The google mesh router reviewed.
7 best google mesh router features reviewed, to help you buy the router for your home and small office network.
1. Large Area
The google mesh router provides seamless internet connection across your house. It eliminates wireless dead zones and provide significant improvement over the use of wifi extenders. A single mesh router has the capability to provide wifi connectivity to an area of 2200 sqft. It comes in packs of 1 ,2 and 3. Based on the area, you can purchase the required pack.
2. Dual Band
The router is a dual band router. It works in the 5 Ghz and 2.4 Ghz range. The 2.4 Ghz range provides a speed of 300 Mpbs and the 5 Ghz a speed of 867 Mpbs. The 5 Ghz radio is much faster than the 2.4 Ghz and provides significant performance improvement in a crowded wireless environment experienced with 2.4 Ghz.
3. Multiple Interfaces
The routers in the pack has dual ethernet cards. A WAN interface for connecting to the internet and a LAN interface for hard wire. This comes in handy when you need to connect your PC or any LAN devices to the router. A network switch can also be connected to the LAN card and multiple wired systems connected to the switch. This would help setup a network with a combination of wired and wireless networks.
4. Advanced parental control
The parental control feature provides the capability to block adult content. Any wifi devices on the network can be paused using the parental control feature or a time limit set for internet access. This provides a central administration and control of users on the wifi network.
5. Advanced Security
The google mesh router has support for WPA3, the advanced version of WPA security protocol. It also performs automatic security upgrade without the need of any user intervention.
6. Guest Network Support
The router has support for guest networks. This helps easy management of guest users on the network.
7. Expansion capacity
The mesh system has the capability to add more number of google access points / routers to the existing network. This proves to be useful in scenarios where a large area has to be covered or integration with existing google devices has to be implemented.