Internet #301581841

Model #AFiHD

Wi-Fi System by Ubiquiti Labs, Seamless Whole Home Wireless Internet Coverage, HD Router with 2 Mesh Points

  • Not just a Wi-Fi router, it’s a whole home Wi-Fi system
  • 802.11ac technology for faster speeds and better coverage
  • 2 minute setup with the AmpliFi app and plug-n-plan technology
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Product Overview

The AmpliFi HD Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System includes a Router and two MeshPoints for Wi‑Fi coverage throughout your home. With turbocharged 802.11ac (3 x 3 MIMO) Wi-Fi technology for faster speeds and better coverage, the AmpliFi HD system delivers maximum throughput to meet your streaming and gaming demands with lag-free performance. The Router features an innovative and simple design with an intuitive touchscreen display. The MeshPoints provide enhanced coverage to eliminate dead spots in your home. Download the AmpliFi app and set up your system in mere minutes. The AmpliFi app is available for Android and iOS smartphones. It features device configuration options, powerful reporting metrics, parental controls, remote access and easy to set up guest access.
  • Whole-home range: Robust coverage throughout entire home with single Wi-Fi network, enabling seamless connectivity from room to room; automatically connects to best connection. Mix-and-match AmpliFi routers + mesh points together to fit your home
  • Instant set-up: Replaces your current router, works with your existing modem; compatible with major ISPs: AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner, Spectrum and Verizon; download app, plug in router and mesh points and with few taps in app your network is live
  • Intuitive control: Easily monitor status of network, see and prioritize connected devices, and control access; create family profiles, set schedules or pause access to internet; grant access for guests in app without sharing or forgetting passwords
  • Beautiful design: Industrial design complements your home; touch screen control means you always know the status of your connection without having to interpret random blinking lights like other routers.
  • Expand and customize: Add AmpliFi mesh points for robust coverage throughout entire home; the mesh points and router work together self optimizing, ensuring you always have the best connection
  • Single network: The AmpliFi system covers your entire home with a single Wi-Fi network, enabling seamless connectivity from room to room
  • Wi-Fi technology expertise: Designed by Ubiquiti labs, a division of Ubiquiti networks, a global leader in developing Wi-Fi access points, Wi-Fi antennas, network switches, internet gateways, security cameras, VoIP phones and outdoor Wi-Fi solutions
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.9
Product Height (in.)
3.9
Product Width (in.)
3.9

Details

Band
Dual Band
Compatible Service
All major cable providers
Electronics Included Components
AC Adaptor/Charger
Features
Plug and play,Wireless
Maximum data transfer rate/speed (Mbps)
1.75
Modem Type
Cable
Network Standard
Wireless AC Gigabit
Number of Ethernet Ports
4
Number of USB Ports
1
Operating System Compatibility
Windows
Product Weight (lb.)
5
Returnable
180-Day
Wired or Wireless
Combo

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
FCC Listed,IC Rated
Manufacturer Warranty
None

Questions & Answers

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I currently have your system and have just upgraded to spectrum 400 mg from 100. Do i need to c...

Asked by wifi April 7, 2020
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There should be no setting change needed. I have upgraded my speeds twice with this router and it automatically adjusts

How does AmpliFi connect to my Xfinity xfi Gateway, XB6?

Asked by AndyP February 19, 2020
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You will need to reach out to Ubiquiti Networks at 800-753-5389 for any questions you have regarding Ubiquiti products.

Why are they not available in ZIP Code 33613? Are

Asked by Cowboy February 13, 2020
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AmpliFi Wi-Fi System by Ubiquiti Labs is an online dropship item only.

The cube itself is a wireless router and the 2 mesh points are for added coverage?

Asked by scottstanford July 20, 2019
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yes. Please call Ubiquiti Networks for more detailed questions at 408-753-5389

Can you add additional mesh points to the system?

Asked by Capojr00 July 4, 2019
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I do not believe so. I don’t see an option to add additional on the router. Two is enough for a three story home

Do the extenders backhaul to the main device via wifi or using the house electrical system?

