As of this week, you’ll be able to lastly decide up a two-pack of Eero Professional 6 mesh Wi-Fi 6 routers for underneath $400. The transfer by the Amazon-owned firm offers you extra price-palatable selections for upgrading your present Wi-Fi router to a sooner, extra highly effective possibility.
First introduced when the Eero Professional 6 launched final yr, the two-pack is now obtainable by way of Amazon and Best Buy (though weirdly not on Eero’s personal website). And at the moment, each websites are providing an additional 20 % off for Prime and Finest Purchase members by way of September twenty eighth. Meaning for round $320 you’ll be able to blanket as much as a 3,500-square-foot residence in speedy Wi-Fi goodness utilizing this tri-band, Wi-Fi 6 mesh router. (The only unit and three-pack are also at the moment discounted.)
Beforehand, your choices had been a single Eero Pro 6 to cowl 2,000 sq. toes for $229 or the more-than-most-people-need three-pack to cowl 6,000 sq. toes for $599. It has been attainable to purchase two Eero Professional 6 units, however not straightforward. You needed to hunt round on Amazon for it, and should you occurred to land at BestBuy.com or Eero’s personal web site, you’d be out of luck or paying $60 extra, for 2 particular person Eeros.
The Eero two-pack is a good match for anybody whose residing area is someplace between a studio condo and a three-bedroom home within the ‘burbs. And of course, Wi-Fi coverage is not just about space. If you’ve acquired 1,500 sq. toes segmented by thick, brick partitions and also you desire a wire-free technique to unfold the velocity, an additional node or two will definitely turn out to be useful.
The Eero Professional 6 mesh system affords gigabit velocity, Wi-Fi 6, and tri-band efficiency. Its satellite tv for pc nodes that you simply place round your house even have two ethernet ports on them, so you’ll be able to hardwire a TV or video games console to 1 for a extra dependable connection with out it needing to be in the identical room as your modem.
The Eeros even have a Zigbee sensible residence hub built-in — which you should utilize to attach choose Zigbee units, together with sensible lightbulbs, door locks, sensible plugs, and sensible sensors. Whereas it acts because the hub, you continue to want the Amazon Alexa app and an Amazon account to arrange and handle the units.
By providing this third worth possibility, the very costly Eero Professional 6 comes nearer to opponents like Asus, with its two-pack ZenWiFi AX Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System for $450. Nonetheless, the Asus affords extra management over community settings, which the Eero, regardless of its Professional tag, doesn’t match.
If the worth remains to be too steep for you, the non-pro Eero 6 routers value $279 for a three-pack and canopy as much as 5,000 sq. toes. However you solely get a dual-band setup and really useful speeds prime out at 500 Mbps.