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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #60 on: December 25, 2018, 08:50:00 PM »
That's really solid
Of course. Iíd expect to get with gigabit 2-300 throughout home w a mesh system. More from the main router.

Cm, if you buy me an Orbi, Iíll test it and post my results here.

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #61 on: December 25, 2018, 08:53:11 PM »
Cm, if you buy me an Orbi, Iíll test it and post my results here.
I brought mine over to my neighbors. He bought one the next day.
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #62 on: December 28, 2018, 03:23:53 PM »
I brought mine over to my neighbors. He bought one the next day.
I just gave google a divorce and got the rbk23 (for $175). Got $200 for the google that I got for free

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #63 on: December 28, 2018, 10:24:05 PM »
I just gave google a divorce and got the rbk23 (for $175). Got $200 for the google that I got for free
Big difference between the RBK23 and RBK50.
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Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #64 on: December 29, 2018, 07:12:46 PM »
Big difference between the RBK23 and RBK50.

In live performance tests, no, unless you are using 2-3gbps across all devices.

For me, Iíd need the 3 units to get good coverage. And after plugging in the 23, unless thereís a setting Iím missing the google was better...

And if paying for 3 ac3000 devices, I might as well get an Eero

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #65 on: December 29, 2018, 07:16:03 PM »
In live performance tests, no, unless you are using 2-3gbps across all devices.

For me, Iíd need the 3 units to get good coverage. And after plugging in the 23, unless thereís a setting Iím missing the google was better...

And if paying for 3 ac3000 devices, I might as well get an Eero
You live tested the RBK50 against the RBK23?
Why do you need 3 units?
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #66 on: December 29, 2018, 07:17:33 PM »
You live tested the RBK50 against the RBK23?
Why do you need 3 units?
Because thereís 120 feet and 8 sets of walls between where I need the coverage? And I need some of outside to have connection as well?

I need my entire house at at least 100mbps.

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #67 on: December 29, 2018, 07:19:54 PM »
Because thereís 120 feet and 8 sets of walls between where I need the coverage? And I need some of outside to have connection as well?

I need my entire house at at least 100mbps.
I have 5 levels and 2 units provide full coverage.
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #68 on: December 29, 2018, 07:22:28 PM »
I have 5 levels and 2 units provide full coverage.
Whatís the sf?

If youíre referring to a split, thatís not the same as 5 full floors...

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #69 on: December 29, 2018, 07:28:00 PM »
Whatís the sf?

If youíre referring to a split, thatís not the same as 5 full floors...
Yes, split floors. Just under 3k.
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #70 on: December 30, 2018, 03:03:50 PM »
seeing the google mesh 3 pack on Jdutensils.com for $199, is this legit?

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #73 on: December 30, 2018, 06:10:34 PM »
Whatís the price
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #74 on: December 31, 2018, 09:31:33 AM »
So I just set up my google wifi after getting it for $200 on Rakuten.
Only getting 200-300 near the main router and max 50-60 on the top floor.

Does that make sense?

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #75 on: December 31, 2018, 10:07:18 AM »
So I just set up my google wifi after getting it for $200 on Rakuten.
Only getting 200-300 near the main router and max 50-60 on the top floor.

Does that make sense?

What are your satellites getting? What is your router getting?

With any consumer mesh system, you should not expect near gigabit speeds with a gigabit connection over wireless. but I would expect 2-300mbps given the right hardware.

 

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #76 on: December 31, 2018, 10:13:52 AM »
Don't confuse hardwired speeds with wireless speeds. Look at the speed of your main wireless router gets. Then see what the drop off is with the mesh. With the Orbi RBK50 I see no noticeable drop off. Actually when I ditched the Comcast modem/wireless router for a basic cheap Netgear modem and Orbi mesh my wireless speed when up.
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #77 on: December 31, 2018, 10:14:39 AM »
Does that make sense?
Yes and that is terrible performance.
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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #78 on: December 31, 2018, 10:15:14 AM »
What are your satellites getting? What is your router getting?

With any consumer mesh system, you should not expect near gigabit speeds with a gigabit connection over wireless. but I would expect 2-300mbps given the right hardware.
The main router is getting close to 800+. Via wifi, the laptop near the main router is getting 200-300 which is great but the satellites are only getting 50-60 max and they are not placed that far from each other.

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Re: Home Wi-Fi Mesh.
« Reply #79 on: December 31, 2018, 12:19:55 PM »
Don't confuse hardwired speeds with wireless speeds. Look at the speed of your main wireless router gets. Then see what the drop off is with the mesh. With the Orbi RBK50 I see no noticeable drop off. Actually when I ditched the Comcast modem/wireless router for a basic cheap Netgear modem and Orbi mesh my wireless speed when up.

1. Basic comcast (and verizon) modem/wireless routers suck. No one should be using them.
2. You only have ~100mbps speed.When you're dealing with gigabit speeds, the dropoff is more considerable. But there's no reason he shouldnt be getting 2-300 all over.
3. Yes - important to isolate what the issue is. What speed is the hardwired router getting? If you were to connect to the main router with a wired connection, what speed do you get? How about wireless 5-10 feet away? What speeds are the satellites getting? Are they hardwired or wireless? If you were to connect to the satellite with a wired connection, what speed do you get? How about wireless 5-10 feet away? How about 50 feet away?