Asked by Todd January 19, 2019
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Via WiFi and they auto-connect, no need to run through steps to connect the mesh

do i need internet service

Asked by mike November 19, 2018
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You will need some shirt of Internet for this device to work

Customer Reviews

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  • 4.5 out of 5 stars overall
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As a professional tech reviewer, I've tested my fair share of wireless routers. The AmpliFi HD fr...
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As a professional tech reviewer, I've tested my fair share of wireless routers. The AmpliFi HD from Ubiquiti is a very interesting, attractive product, and comes from a company with true enterprise-class experience. That being said, it's important to understand what this is and isn't. As far as I'm concerned, this ISN'T a mesh networking system. From what I can tell having done some fairly extensive testing using signal analyzers and bandwidth tests, this actually functions like a router with two separate extenders. Unlike with a true mesh system, the mesh points don't provide anywhere close close to the same speed as the main router. Furthermore, the AmpliFi with both nodes installed actually creates SIX separate networks in your home: 3 on the 5GHz band and 3 on the 2.4GHz band. That is not how true mesh systems work - they appear to your device as a single network (or perhaps one 2.4GHz and one 5GHz), and allow you to jump from node to node without losing connection. With the AmplifiHD, it appeared from my testing that once you are connected to a node, it will not hop over when you get closer to another node if your device is active (for instance, engaged in a video call). So what does this all mean? (1) the speeds are very fast at the base station: around 250Mbps (2) the speed is much slower at the first node: around 60Mbps (3) the speed is very slow at the second node: around 30Mbps (4) you could lose your connection if you move from one end of your house to another on a tablet, laptop, or phone while it's actively streaming content, as you'll be connected to the original node. (5) in many situations, having all three nodes will be slower than using two, because unless your home is large enough to really spread the nodes out, you'll end up connecting to the third and slowest node even when the second, faster node is close enough to use. While Ubiquiti suggests you set up the system with the router in the middle of the home, they of course know as well as anyone else that a broadband connection doesn't typically pop up in the middle of the main room, it's at a perimeter wall, closest to the street. So you're likely going to set this up with the router at one end of the house, an extender in the middle, and another extender at the other end of the house. Overall, I like this product in terms of its sleek design (especially the base station, which doubles as a very cool looking clock), and it even has a touchscreen if you want to set it up without the use of a computer or a smartphone. That's all very user-friendly. The extenders look fine, but they're very bulky, and you'll want to hide them away where they won't be seen. They also get pretty hot, not surprising given that they draw about 3.5W when idle, and more when passing along data. As long as you understand what this product is, you won't be disappointed, but because I expected it to be a true mesh system, I was disappointed. It looks cool, it's easy to use, but it's behind the times. Because there are other mesh products available for far less money, I'd only recommend this one if you really like the cool-looking base station and want to put it in a location where it will be seen and utilized. The one advantage this system could have had over its competitors is that it includes a USB port, but alas, Ubiquiti never enabled it for storage or printer sharing, meaning it offers no functionality.
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Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD mesh router It may seem I am being overly critical on this review. I have been working in IT for more than 25 years and have a been working with various wireless networks in both business and home environments. I have to admit this product is very well made and is perfect for the typical consumer looking to upgrade their wireless experience from the old 802.11b or g hardware. Due to my experience in consumer and business WiFi installation, I must say some of the decisions made in the design of the management interfaces are frustrating. I will try to be as objective as possible and state the good and the bad. This product comes packaged in a very well-designed sturdy box with a plastic tray holding the contents securely. The box has a sturdy plastic carrying handle and is overwrapped with clear plastic to keep all the parts protected. There is a good amount of airspace between the plastic tray and the sides of the box. The main router component extends the farthest toward the back and the manufacturer even includes a piece of 1/2" foam to protect the router from damage during shipping. The design of the product itself and design of the packaging show this company wants to make a good impression on consumers. This device is a good solution for the typical home consumer that wants plug and go functionality. The instruction booklet is easy to understand and I had the unit operating without mesh extenders after about 5 minutes from being taken out of the box. I already had a SOHO wireless router and I wanted to continue using it as the main router and use the AmpliFi for improved wireless functionality. I turned off the wireless radio on my existing router and plugged the AmpliFi into one of the old router LAN ports. When I powered on the AmpliFi it booted up and indicated no internet on the built-in display which I knew was incorrect as other devices plugged into the existing upstream router were still connected to the internet. Using another computer, I connected to the AmpliFi wireless SSID as instructed. I logged into the IP address displayed on the AmpliFi screen and I selected skip and strangely enough the AmpliFi was able to connect to internet and inform me that firmware update 2.6.3 was available. I allowed it to automatically download and update the firmware. When it restarted after about 3 minutes it displayed time and date on the display. I used