it, and downloaded the linksys application on my android device phone. After following the instructions, it did not search my modem right away. So I just restart my modem and tried again. Boom! Found the modem. Then I placed the other node (I bought the two node system) upstairs. It found that node within minutes. So the total setup time....15 MINUTES! Ok so now i had to try the range. I went in the far corners of my house and it was getting top speeds throughout. I even went into my basement in the far corner and was getting terrific speed. I would like to say that my basement is finished and I have steel studs in the walls. This was always an issue. Not with the Velop! My ISP speeds that I is 25 mps down. I was getting 17 in the far corner of my home surrounded by steel studs. Anywhere upstairs on either floor I was getting 20+. Outside 50 feet in my backyard I was getting 15. I also got 15 by my front mailbox which is 50 feet the other way. Now the consistency test. The Orbi never went more than 3 hours without 1 drop. This product I have had for about a week and NO drops! We had a fast power outage/power surge in our neighborhood where my lights went on and off and so did my modem. My Velop dropped at that point (obviously) but then picked right back up without even touching it! Blazing speeds! I was convinced I was going to take this back but how can I? I think people wish consistency and speed out of router more than advanced settings. Well that is precisely what you obtain with this. The application is limited with no true bells and whistles. I had that before and really dont need that out of a router. Oh by the way....My Xbox one...it is wireless now because this mesh unit is so amazing you dont need ethernet cables! I know. I was tough to convince but this did it for me. We have 2 fire TVs which are wireless, xbox 360, xbox one which are wireless and we have 3 laptops, 3 tablets and 5 smartphones. The Velop handles them all with NO ISSUES! I dont need a DMZ, dont need port forwarding, blah blah blah. I just required this beast the whole time. THANKS LINKSYS. I dont mind shelling out the bucks for this one. Peace of mind is valuable!

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    Summary:Shady Linksys is refurbished troops as new. This issue is not limited to Amazon's stock. I bought another from Best Buy and they have the same problem. Look at my pictures before you buy.Full story:At first I decided to have 4 nodes to cover my 3-level home. So I bought 2 boxes of the 2 rst impression was good. Amazing packaging, nice looking unit, simple to setup.Everything was fine, until I tried to setup the 4th node. The unit does not turn one of the two boxes is going back and I ordered a day the replacement box came. I opened it and found something is not right.1. The troops do not have front and bottom protective film. (Not very alarming yet)2. The power bricks are dirty with sticky residue and were clearly used this point I thought someone screwed Amazon by ordering fresh and returning old one. So I ordered another was in the morning so the 2nd replacement was able to came on the same day.I opened it and found same things - no protective movies and dirty power is box has one more issue - one node has French on the labels (Canadian version?) while all others have only English on this point I thought there're issues with Amazon's stock so I returned all the "refurbished" e 2 nodes from the first box were working fine but I still required more wireless connection coverage so I decided to go to Best Buy to yet another box.I opened the box from Best Buy and found yet the same thing as the 3rd and 4th box from I believe there is something going on with Linksys.I found that there are some subtle differences between the fresh boxes and the refurbished boxes.I see that shady Linksys is intentionally doing this to test to create more ey have lost trust in me and I am returning all the velop troops and I am going to ditch all Linksys prodcuts I already have.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    Picked up two of these when it went on e good:The only true advantage here is having a "single network" over a wide area, which is very convenient if you're running a lot of Wi-Fi devices for a intelligent e bad:It was kind of a true pain in [email protected]#$% to set up. Not as straight forward as you would want, even if it tries to dumb down a lot of the steps. Coverage is relatively good, though each node is not quite as powerful as a single powerful router. It's slow to answer when setting up (like really slow) and rebooting. DO NOT USE THE DEVICE PRIORITIZATION OPTION. This slowed my internet speed greatly when on a Gigabit connection (we're talking 950mbps down to 480). Perhaps it won't be as poor on slower connections, I don't e ugly:This seems to be a mesh problem in general (Google subjects on Seamless Roaming and AP steering), but switching from one node to the next if you wander far away from your original connection point is supposedly controlled by your device. Even if your device help it, It only switches as a latest resort. This means that it does NOT let you to wander around the entire zone freely and seamlessly. I would argue that this makes it even worse than normal routers in that aspect. The workaround is that if you wander away from your original node and connection drops drastically, you can choose to just disable and re-enable your Wi-Fi on your phone (or other mobile device) and it'll connect to the nearest node. It's either that, or wander far enough that you drop off the original connection and it'll reconnect to the nearest node in range. Usually if you wait long enough, it'll fix itself but you might have @#$%!y Wi-Fi connection in that time. As I said, it's not a Velop-specific problem but it's something to beware of for those looking to obtain into the whole Mesh network setup. It's very tup:Modem wired directly to Velop main lop main node wired directly secondary node, which in turn runs out to my switches.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    I bought these Velop troops 7 months ago and I truly regret my decision to go with Linksys. For more than a decade I had been using Apple Airport products with very few problems, and those that did turn up were easily dealt with through the Airport utility. But with the growing number of devices on our network, and with Apple's discontinuation of its Airport products, I decide to look into the fresh mesh (or mesh-like) systems on the market. I quickly narrowed my choices down to the Linksys Velop and the Netgear Orbi due to the companies' long-time experience in networking equipment and the tri-band capabilities of their systems. After much research I decided to go with the Velop almost solely on the fact that their web website stated that scheduled parental access controls was already implemented, while the Orbi website only indicated that it was a feature they planned to add soon. That was my first mistake, as it turns out that the Velop web website was flat out lying. When the troops arrived and I could not set up the scheduled access feature, I had my first of several calls with Linksys customer service, only to be told that the feature was not yet implemented, but that it would be available the following month. This was in February, so at the end of March I called again to be told that it was taking longer than expected to implement. And still the web website claimed that the feature was already implemented. By May the situation had not changed, so I filed a complaint for false advertising with the Better Business Bureau, which triggered a call from Linksys, who only offered a firm date for implementing the feature (end of June), but no acknowledgment that their false advertising had caused me or any other customers harm. The feature was finally implemented in then a second problem had become apparent. The only method to administer the system is remotely through the Linksys mobile app. This means that there is no chance to troubleshoot or to try the system locally. Nearly every other system of which I am aware has a web interface that allows access through the local network. But with the Velop everything has to go through the mobile application and through Linksys servers, even the most routine settings. In theory this should not be a major problem, but in practice it becomes a large annoyance. First, the application is extremely slow to connect, and on a lot of occasions, including when the Velop system was not working (i.e., when you really need to connect), would not connect at all. This seems to be a effect of just not good programming on the part of the application developers and of Linksys not devoting enough resources to maintaining their servers. You might expect more from a system that cost several times more than the one it was replacing.Having insisted, however, that Velop administration be cloud only, you might also have thought that Linksys would have created it at least somewhat robust. This is not the case. As an example, devices present up in the application at first with only their MAC addresses. You can go in and assign recognizable names to each device, once you track down all of the MAC addresses, which makes things much easier, of course. But apparently nobody at Linksys realized that this might be data that should be saved and backed up. But after my having spent close to two hours entering this info for over 20 devices on the network, the first time the system went down because of a power outage, all of that info was lost, and with no chance of storing a backup locally, there was no possibility to restore it. The Linksys customer service rep was unable to explain why that info would not have been backed up on their servers. So now I have made my own database of MAC addresses for the next time the system loses that data (but it will still have to be manually entered again).In the 7 months that I've had the system, one of the two troops had a hardware failure and was replaced under warranty, but the process for determining (to their satisfaction) that the unit was indeed defective, took almost two hours of my time. With the network down (and our VOIP home phone line with it), I had to be talking to the customer service rep on my cell phone while at the same time trying to perform all sorts of troubleshooting activities on the very slow application on the same cell phone. Extremely frustrating.I have had to restart the system from scratch three time already, and each time took well over an hour. After the third time I threatened to return the troops for a full refund, but was talked into giving the recent firmware make batter a chance. About one month in now, and the system has been stable, but I certainly do not feel confident about it, always waiting for the next issue to present up. And the application is still is an afterthought, apparently given to low-level programmers and interns to maintain.I cannot recommend this product to anyone, and very much hope that some other company will soon produce a mesh product that "just works" like my Apple equipment did for so long. As soon as that happens you'll be seeing my Velop troops on Ebay,

