Eero has introduced a strong new top-of-the-line router referred to as the Eero Max 7. It’s Eero’s first router to help the brand new Wi-Fi 7 customary, and it consists of extra networking choices than the everyday Eero unit.
The Max 7 has three wi-fi bands — 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz — and Eero says the router is able to “as much as 4.3 Gbps” wi-fi throughput and “as much as 9.4 Gbps” when wired. The corporate says it may well cowl 2,500 sq. toes per router or as much as 7,500 sq. toes with a three-pack. Eero didn’t specify how a lot channel bandwidth the router can help, however the Wi-Fi 7 spec gives 320MHz channels.
The most important perk of the Max 7, in addition to that it helps Wi-Fi 7, is that there are greater than two ethernet ports — a primary for the corporate. The Max 7 has two 10GB ethernet ports and two 2.5GB ethernet ports. Amazon, which owns Eero, says the router will help over 200 gadgets. The Max 7 additionally helps Matter and Zigbee and might act as a Thread border router for good residence connectivity.
The brand new tri-band router shall be accessible, like different Eero routers, in packs of 1 ($599.99), two ($1,149.99), or three ($1,699.99). The corporate didn’t present a launch date, solely saying it will be “accessible quickly.” These costs are far above the Eero Pro 6E, which is available in three-packs for $399.99 proper now.
Eero firm has been more and more built-in into different Amazon merchandise, like last year’s Echo Dot, which might function Eero Wi-Fi extenders. The corporate additionally launched dedicated Eero hardware on the occasion final 12 months: the Eero PoE 6 and the PoE Gateway. Eero’s routers are recognized for his or her straightforward setup and use, although additionally they are usually restrictive in the case of tinkering, with few choices for truly tweaking your Wi-Fi community you probably have extra superior wants.