a wired connection to connect to the web interface on the AmpliFi using the IP address shown on the built-in display. FYI, the AmpliFi has its own DHCP server to issue IP address to the LAN clients and by default uses DHCP for the WAN connection. The LAN DHCP scope is a class C 192.168.102/24. After about 6 more hours it detected the same firmware update was available and it was the same one I installed earlier in the day. This may have been due to me installing one of the extender antennas, but I am not sure. I let it install the update and restart again. I eventually switched to using bridge mode which meant turning off the DHCP service of the AmpliFi. This makes the device work more like an older Access Point. A downside to using bridge mode on this is that you cannot configure a fixed IP on the AmpliFi WAN port and have to rely on making a DHCP reservation in the upstream router. It took several reservation revocations and renewal cycles before the AmpliFi dropped the old dynamic IP and grabbed the one I had reserved for it. The mesh antennas also take an IP address each for their operation. If you have many clients on your LAN this could create a situation where you run out of IP addresses. The built in Touch screen gives high level overview of various status and usage (upload and download) statistics. There is a quirk in the status log for usage. The problem is that the beginning date of usage does not get reset when you reset data usage. For instance; I reset the usage on May 29'th which is the beginning of my cellular (ISP) data billing and the display still shows from May 1, Even though it is now June 7. I believe the display should indicate the beginning of the period is when you reset it, not when the beginning of the previous month. The mobile app does provide more configuration options than the Web interface which is very unusual from many other wireless management user interfaces. The decision of the app designers to use gray text on white background makes it very difficult to see things in the mobile app. Managing the system from a small mobile device screen is also tiring on the eyes. They should provide high contrast option or other accessibility features. Another option would be to port the mobile configuration options to the web portal interface. Having the "Nite mode" as a choice is a welcome feature that turns off the display and the bottom accent LED ring which is a nice design element Another disappointing design choice is that the USB port is not functional like many other routers provide. It would be nice if you could use USB for Printer, data storage or data tethering to use in case of ethernet WAN port failure. The mobile app provides limited logs, but does provide more advanced feature configuration and status screens to monitor performance. I wish the web interface had more configuration options and features. As it is currently designed, the mobile app is where most of the configuration is done. Another downside is that the device does not offer some common features like, ALG, VPN, WISH or disallowing wireless protocol and speeds for instance blocking 1,2,11 Mbps of (802.11b). In summary if you want a good quality mesh wireless router system that you can set up quickly with basic configuration options the Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD, should get your consideration.
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We recently moved into a house that is larger with a more spread out floor plan. We were worried about internet connectivity throughout the five different splits throughout the house. Enter the Amplifi Wi-Fi router. I loved the idea of the mesh points to boost connectivity throughout the house. Instead of purchasing a separate repeater to work with your router, these work seamlessly to boost connection throughout the house. They are larger than I expected, but the design is phenomenal. The pivot point in the bottom is magnetic, so it's easy to re-position for the best connection possible. The router unit is a beautiful design and has an easy to use touch screen interface. You can easily see the speed of your connection, monthly stats, the date and time, and which ports are in use. It's so easy to click through different screens and see the information that you need. We've experienced great internet speeds. Installation was simple. The app is completely intuitive and easy to use. You can easily monitor which devices are online, and limit their internet time. It's a perfect tool for parents looking to set screen time limits for their kids, especially with summer approaching. I love that we'll have these tools at our disposal as our kids get older. If you love technology, want to manage the many devices in your home, and love beautiful, clean interfaces, then this is definitely the router for you. Worth every penny!
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I’ll have to admit that I was a little giddy opening the package. I’ve been reading about Wi-Fi ...
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I’ll have to admit that I was a little giddy opening the package. I’ve been reading about Wi-Fi mesh systems and wondering if they could help the Wi-Fi in my home. Even though I currently have 2 Wi-Fi extenders, my speed is inconsistent and way below the Comcast Performance Internet maximum speed of 60 Mbps. I know 60 is a marketing gimmick, but 30 would be nice. I have a 1 1/2 story house that’s about 3200 square feet. The modem and router are upstairs but 100% of the usage is downstairs. I had an extender in the family room and another in the MBR (which is on the back side of a brick wall). Prior to installation, I took 5 readings each from the MBR, family room and dining room. MBR had download speeds between 2.01 and 8.58. Family room had speeds of 5.03 to 8.09 and the dining room had 13.5 to 21.4. You can see how inconsistent everything is. With the new mesh system, the MBR measured between 12.43 and 23.88 (most were in the 20s). The family room came in with speeds between 24.47 to 25.50 and the dining room was between 29.1 to 40.1. A tremendous improvement throughout the house. My only hiccup in the installation was the router indicated that a software upgrade was available so I installed it. As you would expect, it lost the connection to the app because it rebooted, but I needed to close and reopen the app for it to connect back with the router. Not a big deal. You will have the option to use your existing password or create a new one. You can also you your old network name if you want to. The router is sharp looking and you would not mind displaying it on a bookshelf for all to see. I didn’t mention the upload speeds, but they also improved and became much more consistent. The improvement was not as dramatic as the download speeds.
