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Reviews of Netgear RBK50 / RBK53 / RBR50 / RBS50 Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi

Testseek.co.uk have collected 169 expert reviews of the Netgear RBK50 / RBK53 / RBR50 / RBS50 Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi and the average rating is 84%. Scroll down and see all reviews for Netgear RBK50 / RBK53 / RBR50 / RBS50 Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi.
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The editors liked

  • Very easy to set up
  • Delivers great performance and coverage
  • Blistering wireless speeds
  • Great design
  • Incredibly simple setup
  • The Orbi WiFi system conveniently delivers large WiFi coverage without compromising speed. The system doesn't require an account with Netgear to work.
  • Excellent coverage
  • Easy setup
  • Approachable design
  • Great coverage throughout the home
  • The browser-based interface provides tons of settings to tweak
  • A dedicated 5GHz band for router-to-satellite communication
  • Internet-based remote network management
  • Very fast speeds at long range
  • Consistent coverage
  • Much faster performance than Wi-Fi extenders
  • Single SSID makes managing connections easy
  • Covers a huge area with reliable networking
  • Decent performance with 802.11ac and 802.11n
  • Amazing 802.11ac range
  • Lots of useful configuration features

The editors didn't like

  • Distinctly pricey
  • Doesn't currently support YouView streaming
  • Beaten by much cheaper routers for everyday file transfers
  • QoS options are basic
  • Mobile app is horrific
  • The system is expensive
  • And there's no mobile app for its setup process
  • Mighty pricey
  • Finicky Wi
  • Fi band settings
  • The system and its satellites are very expensive
  • The parental controls feature is a standalone service
  • The USB 2.0 port can't be used for storage devices
  • High upfront cost
  • Modest feature set for power users
  • Not the fastest router when in close range
  • Not as fast as the quickest current 802.11ac routers
  • Relatively expensive
  • USB 2.0 only
  • Which is currently disabled.

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  Published: 2020-09-22, Author: Darien , review by: itpro.co.uk

  • Abstract:  Netgear offers a whole family of Orbi mesh systems, and this original model (product number RBK50) has been out for more than three years now. Despite its age, though, it remains in our view the best of the bunch – at least for those who don't need next-g...

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  Published: 2020-08-25, review by: gadgetexplained.com

  • Abstract:  Unless you live in a house without walls, you are going to get "dead zones" where the Wifi signal does not travel. Wifi dead spots can be extremely inconvenient, especially if they happen to be in a room you plan to use Internet. To remedy t...

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  Published: 2018-11-26, review by: expertreviews.co.uk

  • Very easy to set up, Delivers great performance and coverage
  • Distinctly pricey, Doesn't currently support YouView streaming
  • A smart system that boosts Wi-Fi range and speed, Orbi could be the answer for anyone struggling with uneven wireless performance...

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  Published: 2018-08-10, Author: David , review by: uk.hardware.info

  • Abstract:  One of the most common annoyances of modern man is a poorly functioning WiFi connection. Especially now that more and more devices are becoming connected and it only gets busier in the ether, it can do no harm to take a good look at your current equipment...

 
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  Published: 2018-08-10, Author: David , review by: uk.hardware.info

  • Abstract:  One of the most common annoyances of modern man is a poorly functioning WiFi connection. Especially now that more and more devices are becoming connected and it only gets busier in the ether, it can do no harm to take a good look at your current equipment...

 
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  Published: 2018-05-21, Author: David , review by: uk.hardware.info

  • When we look at the results of our first major comparative mesh-test, it is striking that mesh-technology certainly does not guarantee a higher throughput in all cases. It is also noteworthy that the test results clearly show that a client that is close t...

 
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  Published: 2017-05-09, Author: Devon , review by: devontechsupport.com

  • All told, we found the Netgear Orbi to be an incredible solution to our Wi-Fi woes at home – so much so that we're dreading having to send this unit back. While it's probably twice as expensive as any router you've ever bought, the Orbi's benefits do well...

 
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  Published: 2017-03-07, Author: Kevin , review by: Digitaltrends.com

  • Great coverage throughout the home, The browser-based interface provides tons of settings to tweak, A dedicated 5GHz band for router-to-satellite communication, Internet-based remote network management
  • The system and its satellites are very expensive, The parental controls feature is a standalone service, The USB 2.0 port can't be used for storage devices
  • The IQbuds passed every test we threw at them. Our primary focus was measuring their ability to help those with a moderate hearing loss to understand speech in various settings, and they performed beyond our expectations. They also offer impressive music...

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  Published: 2017-01-28, Author: Joe , review by: techradar.com

  • Excellent coverage, Easy setup, Approachable design
  • Mighty pricey, Finicky Wi, Fi band settings
  • Unimpeded, seamless Wi-Fi coverage throughout your house isn't just possible with Netgear Orbi, it's easy as pie, but that convenience will cost you dearly...

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  Published: 2016-12-23, review by: expertreviews.co.uk

  • Very easy to set up, Delivers great performance and coverage
  • Distinctly pricey, Doesn't currently support YouView streaming
  • In all, the Orbi is a smart system: we found it delivered rock-solid and stable Wi-Fi to our entire house. If you've struggled with poor Wi-Fi performance in the past, then this router could well be the answer. It's certainly not cheap, though: if you can...

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