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[_] New WiFi router or a mesh network

Damian Webber damian.webber at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 22:08:13 GMT 2019

The Unifi looks great. Considering I've just spent £100 on two light switch
cover plates (not even the switches... don't ask). I think I can get away
with the extra ££ for good WiFi!!

*Damian Webber*
@damianwebber <http://twitter.com/damianwebber> | 07590 807 252


On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 at 21:59, Tom Holder <taholder at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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