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Old 03-06-2017, 02:42 PM   #31
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Was thinking of AirTies actually. I understand not all mesh devices work the same way, apparently some are not "genuine" mesh and uses other technology but the manufacturer tries to pass them off as mesh.

After reading HWZ reviews, seems both Linkysys Velop & Airties have similar pros & cons. But main difference of course is Airties is cheaper lah.

Also I noticed the review said the best is to use the mesh nodes together with a powerful router. Wouldn't that result in 2 different SSIDs? I assume the router has its own SSID and so does the primary mesh node?
Good question, powerful router also means added cost, may as well get 2 ASUS AP (RT-AC1200G+ maybe) and enable the Roaming Assistant feature.

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Old 05-06-2017, 11:51 AM   #32
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I just bought the Velop over the weekend since there was a promotion ($599 instead of the usual $749). Setting up was a breeze, totally no hiccups and everything went smooth like butter. I was using Asus RT-AC68U previously but always lose connection in certain rooms. After using Velop 3-pack, the connection was very good throughout my place. Very satisfied with the purchase. Highly recommended.
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Old 05-06-2017, 09:59 PM   #33
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Airties 4920

I am on the Singtel 300Mbps plan. I was using the Aztech Power Plug, achieving at best 35mbps and averaging 20mbps. After switching to Airties (2 nodes at $10 per month), speed increases to between 65mbps to 95mbps download. Considering my old laptop wireless adapter/g mode, it's doing quite well.

In conclusion, it's worth the deal.

You may get Singtel technician to get it set up and test the speed without obligation.
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Old 20-12-2017, 01:19 AM   #34
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I am on the Singtel 300Mbps plan. I was using the Aztech Power Plug, achieving at best 35mbps and averaging 20mbps. After switching to Airties (2 nodes at $10 per month), speed increases to between 65mbps to 95mbps download. Considering my old laptop wireless adapter/g mode, it's doing quite well.

In conclusion, it's worth the deal.

You may get Singtel technician to get it set up and test the speed without obligation.
For your use case with 802.11G wireless adapter, it is a bit overkilled on the 2 airties mesh . I think you are using better than 802.11G standard which is locked to 54MBps max .

Anyway sometimes convenient and stability are far more important than spec figures

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Old 20-12-2017, 05:45 AM   #35
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For your use case with 802.11G wireless adapter, it is a bit overkilled on the 2 airties mesh . I think you are using better than 802.11G standard which is locked to 54MBps max .

Anyway sometimes convenient and stability are far more important than spec figures

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Old 20-12-2017, 06:36 PM   #36
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Why not ?

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