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Getting to know the Linksys Velop Intelligent Mesh WiFi System

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Velop is an 
Intelligent Mesh WiFi System that is made up of modular nodes, which work seamlessly together to fit the needs of any home and deliver flawless Wi-Fi wherever you want it.  The family of nodes comes in various sizes that work perfectly together and are beautifully designed to blend in any environment, making it easy to customize the best Wi-Fi solution that’s right for you, regardless of your home shape, size or wherever your internet comes in.  And, with superior tri-band performance and Intelligent Mesh™ technology that adapts your Wi-Fi needs, you’ll always be on the fastest path to the internet.

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  • Tri-band network
  • 802.11ac
  • Next Generation AC2200
  • MU-MIMO technology
  • Intelligent Mesh WiFi System
  • Seamless roaming
  • 2x2 spatial streams
  • Full speed everywhere
  • Cross-channel solution
  • Spot Finder Technology
  • Beamforming
  • Guided setup
  • Guest Wi-Fi
  • Parental Controls
  • Speed Check
  • Notifications
  • Two gigabit ethernet ports
Product Requirements
  • Internet connection with a modem or a modem router (gateway)
  • Linksys app for setup
  • Mobile device for setup:
 a)  Android™ 4.1 or later
 b)  iOS 9.0 or later
  • Bluetooth® preferred for setup
  • Web interface support using the latest firmware
Status Light Behavior
Light ActivityDescription
Blinking blueNode is starting up
Solid blueNode is working great
Blinking purpleNode is paired with a mobile device for setup
Solid purpleNode is ready for setup
Blinking redNode has lost connection to the primary node
Solid redNode has lost connection to the internet
Solid yellowNode is too far from another node connected to your Velop system

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1. Reset button - Press and hold until the light on top of the node turns red, fades, and flashes bright red again to reset the node to its factory defaults.
2. Ethernet ports - Connect ethernet cables to these gigabit ethernet ports and to other wired devices on your network.  One node in your Velop system, the primary node, must use one of these ports to connect to your modem or modem router.
3. Power switch - Switch the | (on) to power on the node.
4. Power port - Connect the included AC power adapter to this port.

Package Contents


  • One node
  • Setup guide
  • One ethernet cable
  • One power adapter 12 V, 2 A
  • Documentation CD (except in the U.S.)

  • Two nodes
  • Setup guide
  • One ethernet cable
  • Two power adapters 12 V, 2 A
  • Documentation CD (except in the U.S.)

  • Three nodes
  • Setup guide
  • One ethernet cable
  • Three power adapters 12 V, 2 A
  • Documentation CD (except in the U.S.)
To learn more about Velop, click here to read its user guide.

Related Article:

Velop Simple Setup in the Web UI

Related Videos:

How to log in to the Linksys Velop's web interface (VIDEO)
Setting up your first node using a PPPoE connection (VIDEO)
Setting up the first node of your Velop system with an iOS device (VIDEO)
Setting up the first node of your Velop system using an Android™ device (VIDEO)
Adding a node to your Velop system (VIDEO)
How do I identify which node is the Child node connected to (VIDEO)
Configuring the DNS Settings of your Velop network (VIDEO)

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