[CALUG] Mesh WiFi

Bryan Smith me at bjsmith.me
Thu Nov 5 10:34:16 EST 2020

Good mesh isn't cheap.

Apple and Google are overpriced for what you get in their products,
but people who have never used anything else think they are great.

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 8:56 AM Chuck Frain <chuck at chuckfrain.net> wrote:
> I went with Ubiquiti AC lite access points ($80-$90 on average). For the number of devices connecting vs the features offered in the pro, the price difference wasn't justified. I picked up 2 APs which, for my home, is probably overkill. But with where they're positioned I get strong coverage everywhere, including the yard. I run the controller software off of an existing VM that I have for other purposes.
> I know some people who like the Ubiquiti routers and others who think they are way overpriced for home use. I have my OPNSense box for the firewall an routing needs.
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 2:53 PM Thomas Delrue <thomas at epistulae.net> wrote:
>> Just as a general feelers-being-put-out... Does anyone have opinions or
>> experiences with Mesh WiFi products (e.g. Amplifi or Ubiquiti) for home use?
>> Which ones do you use and how (un)happy are you with them? How hard are
>> they to install, expand, or manage?
>> How much (as a range) did you pay for them?
>> Eager to hear what people have running...
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