Arris Surfboard mAX Pro W31 Mesh Wifi

The fastest home Wi-Fi system. The freshest, most unique way to mAXimize your internet and keep the whole family happy. Blanket your home in Wi-Fi. Experience the pure joy of top-of-the-line wireless internet speeds for things like 4K video, VR, and online gaming. Buffering and lag are a thing of the past. The SURFboard mAX AX11000 is a gigabit Mesh Wi-Fi network solution that scales to match your home and your needs. Two 802.11ax access points do the work of three older 802.11ac units. The SURFboard mAX Manager app makes setup a snap and provides class-leading network access and security controls.


  • Whole-home Wi-Fi coverage up to 6, 000 square feet with 2 units, optimally placed.
  • Wi-fi 6 (802. 11Ax) provides total system speeds of up to 11 GPS. It’s perfect for gigabit speed internet service plans.
  • Surfboard Max Pro provides 12 streams of Wi-Fi enabling simultaneous streaming of multiple 4K videos, online gaming, smart home automation and more.
  • Self-optimizing mesh system ensures your devices are always connected to the best available Wi-Fi stream.
  • Works with Alexa. Use your existing Echo device to control your surfboard Max with commands like “Alexa, ask SURFboard to enable guest Wi-Fi.
  • Intuitive set-up and management with surfboard Max Manager app. Securely and easily set up and manage your mesh network. Set up parental controls, pause internet and manage your network, even remotely.

The first Mesh Wi-Fi system with 4×4 802.11ax radios on every single band. That means the fastest speeds possible.

Pro models only

SURFboard mAX® uses 4×4 802.11ax (Wi-Fi6) on both the 2.4 and 5Ghz low bands to deliver the fastest possible speeds throughout your home. It also has a third, dedicated 4×4 802.11ax radio on the 5Ghz high band specifically to communicate between mAX mesh units. The result: true gigabit speeds throughout the home.

Benefits of the SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi System

  • Self-optimizing mesh Wi-Fi provides the best connection
  • Dedicated backhaul for whole-home gigabit speeds
  • Faster speeds and greater coverage than Wi-Fi 5
  • Capacity for multiple, simultaneous 4K video streams
  • Android/iOS app for secure and easy setup and management
  • Works with Alexa
  • Perfect for gigabit speed internet plans

Next-Gen Wi-Fi
Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 technology provides efficient network traffic management resulting in true gigabit Wi-Fi speeds.

SURFboard mAX Manager App
Securely and easily set up and manage your SURFboard mAX Wi-Fi network with the iOS and Android app

Get the speeds you’re paying for!
Get the most out of your gigabit speed internet plan. The SURFboard mAX Mesh Wi-Fi System is capable of providing true gigabit Wi-Fi speeds throughout your home.

mAX minimizes the competition.

Compared to current Mesh Wi-Fi systems mAX offers more total speed, supports more devices and even more coverage.

Product ComparisonmAX ProLeading Competitor
Total Speed11Gbps (per unit)6Gbps (per unit)
Backhaul Speed4.8Gbps2.4Gbps
Wi-Fi Streams2424
Devices Supported200100
Coverage6,000 Sq Ft5,000 Sq Ft
Ethernet Ports89
Multi-Gig WANYes (with link aggregation)Yes

mAXIMIZE your Wi-Fi

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mAXimize Your Network

The SURFboard mAX Manager App makes setting up your home network fun (really) and easy. It’s a simple, powerful tool to optimize, monitor and manage your in-home Wi-Fi network from the convenience of any internet-connected device! This app breaks down the barriers to being genuinely informed about your home Wi-Fi network and the devices connected to it.


CompatibilityCompatible with any Cable/DSL/Fiber Modem
Download Speed (Internet)Recommended for Gigabit Speed Internet Plans
Gigabit Ethernet Port3 Ethernet LAN and 1 Ethernet WAN
Antenna (MIMO)Three 4×4
WPS (Wi-Fi Pairing Button)No
Preset Wi-Fi SecurityYes, WPA2-PSK (AES)
Wireless Guest Hot SpotYes
HD Multi-Media StreamingYes
High-Performance Online GamingYes
Energy-Efficient EthernetYes
Warranty2-year limited warranty

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