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#275671 3-Sep-2020 10:57
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At home I have a couple of old standard Unifi AP's providing the wifi around the house (Standard early 80's build, no brick walls etc), effectively one at each end which gives good coverage, even to the pool area at the end of the property.

 

However these are getting on in age, so am looking to replace "soon" with something more modern.

 

Now, do I look at today's offerings, or hang on a bit longer for "Wifi6" to be more mainstream.....?

 

Usage is general stuff such as browsing, gaming, and streaming, to 4 mobiles, 2 tablets, 1 desktop, 2 laptops.

 

Would I still be best to look at 2 units or a single LR do the trick? Do like the Unifi gear, been using it for many years with employers/clients etc.

 

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  #2556204 3-Sep-2020 11:04
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Budget? 


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  #2556275 3-Sep-2020 11:51
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The little AC-Lites would be a good upgrade. But if budget is there go straight to the nanoHD's.

 
 
 
 


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  #2556277 3-Sep-2020 11:52
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LOL, cheaper the better ;) Im being realistic, I know the LR's go for around $170 each.... so I'll say $4-500 total.

 

 





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  #2556281 3-Sep-2020 11:59
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xpd:

 

Would I still be best to look at 2 units or a single LR do the trick?

 

 

Two is almost always better than one, especially with low power/poor antenna devices like phones. Also, 5GHz coverage will be less than the 2.4GHz coverage you currently have.


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