TP-Link Deco XE75 Wi-Fi 6E tri-band mesh system (AXE5400) is shockingly affordable

Wi-Fi 6E is the latest and greatest wireless networking standard. It is special because it uses the less-crowded 6GHz band for a reduction in interference. If you already utilizing regular Wi-Fi 6, the upgrade to Wi-Fi 6E probably isn’t worth it. If you are still on 802.11ac or earlier, however, Wi-Fi 6E is absolutely worth your attention.

Today, TP-Link launches a new product that combines Wi-Fi 6E with mesh networking. Called Deco XE75 (AXE5400), it comes with two access points that each utilize tri-band connectivity. Best of all, despite being fairly bleeding-edge, it is surprisingly affordable.

“With Deco XE75, TP-Link introduces a major upgrade to WiFi home mesh solutions, bringing the ultra-fast, low latency 6GHz band performance to life. Supporting 1024-QAM and HE160, the Tri-Band Wi-Fi boosts its overall speed up to an incredible 5400 Mbps, allowing users to connect to over 200 devices. The 2-pack covers up to 5,500 sq. ft., offering seamless smart WiFi to every corner of the users’ home,” says TP-Link.

The company adds, “Powered by HomeShield, Deco XE75 provides comprehensive network protection, robust parental controls and real-time IoT security all in one place. Whether performing real-time IoT protection, detecting cyber threats to retain privacy and keep connected devices well protected, blocking inappropriate content to maintain healthy online habits, or prioritizing bandwidth needs to get a faster networking experience, HomeShield provides users with the tools needed to fully manage their network.”

TP-Link shares some specifications below.

Processor1.7 GHz Quad-Core CPUEthernet Ports3× Gigabit Ports *Per Deco Unit  Supports WAN/LAN auto-sensingButtonsReset ButtonWiFi EncryptionWPA-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA3-PersonalNetwork SecuritySPI Firewall Access Control HomeShield Security Real-Time IoT Protection Malicious Site Blocker Intrusion Prevention System DDoS Attack Prevention Home Network ScannerGuest Network1× 6 GHz Guest Network 1× 5 GHz Guest Network 1× 2.4 GHz Guest NetworkStandardsWi-Fi 6E IEEE 802.11ax 6 GHz IEEE 802.11ax/ac/n/a 5 GHz IEEE 802.11ax/n/b/g 2.4 GHzWiFi SpeedsAXE5400 6 GHz: 2402 Mbps (802.11ax, HE160) 5 GHz: 2402 Mbps (802.11ax, HE160) 2.4 GHz: 574 Mbps (802.11ax)

The TP-Link Deco XE75 Wi-Fi 6E tri-band mesh system is shockingly affordable at just $299.99. You can buy it here immediately. Of course, to fully take advantage of a Wi-Fi 6E system, you will need Wi-Fi 6E devices too. Thankfully, TP-Link has also launched a beautiful new PCIe desktop card (seen above), called Archer TXE75E, that you can buy here for only $79.99.

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Author: Martha Meyer