looking for a good 802.11AX / 1024QAM access point

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Tlex

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So I am looking to replace my wifi setup where I currently use wireless routers configured as access points by devices that would be designed by default to only be access points...
I've been looking for Ubiquity but a) they are so expensive and b) they don't support 802.11ax/1024-QAM yet from my understanding.

I know none of my current devices support 1024-QAM yet but if I'm about to change my access points I would like them to last for 4-5 years so that's why I'm looking for such feature.

Do you know of any device that would play work natively as AP, with 802.11AX/1024-QAM with an uplink supporting 2.5gbps on cat6/7 ?
 

Tucu

Regular Contributor
The new Omada EAP660 HD but is not cheap. The 620 is better priced but it only has GbE.
 

Krisbi

Regular Contributor
https://hwp.media/articles/review_and_test_of_the_tp_link_eap_660hd_wi_fi_6_access_point/ mentioned a bug with TP-Link EAP660HD 802.11ax access point, which I do not know whether it still exists with current firmware:
"We turned to TP-Link for clarification, and we were informed that Yes, today there are difficulties with the distribution of clients between spatial streams in the 5 GHz band, and this error will be corrected literally in the next firmware version, which will allow us to see real speeds of 1.6-1.7 Gbit/s. If this already works in the 2.4 GHz band, there's no reason to doubt that the company won't fix 5GHz."
 

Tlex

Occasional Visitor
https://hwp.media/articles/review_and_test_of_the_tp_link_eap_660hd_wi_fi_6_access_point/ mentioned a bug with TP-Link EAP660HD 802.11ax access point, which I do not know whether it still exists with current firmware:
"We turned to TP-Link for clarification, and we were informed that Yes, today there are difficulties with the distribution of clients between spatial streams in the 5 GHz band, and this error will be corrected literally in the next firmware version, which will allow us to see real speeds of 1.6-1.7 Gbit/s. If this already works in the 2.4 GHz band, there's no reason to doubt that the company won't fix 5GHz."
Yeh, I saw that too...
I also cam across this morning post on engadget regarding the Linksys AXE8400 and AXE6600. . . This seams to be crazy to me !
https://www.engadget.com/linksys-wifi-6e-mesh-system-axe8400-networking-180021339.html

https://www.linksys.com/us/wifi-6e/

Imagine... when I started networking I was installing this in the industry :p
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NE1000
 

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