velop 3In celebration of its 30th year of creating innovating networking products, Linksys recently announced its Velop Dual Band Mesh WiFi System. Small and affordable, it’s designed and build as the world’s first mass-market flexible WiFi System.

velop 1It also features the same award-winning features in the company’s Tri-Band offerings, including Intelligent Mesh, advanced parental controls, website blocking, and compatibility with Amazon Alexa and the Linksys app, only in a smaller form factor and a more affordable price.

The Dual-Band module mesh WiFi system is available in 1-pack, 2-pack and 3-pack options, can support any type of home, and is also compatible with any ISP modem or gateway. Each node is designed for performance and is also small enough to be placed anywhere.

Key benefits include:
  • Powerful Dual-Band Technology–Each Velop node is a Dual-Band AC 2×2 802.11ac Wave 2 with MU-MIMO radio configuration with combined speed up to 1300 Mbps*.
  • True Modular Mesh Design – Each node can connect with each other over WiFi or wired Ethernet or a combination of the two for the best performance. They auto configure to connect in multiple different mesh topologies.
  • Intelligent Mesh Technology – Intelligent Mesh Technology  optimizes end-to-end performance and allows the Velop system to adapt to a user’s WiFi needs. It intelligently optimizes  itself to consistently deliver fast, flawless WiFi everywhere in home.
  • Velop Dual-Band and Tri-Band are interoperable – Velop is the most flexible WiFi system which users can simply select a Velop system based on size of their home, internet service package or smart home readiness. Velop users can use both the Tri-Band and Dual-Band versions on the same network. Adding a Dual-Band node to an existing Tri-Band mesh network is an affordable way to extend coverage.
  • Easy App-Led Setup – You can easily setup and manage your network using the Linksys App.
  • Patent-Pending Spot Finder Technology – Velop can recommend the best placement to reduce latency, maximize throughput and improve range and signal strength.
  • Works with Amazon Alexa – Take advantage of custom Amazon Alexa “skills” that can turn the guest network on/off and read back the credentials of both the main and guest networks.
  • Automatic Updates –  Velop can automatically monitor for updates and install new software to unlock new features, resolve to security vulnerabilities, and improve performance as they become available.
  • Superior Warranty and Support – Velop comes with 3 years of warranty and support
Pricing and Availability

velop 5The Linksys Velop Dual-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System is available in all major retail and online stores, including Complink, PC Worx, Silicon Valley, Villman Computers, and the Linksys Official Store in Lazada.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.