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Linksys MR8300 AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router and Velop Node Expander

Seamless, Full-Speed Whole Home Mesh WiFi with
at its core an Entertainment Powerhouse

Upgrade your home WiFi and get extremely fast wireless speeds with the MR8300 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router. With Intelligent Mesh™ WiFi Technology built-in, this router is designed to scale to your household’s WiFi needs. The Velop Mesh Expander is an easy and convenient way to expand coverage to any area of your home*. This Whole Home WiFi Kit is available with 1 or 2 Velop plug-in nodes included.
Velop plug-in nodes work seamlessly together with the MR8300, so there’s no need to manually switch between networks. Equipped with four Gigabit Ethernet ports, the MR8300 allows you to easily connect shared storage devices, printers, and other supported peripherals to your network.

House with Mesh WiFi Nodes Diagram

WiFi Coverage for Every Area of Your Home

With built-in Mesh WiFi, this router is designed to scale to your household’s WiFi needs. The plugin nodes spread your WiFi coverage further to any area of your home. Each adds up to 2 to 3 rooms or 1 floor of coverage, at speeds up to 1.3 Gbps. Nodes all work seamlessly together with the MR8300, so there’s no need to manually switch between networks.

MR8300 router on a table

Superfast WiFi for All of Your Connected Devices

Using Tri-Band and MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology, the MR8300 delivers high-speed WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously. You’ll be able to stream 4K media, browse the Internet, and play games online as if each of your devices had its own, dedicated WiFi router.

Velop Plugin Near Shelf

Plug-In Node for Effortless Coverage

With the convenient Velop plug-in node, you'll enjoy even greater flexibility when expanding your Velop mesh WiFi system. This compact node conveniently fits into all wall sockets, helping ensure coverage in garages, hallways, and areas where you don't want cords. It's an ideal solution for homes with security systems and other smart devices that need a consistent, reliable WiFi signal. And since it only takes up one outlet and doesn't require any cables or cords, this plug-in node easily fits into any environment without adding clutter.

Entertainment powerhouse

Simultaneous streaming, online gaming, and smart home devices always have superfast WiFi throughout your home.

Expanded coverage with plug-in node(s)

Each Mesh Expander adds up to 2-3 rooms-or 1 floor-of WiFi coverage.

Sleek plug-in nodes use only one wall socket – no cables or cords

Mesh Expanders cover only a single socket giving you the freedom to use the other socket.

Linksys App

Linksys App

Customize and Manage Your Home WiFi Anytime, Anywhere

With the Linksys App, you can closely monitor and manage your home WiFi remotely using a smartphone or tablet.

  • Guest Access: Create a separate, password-protected WiFi network for up to 50 guests and easily share the password.
  • Parental Controls: Ensure a safe Internet experience for your kids - even when you're away from home. Restrict access to inappropriate or distracting content, control usage, and block specific devices from accessing the Internet.
  • Device Prioritization: You can prioritize devices that need the most speed.
  • Speed Test: Easily test and monitor your Internet connection's speed.

Set up your MR8300 and add Velop plug-in nodes


Step 1 Linksys App Home Screen

Download and install the free Linksys App


App Store Icon Google Play Icon
Step 2Plug in the MR8300 and connect yo your modem

Plug in the MR8300 and connect to your modem

Step 3Open the Linksys app and follow the on-screen instructions

Open the Linksys App and follow the on-screen instructions

Step 4Add Another Node

Tap “Set Up a New Product” in the App’s menu, then “Add Another Node” and follow the instructions

*Maximum Performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance may vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, speed, range and coverage. Performance depends upon many factors, conditions and variables, including building materials and construction, volume of network traffic, mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse conditions. In order to achieve the best performance, this product must be used with compatible AC2200 wireless devices. The standard transmission rates—867 Mbps (for each 5 GHz radio), 400 Mbps (for 2.4 GHz)—are the physical data rates. Actual data throughput will be lower and may depend on the mix of wireless products used and external factors. Specifications are subject to change without notice. An active, customer-purchased Internet Service Provider broadband account is required for connection of this product and other connected devices to the Internet. Some devices may require additional wireless adapters or an Ethernet cable to connect.
May require a software/firmware update available for download at linksys.com/support.
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