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[_] New WiFi router or a mesh network

Tom Holder taholder at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 21:58:33 GMT 2019

In short yes if you have them in a visible place it's not ideal but both of
mine are concealed.

I would also say though that even without them the unifi box is amongst the
best I've ever had for range.

Tom


On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 at 16:14, Damian Webber <damian.webber at gmail.com> wrote:

> Those Amplifi Mesh points look huge. Are they intrusive?
>
>
> *Damian Webber*
> @damianwebber <http://twitter.com/damianwebber> | 07590 807 252
>
>
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 at 16:00, Tom Holder <taholder at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Super expensive but this is quite simply awesome. There isn't a single
> > square inch of my house that doesn't have full wifi. This base model
> comes
> > with 2 extenders but you can add more.
> >
> >
> >
> https://www.scan.co.uk/products/ubiquiti-amplifi-hd-mesh-wifi-system-router-plus-2x-meshpoints-1750mbps-dual-band-a-b-g-n-ac-uk-mode
> >
> > It also looks cool.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 at 13:45, Damian Webber <damian.webber at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hello _all
> > >
> > > I've recently finished a house extension and need to sort out my
> > > connectivity.
> > >
> > > I have an office in the garden, a connected automated lighting system
> > and a
> > > cat-6 cable going from under my stairs (where the telephone master
> socket
> > > is situated).
> > >
> > > This means that my cable connections are great but my WiFi is somewhat
> > > constrained. I also have my power distribution board under the stairs
> > which
> > > WiFi won't like.
> > >
> > > So I could turn off WiFi on the EE router and link it via CAT-6 to a
> new
> > > router (but which one?) that is powerful enough to serve the whole
> house
> > > (reasonable size 4-bed semi)
> > >
> > > Or I could spend the same amount of ££ on a few Mesh devices (which
> look
> > a
> > > bit ugly, don't they)
> > >
> > > What's the consensus on Big WiFi or Mesh Network
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Damian
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > *Damian Webber*
> > > @damianwebber <http://twitter.com/damianwebber> | 07590 807 252
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