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Getting to know the Linksys Velop MX42SH-SG WiFi 6 Whole Home Mesh System

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NOTE:  The following article is for the Linksys MX4200 for StarHub ISP subscribers.

The Linksys Velop MX42SH-SG WiFi 6 Whole Home Mesh System supports the latest Wi-Fi® 6 (802.11ax) standard to deliver next level streaming and gaming.  It offers faster WiFi performance for lag-free online gaming and simultaneous streaming to any device.  

With the powerful WiFi 6 Mesh coverage, this is designed to deliver gigabit WiFi speeds to every corner of your home, including the backyard and outdoor smart home devices.

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Features
 
  • 802.11ax 
  • Up to 4.2 Gbps
  • Tri-Band
  • Eight Spatial Streams
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core processor
  • Intelligent Mesh™
  • Easy Setup
  • MU-MIMO technology
  • WiFi security
  • Seamless Roaming
  • Guest Network
  • Parental Controls
  • Mobile Gaming
  • Supports Internet Protocol television (IPTV)
  • Coverage of up to 2,700 sq ft per node

Back Panel
 
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  • Ports:
    • Three gigabit ethernet ports
    • One gigabit internet port
    • Power port (12V, 3A)
    • One USB 3.0 port for external storage support.  The supported formats are as follows:
      • Windows®:  NTFS, FAT32
      • Mac®:  FAT32, and HFS+ (journaled, non-journaled) 
      • Supports SMB v2.0
      • UPnP®
      • Supports up to 900mA current draw
  • Buttons and switch
    • Reset button

      NOTE:  To reset the node to its factory defaults, press and hold the button first (you will see a bright red flash, followed by three to four quick red faded pulses then another bright red flash), then you can release the button.
 
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button
  • One power switch (sliding)
 
  • Weight:  0.95 kg (2.15 lb)
  • Dimensions:  4.45 in x 4.45 in x 9.57 in
 
Setup requirements
 
  • A modem or gateway with an active internet connection
  • Latest iOS or Android™ mobile device 
  • Latest version of the Linksys app 
  • Bluetooth® (preferred for setup)

Package contents
 
  • Linksys MX42SH-SG 
  • Quick install guide
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter 12V, 3A

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