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AmpliFi Brings quick friendly app controlled whole home mesh WiFi

I had a look at the UniFi system back in 2013 . considering that then I have installed 2 total systems as well as I’ve always been impressed.

Now Ubiquiti Networks have released the UK version of AmpliFi, billed as a top quality domestic system that promises to be “the utmost Wi-Fi” whilst being even much easier to roll out as well as preserve than the UniFi…

AmpliFi is more than a typical house router: it’s the utmost Wi-Fi system. With turbocharged 802.11ac Wi-Fi, AmpliFi utilizes several self-configuring radios as well as advanced antenna technology to bring ubiquitous Wi-Fi protection to any type of home.

The dual radio hardware supports 802.11b/g/a/n/ac as well as WPA2-PSK AES/TKIP. The mesh router can be used stand-alone or with other AmpliFi components for multi-hop, self-healing wireless protection as well as enhanced range.

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There are three SKUs for the AmpliFi hardware available in the UK. The £150 AmpliFi HD house Router, the £132 AmpliFi HD mesh point as well as the 3-piece £360 AmpliFi HD Kit which includes the router plus 2 pre-paired mesh points.

The 10 cm soft touch matt white cube router is a very pretty thing with its sleek style and touchscreen display. It’s definitely something you won’t be embarrassed to have on screen in your living room. The glowing LED on its base as well as the touchscreen can both be dimmed or turned off completely.


While a lot of of us start off using the built-in WiFi on our ISPs router, it’s normally not long before the unholy mess of wireless extenders as well as powerline adapters appear in an attempt to plug the gaps around the house.

AmpliFi’s router as well as mesh points work together to get rid of dead spots in your house as well as supply a seamless experience for your household as well as all their devices.

Setup is elegantly simple. There’s a Gigabit Ethernet port on the back to link to your primary router or switch. It has a additionally 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports you can use for hardwired devices in the room.

The USB port on the rear is “reserved for future use”. It would be nice to be able to add a difficult drive on right here for some data sharing action. Or exactly how about a 3G/4G USB dongle for sharing a cellular connection.

Once it’s plugged in as well as booted the screen prompts you to download the iOS or Android app to continue the setup (you can likewise do this by means of a web browser of you prefer). The app uses Bluetooth LE to speak to the AmpliFi hardware.

We measured the router consuming around 6 watts (manufacturers quotes max power usage of 11 Watts) as well as the mesh points using around 4 watts each.

The column of little blue LEDs on the meshpoint are an instant visualisation of signal strength as well as these LEDs can be turned off from the app too if you prefer.

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Ubiquiti pledge “Super Antenna Technology” for superior range as well as speed. In our un-scientific tests the AmpliFi supplied protection for our entire home (3,250 sq ft) with impressive speed.

If you have the cable in your walls then using wired access points like the UniFi UAP-AC-LITE will still be a little faster. nevertheless for a lot of people the AmpliFi must be perfect,

You can allow the guest network (not in bridge mode) as well as leave it on permanently or have it operate only in a timed window. The QoS function allows you to prioritise your devices services as well as the parental controls provide the the capability to schedule ‘quiet times’ for your children.

You can gain access to your system remotely with the built in Cloud administration facility. nevertheless I couldn’t see a way to sign in without using my Google or Facebook account. I’d rather not have to do that as well as just setup a separate email account for the AmpliFi.

The primary unit displays the time as well as date however a tap of its circular screen cycles through other info like internet traffic as well as port status.

The mesh point electronics as well as antenna are attached to the mains plug with an innovative magnetic coupling which includes contacts to pass the power.

This allows you to steer the antenna for maximum reception. In reality the range of motion is bit limited. A more beneficial benefit of the mag-mount is its capability to cope with curious little people that may discover swinging on the unit to irresistible. other manufacturers WiFi gain access to points may not survive the rug rat test so well

IoT Add-on

The AmpliFi website currently promises an IoT add-on in the future. This picture named NVR suggests it’s a Network video Recorder. So maybe there’s going to be some kind of smart house IP CCTV accessory coming.


The AmpliFi is a premium product that has to contend with other mesh WiFi system like the Netgear Orbi, Linksys Velop, Eero, Google WiFi as well as even BT who have got in on the act recently. But AmpliFi comes from one of theNomi più rispettati nel networking aziendale.

Fornisce una configurazione eccezionalmente di base e una connettività senza soluzione di continuità su una singola WLAN intorno alla tua casa, rendendo non rilevabile per l’utente.


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Tasso di dati supportati (MBPS):

802.11ac 13 Mbps a 1300 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS9, VHT 20/40/80)
802.11n 6.5 Mbps a 450 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS23, HT 20/40)
802.11a 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
802.11b 1, 2, 5,5, 11 Mbps
802.11g 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps

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