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Amazon slashes Cyber Monday prices for Eero Mesh Wi-Fi systems

Amazon slashed the prices on Eero Mesh Wi-Fi systems and components for Cyber Monday. Wireless network equipment may not sound very exciting, especially if you’re thinking about giving or getting it as a holiday gift. If you think of mesh Wi-Fi as the infrastructure that empowers your digital life, however, you may decide to put a range extender or two at the top of your wish list.

It’s easy to take a good Wi-Fi signal for granted, but without Wi-Fi, or with a wireless signal that is erratic or too slow, many of the forces of tech change would falter or fail. TV cable-cutting, smart home security, and talking to Alexa or Google Assistant all depend on Wi-Fi. Amazon owns Eero, the company that makes the mesh Wi-Fi routers and range extenders in the deals below. Whether you’re buying Christmas gifts for others or want a stronger Wi-Fi signal throughout your home, these seven deals can help you save up to $150.

Eero mesh Wi-Fi router/extender — $29 off

The Eero mesh Wi-Fi router/extender can play one of two roles in strengthening your home wireless signal. Used alone, this dual-band Wi-Fi router blankets up to 1,500 square feet with a strong Wi-Fi signal. If you have a larger home or areas where the wireless signal strength is weak due to building design or interference from appliances or other factors, you can connect one or more additional units.

Normally priced at $99, the Eero mesh Wi-Fi router/extender is just $70 during the Cyber Monday sale. If you want to get started with multi-band mesh networking, this deal is an excellent opportunity.

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Eero Beacon mesh Wi-Fi range extender (add-on to Eero Wi-Fi systems) — $45 off

The Eero Beacon mesh Wi-Fi range extender is an add-on to existing Eero Wi-Fi systems. In addition to extending your home wireless coverage up to an additional 1,500 square feet, the Eero Beacon wall plug-in includes a self-adjusting ambient nightlight. Usually $149, the Eero Beacon mesh Wi-Fi range extender is on sale for $104 during Cyber Monday.

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Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi router/extender — $60 off

The Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi router/extender takes things up to an additional level from the Eero router above. The Pro model is a tri-band router that manages wireless signals in your home to avoid congestion and to give multiple users simultaneous access. Regularly priced $199, the Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi router/extender is just $139 during for this sale.

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Eero mesh Wi-Fi system — router for whole-home coverage (3-pack) — $89 off

The Amazon Eero mesh Wi-Fi system three-pack includes three dual-band router/extenders to cover up to a 5,000-square-foot home. If you and your family are moderate internet users, meaning you don’t have multiple games and streaming video and audio using bandwidth, this system is intended to spread even coverage throughout your home.  Ordinarily $249, the Amazon Eero mesh Wi-Fi system three-pack is just $160 during the Black Friday sale.

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eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system (1 Pro plus 1 Beacon) — $90 off

This Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system (one Pro plus one Beacon) includes a tri-band router and a single dual-band Beacon extender. Rated to cover up to 5,500 square feet, and particularly appropriate if many of your wireless devices are grouped in a single part of your home, this system usually costs $299. For Black Friday, however, the price is just $209.

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Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system (1 Pro + 2 Beacons) — $120 off

This Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system consists of one tri-band Pro unit and two dual-band Beacon extenders with nightlights. This setup covers up to almost 5,000 square feet but is best when there are three separate office or entertainment areas in your home, each with multiple computers, games, smart home devices, and smart TVs. Normally priced at $399, the Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system with one Pro and two Beacons is just $279 during this sale.

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Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system — 3-Pack — $150 off

The Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system three-pack is the highest standard package, with three tri-band Pro router/extenders. If you have an extra-large home, with five or more bedrooms or several users who are into online gaming and media streaming, this setup provides the fastest and most reliable wireless coverage. Normally $499, Amazon discounted the Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system three-pack to $349 during this sale.

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