EnGenius EMR3000 Whole Home Wifi System

EnGenius introduces new wifi trend product – EnGenius EnMesh EMR3000 whole home wifi system. How good it is and compared with TP-link Deco and Google mesh wifi system?

In this article

  • What this EnGenius EMR3000 does
  • EnGenius vs TP-lin Deco vs Google
  • Spec Comparison table

Like other mesh wifi products available in the market at the moment, EnGenius EMR3000 comes with three packs in the kit and is tagged with nearly the same price as other similar products in the market like TP-link Deco, eero and Google. Will this EnGenius EMR3000 be successful?




 

What this EnGenius EMR3000 does

EnGenius EMR3000 is engineered with True Mesh Link technology with smart sensor to assure that each unit talks each other so that wifi network in home is performing in its best connection quality to providing solid signal to each of the clients. Each pod with huge tasks from clients, the system will distribute the loads to other pods automatically to assure the load balance.

Easy to setup

Installation is easy, one unit of EnGenius EMR3000 that works as master router connects to the modem and the other units must be initialized by Bluetooth connection before moved to its location wherever you place in the house LED indicator for best placement.

Share storage

One thing that you may like this product is the USB port to allow you connect the USB disk to function as the sharing disk you can access like normally you do with your traditional wireless router, others do not have this feature. moreover, you may also subscribe for cloud storage services for your personal cloud storage with EnGenius EnFile mobile app.

EnGenius EMR3000 mesh wifi system

Wifi

EnGenius EMR3000 is designed with AC1200 network segment, dual band with 2×2 MIMO 2 data streams delivering wifi speeds of up to 867Mbps @5Ghz and up to 300Mbps @2.4Ghz band. Nearly the same as those two band mesh wifi system such as TP-link Deco, original version of eero and Google mesh wifi system, the newer model of eero pro is three band product.

Instead of purchasing high speed wireless router such as new D-link 878 MU-MIMO AC1900 router or D-link 882 AC2600 router which someday may need to add wireless extender, EnGenius EMR3000-kit is a better solution for homes.

EnGenius EMR3000 port interfaces

The other features are nearly the same, however some features will be coming soon on the next firmware update such as Band Steering; Port Forwarding; UID/DDNS Remote Control and Quality of Service (QoS) which others have supported.

Highlights

  • Wall to wall Mesh wifi coverage system with True Mesh Link technology
  • Based on wireless dual band AC1200 with 2×2 MIMO two data streams
  • Speeds of up to 867Mbps @5Ghz band and up to 300Mbps @2.4Ghz band
  • Each EMR3000 unit covers up to 1,500 sq ft, add up to 8 units in homes
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 1x USB 2.0 port for share storage and AirPrint server support
  • Easy to setup with EnMesh mobile app and Bluetooth connection
  • Auto channel selection, auto transmit power, system recovery and more
  • Manual/auto firmware update
  • Parental control

Currently EnGenius EMR3000 comes with three packs ideal for large homes, so far the customer ratings is excellent in Amazon. to learn more spec detail you click the spec link in the last paragraph.

Recently EnGenius technology offers business class wifi products with EnTurba technology including EnGenius EAP1300ext wireless AC1300 AP in addition of older model EnGenius ENH1750ext AP, and EMR3000 is one of its flagship in mesh home products.

EnGenius EMR3000 vs TP-link Deco vs Google

TP-link Deco and Goggle are the two mesh wifi products in the market with reasonable price like EnGenius so that it is reasonable to compare EnGenius with them. To understand how they are compared, the next two tables represent spec comparison tables between the products.

TP-link Deco M5

Wifi

Both Deco and Goggle are ready with multi user MIMO technology, but EnGenius EMR3000 doesn’t. all the three products are categorized in the same network segment of AC1200 even though Deco is slightly higher speed in 2.4Ghz band.

Network coverage technically the same, each can cover up to 1,500 sq ft and the three packs covering up to 4,500 sq ft area, ideal for any sizes of homes, small office or retails stores.

USB storage

EnGenius EMR3000 is beneficial with USB port that allows you share storage or print server with AirPrint server technology.

goggle-mesh-home

Google Mesh Home Wifi System

All other features are nearly the same, including two Gigabit Ethernet ports, internal antennas.

Spec comparison table

The following two tables may help you understand the spec comparison table between EnGenius EMR3000 and TP-link Deco (table 1) and between EnGenius EMR3000 and Google mesh wifi system (table 2).

Table 1 EnGenius EMR3000 vs TP-link Deco

Model EnGenius EMR3000-kit TP-link Deco
Wifi technology AC1200 dual band 2×2:2 with True Mesh Link Technology Dual band AC1300 with 2×2 MIMO with TP-Link Adaptive Routing Technology (ART)
Wifi speeds ~867Mbps @5Ghz plus ~300Mbps @2.4Ghz ~867Mbps @5Ghz plus ~400Mbps @2.4Ghz
MU-MIMO No, with 2×2: 2 MIMO Yes
Antennas Integrated Omni-Directional Antennas 4 internal antennas per Deco unit
Network coverage /unit 1,500 sq ft 1,500 sq ft
Ethernet Ports 2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ports (1x WAN; 1x LAN) 2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ports (1x WAN; 1x LAN)
USB Yes, 1 USB Type-C port
Bluetooth Yes, for initial setup Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
Auto update Yes Yes
Network protection N/A TP-link Home care powered by Trend Micro
Works with Alexa N/A Yes
Price $267.00 $238.99

 

Table 2 EnGenius EMR3000 vs Google mesh

Model EnGenius EMR3000-kit Google mesh
Wifi technology AC1200 dual band 2×2:2 with True Mesh Link Technology AC1200 dual band with 2×2 MIMO technology; Wave 2 wifi
Wifi speeds ~867Mbps @5Ghz plus ~300Mbps @2.4Ghz ~867Mbps @5Ghz plus ~300Mbps @2.4Ghz
MU-MIMO No, with 2×2: 2 MIMO Yes
Antennas Integrated Omni-Directional Antennas Internal antennas
Network coverage /unit 1,500 sq ft 1,500 sq ft
Ethernet Ports 2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ports (1x WAN; 1x LAN) 2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ports (1x WAN; 1x LAN)
USB Yes, N/A
Bluetooth Yes, for initial setup N/A
Auto update Yes N/A
Network protection N/A N/A
Works with Alexa N/A Yes
Price $267.00 $269.99

 

To learn more spec details and manufacturer’s description each of the product click the following links including current price in Amazon.

With the addition of new EnGenius EMR3000 mesh wifi system is the market, you have some options to upgrade your home wifi system with bunch of mesh wifi systems.

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For compact device wifi system easy to setup you may consider Linksys CG7500 wireless AC1900 modem router – a two in one product DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem plus wireless ac1900 router.

Please note that EnGenius offers all in one device – EnGenius EWS1025CAM wireless AC1200 mesh cam – a wireless mesh access point with built-in IP security camera.



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