Ubiquiti Networks’ consumer division Ubiquiti Labs is offering its mesh router, the AmpliFi HD Router, as a standalone product – available from Amazon for $149.99. Previously, the AmpliFi HD Router was only available as part of a bundle with Mesh Points.
Ubiquiti said the AmpliFi HD Router brings powerful Wi-Fi mesh technology that eliminate the general shortcomings of today’s Wi-Fi routers and is specifically targeted to meet the demands of the modern connected home. It was designed to serve multiple connected devices, deliver high-quality video streaming, eliminate dead spots, and distribute fast Internet bandwidth ubiquitously throughout the home. AmpliFi has 802.11AC 3×3 MIMO, which is 50% faster than competitors’ 802.11AC 2×2 MIMO solutions.
The AmpliFi router is instantly detected and set up using a mobile app or a Web browser. A built-in LCD touchscreen shows Wi-Fi network performance and connected devices. It has a 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports for connecting things such as smart TVs. Also included are parental controls, Wi-Fi guest options, device fingerprinting, and speediest capability. Multiple AmpliFi HD Routers or Mesh Points can be automatically linked together to further expand network range and performance.
The standalone router of the AmpliFi Wi-Fi System along with the bundles AmpliFi LR and AmpliFi HD are available on www.amazon.com.