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    I purchased the Linksys Velop system after my Apple AirPort Extreme was taken out by a surge through my cable system which also took out an 8 port switch, cable modem and an APC UPS. What attracted me about the Velop system was the real mesh networking as well as distributed wifi. A wired Access Point and the AirPort worked well but I required really amazing wireless connection coverage with all the IoT devices. The Velop system looked amazing on tting Up the Velop SystemSetup of the Velop system took about 8 hours of mis starts, freezing up and error messages saying to basically begin over again. Since all the Velop nodes are the same, I grabbed another and got the system up with 4 nodes in about an hour. First off the Velop system only recognized about half of the IoT devices. Reading blogs and comments found how to access via a PC and not go through the App. After several days of experimenting I split the network into two with a 2.4 and 5 GHz SSID and turned on the Guest Network. I still cannot obtain 15 of the IoT devices to link with the main network and not the Guest Network. These devices are Ring, Nest, Lutron,Chamberlain,Echo, Apple, Amazon, Epson, SolarEdge, Haiku and Etekcity. Having these devices split across the main and guest network is problematic due to the constraints of the Guest Network. The Velop node I could not obtain working as the main node I placed in my dining zone immediately adjacent to my outside Ring Doorbell. The doorbell refused to connect and would only connect to the main node at a barely workable -58 RSSI. Decided to test wiring the backhaul from other nodes back to the main node with CAT 6 feeding into an HP ProCurve 16 port switch. Vola! As soon as I connected two of the nodes homerun back to the main node the doorbell and several other devices immediately connected at around -18 RSSI. However, over the next several days with everything remaining static the RSSI dropped to -33 but everything still functioned well. BeamForming? I also see quite a bit of drift between nodes with varying RSSI generally trending worse. I’ve noticed the red light coming on the Master Bedroom node but the Application SW saying all is fine.I would have thought since the Velop system has been out for awhile bugs like these would be gone by now. Also the Application needs more reporting on overall flow to, from and within the entire system. Reading comments I saw how to access the Velop Log, IP Address 192.168.X.X/i where the two Xs are the address of the main Velop node. The log is huge and not really meant for the casual user. Here I found info that showed the nodes connected to the main node at Gigabit Ethernet. This was validated by the ProCurve Switch. The Application only reports one node Ethernet connection. Moreover, the Application reports an Ethernet connection created between an Amazon Fire TV Cube and the Garage Node when its connected to the main node.Wish I could look at the code running the system. Would no doubt explain a lot.UPDATE 11/27/2018I really wanted the Velop System to work. I added APC UPS devices to each Velop node in my WiFi network so momentary power glitches would not affect operation. Why? Because I cannot obtain half of my devices to attach to the main network and had to set up a Guest Network so a power glitch makes a tedious re-connection of 15-16 IoT devices. additionally due to limitations of the Guest Network I would have to switch my iPad between the Guest and Main network to control various devices. The balancing act between my iPad and voice control through Alexa is tedious due to this limitation. There are numerous review and blog entries about this issue but I mistakenly thought I could search a workable l in all this has been an incredibly frustrating and time consuming ordeal, not to mention the $700 or so I have invested. BTW, I have a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and worked with networks my entire adult career. I cannot believe that a manufacturer has allowed a product so shoddy that its primary functions don’t even work. To say nothing of the painfully slow straw was the node communicating with the cable modem just stopped. After two days of trying to revive this turkey I finally gave up, bought a $99 refurbished Apple AirPort Extreme, plugged it in and all up and running in 15 minutes. At least things function while devices further from the Airport do suffer. So it’s back to the Airport and my TP Link extender. I want I could obtain my back from Linksys but I am not going to keep my breath. Not going to test to resell this mess on eBay because I don’t wish to foist this issue on someone else.12/4/2018Another update. Removed all the Linksys Velop nodes and went back to my original configuration with a refurbished Apple AirPort Extreme and a TP Link Range Extender/Access Point configured as a wired access point. All devices immediately attached and with better RSSI and overall performance. This setup was around $180 as opposed to the $750 for the Linksys Velop system. I had 4 Velop nodes. Moreover, a week of continuous operation and zero glitches. I use my wireless connection system to monitor and control environment and lighting for my greenhouse. With the Linksys Velop system I could not obtain all the devices to connect in a stable fashion. They would drift to and from the closest Velop node, ultimately loosing connection which would require forcing them back to the nearest velop node which was about 10 feet awayy. Everything attached immediately and performing perfectly for a week now. Moral of this story, when the 802.11X is out for awhile going to attempt another make batter with a commercial system, something like Aruba Access Points and a Cisco router. The Apple Airport and the TP link range extender are the only two consumer grade wireless connection products I have used that did not require a rebooting weekly or daily. To poor Apple abandoned the wireless connection component marketplace.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    Bought this to support cure dead spots in the house. At first I was tup was actually easy. Then the issues began. Here are the list of proven issues:1) When a device is connected to a kid node the parental filtering doesn't work. At all. Basically renders the feature useless.2) If you have broadband gigabit and a hardwire internal gigabit network the Velop will drop to 100 MB after a few mins and never recover.3) Despite advertised as doing so, devices are not migrated from one node to another as you move about the house automatically (like Eero and Google do). You have to shut off your wireless connection on your device and turn it back on and then *maybe* it will change.4) If you run a hardwire backhaul then your guest wireless connection network will not connect to the internet5) If you have a managed intelligent switch in your network back haul will most likely NOT work and even if it does the guest wireless connection will work for about 10 mins and then fail to connect to the internet.6) Repeated, constant drops from the internet, almost as if it is rebooting itself.7) If you power off the main node there is about a 33% possibility when you turn it back on it will forget all its settings and you have to set it up all over again. Considering the number of times you have to power it off and back on because it won't connect to the internet this gets aggravating very quickly.8) Wireless connection performance is far inferior to what else is out there. When I was testing this versus eero and Google it consistently connected at about 25% of the speeds as those devices with the exact same devices.9) They have an active help community and despite saying they will escalate your problems to their engineers you never hear back from them nor do they seem to resolve the sys has long been a decent brand in the home network world, but this product is no where near the quality of it's original reputation.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    If I could give this zero stars, I would.I was looking for a "plug, play, forget" system for a 3 story house with a detached barn. I started with a 3 node Velop system, and it appeared to work. Then I noticed a lot of "pauses" in connectivity. Foolishly, I ordered two more nodes, thinking this was because the nodes were too spread out (two in the house, one in the barn). It actually got worse with five nodes.A few google searches and I explore that this is a widely known problem. There are threads all over the Linksys help forums where people are having these pauses or short disconnects or micro drops. The forums suggest a lot of "jumping through hoops" fixes, like splitting the 2.4 and 5 GhZ networks, separate SSIDs, and more... none of which seem to actually work for a broad section of users.I've already spent more time on this than I wish, and I am really infuriated by the amount of money. In the current (July / August 2017) mesh router market, these are DEFINITELY a premium priced product, Nonetheless, they seem to be one of the worst out there. Furthermore, there is widespread user commentary about issues with SONOS and VELOP. And, yeah, I have a fresh SONOS system, and it has been acting very ese short pauses also drive my security cameras crazy, making them totally so, the "log" function inside the Velop is a total joke. It shows endpoint (client) connections, and DOES NOT SHOW when a Velop node drops. I can stand there and watch the light change and then recover... yet there is nothing in the log...SHAME on me for not doing more research before ordering. SHAME on Linksys for shipping a product that operates so poorly in the true world.I've ordered a Google Mesh system. In a few weeks, I will come back and modernize this review. At this moment, two of my VELOPS are returnable to amazon, and they will go back today. I'll research what I can do about the first three.Edit: I have now had the "Google WiFi" mesh system for about a month. Came out of the box and "Just worked". The configuration utility on iPhone is much smoother end user experience than the Velop. And... drum roll please... the Google WiFi has been flawless the entire month. No strange pauses. No micro drops. We experience a huge number of power hits, and I haven't had to even look at the Google WiFi after a hit. It just comes back up and and works.I did obtain curious about the method the application reports the "mesh", and exactly how the Google WiFi puck in the detached barn (actually a metal building, because it is an aircraft hangar) was relating to the multiple pucks in the house... is it real "mesh", or is there a "center"? Again, this was just a curiosity question, because everything was working. Long story short: I found a URL to dump the logs, and, unlike the ridiculously empty Velop logs, the Google WiFi logs are very complete. In fact, because the puck actually runs a ver of ChromeOS, the logs will be familiar to anyone who is a UNIX Networking techie. Most folks won't ever need those logs... the configuration application does just fine... but they are there if you wish them.End of update.

