Tp link deco mesh router 3 pack £179.99 @ Amazon
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Tp link deco mesh router 3 pack £179.99 @ Amazon

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Found 25th Dec 2017
I've been in two minds between this and Google wifi but at this price for a triple pack I think my minds made up
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How does this compare with Netgear Orbi?
mbd12 m ago

How does this compare with Netgear Orbi?


I think the Orbi RBK50 is better but normally a twin pack and more expensive, there is also the linksys Velop which is technically better (and more expensive) but for what I'm looking for and the reviews I've read the tp link deco should do the trick
BT Whole Home WiFi is £10 less for the three pack, also at Amazon. Not sure which is better though both get good reviews
Sadly these mesh units do not allow separate SSID broadcasting of the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequencies. The problem arrises when you are connected at 2.4Ghz and want to be connected at 5Ghz.
slojo1 m ago

BT Whole Home WiFi is £10 less for the three pack, also at Amazon. Not …BT Whole Home WiFi is £10 less for the three pack, also at Amazon. Not sure which is better though both get good reviews


What's swaying me is the twin ethernet ports on the tp link and some not so good reviews of BT Whole Home
Can’t u just get a Cheap network switch for the bt whole Home to give you as many ports as you want?
ebaysniper41 m ago

Sadly these mesh units do not allow separate SSID broadcasting of the …Sadly these mesh units do not allow separate SSID broadcasting of the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequencies. The problem arrises when you are connected at 2.4Ghz and want to be connected at 5Ghz.


'Unifi ap' can provide this set up.
ebaysniper42 m ago

Sadly these mesh units do not allow separate SSID broadcasting of the …Sadly these mesh units do not allow separate SSID broadcasting of the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequencies. The problem arrises when you are connected at 2.4Ghz and want to be connected at 5Ghz.


Nice one mate. I was gonna go for Google WiFi for my gaming consoles and TV. Good thing I didn't by it!
I got two bt twin packs for 199 to create a 4 hub network. Works fine although slight overkill for my house
tristar30 m ago

'Unifi ap' can provide this set up.


Sorry if I'm mistaken but Isn't Unifi for ubiquiti products?
Nexustar28 m ago

I got two bt twin packs for 199 to create a 4 hub network. Works fine …I got two bt twin packs for 199 to create a 4 hub network. Works fine although slight overkill for my house


I was thinking of doing that. Or the 3 pack for £160. Or this one for £170. I know nothing about these things but have a couple of weak spots in the house which I want to sort out once and for all. Have tried other options but nothing seems to deal with it properly
mbd1 h, 56 m ago

How does this compare with Netgear Orbi?


I bought this and the Linksys Velop 3 node pack from Amazon Warehouse. I was quite prepared to pay for a decent solution.

The Orbi I ruled out as the most recent firmwares have been really unstable.

The Velop seems to be pretty powerful. However it was giving really weird routing decisions. I have a 24port switch. For some reason half my wired devices were being routed through an upstairs node.

I’ve decided to keep the TP-link though. It’s cheaper, easier to setup and has been pretty stable. It’s not as all powerful as the Linksys and the Orbi but for my needs it will do. I certainly like the idea of wired backhaul.
Edited by: "Oneday77" 25th Dec 2017
Do any of these mesh systems support WPA2 Enterprise/RADIUS?
So are these basically Wi-Fi extenders that i attach to my existing Wi-Fi sky router?
I wouldn't recommend Google WiFi, mostly because it only has one Ethernet port. Also it's lacking customisation options such as static routing amongst other things. It's great if you just want a good WiFi connection and nothing more, I can't tell how about any other WiFi mesh routers as I've only used Google. Just to point out that it's very limited.
deeman18039 m ago

Sorry if I'm mistaken but Isn't Unifi for ubiquiti products?


Yes, I have two ubiquiti ac lite ap's which cover a 4 bedroom house. Can have the 2ghz and 5ghz on separate SSID. Powered by POE. It's been great so far. There is controller software if you want to tinker with advanced enterprise features but the android app is available and allows you to adopt the ap and set it up in minutes.
I bought these for £210 and thought I had a bargain. They completely solved my WiFi black spots issue which extenders and 4 different routers had failed to resolve. 1 Very happy customer. This price is excellent. Heat added and highly recommended.
tristar1 h, 15 m ago

Yes, I have two ubiquiti ac lite ap's which cover a 4 bedroom house. Can …Yes, I have two ubiquiti ac lite ap's which cover a 4 bedroom house. Can have the 2ghz and 5ghz on separate SSID. Powered by POE. It's been great so far. There is controller software if you want to tinker with advanced enterprise features but the android app is available and allows you to adopt the ap and set it up in minutes.


+1 for unifi, brilliant kit, orders of magnitude more reliable and feature packed than any of the consumer aimed products, but thanks to great software even easier to set up than most. Prices are excellent too - you can get AC LR , with award winning funky fractal antenna for long range brilliance in both directions for about £70 each from euro DK

Like TriStar says you can setup from an android app, or the open source controller software can be run on any Linux or Windows pc, the £69 cloud key they sell, or even a raspberry pi. They make a £99 USG router too which works quite well, and everything's configured from the same place. You can even cloud link the controller to manage everything from the ubiquity website - or just port forward it directly - or even run the controller in the cloud and set your devices to dial home over the internet.

