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eero announces Gen 2, eero Beacon, and more

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Jason

Still can't find any Eero gen2 hands-on reviews. Anyone else seen any? 5 days from launch.


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Dave

June 27 is release day.  We are close!

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Jason
June 27 is release day.  We are close!


And not a single hands-on review yet. Strange.


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Dave

Maybe they are embargoed until a certain time today or possibly release day? 

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Jason

Preorder date now delayed until July 2nd.


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Jason

Must be. IIRC they had a similar problem during their initial launch. Even so, they've certainly compressed their delay provided they hit 7/2 ship date.

These reviews aren't exactly beaming with positivity and encouragement. May cancel my preorder and stick with Orbi.


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Jason

Eero Gen 2 shipped today. Can't say that I'm overly impressed with the reviews. And Orbi's beta firmware 1.11.0.8 is solid. More stable than latest production 1.11.0.20 which apparently doesn't contain many of the same fixes.


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Nnyan

I'm going to go with the 3 Eero's even though my house would be fine with the 1 Eero and 2 beacons (two of my areas just don't have as much traffic as the primary site).  I'm currently deciding between the Eero, Plume or Ubiquity.

 

More reviews are hitting the net:

 

http://www.techhive.com/article/3204644/network-router/eero-home-wifi-system-2-review-beacons-make-this-system-even-easier-to-install.html

 

 

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