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Linksys-Official-Store via eBay has Linksys 16x4 Cable Modem (CM3016) + 2-Count Linksys Velop Tri-band Whole Home WiFi Mesh System (Refurbished) on sale for $199.99. Shipping is free. Thanks DJ3xclusive
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This is an excellent priced Bundle, the 2-Count Linksys Velop Tri-band WiFi Mesh System currently goes for $330 and the Cable Modem goes for $30 refurbished which provides a bundle savings of $160. -slickdewmaster

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Sort of. Google "WiFi Mesh Network". Unlike traditional WiFi extenders/repeaters, these WiFi mesh systems (Velop, Orbi, Google WiFi, Eero, etc.) automatically coordinate with one another to determine routes, synchronize configuration changes (e.g., WiFi password changes), and help ensure seamless roaming of mobile clients, to provide the best wireless signal to every part of your home. With independent extenders your mobile client will usually hang onto its connection with the current AP until the signal is lost, even if there's a much closer extender with the same SSID nearby and with a stronger signal. So, typically people give each extender a different name (e.g., "Upstairs WiFi") and manually switch their device to that network SSID as they move within its range. But with these mesh systems they will hand off clients to the AP with the best connection automatically, allowing clients to roam around the house effortlessly. Also, the more wireless repeaters/extenders you daisy chain, the less bandwidth is available to each subsequent repeater (i.e., no wired backbone). They're connected in serial and each subsequent repeater has to receive the packet from the previous repeater before it can pass it onto the next repeater or client (half duplex), reducing bandwidth by 50% with each repeater. The mesh system by comparison is ad-hoc, where each node can communicate with one or more other nodes. This usually results in less/no loss of bandwidth to clients.

The idea is you buy enough nodes/beacons (APs) for the specific mesh system to cover your entire house and let the system worry about how to best route packets and handoff clients.
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Great price, Bought 2 thanks!
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Oh wow, nice! I think they were $249 (refurbished) before by the same seller not too long ago without the cable modem.

This is the description of the cable modem included; "Maximize Internet speeds to your Wi-Fi router with the Linksys 16x4 Cable Modem (CM3016). It delivers stable high-speed connectivity for existing Internet service plans of up to 250 Mbps†."
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Great Deal. Got one. Thanks
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Is this basically a modem + 2 Wi-Fi extenders?
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Is this basically a modem + 2 Wi-Fi extenders?
Sort of. Google "WiFi Mesh Network". Unlike traditional WiFi extenders/repeaters, these WiFi mesh systems (Velop, Orbi, Google WiFi, Eero, etc.) automatically coordinate with one another to determine routes, synchronize configuration changes (e.g., WiFi password changes), and help ensure seamless roaming of mobile clients, to provide the best wireless signal to every part of your home. With independent extenders your mobile client will usually hang onto its connection with the current AP until the signal is lost, even if there's a much closer extender with the same SSID nearby and with a stronger signal. So, typically people give each extender a different name (e.g., "Upstairs WiFi") and manually switch their device to that network SSID as they move within its range. But with these mesh systems they will hand off clients to the AP with the best connection automatically, allowing clients to roam around the house effortlessly. Also, the more wireless repeaters/extenders you daisy chain, the less bandwidth is available to each subsequent repeater (i.e., no wired backbone). They're connected in serial and each subsequent repeater has to receive the packet from the previous repeater before it can pass it onto the next repeater or client (half duplex), reducing bandwidth by 50% with each repeater. The mesh system by comparison is ad-hoc, where each node can communicate with one or more other nodes. This usually results in less/no loss of bandwidth to clients.

The idea is you buy enough nodes/beacons (APs) for the specific mesh system to cover your entire house and let the system worry about how to best route packets and handoff clients.
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The modem itself is $40 on the linksys website if that is all you needed or if you wanted a backup.
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Good deal. I will pick some up to add more. System is rock solid. Thanks OP. They have 2 pages of items available in their eBay store. The 1 pack is $129.99, 2 pack $249.99, and 3 pack $379.99.
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I picked up the 2 pack last month. They had them for $209.00. Very impressive performance. My old router was an Asus RT87U. My laptop went from 15mbs down to 40.
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Has Linksys improved their quality recently? The last thing I bought from them (801.11ac bridge) was plagued with firmware issues with little support.
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Charging tax for MD. Is it charging for you all too?
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Has Linksys improved their quality recently? The last thing I bought from them (801.11ac bridge) was plagued with firmware issues with little support.
I had been using this for a few months now, purchased two of these and have 4 in mesh WiFi network. Speeds are amazing and have had no issues at all. I am not an advanced user either, all my port-forwarding is done by Airport Extreme router and the LinkSys just provides the bridge.
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Charging tax for MD. Is it charging for you all too?
Taxed in NY too
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Bought one. Good deal.
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