Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router – Datasheet and Specs Released

New Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Almost Released

The MR2200ac provides a secure and stable network connection, intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi capabilities and professional parental monitoring, along with a number of award-winning Synology Router Managers (SRMs), and additional MR2200ac extended network coverage. The new Mesh Router MR2200ac from Synology NAS brings you comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage in your home and office environment. The MR2200ac is designed with tri-band and MU-MIMO technology to ensure your device has the fastest network bandwidth and best performance and allows multiple devices to stay connected at all times with no delay. In addition, the Synology MR2200ac multi-module Mesh system uses a single Wi-Fi name to give you a seamless Wi-Fi seamless roaming experience. Safe Access provides easy-to-use parental care management while blocking malicious website intrusions. The Synology MR2200ac arrives with a 2-year limited warranty.


Modern Smart Mesh Router for your Home or Business

To create multiple mesh systems, you can simply connect the existing RT2600ac Wi-Fi network with the MR2200ac or connect multiple MR2200ac mesh routers to create a mesh system. The single Wi-Fi name architecture allows you to roam around from one end of your location to another without a loss of connectivity/coverage, plus you can play movies without losing the signal and enjoy a seamless roaming experience.

Ultimate Coverage with the Synology MR2200ac Mesh

The MR2200ac supports tri-band technology, operates in 2.4 GHz band and dual 5 GHz bands, has the MU-MIMO functionality and the three-band independent connectivity, even if more devices are connected, to achieve the best W- Fi speed and avoid network congestion. Smart connection ensures that your device automatically connects to the most appropriate frequency band for optimal connection performance, reducing latency and disconnection.

Multi-Tiered Access and Protection with the MR2200ac Mesh

The guest network provides a secure connection environment with only limited access to public and temporary visitors to ensure that the primary network is functioning and protected. You can also customize the welcome page to welcome all users who connect to the guest Wi-Fi.

In addition, the MR2200ac also features tools such as scheduling, automatic password change, and MAC address filters to help prevent unwanted connections. The MR2200ac supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), which allows you to automatically set up your Wi-Fi connection with the push of a button. The MR2200ac arrives with a single USB 3.0 port, allowing you to connect to a storage device and use it as a private server to easily access and share files anytime, anywhere.

Synology Router Manager 1.2 and the MR2200ac

Synology Router Manager (SRM) 1.2 is designed with security and stability in mind. SRM provides a friendly device management approach and inherits the DSM user interface, and its familiar and easy-to-use design, to allow you to get up and running quickly. Powerful tools are also available to allow users to quickly set up and customize the user interface and efficiently troubleshoot problems. SRM has a variety of secure and convenient connection methods, and it can easily manage the network through multiple remote access methods such as QuickConnect, DDNS or DS router on mobile devices. Alternatively, you can use two-step verification to ensure that only you can change your network settings.

Synology MR2200ac arriving WPA3 Wi-Fi Certified

The MR2200ac includes the latest Wi-Fi security certifications from WPA3-Personal, WPA3-Enterprise and Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) to block snooping and attacks for your home, business and open network environments.

Smart, Intuitive and User-Friendly Network Management via the MR2200ac

In order to limit network usage and protect children from harmful websites, the wide control, yet simple ‘Safe Access’ make it easy to understand the online usage habits of users of all ages. These include:

  • User Management: User Rules allow you to make rules for users without having to follow device settings to simplify management. You can also set up devices in my local area network and guest network as a group

  • Time Management: Online time scheduling and Internet access limits help you encourage your child to use time wisely and learn to use the network in a structured and efficient manner for a limited time

  • Website Filters: Frequently updated blocking categories help you filter inappropriate content and protect your child. In addition, you can additionally set a permission list to ensure that your child can only visit a particular website, or set a blockade to block specific websites

  • Website browsing history: You can easily track the user’s improper access records and better understand your child’s network usage.

Synology Mesh Router MR2200ac VPN Support

VPN Plus Server makes your Synology Mesh Router MR2200ac a powerful and intuitive full-featured VPN solution. VPN Plus Server provides remote workers with security and convenience to fully meet the needs of remote access to intranet resources. Synology SSL VPN provides dedicated client software for desktops and mobile devices. The remote desktop allows employees to access the intranet remotely through a web browser, making it easy and secure to access resources on the computer. VPN Plus Server supports SSTP, PPTP, OpenVPN and L2TP VPN connections via IPSec. In addition, the superior speed of Site-to-Site VPN’s cross-office file transfer enables companies with branch offices to increase productivity at multiple locations. It also allows encrypted channels between multiple regional networks to be connected in batches on the Internet, eliminating the need for employees to execute VPN client programs on their individual computers.