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    Linksys Velop Mesh Router (Tri-Band Home Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) 2-Pack, White []  2020-1-31 8:58

    I am not sure I would believe the hype - 15 mins setup is not always the case.I have Frontier DSL and a NetGear D2200D Router/Modem combo - beautiful standard fare.I researched mesh routers for well over a year prior to purchasing the Velop. I felt confident that I had created the correct decision. Our home is difficult to cover and I wanted to eliminate the dead spots and clumsy hand-offs, so I thought a mesh system was the excellent solution.I am not a computer professional by any means, but I am a fairly capable person. I currently have a TP-Link Archer C& AC1750 and an AC1750 Range Extender. They do a fairly decent job, but my house is a challenge do to additional thick walls and a rambling floor , I keep the Velop, the application and initiate setup. I attempted the setup of the parent node three times and each time it rebooted my Frontier Netgear D2200D router it shut down internet access and I was unable to proceed. I called Linksys Velop help and they advised I test option 2 which was to proceed without internet setup. Again, I gave this way three attempts and still could not obtain past setting up the parent node.I wish to note that at this point I am 3 hours deep into setup because each attempt to setup the node using the initial setup instructions and option 2 took a half hour because the application was super slow finding it's own Velop st night I created my third and final attempt. I had been told by Velop help that if all else failed we could do a remote access setup. I called, granted the rep remote access watched him work and did what he requested. He was deep into the Velop setup screens, copying and pasting MAC addresses, checking and when required changing settings within the setup - things I would have had zero idea that required to be done. These were also things I have NEVER done on any WiFi system I have ever setup. He had JUST gotten to the point that he asked me to plug in the parent node to the Ethernet and BOOM - dial-tone. I suspect that the call center had booted him off of my call and force fed him another customer. We still had the remote access begin and he was able to type a note to me on the notepad apologizing that we were chop off and explaining he was on with another customer and would test to call me back.I want to add that the reps at Linksys Velop Help were outstanding and extremely polite and helpful.I am unimpressed with the Velop system setup which was quite slow to search and recognize its own equipment. I can stream TV so it is not my internet causing the issue. I was standing next to my DSL router, the Velop troops and using the setup application and it took FOREVER to search it's own equipment which is ridiculous especially given that their basic marketing point is SPEED AND EASE of setup.3 methods attempted, 5 hours of time, 3 calls to help and the system is still not operational.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    This is long updated review on 6 various wireless connection systems and why we picked and are still using Eero. We were very satisfied with the 1st Gen Eero system and just upgraded to 2nd Gen with 2 beacons and wanted to share our experience to end wireless connection issues/dead spots in our home. This is our overall experience and perhaps it will support you with your decision.WIFI SYSTEMS PURCHASED:Orbi, Velop, Amplifi HD, Google Wifi, 1st Gen Eero and 2nd Gen Eero with 2 beaconsLOCATION:3000Sq Ft Townhome with at least 45 devices connected at any time. 3D printers, Sonos players in every room and outdoors, Phillips Hue, Amazon Dots, Ooma, Intelligent TV’s, IOS/Android phones, tablets and computers, Apple Tvs, 10+ POE 4MP Security cameras, Ring/Chime devices and the list goes on. Work remotely so lots of video calls, exchanging, uploading, downloading and working on design files online. My Small Pony and a bevy of others streamed for the small one via Netflix/Hulu etc. ISP is Comcast with 200mbps down and 10mbps up. Wireless connection dense community of townhomes with lots of interference which affect signal penetration. This was the put where Wireless connection went to die!SITUATION:Started with Comcast router/modem then tried Comcast modem with Netgear X6, Comcast modem with Netgear X8, Arris SB6190 with Netgear X8 and Netgear extender. Signal was amazing close to the modem/router but the further away you moved service degraded quite rapidly in our home. Also multiple SSID were a large pain. Enter the wave of Wireless connection systems. We researched various products and read reviews on multiple sites. Reviews were too close so we bought the top 6 systems for true life testing in our ITERIA:We bought these try systems with no promotions and no promises of a amazing review. We established easy criteria for our testing:1) Product design2) System setup3) Ethernet wired backhaul4) Firmware updates5) System app6) Customer service7) Seamless roaming8) Throughput/signal strength9) ConclusionWe ranked the systems from 1st to 6th under each criteria. Here are our UCT DESIGN:The designs are in various directions. The Orbi is the biggest with an industrial design direction. Eero is the shortest an has an Apple-lesque minimal design. The fresh beacons are much better designed and inconspicuous when compared tot he Amplifi beacons. The nightlight is a welcomed extra feature. The Amplifi main troops has a cool techy feel to it with a main unit with a bright LCD screen but thats where the design stopped because the satellite troops have a quirky magnetic design - A kid magnet because my daughter was always trying to adjust them for us. Google was just easy and quite unassuming. Velop had a modern feel/look to it. We found ourselves drawn to the easy clean design of the Eeros because they blended easily with our decor. (See images) However design is so subjective that it depends on what you like.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Velop (3rd) Google (4th) Orbi (5th) AmplifiSYSTEM SETUP:We set them up using an iPhone 7 Plus except for the Orbi which we used an iMac. We maintained the same room/general zone main/satellite troops for testing. Orbi setup is through the internet and that was simple and quick and it found the satellites with no issues. Eero set up was simple via the application and it found the satellites with no issues. We had to reposition the Google, Amplifi and Velop satellites during the initial setup for the main troops to “see” them - (See Customer service section). After setup we plugged ethernet cables into the Velop, Google and Eero satellites to maximize performance. Orbi and Amplifi do not have this feature. Overall the setup for each 3 unit package took less than 10mins for Eero/Orbi and less than 30mins for the rest. The 2nd Gen Eero with the updated have the quickest setup till date. Even better than the previous Eero. Standouts here are Orbi and Eero because set up was easy and straight forward. However the edge goes to Eero due to how easy it was to set up with the app.