Synology RT6600ax, another router with Wi-Fi 6 support
Synology RT6600ax is a new router with support for the latest version of the wireless standard, Wi-Fi 6, and the addition of other advanced functions such as UNII-4.
Synology is one of the large world companies in design and commercialization of NAS devices, but also markets other solutions for network infrastructure such as routers, with interesting models especially if you take into account its personalized operating system, Synology Router Manager or SRM, which, whichlike that of its nas is the best in the market.
Synology RT6600ax is the last announced and in addition to the support for Wi-Fi 6, he will be one of the first to admit the Wi-Fi Unii-4 band, also known as 5.9 GHz band.This is an extension of the 802 band.11ax / wifi 6.UNII-4 adds a total of four WiFi channels of 20 MHz, but the key here is that it allows an additional 160 MHz channel, which is useful in locations that are congested.At the moment it only works in the United States, but this band is expected to open in regions such as the European.
Synology has not provided details of internal hardware, but considering that all its previous Wi-Fi products have been based on Qualcomm chips, we are likely to see a continuation of that association.What we do know is account with 4 × 4 support in the 5 GHz band.
It has six external antennas, a 2 port of 2.5 Gbps that can be used as LAN or WAN port, three lan gigabit ports and a USB 3 port.0.With this model, Synology will launch version 1.SRM 3 in 2022, adding a series of new functions such as VPN Plus, which allows you to block access to certain devices in the network of users connected through virtual private networks.
Synology will also add VLAN support to SRM;more advanced SSID support;improved network analysis and a new mobile application.Better known for its NAS, it will be another manufacturer to consider to update wireless networks to Wi-Fi 6, a standard that continues to increase its adoption incessantly, both in routers and on connected devices.