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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    So my AX58U was delivered today and I hooked it up tonight after work. It supports DFS, but only channels 52-64. Compared to my AX86U, it's missing 100-112 & 132-144 (114 & 118-128 are not allowed in Canada) Since the AX58U is a 160MHz router and the only 160MHz band available in Canada is...
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    Asus AX router recommendation for friend.

    I'm not sure where you are located, but the Canadian versions of the AX55 & AX56U don't support DFS (if that's important to your friend). The AX86U does and I will find out next week if the AX58U does. Otherwise, I so far really like my 86U and the AX55 & AX56U seemed pretty decent before I...
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    I was able to get an Asus RT-AX58U on sale for $168 CDN (MSRP $259 CDN), only $30 more than the AX56U was on sale, so I'm happy with that. I will post results once I can test it.
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    That's good to know. I also read yesterday about TP-Link issues with VD/Air Link.
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    Ya, initially I thought maybe I got a US model AX86U, but DFS channels 114 & 118-128 are not available in Canada. My AX86U jumps from 112 to 132, so it was clearly customized for Canadian frequencies. The two AX56Us are all packed up and ready for return, so I won't be able to check the...
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    Indeed. My RT-AX86U supports DFS and we use DFS at work. DFS is fine in Canada. I picked up another AX56U from Best Buy in hopes that my first was some weird import. No difference. The AX56U from Best Buy doesn't list any DFS channels either. Extremely frustrating. I guess they are...
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    Nope, I tried Merlin 386.2_2 and no change. The RT-AX58U is double the price of the AX56U ($260 vs. $130 on sale) so that's out. I guess the AX56U will go back tomorrow and I will have to wait for the TP-Link AX50 to go back on sale. That sucks, I was hoping to stick with ASUS in case I...
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    Well, what the hell. I got a RT-AX56U on sale and hooked it up tonight. No DFS channels available. I guess I was mistaken that this model supports DFS? I guess it's going back too. Unless, loading up Merlin will correct that?
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    A New Site to Test Google's Invasive Experiment

    I'm loving Brave combined with startpage.com. I wanted to love ecosia.org, but man, Bing is just garbage. After a week I found I would constantly have to flip back to Google/startpage after not getting the info I needed with ecosia.org/Bing. Anyway, once Brave supports full sync with iOS I...
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    Which ASUS AX Routers support DFS?

    I gave that a try and quickly learned that my wife's Dell doesn't like DFS either and couldn't see the 86U. So I need to stick with a standard frequency for the main 5GHz and then use DFS for my dedicated 5GHz router used just for VR. Just have to wait for a sale on the 56U and go back to my...
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    2X RT-AC68U - router/AP or AiMesh

    Interesting, I would have expected AiMesh to handle it better. When you have two APs with the same SSID without any handoff logic, you basically need to get far enough to lose signal from one, before it will connect to the other. I thought the AiMesh would include logic to kick the user to the...
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    AX68U No DFS support?

    Maybe, I know with TP-Link the bottom two AX models don't support DFS, but the next up, AX50 does and it's treated like a feature. Perhaps they didn't think it was worth paying for certification for their bottom end AX router. Or installing equipment to detect radar I guess. I still think...
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    RT-AX86U / RT-AX55 AiMesh - Single shared channel?

    Ya, it makes sense that they might need to run on the same channel if you are using WiFi for backhaul. If you are using Ethernet, like I did, you should be able to specify the WiFi channels.
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    RT-AX86U / RT-AX55 AiMesh - Single shared channel?

    OK, thank you for the verification. I was hoping for more granular control. I will have to run the 2nd router as an access point instead.
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    RT-AX86U / RT-AX55 AiMesh - Single shared channel?

    I needed a 2nd router to replace a TP-Link AX router and figured I would get an ASUS AiMesh capable unit. I got a RT-AX55 and got it meshed up with my AX86U over Ethernet. It worked fine, but I couldn't find a way to specify the frequency for the AX55. I wanted the AX86U on a channel 157...
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