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Orbi (3rd) Velop (4th) Google (5th) AmplifiETHERNET WIRED BACKHAUL:The best connection is a wired connection so we wanted a system with the opportunity to hard wire the satellites. Orbi and Amplifi HD don't help wired backhaul. Amplifi HD uses a portion of its bandwidth to communicate between router and satelllite. Orbi has a dedicated band for its communication. Google Wifi, Velop and Eero help ethernet backhaul so you can hardwire all the units. These systems also work wirelessly. With the 2nd Gen Eero you can only have a wired connection with the main unit. The beacons only work wirelessly. Surprisingly the 2nd Gen beacons work better than the 1st Gen - Much better.. (See throughput/Signal section)Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Google (3rd)Velop. Other 2 systems do not ethernet backhaulFIRMWARE UPDATES:This is the way employed by the manufacturer to improv and add features to your wireless connection system. With all the systems you have to modernize them with the recent out of the box. Orbi was the most difficult because We had to the modernize then apply it - It did not work for us the normal way. Velop, Amplifi and Eero worked in the normal method through their respective apps. After the initial firmware modernize they all updated automatically. This a splendid feature and how fresh and improved services are added to your wireless connection systems. Firmware notes and descriptions are always available on the manufacturer website.Ranking: Even across the boardSYSTEM APP:The application is where you interact with and glean all the info about your network and devices. Orbi has an application but its basically worthless and you have to use a net based portal to really access and customize the system. Next is the Amplifi application which at the time of testing wasn't so great. Google, Velop and Eero have the most user friendly apps. You can access your system remotely to control all available features. We are not complex users so advanced features like port forwarding etc etc were not a large point to us. Features we looked for in the application were quality of service, devices connections, which nodes were connected to what device, signal strength to each device, guest access, network diagnosis, number of devices connected (easy method to see what device is actually on your network and what device should not be on your network), pausing internet/blocking devices, built in speed tests, device priority setting and device seamless roaming from node to node. With all this in mind Eero Application was the champion hands down. The application was well laid out, info was easily visible and accessible and that created it a joy to useRanking: (1st) Eero (2nd) Google (3rd)Velop (4th) Amplifi (5th) OrbiCUSTOMER SERVICE:With fresh tech there is always the chance of problems so going in we knew we might have to with potential problems and were ready. We had to spend a couple of hours with each companies customer service for various problems even after the set up process went well. Velop and Orbi customer service appears to be offshore and we had a difficult time explaining and understanding what they were saying and it sounded like they were reading from scripts. Amplifi customer service was through chats and that really did not support much. Google Wireless connection customer was decent and they are in the US. We were unable to improve the performance in our home and they were sold out so we could not obtain a replacement. Eero service was and is still light years ahead of the others and they are in the US. We were able to speak with, understand and formulate a plan for our specific situation. It did not feel as if they were reading from scripts but more trying to understand our issue, troubleshoot and resolve. They followed up with calls and emails to create sure our problems were addressed. We felt that if we had any problems in the future we knew who to call. With the 2nd Gen we did not need to contact customer service as everything went smoothly.Ranking: (1st) Eero (2nd) Google (3rd)Amplifi (4th) Orbi (5th) VelopSEAMLESS ROAMING:A major point of Wireless connection systems is seamless roaming/handover between nodes. Basically as you move through your home/office the systems connects your device to the node that is closest or the one that gives it the best signal. Its actually fun to watch the switch through the app. Theoretically Orbi, Amplifi and Velop state that your devices switch between nodes for best service but no method to view the transitions. No method for you to see what node you a device is connected to at any time. This is another zone where Google and Eero outshine the competition. Both apps tell you which node your device is connected to. However Eero goes a few steps further and shows you what band is being used, signal strength of connected node and activity levels. As the signal strength weakens (goes from 5 green bars to 1 red bar) you can watch as the devices switches to the next node. Eero unleashed fresh and it shines with the 2nd Gen. The switches are quicker and smoother. It was fun watching as Eero switched nodes as we moved from room to room. We actually turned that into a android game to see which node would step up and take over.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd Gen (2nd) Eero 1st Gen (3rd) Google. Other 3 systems did not the ability to monitorTHROUGHPUT/SIGNAL STRENGTH:With our old troops we had lots of inconsistent signals and loss of speed. We for 200 down and 10 up and old systems never even got close. All 5 systems tested improved upon our situation. From latest to first we would rank them as follows. 5) Google Wireless connection never gave us more than 50% of upload speeds. 4) Amplifi gave us about the same as Google wifi. 3) Velop was not consistent and varied between 50% and 96%. 2) Orbi was also inconsistent and varied between 70% and 100%. 1) Eero provided 100-120% consistently however the fresh system with the beacons provided 110 - 135% consistently. Even though we got signal improvements with all the troops the differentiator was “consistency of signal, speed and connection”. Hands down best performer were both Eero systems. We got consistent speeds at each node and at all corners of our home. The Eero system with the beacons connected slightly faster. Unlike Orbi and Velop the Eero systems did not chop in and out or have lapses of slow speed. They were also consistently faster than all the other units.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Orbi (3rd) Velop (4th) Amplifi (5th) GoogleEERO VS EEROThe 2nd Gen was slightly faster, smoother, quicker to set up. However the main difference here is ethernet ports. The first generation 3 package has a total of 6 ports - 2 on each unit. The newer system has just 2 ports on the main unit and no ports on the beacons. If you need ports at ever Eero zone the fresh ver with beacons will not work for you. If most of your devices are wired and you need a stronger consistent Wireless connection signal then the newer troops perform better than the first and will be great. The Eero pro with 3 troops would be the best of both worlds and we have that on and will modernize the review when we obtain that. We switched from the 1st Gen to the 2nd Gen because we have most of our devices wired and just required a powerful wireless connection system. The fresh system with the beacons are much stronger than the old 3 package system. In our home the beacon system is so powerful that we won't need to add more whereas we added additional troops of the 1st generationIMAGES:We have switched from using our 5 1st Gen to 3 2nd Gen Eeros (Eero and 2 beacons). We included photos of our Eero areas (Gen 1 and 2) as well as size compared icon for the beacons and the night light feature. We also included photos showing the differences between the 1st and 2nd Gen main units. 2nd Gen has a physical restart button and now charges with USB C. The beacons once plugged in are basically inconspicuous. We now only use 1 main unit and 2 beacons. Awesome!CONCLUSION:For our home we ended up with an Eero system because it won in all the categories that mattered to us. We loved the minimal design, simple set up, wired ethernet backhaul, fluid app, seamless roaming and customer service Eero provided. In true life use in our home Eero (1st or 2nd) just worked with no complications. This is our Eero experience in our setting. Now all of us can do what ever we wish with wireless connection anywhere in and outside our home. We hope the review will support you and we will support with questions you may have. Eero gets a full recommendation from us. Hands down the best overall system out there by far. Amazing job Eero!!

