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    AiMesh Extender hardware options

    Your solution of using a second AiMesh router over the AiMesh extender is the best path. I had some dropout problems with the extenders that were eliminated when I replaced them with another router.
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    RP-AC55 aimesh 2.0 (thus FW 386.x)

    Here's the RP-AC55 AiMesh documentation that is provided as separate, hard to read sheet in the box.
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    RP-AC55 aimesh 2.0 (thus FW 386.x)

    First do a factory reset on the RP-AC55 then plug it in near the router and find it from the AiMesh screen.
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    Why AIMesh? What am I missing?

    For devices that sit in one place all the time AiMesh doesn't do much but my wife, who moves around the house listening to audio books on her Kindle, was thrilled when I went from simple AP's to AiMesh. With the AP's the signal from one would have to drop completely - along with the audio -...
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    RT-AC86U 386.1 - NAT Loopback appears to be broken?

    I'm running 3.0.0.4.386_41634 (ASUS not Merlin) on an RT-AC1750 B1 and haven't had any Nat Loopback problems. You could try the ASUS load which might solve the problem or if not, at least prove the issue isn't related to Merlin. I don't use ASUS DDNS but one from Dyn.com that I've had for many...
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    USB Tethering Speeds - ASUS RT-AC66U

    I know this is an old thread but the speed through the router cannot be greater than the speed your phone can achieve through it's cellular connection. Try running a speed test from the A8 and see what you get. If you're getting 30-50Mbps on a 4g+ link you're doing pretty well. That kind of...
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    ASUS AC66U B1 to Modem instabilities

    If I understand the configuration you've described, I think I see a conflict here. My first question is whether the ISP is providing two IP addresses through the modem or just one. If just one, then your IPTV device and your router are competing for it which would be a problem. But, either...
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    Access point mode or router? Help please

    I'm not sure what kind of Comcast support you're trying to ensure but I'd dump the Comcast modem/router and save the $15+ tax per month and buy your own modem for under $70. It'll pay for itself in less than 5 months. I've never had a problem with mine in the 8 years I've had it. Install it...
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    AC86U WiFi Radio Schedule: no internet connection after WiFi radio switched back on

    Are you also shutting off all the WiFi devices throughout the house that connect to the router? They are all transmitting and trying to reconnect all night long so I'm not sure you're significantly reducing the amount of radiation if, indeed, that's important to you particularly if it's one...
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    WiFi and AiMesh Issue 3x RT-AC68U

    First, The RT-AC68A is NOT listed as an AiMesh compatible router so let's put that one aside for now and just look at using the two AC68U versions which should be enough for your home. Either of the two can be the Primary node connected to the ISP with the other being an AiMesh node preferably...
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    RP-AC55 aimesh 2.0 (thus FW 386.x)

    Thanks for that info. I'd read about using the lower channels and set it to 48, 80MHz from the outset but then went to wired backhaul only as it was unstable. Unfortunately, wired backhaul wasn't much better. I'm now 3 days into using a third RT-AC1750 B1 and no RP-AC55's and not a hiccup...
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    RT-AC68U + RP-AC55 mesh node: connections though RP-AC55 unstable

    I cannot recommend the RP-AC55 as an AiMesh mode. I started my AiMesh adventure with a pair of RT-AC1750 B1 (aka RT-AC66 B1) routers as a primary and node. I still had some areas that needed signal so I added a couple of RP-AC55's with upgraded FW and they were recognized and worked as nodes...
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    RP-AC55 aimesh 2.0 (thus FW 386.x)

    I cannot recommend the RP-AC55 as an AiMesh mode. I started my AiMesh adventure with a pair of RT-AC1750 B1 routers as a primary and node. I still had some areas that needed signal so I added a couple of RP-AC55's with upgraded FW and they were recognized and worked as nodes. All the nodes...
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    WiFi AiMesh disconnects for a few seconds

    Thanks for that info. I've just made those changes and will continue to monitor. About an hour ago I noticed that one of the RP-AC55's LED was red for about 30 seconds and then came back online - like it lost the Ethernet connection for a moment. Cables are good as is the switch it's plugged...
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    WiFi AiMesh disconnects for a few seconds

    From the main router one node is about 30 feet away to push a signal outside of the garage. Another node is about 60 feet away for the main living area and the other two are about 30 and 20 feet away to get signal through some walls. The connection issue is on both bands... the node would just...
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