Eero Wifi

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Includes: eero (router) and Two eero Beacons (meshpoints).

Availability

Since this product is advertised on Eero, this model is currently being manufactured.

Performance

Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps

Warning

This is classified as a “Low-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?

Security

  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? Yes.

Tip

This model updates firmware automatically. There’s no setting for you to change. New versions will be pushed to all customers’ networks (both 1st and 2nd-generation) within a few weeks of public release.

See the latest changelog from support.eero.com

v3.10.1-1 (2018-12-05)

  • System stability improvements

v3.10.0-804 (2018-11-25)

  • eero+ bug fixes
  • Mesh improvements and bug fixes
  • IPv6 stability improvements

v3.9.2-18 (2018-09-27)

  • Stability enhancements for eero Plus when using IPv6
  • Stability enhancements for LAN persistence
  • Bug fixes

v3.9.1-3 (2018-08-22)

  • IPv6 improvements
  • Stability and performance improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.9.0-1113 (2018-08-14)

  • Support for LAN Persistence during WAN outages
  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.8.2-18 (2018-07-26)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.8.1-9 (2018-06-18)

  • Bug fixes related to eero plus
  • System stability improvements

v3.8.0-1205 (2018-05-29)

  • IPv6 improvements
  • Stability and performance improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.7.0-948 (2018-02-22)

  • Enabled support for IPv6
  • Enabled support for Thread device commissioning
  • System stability improvements
  • General bug fixes

v3.6.0-898 (2018-01-08)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.5.2-38 (2017-12-05)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.5.1-1 (2017-10-30)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes for eero plus

v3.5.0-312 (2017-10-17)

  • KRACK WPA2 Vulnerability Patches
  • Fix potential vulnerability in dnsmasq
  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes

v3.4.0-442 (2017-09-26)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes
  • Improved client roaming

v3.3.0-350 (2017-08-30)

  • System stability improvements
  • Bug fixes for eero Plus
  • Improvements to reduce errors during setup
  • Hairpin NAT Support

v3.2.1-2 (2017-08-03)

  • Ethernet port configuration fix

v3.2.0-658 (2017-07-27)

  • Improvements to multi-hop TrueMesh throughput between second-generation eeros
  • Improvements to 802.11r FT (fast transition) for Apple iOS devices
  • Changes to TrueMesh for faster route switching and more accurate link metrics
  • Reliability improvements for internet speed tests
  • Updated DHCP server for security and performance fixes

v3.1.1 (2017-07-01)

  • Improved performance for eero (2nd generation)

v3.1.0-454 (2017-06-27)

  • Enables 802.11r Fast Transition (FT) roaming
  • Improved device stability and performance

v3.0.0-1242 (2017-06-13)

  • Support for 2nd-generation eero and eero Beacon
  • Tri-band TrueMesh™ support
  • eero 2nd-generation factory build

v2.3.0-91 (2017-03-28)

  • Improvements to TrueMesh™ and eeroOS stability
  • Various bug fixes and reliability improvements
  • Improved speed test accuracy

v2.2.0-2478 (2017-02-07)

  • Improvements to TrueMesh™ to immediately notify all eeros of a roaming device
  • More accurate connected client reporting
  • Various bug fixes and reliability improvements

v2.1.0 (2016-12-15)

  • TrueMesh™ - Improvements to stability and interoperability with various spanning tree protocols
  • Improvements to connected device list accuracy
  • Various bug fixes and reliability improvements

2.0.0 (2016-11-17)

  • Initial release of TrueMesh™ — our next generation of mesh technology
  • Support indicator LED on/off from mobile app and Alexa skill (More here)
  • Support for new app features such as eero-to-eero and connected device quality (More here)
  • Improvements to WiFi and network acceleration systems
  • Small bug fix for realtime Cloud communications protocol
  • Improved reliability of how Cloud configuration is stored on device

v1.1.6 (2016-11-08)

  • Improved responsiveness of cloud-initiated actions such as speedtest
  • Various performance and stability improvements

v1.1.5 (2016-10-06)

  • Improvements to device time syncing
  • Several bug fixes for UPnP
  • Various performance and stability improvements

v1.1.4 (2016-09-15)

  • General performance and stability fixes

v1.1.3 (2016-08-25)

  • Improved behavior with Apple Macbooks
  • Bugfix: Fixed an issue with the connected device list
  • Bugfix: Fixed a DNS setup issue
  • Small bug fixes/improvements to UPnP behavior
  • General system reliability and performance improvements

v1.1.2 (2016-07-20)

  • Bugfix: Improved UPnP behavior with certain devices
  • Bugfix: Improved accuracy of connected device listing
  • Bugfix: Improvements to Family Profiles during soft-reset
  • Various other system and performance improvements

v1.1.1 (2016-07-07)

  • Bugfix: Fixed an issue with connected device naming functionality
  • Various other system and performance improvements

v1.1.0 (2016-06-09)

  • Bugfix: Improvements to port forwarding and UPnP behavior
  • Connected Devices: Improved connected device information accuracy
  • Security: Updated OpenSSL package
  • System Reliability: Improvements to automatic software update process

v1.0.11 (2016-05-24)

  • Improvements to connected devices information in app
  • Bugfix: Improved UPnP behavior on custom LAN subnets
  • Bugfix: Improved port forwarding behavior
  • Various system stability and performance improvements

v1.0.10 (2016-04-27)

  • Static IP can now be set up over Bluetooth (See this article for more details.)
  • Various stability and performance improvements

v1.0.9 (2016-04-07)

  • Improvements to UPnP behavior, especially for game consoles
  • Bugfix: Improved accuracy of connected device list
  • Stability: Improvements to mesh wifi subsystem
  • Stability: Updates to eeroOS kernel

v1.0.8 (2016-03-25)

  • Bugfix:Small fix to WiFi mesh architecture

v1.0.7 (2016-03-17)

  • Bugfix: Improved DNS behavior when using a local or custom upstream DNS server
  • Bugfix: Bug fixes for Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
  • Stability: Improvements to mesh WiFi subsystem

v1.0.6 (2016-03-11)

  • Bugfix: Improved behavior for ISP lease renewal

v1.0.5 (2016-03-08)

  • Bugfix: Improvements to software update behavior

v1.0.4 (2016-03-04)

  • Bugfix: Improved parsing of upstream domain name system (DNS) information

v1.0.3 (2016-02-25)

  • Stability: Improvements to mesh WiFi subsystem

v1.0.2 (2016-02-24)

  • Performance: Improved mesh WiFi performance
  • Performance: Thermal management system improvements
  • Performance: Reduced local area network (LAN) latency between certain devices
  • Bugfix: Improvements to virtual private network (VPN) passthrough with certain VPN servers
  • Bugfix: Improved recovery behavior from Internet Service Provider (ISP) Internet outages
  • Bugfix: Improved client roaming behavior between eeros
  • Stability: Add additional filesystem consistency protection
  • Stability: Improvements to mesh WiFi subsystem

v1.0.0 (2016-02-23)

  • Initial release