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    A slick setup, simple to install, created me think I created a amazing off the recommendation of The Wirecutter.But it has a fatal flaw that will have you screaming and wanting to throw all these bits on the TRASH BIN: constantly your devices will latch on to the farthest pod you have in the system and lock up/not have internet access. In frustration I bought a fourth pod to place in my very bedroom. And yes, if my phone or laptop happens to latch on to that one when I’m in the room it works great. But 90% of the time IT DOES NOT and instead insists on going two pods over and latching on to the mesh pod one floor down by the exit door.What amazing is the system of getting pods close to you, if EERO has not figured out how to create the devices latch onto closer pods? You can’t even override using the app, which is another fail.I’m returning the whole damn useless thing

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    Welcome to the first day of the rest of your WiFi. After years of going through WiFi routers I have FINALLY found a mesh network that works in this haunted house.. I live in an all brick house. 4000 sq feet. 2 stories. This has been a daunting task for as long as I have lived here for about 5 years. Constantly plagued with wireless connection problems. No matter what. I've gone through a stack of 10 various wireless connection dongle/adapters over the years.I have a router graveyard in my basement of very high end routers (they all still work, just not in this house lol). Including Netgear Orbis (2 router mesh), Linksys Velop (3 router mesh), ASUS RT-AC3200, Apple Airport Extreme, ASUS RT-N66U, Securifi Almond, TP-Link AC3200 Archer.Orbis would drop out. It couldn't even obtain a stable connection 20 feet away. The Velop system, related issues. You'd think with 3 Meshed network, it would work better than the 2 Orbis. Nope. Orbis has no flexibility whatsoever. The channel selection process was horrific. Another amazing thing about this, the size! It's so small! It's by far the best performance I've ever measured. Also, the setup is the EASIEST I have EVER done. Typically, when Netgear or Linksys say go their Application - its so easy, it really never is. There's always some ro's, is a company that is thinking outside the box. They know the issues that plague users today. This fresh generation of eeros, absolutely demolishes all previous mesh networking competetion - utterly and completely. I'm so extremely happy. I used to have to run a 150+ foot Ethernet cable, all the method from upstairs to downstairs. Across the kitchen, down the stairswell, into a guest room. It was awful. No longer!For 5 years, my wife would not stop talking about that cable. We're renewing our wedding vows tonight.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    Here is my experience with Eero Pro. I was extremely excited when the Pro came out as I was ready to make batter my WiFi at the house, so I took the plunge for $500. It took me about 15 minutes to hook up the system, very easy. All the dead spots around the house now showed full bars or almost full. So far so for the problems: As I walked from room to room, my iphone (7 plus) or ipad consistently dropped connection even though I showed full bars. The “mesh” network didn’t seem to be working as I moved from Eero to Eero. There were some rooms when I didn’t even walk around, the connection would drop (again, I am showing full bars on my phone). I NEVER had dropped connections with full bars showing with my old $100 router, EVER. I had dead spots in the house, but that was expected.I spoke to Help on the phone and via email several times. First they had me create a “reservation”. That didn’t work. They had me move the Eeros to various locations of the house, that didn’t work. Finally after struggling with the system for weeks, they admitted there was a issue on their end specifically for iphones. They convinced me to not dump the system yet, as there was a fix on the method shortly. Finally they pushed a beta ver of the updated to my system…..of course, it did NOT fix the problem. That was the end of my Eero experience as I couldn’t with dropped connections anymore.I went ahead and purchased the Linksys AC5400 which is about $150 LESS than the the router in 5 mins, less time then the Eero. Coverage in my house is BETTER and I have had ZERO dropped connections. Nothing else on my network has changed, except for the router. **This is clear evidence that the eero is a piece of garbage.**I contacted Eero to allow them know I tried everything they asked me to and was patient like they told me to be. I waited for the Beta release which they thought would fix the dropped connections. So I asked Eero for a on my system since I was past the 30 days return policy on Amazon. They said there was nothing they can do to support me. So I am now stuck with a $500 useless router.I do NOT recommend the Eero Pro system.Any questions, feel to is an email from Eero ADMITTING to me they have a problem:(eero Customer Support)Sep 18, 5:06 PM PDTHi Larry,We sincerely appreciate your patience dealing with certain connected devices falling offline, and our engineering squads have been actively working to fix this problem as quick as possible. As of today, our newest build of firmware - eeroOS 3.4.0 - is designed specifically to fix certain behavior that occurs with specific connected devices and we'd like to proactively modernize your network. Please know that we've not tested this build as thoroughly as previous releases: this is a unique exception to our quality assurance process that we're optionally sending so that you can obtain some relief. If you're not up for the risk, don't worry - you'll obtain updated with a more validated build in the future. If you'd like to have your network updated, please answer to this email with confirmation, and we'll send the modernize to you as soon as xx @ eero

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    I have tried so hard to like eero but there are serious flaws with the product and support. My first impression was outstanding, with nicely packaged products and a clean user interface. However, it's been all downhill from there. I tried eero with a huge installation and devices kept failing. They would have either intermittent failures or permanent failures. I'm knowledgeable with networking and these were true issues. Help wouldn't answer to emails for well over a week! I called and they answered the phone, which was good, but they were rude and only told me to wait for a response to my email ticket since that had already been started. So I am supposed to just wait forever for email replies that never come? I think they know they have issues with their firmware and they are struggling behind the scenes to figure things out. Another issue is that there is no log for me to review and I also have no control over if/when any firmware updates will occur. For all I know, it will modernize in the middle of something important. It's a very, very closed system where the manufacturer can see everything going on in my network (which is a small eery - not eero), but I cannot. Between that, the constant product failures, and the not good support, eero is large disappointment. At the very least, don't this product until the manufacturer lets you have access to your own error log and choose if/when you wish firmware updates to occur so it won't go offline for 15 mins for an modernize in the middle of your Superbowl party. These guys still think they own the devices that we have purchased and they should have full control over the data, the logs, the updates, etc.; it's a huge miss, technically and ethically.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    A slick setup, simple to install, created me think I created a amazing off the recommendation of The Wirecutter.But it has a fatal flaw that will have you screaming and wanting to throw all these bits on the TRASH BIN: constantly your devices will latch on to the farthest pod you have in the system and lock up/not have internet access. In frustration I bought a fourth pod to place in my very bedroom. And yes, if my phone or laptop happens to latch on to that one when I’m in the room it works great. But 90% of the time IT DOES NOT and instead insists on going two pods over and latching on to the mesh pod one floor down by the exit door.What amazing is the system of getting pods close to you, if EERO has not figured out how to create the devices latch onto closer pods? You can’t even override using the app, which is another fail.I’m returning the whole damn useless thing

