ARRIS revealed the Surf board mAX AX6600 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System, a Broadcom BCM6755- based style, at CES2020 In 2019, ARRIS had actually revealed the Surf board mAX PRO AX11000 for $650 (package of 2) as well as the Surf board mAX AND ALSO AX7800 for $550 (package of 2). The brand-new AX6600- course Surf board mAX will certainly go into at a reduced cost factor (precise prices was not revealed) to enhance the higher-end sets.
Similar to various other AX6600- course Wi-Fi 6 mesh layouts, the Surf board mAX likewise includes a tri-band setup (2×2 2.4 GHz for 600 Mbps, 2×2 5 GHz for 1200 Mbps, as well as a 4×4 160 MHz-wide 5 GHz radio for 4800 Mbps). The 4×4 is made use of as a committed backhaul in the mesh package. ARRIS declares that a set of 2 can bury a 5500 sq. ft. location.
In regards to the interior elements, the device appears comparable to the Asus ZenWiFi AX (XT8), however the commercial style as well as antennae positioning (which influences efficiency) are various. Additionally, the Surf board mAX AX6600 includes just 2 gigabit Ethernet ports each (unlike the Asus ZenWiFi which includes a 2.5 Gbps port). ARRIS likewise suggested Alexa compatibility for the device.
Availability is slated for Q2 2020, as well as the prices should be under the $550 mark (considered that limit AND ALSO AX7800 package costs that). Similar to the various other participants of limit family members, the AX6600 variation will certainly likewise be offered as a standalone router.