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This is the best WiFi router I've had and finally provides great WiFi in the basement. I live in ...
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This is the best WiFi router I've had and finally provides great WiFi in the basement. I live in a 1,200 sqft home with a finished basement; although a small home, WiFi has been hard to extend well throughout the house. It is very easy to set up, speeds are fast and the app gives you a lot of control over the router and all devices in on it (even ethernet-attached) as well as letting you see the performance of the system. It arrived at my house packaged well with very few parts; the router, two mesh, an ethernet cable, power cord for router and a quick start guide. Set up took 10 minutes, surprisingly easy with the quick start guide. Bluetooth was needed for set-up and if you run into trouble, there is customer support. The WiFi is now so good I was able to upload the photos for this review without moving my laptop upstairs! I also can stream on my Roku stick in the basement and get better WiFi outside in the yard and on the patio. Phone app App is awesome, gives network/mesh status, lists devices on network, allows you to set up a guest network (no password and can be timed) and control all users. You can also run a performance test to see how fast your internet is. In my case, I am getting 26 mbps more than I pay for. The app also lets you reboot the router from your phone and change all settings. Router Through the app, I named my WiFi network the same as before so all devices and an existing extender picked right back up, no need to reconnect them. This router serves 2.4 and 5 GHz devices off the same WiFi network. So the router doesn’t have two seperate WiFi signals (one for 2.4 and one for 5), which is great. 5 GHz is great for us because the baby monitor is on 2.4 and WiFi at 2.4 GHz interferes with the signal. The router is a cool cube with 6 ethernet ports. It lights up but goes into sleep mode for a predesignated time you set on the app. By touching the screen on the router you can view your current data usage, IP address, etc. A simple screen with the date and time is the default. Mesh The mesh just have to be plugged in, then they find the router and auto-connect. It’s as simple as that. The meshes are already programmed to the router which is great. The mesh extend the WiFi network like the router does with the same network name; no need to log into a separate network like you have to with a WiFi extender. Meshes can be renamed on the app but can only signal in one band, either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz. My basement mesh is set to 2.4 for my laptop but smart phones and the Roku stick work on 2.4 too. After connected, each mesh tells you the signal strength with illuminated dots. The mesh are attached to holders with strong magnets. Although this is pretty neat, I fear my 2-year old will now run off with them. I do wish the mesh had at least one ethernet port as I need onto to plug in the NVR for my security system. Instead, I just keep it plugged into the WiFi extender I have for it. Overall, installation was painless and I have great WiFi now, especially in my basement. I couldn't be happier.
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Lots of ideas out there when you are thinking whole house (MESH) for Wi-Fi. I read lots of revie...
Lots of ideas out there when you are thinking whole house (MESH) for Wi-Fi. I read lots of reviews and decided on this one (Ubiquiti) compared to Linksys Velop, Orbi, Google, TP Link, Eero and Luma. There are lots of different reasons not to buy each one, read the reviews, it is which one makes the most sense for you. I don't need Ethernet on the remotes, I'm glad not to be dependent on everything going through Google, not having to place remotes on countertops, being able to rotate remotes different angles, attractive base unit with additional digital reading options and lighting, having adjustments on my cell phone, etc. Price was in the median of all, and works extremely well.
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Fails after 1 year 3 months; has 1 year warranty
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It worked great it, really did, while it was working anyway. Mesh is the way to go for hard to reach areas or through sheetrock. The problem is the main unit is the dashboard and the light went out, which means I have no dashboard. I woke up to no internet & saw the light out. l unplugged it from it's power source & upon re-booting, the internet is working, but the light/dashboord won't stay on. I'm shopping for another mesh brand, because l don't trust that this will continue working at all. Plus, without the dashboard to notify me of updates, there's no way to maintain the software. $350 is a little steep for a year and 3 months of use.
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Very easy setup. Works wonderfully, all areas of my home are covered.
Very easy setup. Works wonderfully, all areas of my home are covered.
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Great coverage of my entire home with the use of the mesh units.
Great coverage of my entire home with the use of the mesh units.
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I purchased this product to get full coverage in my house as my ISP gateway was not covering the ...
I purchased this product to get full coverage in my house as my ISP gateway was not covering the house effectively. After repeated disconnections from the Amplfi router to my ISP (the signal is fine coming into the house), I called AmpliFi to see if there was a fix. They offered to send me out a new one immediately which was great. It has been almost a week now and my replacement is still pending and they have no idea when it will ship. I have asked repeatedly for an update and they do not have one. At this point disappointed with the product which is only a month old and customer service with the way this is being handled. I am sitting with bad equipment, kids home schooling and two parents working from home and very poor coverage throughout the house.
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