Security and Google Safe Search with the Synology MR2200ac

The Synology MR2200ac mesh router provides advanced protection features that help you make your network more resilient to malicious websites. SRM 1.2’S built-in security monitoring centre analyzes and alerts you to security issues in settings, making it easy to set up bespoke and tailored security configurations. In addition to the built-in IPv4 and IPv6 firewalls, Safe Access’s DNS/IP Threat Intelligence Database can also help you prevent malicious websites from invading or harming your device.

Traffic Reports, Analytics and Events Log via the Synology MR2200ac UI

SRM 1.2 via the MR2200ac provides a comprehensive set of traffic management solutions to handle heavy network traffic to and from many applications. Flow Control updates you to the details of each application and device at any time. At the same time, you can set the priority of the service and the guaranteed bandwidth configuration of the device through the application’s QoS settings. With automatically generated web traffic reports, you can easily track detailed event logs and recent traffic trends, and determine the length of daily and annual reports based on your needs, flexibly adapting the network of specific applications and devices.

Network Storage Support via the MR2200ac Synology Mesh Router

You can create a personal cloud storage space with connected USB media and the MR2200ac. Easily back up, share and sync files to the MR2200ac from multiple devices. Coupled with a powerful media server suite, the MR2200ac becomes a media server that can serve smart TVs, network set-top boxes or the latest gaming consoles. The DNS server helps you find web pages, computers or other network devices by translating the domain name as an IP address. The Synology MR2200ac is equipped with a USB port for easy transfer of files via USB devices or other clients on the network. You can also connect the MR2200ac to your mobile device, enable USB network sharing and let the MR2200ac access the Internet through the 3G/4G network.

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router – Your Questions Answered

Synology Mesh Router MR2200ac Firmware, Rules and Protection Always Evolving

SRM 1.2 and it’s architecture/design are continuing to grow all the time. Arriving with updates and tweaks to its abilities, Synology is not only committed to providing security updates throughout your use of the device in years to come but also brings new features, important software updates, multiple value-added packages and new supported mobile applications. The MR2200ac is supported by impressive hardware and software specifications. Take a look:

Processor Quad core 717 MHz
Memory 256 MB DDR3
Antenna type 2×2 MIMO High Performance Hidden Antenna (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
LAN network Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
WAN network Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
External connection USB 3.0 x 1 (5V, 0.9A output power)
Button and switch WPS, power, reset, Wi-Fi on/off
Size (height x width x depth) 154 mm x 199 mm x 65 mm
weight 0.45 kg
Working temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage temperature -20 ° C to 60 ° C (-5 ° F to 140 ° F)
Relative humidity 5% to 95% RH
Warranty 2 years
other projects
AC input voltage 100V to 240V AC
Current frequency 50/60 Hz, single frequency
Power consumption 12.95 W (access)
5.21 W (standby)
IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Synchronous tri-band Wi-Fi
  • 5GHz-1: 867Mbps
  • 5GHz-2: 867Mbps
  • 2.4GHz: 400Mbps
IEEE 802.11ac wave 2 MU-MIMO
Wi-Fi encryption WEP, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2/WPA3-Personal, WPA3-Personal/Enterprise, Wi-Fi Enhanced Open (OWE)
Wi-Fi Mac address filter
Network entity address filtering rule limit 64
Seamless roaming 802.11k/v/r standard support
Scheduled Wi-Fi connection
Guest network
Visitor entrance
Customized interface design
Connection time limit
Password rotation
WPS 2.0 (Wi-Fi Protected Setup 2.0)
3G / 4G NIC & USB Network Sharing 
Maximum number of connected devices 90
Wi-Fi node
Primary Wi-Fi node
Internet connection Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, DSL-Lite (AFTR)
3G/4G LTE network card
Android network sharing
iPhone network sharing
Remarks iPhone network sharing only supports SRM 1.2 and newer Synology Router
Operating mode
  • Wireless Router
  • Wireless AP
Connection transfer Can be set manually or via UPnP
Connection transfer rule limit 64
UPnP rule limit 64
Connection trigger
Connection trigger rule upper limit 32
Connection trigger timeout time lower limit 30s
Connection trigger timeout time limit 3600s
IPv6 IPv6 DHCP server/client, DS-Lite, 6in4, 6to4, 6rd, dual stack, DHCPv6-PD, IPv6 trunk, FLET’s IPv6
DHCP Server/client mode, client list, MAC address reservation
DHCP reservation limit 500
LAN/WLAN IGMP snooping
  • VPN server (WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, Site-to-Site)
  • VPN client (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec)
  • VPN pass-through (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP)
Policy routing, static routing, network address translation (NAT), PPPoE forwarding
IPv4 static route limit 100
IPv6 static route limit 100
Diagnostic tools
  • Ping
  • Path tracking
Safe Access
Parental Control
User setting 15
Network settings 2
Customized network scheduling
Hours of use
IPv4/IPv6 DNS-based web filter
  • schedule
  • database
  • Unblock request
Customized allow and block list
  • Maximum blocked URLs: 100
  • Maximum allowed URLs: 100
Interrupt network
Safe search Bing, Google, YouTube
Intelligent threat database Support for IPv4 and IPv6
Google Safe Browsing Support for IPv4 and IPv6
Automatic database update Threat Intelligence Database, Google Safe Browsing, DNS-based web filter
flow control
Network blocking, device speed limit, traffic priority
Application layer (Layer 7) quality of service (QoS)
Device rule limit 64
Application rule limit per device 32
data monitoring
Instant image
Historical statistics On a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis
Website browsing record
Application detection
Traffic report
Automatic location update
Traffic analysis cycle On a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis
Export format .CSV, .HTML
VPN Plus Server
VPN Plus Server Easily establish and manage secure access to VPNs through a web browser or client. Support multiple VPN servers: Site-to-Site, WebVPN, SSL VPN, Remote Desktop, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec and PPTP
Maximum number of connections 10
Site-to-Site VPN
Site-to-Site Tunnels 4
Remote desktop (RDP + VNC) 3
Contact list
Kit center
Cloud Station Server Synchronize data across multiple platforms and centralize the history of all important files on your router
Maximum number of file sync transfers 64
Remarks Cloud Station ShareSync is not supported
DNS Server Finding and translating a web domain name is called an IP address.
Download Station Supported download agreement: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Download task limit 50
BT task limit 20
Media Server (DLNA/UPnP®)
  • Multimedia index
  • DLNA compatible
  • Support for PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One
RADIUS Server Fully integrated authentication, authorization, and account processing services for wireless network access
Mobile app
DS router (Android/iOS)
  • Initial installation
  • Network overview
  • Wi-Fi management
  • Wi-Fi system deployment
  • Safe Access
  • flow control
  • Network security (firewall, connection, transfer, internet blockade)
  • Wake on LAN
  • system update
VPN Plus (Android/iOS)
DS cloud (Android/iOS)
DS get (Android)
DS file (Android/iOS)
System Synology Router Manager (SRM)
Operating system upgrade (free)
Access SRM anywhere Synology QuickConnect and Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
safety Firewall/SPI firewall, DoS protection, VPN passthrough (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP), automatic blocking, SSL authentication, security consulting center, two-factor authentication
Wake on LAN (WOL)
Wake on LAN via QuickConnect
Maximum number of connected devices 100
Message notification Email, SMS, push service (via DS router)
Set backup & restore
User account management
Printer server Maximum number of printers: 1
USB / SD card file service
File system EXT4, FAT, NTFS, HFS+
Support access method
  • File Manager (local network only)
  • Web browsers: ChromeTM, Firefox®, Internet Explorer®: 11 onwards, Safari® 11 onwards
  • Mobile device: DS file
Supported communication protocol Windows File Service (CIFS), Mac File Service (AFP), FTP/FTPS, WebDAV
Apple Time Machine
Shared folder permissions
Storage space sleep
Environment and packaging
surroundings RoHS compliant
Package contents
  • Host X 1
  • Transformer X 1
  • RJ-45 web route X 1
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router First Time Setup Guide

Say hello to the Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router for 2018

Synology’s existing routers, the RT1900ac and RT2600ac provide ample amounts of all three, but with growing trends in mesh networks, it was only a question of time before Synology introduced a mesh router to accompany their router devices. The MR2200ac has been in development for a long time and been present at numerous IT events over the last year. But does it live up to the expectations, is this AC2200ac mesh router really THAT big a deal, and should this be your next purchase to complete your network environment? We will fully review this when it is released very soon. Otherwise use the button below to check updates on price, availability and release.

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