Manage 5 sites and 14 access points super easily from one interface at work, one of the best purchasing decisions I've made, we've been very happy
Edited by: "Awaken" 26th Dec 2017
slojo5 h, 45 m ago

I was thinking of doing that. Or the 3 pack for £160. Or this one for …I was thinking of doing that. Or the 3 pack for £160. Or this one for £170. I know nothing about these things but have a couple of weak spots in the house which I want to sort out once and for all. Have tried other options but nothing seems to deal with it properly


Wifi specs alone on the BT whole home system blow the tp-link and google solutions out of the water. BT whole home offers AC2600 while tplink deco only offers AC1300 and google wifi AC1200. I've been using whole home for around 2 months now and have had no problems using it with around 25 devices connected to it. With whole home it's plug and play you set it up through the whole home app. You connect the first disc to your router and then you are advised to disable your routers wifi so it doesn't cause problems with whole home.
Is this like a Home plug
Awaken5 h, 45 m ago

+1 for unifi, brilliant kit, orders of magnitude more reliable and feature …+1 for unifi, brilliant kit, orders of magnitude more reliable and feature packed than any of the consumer aimed products, but thanks to great software even easier to set up than most. Prices are excellent too - you can get AC LR , with award winning funky fractal antenna for long range brilliance in both directions for about £70 each from euro DK :)Like TriStar says you can setup from an android app, or the open source controller software can be run on any Linux or Windows pc, the £69 cloud key they sell, or even a raspberry pi. They make a £99 USG router too which works quite well, and everything's configured from the same place. You can even cloud link the controller to manage everything from the ubiquity website - or just port forward it directly - or even run the controller in the cloud and set your devices to dial home over the internet.Manage 5 sites and 14 access points super easily from one interface at work, one of the best purchasing decisions I've made, we've been very happy


Do eurodk add vat to the order?
Awaken8 h, 11 m ago

+1 for unifi, brilliant kit, orders of magnitude more reliable and feature …+1 for unifi, brilliant kit, orders of magnitude more reliable and feature packed than any of the consumer aimed products, but thanks to great software even easier to set up than most. Prices are excellent too - you can get AC LR , with award winning funky fractal antenna for long range brilliance in both directions for about £70 each from euro DK :)Like TriStar says you can setup from an android app, or the open source controller software can be run on any Linux or Windows pc, the £69 cloud key they sell, or even a raspberry pi. They make a £99 USG router too which works quite well, and everything's configured from the same place. You can even cloud link the controller to manage everything from the ubiquity website - or just port forward it directly - or even run the controller in the cloud and set your devices to dial home over the internet.Manage 5 sites and 14 access points super easily from one interface at work, one of the best purchasing decisions I've made, we've been very happy


I would like little bit more details please.
jordanc935 h, 6 m ago

Wifi specs alone on the BT whole home system blow the tp-link and google …Wifi specs alone on the BT whole home system blow the tp-link and google solutions out of the water. BT whole home offers AC2600 while tplink deco only offers AC1300 and google wifi AC1200. I've been using whole home for around 2 months now and have had no problems using it with around 25 devices connected to it. With whole home it's plug and play you set it up through the whole home app. You connect the first disc to your router and then you are advised to disable your routers wifi so it doesn't cause problems with whole home.


Ac2600 isn't even a thing, they're just adding together numbers at random - every stream at every frequency possibly that could be simultaneously in use - and they often add in their max N speeds too!

It's a stupid marketing ploy. Don't forget it's plugged into a gigabit Ethernet port in the first place, so ain't ever capping 1000! Models which have two ports tend to use the second as backup, wap to wap talk, management or pass through, there's no magic doubling of speed

Real life, so long as it's 867+ Mbps on AC and 2x2 you'll not be missing out on the home. A better antenna or more reliable software will make faaaaar more difference.
npinn0013 h, 27 m ago

Do eurodk add vat to the order?


Yup - you can toggle it on or off on the site and pick your currency. They also add card processing fee and various paid insurance options, shipped from eastern Europe. All totally above board though and even with above works out cheaper than many

Other than that, good sources for unifi are broadbandbuyer, linitx and good old eBay
Awaken12 h, 50 m ago

Ac2600 isn't even a thing, they're just adding together numbers at random …Ac2600 isn't even a thing, they're just adding together numbers at random - every stream at every frequency possibly that could be simultaneously in use - and they often add in their max N speeds too!It's a stupid marketing ploy. Don't forget it's plugged into a gigabit Ethernet port in the first place, so ain't ever capping 1000! Models which have two ports tend to use the second as backup, wap to wap talk, management or pass through, there's no magic doubling of speed :)Real life, so long as it's 867+ Mbps on AC and 2x2 you'll not be missing out on the home. A better antenna or more reliable software will make faaaaar more difference.


It still offers over twice the wifi speed you could ever get with these more expensive products. Also Wholehome is 4x4 whilst google and tplink are only 2x2. Like i say you get a lot more for your money with BT than you do with the others.
jordanc9311 h, 43 m ago

It still offers over twice the wifi speed you could ever get with these …It still offers over twice the wifi speed you could ever get with these more expensive products. Also Wholehome is 4x4 whilst google and tplink are only 2x2. Like i say you get a lot more for your money with BT than you do with the others.


Lol, no, it does not offer twice the speed, that's the whole point I'm making.

It's a representative figure showing a cumulative maximum total of all its supported protocols on both 2.4 and 5ghz bands.

It's still limited by 1) the gigabit Ethernet port on the back and 2) the devices you're connecting to it with.

If it can service a couple of devices at 867mbs then you're more than maxing the gigabit port.

Also BT make nothing, they're a service provider who badge stuff and sell it to people like you
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