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    I have tried so hard to like eero but there are serious flaws with the product and support. My first impression was outstanding, with nicely packaged products and a clean user interface. However, it's been all downhill from there. I tried eero with a huge installation and devices kept failing. They would have either intermittent failures or permanent failures. I'm knowledgeable with networking and these were true issues. Help wouldn't answer to emails for well over a week! I called and they answered the phone, which was good, but they were rude and only told me to wait for a response to my email ticket since that had already been started. So I am supposed to just wait forever for email replies that never come? I think they know they have issues with their firmware and they are struggling behind the scenes to figure things out. Another issue is that there is no log for me to review and I also have no control over if/when any firmware updates will occur. For all I know, it will modernize in the middle of something important. It's a very, very closed system where the manufacturer can see everything going on in my network (which is a small eery - not eero), but I cannot. Between that, the constant product failures, and the not good support, eero is large disappointment. At the very least, don't this product until the manufacturer lets you have access to your own error log and choose if/when you wish firmware updates to occur so it won't go offline for 15 mins for an modernize in the middle of your Superbowl party. These guys still think they own the devices that we have purchased and they should have full control over the data, the logs, the updates, etc.; it's a huge miss, technically and ethically.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    Here is my experience with Eero Pro. I was extremely excited when the Pro came out as I was ready to make batter my WiFi at the house, so I took the plunge for $500. It took me about 15 minutes to hook up the system, very easy. All the dead spots around the house now showed full bars or almost full. So far so for the problems: As I walked from room to room, my iphone (7 plus) or ipad consistently dropped connection even though I showed full bars. The “mesh” network didn’t seem to be working as I moved from Eero to Eero. There were some rooms when I didn’t even walk around, the connection would drop (again, I am showing full bars on my phone). I NEVER had dropped connections with full bars showing with my old $100 router, EVER. I had dead spots in the house, but that was expected.I spoke to Help on the phone and via email several times. First they had me create a “reservation”. That didn’t work. They had me move the Eeros to various locations of the house, that didn’t work. Finally after struggling with the system for weeks, they admitted there was a issue on their end specifically for iphones. They convinced me to not dump the system yet, as there was a fix on the method shortly. Finally they pushed a beta ver of the updated to my system…..of course, it did NOT fix the problem. That was the end of my Eero experience as I couldn’t with dropped connections anymore.I went ahead and purchased the Linksys AC5400 which is about $150 LESS than the the router in 5 mins, less time then the Eero. Coverage in my house is BETTER and I have had ZERO dropped connections. Nothing else on my network has changed, except for the router. **This is clear evidence that the eero is a piece of garbage.**I contacted Eero to allow them know I tried everything they asked me to and was patient like they told me to be. I waited for the Beta release which they thought would fix the dropped connections. So I asked Eero for a on my system since I was past the 30 days return policy on Amazon. They said there was nothing they can do to support me. So I am now stuck with a $500 useless router.I do NOT recommend the Eero Pro system.Any questions, feel to is an email from Eero ADMITTING to me they have a problem:(eero Customer Support)Sep 18, 5:06 PM PDTHi Larry,We sincerely appreciate your patience dealing with certain connected devices falling offline, and our engineering squads have been actively working to fix this problem as quick as possible. As of today, our newest build of firmware - eeroOS 3.4.0 - is designed specifically to fix certain behavior that occurs with specific connected devices and we'd like to proactively modernize your network. Please know that we've not tested this build as thoroughly as previous releases: this is a unique exception to our quality assurance process that we're optionally sending so that you can obtain some relief. If you're not up for the risk, don't worry - you'll obtain updated with a more validated build in the future. If you'd like to have your network updated, please answer to this email with confirmation, and we'll send the modernize to you as soon as xx @ eero

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    Maybe you're not the kind of person who gets annoyed at companies repeatedly trying to upsell you onto their crappy subscription Adblocker for ten bucks a month when you begin their app. You'll have a better time with Eero than I do.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    It all starts with strong, reliable and secure WiFi coverage!!!When I decided to build a intelligent home ecosystem, my thoughts were to build from the outside in, thus allowing me to ensure greatest device flexibility and compatibility for future expansion. I studied and followed reviews of every available mesh system for 3 months before making a oosing Eero and Eero Plus has proven to be the single most necessary choice as the backbone of my ior to Eero, WiFi in my home was horrendous. I have always subscribed to very high speed (.5-1G) internet but could never obtain more than 2-3% performance from it. Everything on our system would buffer constantly, even standing next to the router. Now we have no dropped signals and achieve 80-90% even in the backyard and front street. None of the devices on our system experience e idea of mesh was enough to me on Eero, but considering the low fee for having Eero Plus as the all inclusive anti-virus for every device on my network was icing-on-the-cake. I’ve found that a lot of people don’t understand the importance of having active antivirus, phishing, bot, spy and malware protection for every device on their network. Especially televisions, locks, thermostats, WiFi plugs and switches as these devices are highly susceptible to being hacked. Eero provides live protection from these e sprinkles are the ability to “lock-down” and limit my teenagers use, guest access and viewable content. Might I add that customer service is impeccable. It really does seem like this system would have been invented by Apple. The Squad at Eero gives “live” support. Having added Alexa and compatible components, I have designed a highly complex yet easy to operate intelligent home ecosystem.**Update** Dec 18, 2017**Eero Plus has gone above and beyond by allowing me to add their "anti-everything" to the three laptops that frequently leave my home. This means that while out on wifi-hotspots Eero is actively working to ensure my device/data integrity.Hands down best mesh system and customer serivce (period)

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    Ok, I will admit that I bought these with the full intention of probably having to send them back. Through the years I have tried several various systems to place amazing wireless throughout our 3-story home. I've used several various routers, and have had an Apple AirPort Extreme and two Airport Express' running (which still provide the backbone in the house for our less needy machine system). But nothing I did could obtain a amazing signal into the master bedroom in the back of the house, especially with the main router being in the home office upstairs on the other side of the house. My better half constantly allow me know I was a not good excuse of a Network Engineer when she wasn't even able to watch the recent Korean drama in peace while laying in bed.Unpacking - easy and clean. Download and install the app. on your intelligent phone before you begin doing anything as it walks you through the install (and does an incredibly easy and amazing job of it). Install and setup of the main hub took me all of about 5 mins with most of that time spent finding an extension cord. As I was replacing an existing wireless setup once I had the system up and running all my iPads and such connected automatically as I had used the same SSID and password. Setting up the Beacons took about 30 minutes, with most the time taken in selecting zone so I would have a amazing mesh of the signal. Again, the App. walks you through every step, and lets you know if you have selected a amazing spot or if you might wish to move a beacon to a various zone for a better mesh. The App. is a thing of beauty, with all the info you need right at your fingertips. The items you usually wish to customize (like the names of the Beacons) are customizable. Once I had all the Beacons set up I went through the house trying to search a weak spot or dead spot. Couldn't search one - not one! Guess I won't be sending this items back after all. Sure place a smile on my better half's face! Oh, and is this thing FAST!!!Also, a note about Apple products. I have read the other reviews that say the eero doesn’t work well with Apple products. I don’t know why they are having problems. My system has been up and running for about two months now with zero problems. And it stays connect rock solid to all manner of devices (about 26 I believe) including two iPads, two iPhones, an iMac, a MacBook Pro, a Intelligent Thermostat, a couple Apple TV’s, a Ring Intelligent Doorbell and three Ring remote doorbells. Oh, and two of them do double duty as night lights. And the system has updated itself twice that I know of (I would only know as it would tell me after the fact).

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    Still a lot better than Google and Linksys but not worth to make batter from the old Eero to this one. If do don't have an Eero already and you wish quick and reliable internet without spending time on setup and maintenance obtain this one (or a smaller bundle for a smaller house).Eero is simple to setup (same as the older one) and is very reliable but a Mesh network is not magic, if you have an older house with chicken-wire in the walls or shielding in the floors you will still need to connect each of them to a cable. Just try it, it might work without but the amazing thing of Eero is that you have that option and it works perfectly, also during setup. This bundle allows all three devices to be connected to a cable, if you don't need that or have a smaller house, obtain the cheaper bundle. These ones don't have the USB port anymore so you cannot use it to charge your phone or Fitbit and it will never have the option to connect a hard-disk unless you a separate NAS.I also have tried Google Wireless connection which is a bit slower and unreliable (one died after 30 days, a true hassle to obtain it replaced, they only wish to give a for a third of the value for which I cannot another unit) and the Linksys Velop which would constantly disconnect the Ring Doorbell and then it lost settings which was extremely painful to setup from the beginning (got rid of it after two days).Some feature requests if somebody from Eero is reading this, I will give another star if one of these features is implemented:1) Create it possible to setup a third network besides main and guest. A unique one for IOT devices, I don't wish my doorbell on my internal network and also not on the guest network, just allow those IOT devices connect to the internet, not each other or anything else.2) Create it possible to prevent certain devices to access the internet, like my printer, I would like to access my printer from my main network but there is absolutely no reason for my printer to call home to HP.3) Create it possible to limit the bandwidth of the guest network, 5 down and 2 up should be enough, if so I can be a amazing net-citizen and can leave off the password so anyone can use it.4) Expose the list of MAC addresses on an API, so you can auto populate it and remotely monitor fresh devices.5) Create VPN easy, partner with one of those VPN providers so they can create an one step setup that will enable the Eero to have a persistent VPN connection going out (auto-re-connect), in the Application you should be able to select which device(s) needs to go over that VPN channel or block it from accessing internet.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    We had such not good wireless connection in our house from the moment it was installed. This was using the $200 gateway we have to use with our xfinity cable with phone. We have a three level house, and the router is on the top level. We had spotty internet on the main level, with so much buffering on our Firestick that I usually gave up trying to watch anything with it. We had a not good connection on the lower level--nearly impossible. We had no wireless connection to speak of outside the house. About three weeks ago, we installed our Eero system. It took a few minutes. I bridged the gateway, so our wireless connection is solely via Eero. It's almost miraculous, seriously. We're getting speeds in the 80's-90's throughout the entire house. I did a speedtest this morning out on the deck, and I got 89.11 down and 13,79 up. This was well spent! I'd give 10 stars if I could. Total android game changer!!!

