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RBK20 vs RBK33

mackitten
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RBK20 vs RBK33

Hello,

 

I finalyl settled on trying an Orbi for our 2,500+ some sqft home.

 

I ordered this Sunday night from B&H for which I thought was a good price. It has the RBR20 and one wall plug

 

It arrived today but I didnt open it yet

 

I see now on amazon the RBK33 which is the RBR40 and 2 wall plugs is on sale for only 25$ more then what I just paid for the RBK20

 

Is there any reason I should not return the RBK20 and grab the RBK33? (I do have to pay return shipping) but unless I am missing some there are mostly the same except size, and with th 30 I get additional LAN ports as well as an additional wall plug

 

Help!

 

Thanks in advance!

Model: RBK22| Orbi AC2200 Tri-band WiFi System, RBK33| Orbi Plug-In WiFi System, RBK40| Orbi AC2200 WiFi System
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FURRYe38
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Re: RBK20 vs RBK33

Check the specs of each kits on the support site. I believe there about the same. 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Modem Mode |  Wifi Router MK83+ (Router Mode) | and RBK853 (Router Mode) | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M | Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, MR6150, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, R9000, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, XR700, XR1000, EX7500/EX7700

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ekhalil
Master

Re: RBK20 vs RBK33

The RBK20 consists of one Router (RBR20) and a Satellite (RBS20). The router has one internet port and 2 LAN ports. Satellite has 2 LAN ports.
The RBK33 consists of Router (RBR40) and 2 wall plugs (RBW30). Router has one internet port and 4 LAN ports. The wall plugs (Satellites) have no LAN ports, they are just wall plugs.

My Setup Internet Fiber ONT 250↓/250↑ISP Telenor | Wifi Router Orbi RBR850 + RBS850 + 2x RBS750 + 3xRBS350, Wired/Wireless BH / Orbi RBR50 + 6x RBS50 + RBS40V + RBS50Y, Wired/Wireless BH | Switches NG GS208Time Zone CET (Sweden)

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mackitten
Tutor

Re: RBK20 vs RBK33

Thanks

 

actually looks like the kit I got is called rbk20w and has one rbr20 and one wall satellite 

 

that arrived but but the difference in cost for the rbk33 is only $44 plus shopping the  rbk20w back

 

just wlndering if the  performance of the 20 vs 40 is any difference in signal ? I know I get another satelittle but will the 40 provide better performance 

 

I just trying to figure if it’s a better choice to spend them extra $$ for the rbk33

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mackitten
Tutor

Re: RBK20 vs RBK33

Guess I sat on it too long rbk33 went up in price , serves me right

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ekhalil
Master

Re: RBK20 vs RBK33

I think that there should not be any big performance difference between RBR20 and RBR40. The difference should only be in number of LAN ports and consequently physical size.

My Setup Internet Fiber ONT 250↓/250↑ISP Telenor | Wifi Router Orbi RBR850 + RBS850 + 2x RBS750 + 3xRBS350, Wired/Wireless BH / Orbi RBR50 + 6x RBS50 + RBS40V + RBS50Y, Wired/Wireless BH | Switches NG GS208Time Zone CET (Sweden)

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