The AP1300 was originally specced as mesh capable however this functionality seemed to disappear when it was finally released.
Not sure if the B2200 will mesh with a B1300/S1300. From what I can see from other vendors (e.g Linksys Velop) you can WiFi mesh dual and tri band mesh nodes (recommend a tri-band as the master node).
I’d assume that since the new B2200 is “software setup” compared to the B1300/S1300 “hardware” setup that the guys would have to integrate into their app …or perhaps you put the B2200 into mesh mode on the app and then press the physical mesh mode button on the B1300/S1300 to setup the mesh…if compatible .
Would be great if this functioned as people can keep the investment they’ve made in the B1300/S1300 and integrate into their “new” B2200 mesh infrastructure
Sorry, yes, I mean the AP1300 - I’ve updated the thread accordingly.
Yeah - I was just curious - I have a rollout to do for a client and if the B2200 are actually going to launch in a month and they’re compatible, I’ll buy a couple B1300 now to tide the client over and then order a set of 3 B2200 for the main area and use the B1300 to complete coverage in the fringes.(concrete walls)
I like GL-iNet and I want to support them and their use of OpenWRT as a company, but if their not compatible - I’ll probably have to look at another option like Orbi because they support Triband now. I appreciate the features of the interface/OS and the hardware of the GL product for my clients - so I’d rather stick with them if I can.
Let’s say that technically it is no problem, especially if you use Ethernet backhaul.
Pls note in B2200 we used Bluetooth to pair the node, which improves the user experience. In B1300 or AP1300 there is no Bluetooth so if you want to mesh, may be need to set up manually. Via ssh it is always possible. We do have a sync button in all these models which can be used to pair. But now our effort is still making B2200 to the market. After that we will add functions to make these models mesh together using the sync button.