02 October 2018        Add to Favorites   Report

SHOW: A simple home network setup for beginners with small homes


We all have seen those massive home network setups and wondered if we could get a simple one to get started. Well, here's one for you. If you live in a tiny apartment and all you need is a high performing and reliable wifi, you should look at this setup from reddit user gglelango.

The Network gear:

  • Ubiquiti UniFi Security Gateway
  • UniFi Switch 8 Port Gigabit Switch
  • Ubiquiti UniFi AC Pro Access Point
  • Ubiquiti UniFi Controller Cloud Key
  • NETGEAR DM200 ADSL2+ Modem

The Network diagram:


  • The Netgear Modem is plugged into to a Ubiquiti Router
  • Then the signal passes to a 8-port switch
  • Cloud key is used for reporting (like data downloads and access summaries)
  • The Access point is nothing but the actual wifi radio that transmits the wireless signal

and the wireless access point mounted on one of the rooms:


You could see the original thread here

What do you think about this setup and How does your's look like ?

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