Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Review

The Synology MR2200ac itself

The Synology MR2200ac doesn't have external antennas now.
The Synology MR2200ac doesn’t have external antennas now.

The Synology MR2200ac, compared to the earlier two Synology routers, seems to have a face-lift. Gone are the series of LED indicators. It has opted for a single indicator on the front.

It’s body is mainly black plastic. It is matte all around except for the design on the bottom half of the front face.

The built-in stand angles the Synology MR2200ac backwards slightly.
The built-in stand angles the Synology MR2200ac backwards slightly.

The Synology MR2200ac comes with built-in stand for it to stand upright. There are no wall mounting holes.

The ventilation vents are at the back. The connectors and buttons are near the bottom of the router.
The ventilation vents are at the back. The connectors and buttons are near the bottom of the router.

The connectors and buttons are located near the bottom of the Synology MR2200ac router. This is great as the dead space from the stands can accommodate the cables and attachments.

The USB 3.0 port, WPS button and WiFi toggle button.
The USB 3.0 port, WPS button and WiFi toggle button.

The WAN port, LAN port, power socket, power button and reset button.
The WAN port, LAN port, power socket, power button and reset button.

Some more ventilation vents on the bottom.
Some more ventilation vents on the bottom.