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TP LINK 2 pack Deco M9 Plus Mesh with 5 Port Switch for the port extension

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
40
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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Review Summary - 36 recent, verified reviews

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Network
 22
network, coverage, signal, wifi, deco
+73%
-27%
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" ...  My wifi signal has strengthened and I'm able to stream throughout my 2 story home without buffering or dead zones.  ...  "
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" ...  I have blazing fast internet throughout my 3 story town home. ... My speeds range anywhere from a minimum of 75 megs on the far end of the 3rd floor, up to as much as 365 megs per second on the 1st and 2nd floors (I even get Upload speeds of over 300 Megs!). ... But even then I was up and running with blazing fast whole house speeds within an hour of unpacking the units.  ...  "
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" ...  - signal strong enough for my lath and plaster walls, in my basement, main floor, and 2nd floor ... Set up just one of the two Decos and WiFi strength is already way stronger throughout the house.  ...  "
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" ...  But great signal when. ... Just wish I can whitelist and the ability for 2.4ghz devices to connect without issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Was deciding between this and the m5, decided to go with the newest model and I'm very happy with the coverage throughout the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have experienced zero issues with wifi connections in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  This product works as advertised for my 2 story 3600 sq ft home.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product for hanging your Deco router on the wall out of the way of other electronics.  ...  "
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Capacity
 11
story, sq, whole house, throughout the house, throughout
+100%
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" ...  I also needed better coverage on the back porch and bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  I have blazing fast internet throughout my 3 story town home. ... My speeds range anywhere from a minimum of 75 megs on the far end of the 3rd floor, up to as much as 365 megs per second on the 1st and 2nd floors (I even get Upload speeds of over 300 Megs!). ... But even then I was up and running with blazing fast whole house speeds within an hour of unpacking the units.  ...  "
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" ...  Was deciding between this and the m5, decided to go with the newest model and I'm very happy with the coverage throughout the house.  ...  "
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" ...  We needed a solution to cover the whole house that would be easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Also we had 2 extenders due to the size and shape of house.  ...  "
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" ...  My wifi signal has strengthened and I'm able to stream throughout my 2 story home without buffering or dead zones.  ...  "
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" ...  - signal strong enough for my lath and plaster walls, in my basement, main floor, and 2nd floor  ...  "
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" ...  This product works as advertised for my 2 story 3600 sq ft home.  ...  "
Wifi
 11
network, router, deco, internet, wi fi
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Set up just one of the two Decos and WiFi strength is already way stronger throughout the house. ... I'm back to getting the full gigabit internet speeds that I'm paying for.  ...  "
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" ...  I use my deco for wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  I get pretty much the download/upload speeds advertised by my provider using the deco wifi system and the connection is very reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  The WiFi works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The app works really well and wi-fi speed seems to be much more consistent.  ...  "
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" ...  I have experienced zero issues with wifi connections in my house. ... I plan on trying out a tp-link wifi bulb soon for with the deco.  ...  "
Setup
 9
network, simple, easy to setup, easy to set, deco
+100%
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" ...  Awesome system very easy set-up.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was dead simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Great setup experience.  ...  "
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" ...  I did a lot of research and decided on this product because it is new technology and seemed simple to install. ... The whole process took less than 10 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was so simple and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  The Deco M9 Plus was very easy to setup. ... Plug it in, use your phones bluetooth to connect and perform the setup.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 5
super, easy to setup, easy to set, easy, set
+100%
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" ...  Awesome system very easy set-up.  ...  "
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" ...  The Deco M9 Plus was very easy to setup.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
days, reviews, mine, good, internet
+40%
-60%
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" ...  In short, I wanted this since I read received reviews at the being of the year.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked for two days and now it’s broken, I tried this because it looked really good, but it sucks never buy this product.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know about all positive reviews however mine was Bad, it took me about 3 hrs to get this thing working . ... probably mine was defective.  ...  "
Ports
 5
guest, gigabit, cannot, access, set
+80%
-20%
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" ...  On wired, now I'm getting a gigabit again.  ...  "
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" ...  I put one of the units by my son's bedroom and installed an Ethernet cable directly from the unit to his PS4 - problem solved!  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to set up, and I like that I can use ethernet backhaul for communication between them. ... If you use ethernet backhaul, you CANNOT SET UP THE GUEST NETWORK FUNCTIONALITY! ... As a result, he has infected my network since I couldn’t turn on Guest access using Ethernet backhaul.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have FiOS Gigabit connection, and have as many as 13 to 20 devices (between computers, TVs, cell phones and home security devices) sharing bandwidth at once, and I consistently get these speeds 24x7.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
connect, phones, setup, phone, network
+100%
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" ...  During the entire time both M9+ devices displayed a solid green LED indicating everything was fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Just wish I can whitelist and the ability for 2.4ghz devices to connect without issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have FiOS Gigabit connection, and have as many as 13 to 20 devices (between computers, TVs, cell phones and home security devices) sharing bandwidth at once, and I consistently get these speeds 24x7.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug it in, use your phones bluetooth to connect and perform the setup. ... Things I like are being able to edit the name of devices connected to the network from the phone application.  ...  "
Firmware
 4
updates, setup, update, unit
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Firmware is updated and I've reset both numerous times.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm sure firmware updates will fix the issue but this is a hard pass.  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
performance, good, fast
+100%
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" ...  I had no idea we could get such fast speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Good performance & functionality  ...  "
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" ...  Speed better than ever.  ...  "
ISP
 4
old, modem, mbps, internet, getting
+75%
-25%
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" ...  - capable of letting me max out my gigabit (1000/1000) internet.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had a TP-Link N750 router for years. ... I pay for 150 mbps of download with Xfinity and I am getting that or more now. ... I was lucky to get 70 mbps with my old router.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
web, network, interface, deco, able
+100%
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" ...  Really pleased with TP-Link's app.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was quite easy with the Deco App. ... I did have to download a firmware update for each unit during setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Things I like are being able to edit the name of devices connected to the network from the phone application.  ...  "
Features
 3
home, automation
+100%
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" ...  Also the home automation stuff seemed like it might be a good feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Now since I have this in access point mode I cannot use all the features this unit has, but for the fast, dependable wireless speeds I get, I still feel it is well worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  With this I should be able to create a schedule to turn on and off the lights outside instead of manually flipping the light switch every night.  ...  "

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