Hello community. I am looking to upgrade my home network/lab to some Instant On gear. I am currently running a mikrotik RB4011 router running into multiple dummy switches (non poe) around the home. I have 2 APs currently, and will be swapping those over to either the AP12 or AP 15 models. I am thinking though, if that's still not enough, I may have to put one in the garage to get WiFi out there and in the backyard for gatherings, etc. I'm thinking of doing one 8 port POE for my APs and VoIP phones and two 8 port non-poe, 1 in office for laptops, printers, NAS, 1 in my media cabinet in the living room for consoles, shield and to give hardwire access to laptops if needed. My main concern is firmware/software upgrades. I know for most enterprise gear, the software is locked behind a paywall, be that a support contract or a yearly "membership" fee. Is this the same for the Instant On gear? I'd hate to purchase it, everything is such a great price and a controller is not needed like UniFi gear, and get stuck on the same version for the forseeable future without spending loads of money.
Thanks for the insight!
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