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    This is long updated review on 6 various wireless connection systems and why we picked and are still using Eero. We were very satisfied with the 1st Gen Eero system and just upgraded to 2nd Gen with 2 beacons and wanted to share our experience to end wireless connection issues/dead spots in our home. This is our overall experience and perhaps it will support you with your decision.WIFI SYSTEMS PURCHASED:Orbi, Velop, Amplifi HD, Google Wifi, 1st Gen Eero and 2nd Gen Eero with 2 beaconsLOCATION:3000Sq Ft Townhome with at least 45 devices connected at any time. 3D printers, Sonos players in every room and outdoors, Phillips Hue, Amazon Dots, Ooma, Intelligent TV’s, IOS/Android phones, tablets and computers, Apple Tvs, 10+ POE 4MP Security cameras, Ring/Chime devices and the list goes on. Work remotely so lots of video calls, exchanging, uploading, downloading and working on design files online. My Small Pony and a bevy of others streamed for the small one via Netflix/Hulu etc. ISP is Comcast with 200mbps down and 10mbps up. Wireless connection dense community of townhomes with lots of interference which affect signal penetration. This was the put where Wireless connection went to die!SITUATION:Started with Comcast router/modem then tried Comcast modem with Netgear X6, Comcast modem with Netgear X8, Arris SB6190 with Netgear X8 and Netgear extender. Signal was amazing close to the modem/router but the further away you moved service degraded quite rapidly in our home. Also multiple SSID were a large pain. Enter the wave of Wireless connection systems. We researched various products and read reviews on multiple sites. Reviews were too close so we bought the top 6 systems for true life testing in our ITERIA:We bought these try systems with no promotions and no promises of a amazing review. We established easy criteria for our testing:1) Product design2) System setup3) Ethernet wired backhaul4) Firmware updates5) System app6) Customer service7) Seamless roaming8) Throughput/signal strength9) ConclusionWe ranked the systems from 1st to 6th under each criteria. Here are our UCT DESIGN:The designs are in various directions. The Orbi is the biggest with an industrial design direction. Eero is the shortest an has an Apple-lesque minimal design. The fresh beacons are much better designed and inconspicuous when compared tot he Amplifi beacons. The nightlight is a welcomed extra feature. The Amplifi main troops has a cool techy feel to it with a main unit with a bright LCD screen but thats where the design stopped because the satellite troops have a quirky magnetic design - A kid magnet because my daughter was always trying to adjust them for us. Google was just easy and quite unassuming. Velop had a modern feel/look to it. We found ourselves drawn to the easy clean design of the Eeros because they blended easily with our decor. (See images) However design is so subjective that it depends on what you like.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Velop (3rd) Google (4th) Orbi (5th) AmplifiSYSTEM SETUP:We set them up using an iPhone 7 Plus except for the Orbi which we used an iMac. We maintained the same room/general zone main/satellite troops for testing. Orbi setup is through the internet and that was simple and quick and it found the satellites with no issues. Eero set up was simple via the application and it found the satellites with no issues. We had to reposition the Google, Amplifi and Velop satellites during the initial setup for the main troops to “see” them - (See Customer service section). After setup we plugged ethernet cables into the Velop, Google and Eero satellites to maximize performance. Orbi and Amplifi do not have this feature. Overall the setup for each 3 unit package took less than 10mins for Eero/Orbi and less than 30mins for the rest. The 2nd Gen Eero with the updated have the quickest setup till date. Even better than the previous Eero. Standouts here are Orbi and Eero because set up was easy and straight forward. However the edge goes to Eero due to how easy it was to set up with the app.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Orbi (3rd) Velop (4th) Google (5th) AmplifiETHERNET WIRED BACKHAUL:The best connection is a wired connection so we wanted a system with the opportunity to hard wire the satellites. Orbi and Amplifi HD don't help wired backhaul. Amplifi HD uses a portion of its bandwidth to communicate between router and satelllite. Orbi has a dedicated band for its communication. Google Wifi, Velop and Eero help ethernet backhaul so you can hardwire all the units. These systems also work wirelessly. With the 2nd Gen Eero you can only have a wired connection with the main unit. The beacons only work wirelessly. Surprisingly the 2nd Gen beacons work better than the 1st Gen - Much better.. (See throughput/Signal section)Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Google (3rd)Velop. Other 2 systems do not ethernet backhaulFIRMWARE UPDATES:This is the way employed by the manufacturer to improv and add features to your wireless connection system. With all the systems you have to modernize them with the recent out of the box. Orbi was the most difficult because We had to the modernize then apply it - It did not work for us the normal way. Velop, Amplifi and Eero worked in the normal method through their respective apps. After the initial firmware modernize they all updated automatically. This a splendid feature and how fresh and improved services are added to your wireless connection systems. Firmware notes and descriptions are always available on the manufacturer website.Ranking: Even across the boardSYSTEM APP:The application is where you interact with and glean all the info about your network and devices. Orbi has an application but its basically worthless and you have to use a net based portal to really access and customize the system. Next is the Amplifi application which at the time of testing wasn't so great. Google, Velop and Eero have the most user friendly apps. You can access your system remotely to control all available features. We are not complex users so advanced features like port forwarding etc etc were not a large point to us. Features we looked for in the application were quality of service, devices connections, which nodes were connected to what device, signal strength to each device, guest access, network diagnosis, number of devices connected (easy method to see what device is actually on your network and what device should not be on your network), pausing internet/blocking devices, built in speed tests, device priority setting and device seamless roaming from node to node. With all this in mind Eero Application was the champion hands down. The application was well laid out, info was easily visible and accessible and that created it a joy to useRanking: (1st) Eero (2nd) Google (3rd)Velop (4th) Amplifi (5th) OrbiCUSTOMER SERVICE:With fresh tech there is always the chance of problems so going in we knew we might have to with potential problems and were ready. We had to spend a couple of hours with each companies customer service for various problems even after the set up process went well. Velop and Orbi customer service appears to be offshore and we had a difficult time explaining and understanding what they were saying and it sounded like they were reading from scripts. Amplifi customer service was through chats and that really did not support much. Google Wireless connection customer was decent and they are in the US. We were unable to improve the performance in our home and they were sold out so we could not obtain a replacement. Eero service was and is still light years ahead of the others and they are in the US. We were able to speak with, understand and formulate a plan for our specific situation. It did not feel as if they were reading from scripts but more trying to understand our issue, troubleshoot and resolve. They followed up with calls and emails to create sure our problems were addressed. We felt that if we had any problems in the future we knew who to call. With the 2nd Gen we did not need to contact customer service as everything went smoothly.Ranking: (1st) Eero (2nd) Google (3rd)Amplifi (4th) Orbi (5th) VelopSEAMLESS ROAMING:A major point of Wireless connection systems is seamless roaming/handover between nodes. Basically as you move through your home/office the systems connects your device to the node that is closest or the one that gives it the best signal. Its actually fun to watch the switch through the app. Theoretically Orbi, Amplifi and Velop state that your devices switch between nodes for best service but no method to view the transitions. No method for you to see what node you a device is connected to at any time. This is another zone where Google and Eero outshine the competition. Both apps tell you which node your device is connected to. However Eero goes a few steps further and shows you what band is being used, signal strength of connected node and activity levels. As the signal strength weakens (goes from 5 green bars to 1 red bar) you can watch as the devices switches to the next node. Eero unleashed fresh and it shines with the 2nd Gen. The switches are quicker and smoother. It was fun watching as Eero switched nodes as we moved from room to room. We actually turned that into a android game to see which node would step up and take over.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd Gen (2nd) Eero 1st Gen (3rd) Google. Other 3 systems did not the ability to monitorTHROUGHPUT/SIGNAL STRENGTH:With our old troops we had lots of inconsistent signals and loss of speed. We for 200 down and 10 up and old systems never even got close. All 5 systems tested improved upon our situation. From latest to first we would rank them as follows. 5) Google Wireless connection never gave us more than 50% of upload speeds. 4) Amplifi gave us about the same as Google wifi. 3) Velop was not consistent and varied between 50% and 96%. 2) Orbi was also inconsistent and varied between 70% and 100%. 1) Eero provided 100-120% consistently however the fresh system with the beacons provided 110 - 135% consistently. Even though we got signal improvements with all the troops the differentiator was “consistency of signal, speed and connection”. Hands down best performer were both Eero systems. We got consistent speeds at each node and at all corners of our home. The Eero system with the beacons connected slightly faster. Unlike Orbi and Velop the Eero systems did not chop in and out or have lapses of slow speed. They were also consistently faster than all the other units.Ranking: (1st) Eero 2nd and 1st Gen (2nd) Orbi (3rd) Velop (4th) Amplifi (5th) GoogleEERO VS EEROThe 2nd Gen was slightly faster, smoother, quicker to set up. However the main difference here is ethernet ports. The first generation 3 package has a total of 6 ports - 2 on each unit. The newer system has just 2 ports on the main unit and no ports on the beacons. If you need ports at ever Eero zone the fresh ver with beacons will not work for you. If most of your devices are wired and you need a stronger consistent Wireless connection signal then the newer troops perform better than the first and will be great. The Eero pro with 3 troops would be the best of both worlds and we have that on and will modernize the review when we obtain that. We switched from the 1st Gen to the 2nd Gen because we have most of our devices wired and just required a powerful wireless connection system. The fresh system with the beacons are much stronger than the old 3 package system. In our home the beacon system is so powerful that we won't need to add more whereas we added additional troops of the 1st generationIMAGES:We have switched from using our 5 1st Gen to 3 2nd Gen Eeros (Eero and 2 beacons). We included photos of our Eero areas (Gen 1 and 2) as well as size compared icon for the beacons and the night light feature. We also included photos showing the differences between the 1st and 2nd Gen main units. 2nd Gen has a physical restart button and now charges with USB C. The beacons once plugged in are basically inconspicuous. We now only use 1 main unit and 2 beacons. Awesome!CONCLUSION:For our home we ended up with an Eero system because it won in all the categories that mattered to us. We loved the minimal design, simple set up, wired ethernet backhaul, fluid app, seamless roaming and customer service Eero provided. In true life use in our home Eero (1st or 2nd) just worked with no complications. This is our Eero experience in our setting. Now all of us can do what ever we wish with wireless connection anywhere in and outside our home. We hope the review will support you and we will support with questions you may have. Eero gets a full recommendation from us. Hands down the best overall system out there by far. Amazing job Eero!!

