And more specifically - if signal is causing reduced speed, then an extender may improve throughput because a stronger signal should allow more bandwidth. When you look at a WiFi survey tool, it shows the pods as 1733Mb Wifi networks, so I don't think they would be a bottleneck. I wish you had the option to disable mesh so pods can't connect to each other... THAT could cause issues(it has for me, so I haverestricted other extenders from connecting to each other in the past).
I suspect if you add a pod for your garage, you will see more than 50Mb, but you will never hit much more than maybe 550Mb on your best day, and it will prob look more like 200Mb to 300Mb most of the time if signal strength is indeed the issue (you can check with a WiFi survey tool - I use WiFi Explorer on a Mac; I suspec there are free ones for Windows). Despite 'rating at' 866Mb or 1733Mb for 802.11ac, I think those are theoretical becuase I have never seen those speeds. I'm happy if I can get 300Mb, but that requires that you can tune channels to avoid signal to noise issues, which the pods seem to create.. it's a two-edged sword. You need the right amount of pods, and it should help you imporove the situation. Too many, and you start heading back down the other side of the performance peak.
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