Who am I and how did I test this product?
I have been an IT consultant for six years. I have been using this Wi-Fi home system for five months. I use three Orbi devices to cover my three-storey home. The Wi-Fi network I receive is strong, fast, and reliable. I have over 20 connected devices which stay connected at all times.
Is NETGEAR Inc. a scam?
NETGEAR Inc. is an American global networking company based in San Jose, California, USA. NETGEAR has been in business for 21 years. Its website was created in 1994. NETGEAR’s net income in 2015 was 48.6 million USD. The company is known for delivering innovative networking products such as hubs, routers, and Wireless Access Points that are easy to use, smart and powerful.
What do the positive and negative reviews say?
This product has 1,000+ positive reviews and 100+ negative reviews on Amazon.
Who else recommends this product?
This product has been recommended by trustedreviews.com because it offers excellent long range performance making it ideal for large homes.
Pros of Orbi home Wi-Fi system AC3000, RBK50
|A decent social media following||NETGEAR has 8,000+ followers on Instagram, 19,000+ YouTube subscribers, 56,000+ followers on Twitter, 300+ followers on Pinterest, and 300,000+ followers on Facebook.|
|The main website has accessible support||Customers can access support 24/7 via a telephone number.|
|Easy set up||Setting up is as easy as plugging in this Wi-Fi system and following the instructions on your web browser or Orbi app. You will not need to set up an account or use personal information to set up.|
|Innovative Tri-band Wi-Fi system||This Wi-Fi router and satellite features a Tri-band Wi-Fi system that increases internet speeds available in your home.|
|100+ Mbps internet speeds||This Wi-Fi router and satellite offers 100+ Mbps internet speed over 5,000 square feet range|
|Single Wi-Fi network name||This home Wi-Fi system offers a single Wi-Fi network name that allows for seamless room to room roaming all through your home.|
|Guest network||You can create a separate and secure network for your guests that allow them to access Wi-Fi.|
|Compatible with Amazon Echo/ Alexa||This home Wi-Fi system works with Amazon Alexa. Therefore you can use voice commands to control your home network.|
|Handles lots of devices||The Tri-band Wi-Fi system allows lots of devices to connect to Orbi without losing speed or range.|
|Connectivity||This Wi-Fi home system features a modem input, three Ethernet ports, and a USB 2.0 port for sharing files or printers.|
Cons of Orbi home Wi-Fi system AC3000, RBK50
|Lacks the option for turning off band steering||The option to turn on or off the band steering gives users the ability to separate the bands in order to manually connect certain devices to certain bands. With this home Wi-Fi system, you cannot do this.|
|No warranty||This product does not have a warranty.|