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system - 3-Pack []  2020-1-16 19:30

    Still a lot better than Google and Linksys but not worth to make batter from the old Eero to this one. If do don't have an Eero already and you wish quick and reliable internet without spending time on setup and maintenance obtain this one (or a smaller bundle for a smaller house).Eero is simple to setup (same as the older one) and is very reliable but a Mesh network is not magic, if you have an older house with chicken-wire in the walls or shielding in the floors you will still need to connect each of them to a cable. Just try it, it might work without but the amazing thing of Eero is that you have that option and it works perfectly, also during setup. This bundle allows all three devices to be connected to a cable, if you don't need that or have a smaller house, obtain the cheaper bundle. These ones don't have the USB port anymore so you cannot use it to charge your phone or Fitbit and it will never have the option to connect a hard-disk unless you a separate NAS.I also have tried Google Wireless connection which is a bit slower and unreliable (one died after 30 days, a true hassle to obtain it replaced, they only wish to give a for a third of the value for which I cannot another unit) and the Linksys Velop which would constantly disconnect the Ring Doorbell and then it lost settings which was extremely painful to setup from the beginning (got rid of it after two days).Some feature requests if somebody from Eero is reading this, I will give another star if one of these features is implemented:1) Create it possible to setup a third network besides main and guest. A unique one for IOT devices, I don't wish my doorbell on my internal network and also not on the guest network, just allow those IOT devices connect to the internet, not each other or anything else.2) Create it possible to prevent certain devices to access the internet, like my printer, I would like to access my printer from my main network but there is absolutely no reason for my printer to call home to HP.3) Create it possible to limit the bandwidth of the guest network, 5 down and 2 up should be enough, if so I can be a amazing net-citizen and can leave off the password so anyone can use it.4) Expose the list of MAC addresses on an API, so you can auto populate it and remotely monitor fresh devices.5) Create VPN easy, partner with one of those VPN providers so they can create an one step setup that will enable the Eero to have a persistent VPN connection going out (auto-re-connect), in the Application you should be able to select which device(s) needs to go over that VPN channel or block it from accessing internet.

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    Amazon eero Pro mesh WiFi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) []  2020-1-31 8:57

    Welcome to the first day of the rest of your WiFi. After years of going through WiFi routers I have FINALLY found a mesh network that works in this haunted house.. I live in an all brick house. 4000 sq feet. 2 stories. This has been a daunting task for as long as I have lived here for about 5 years. Constantly plagued with wireless connection problems. No matter what. I've gone through a stack of 10 various wireless connection dongle/adapters over the years.I have a router graveyard in my basement of very high end routers (they all still work, just not in this house lol). Including Netgear Orbis (2 router mesh), Linksys Velop (3 router mesh), ASUS RT-AC3200, Apple Airport Extreme, ASUS RT-N66U, Securifi Almond, TP-Link AC3200 Archer.Orbis would drop out. It couldn't even obtain a stable connection 20 feet away. The Velop system, related issues. You'd think with 3 Meshed network, it would work better than the 2 Orbis. Nope. Orbis has no flexibility whatsoever. The channel selection process was horrific. Another amazing thing about this, the size! It's so small! It's by far the best performance I've ever measured. Also, the setup is the EASIEST I have EVER done. Typically, when Netgear or Linksys say go their Application - its so easy, it really never is. There's always some ro's, is a company that is thinking outside the box. They know the issues that plague users today. This fresh generation of eeros, absolutely demolishes all previous mesh networking competetion - utterly and completely. I'm so extremely happy. I used to have to run a 150+ foot Ethernet cable, all the method from upstairs to downstairs. Across the kitchen, down the stairswell, into a guest room. It was awful. No longer!For 5 years, my wife would not stop talking about that cable. We're renewing our wedding vows tonight.

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