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    Not necessarily lot of settings you see on merlin firmware are only available in his build, not stock. Exceptions would be when Asus usually implement them on official firmware, recent example of this DNS over TLS. Merlin has secure upnp in his firmware but so far Asus don't have it. It is more...
  2. Hawk homeage is down

    It is fine on my end, wonder if there is something on your end causing this problem.
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    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.3 is now available

    Merlin get GPL directly from Asus so most likely they will included in next GPL Asus send to Merlin.
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    Change VLAN ID for IPTV profile

    If you know vlan Id, just select custom and manually enter the information.
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    STP - Verizon Fios - Asus AX86

    You can still disable it, even when using moca adapters
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    STP - Verizon Fios - Asus AX86

    STP, doesn't affect gaming. It only used to build loop free topology in network. In most homes it is not needed. You can disable it.
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    No 5GHZ channel

    Sounds like your 5 GHz radio is hosed up, if factory reset and stock firmware didn't bring it up then it is unlikely any other procedure will. You have to exchange it, if under warranty get it replaced.
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    2.4 GHz, 5 GHz settings question

    Turn off smart connect found on wireless, under advanced settings. Name each band separately and then you are all set.
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    Asus AX88U MERLIN Lite Version request!!!

    While I understand your idea and where you are coming from, having lite version of firmware is not possible, merlin get gpl with closed source binary for various modules, so he simply can't remove them when building firmware image. Example all wifi, aimesh, majority of wan, network map any many...
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    News [ 386.3_Alpha Build(s) ] Testing available build(s)

    Made any progress with her on this issue?
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    AX88U and sytem log for wifi issues

    Mac address on their own is not a problem, you only need to hide public ip the one given my ISP. So yes you can post mac address based logs, there is not much one can do with them alone. Generally when you post router logs, remove following from it. 1. Username and password to login 2. Wifi...
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    Because typing WPA keys on a smartphone usually sucks

    Great, I can use QR code directly from router, previously I was using android phone to generate code, thank you for implementing this in router.
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    AX88U Wireless - Professional tweak

    Change security settings to WPA2 only for both bands.
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    Release ASUS RT-AX88U Firmware version

    Concrete wall is responsible for your problem, 5 ghz signal have much harder time passing through concrete wall. A single wall will reduce signal strength by 25 to 30 dbm for 5 ghz, less signal = less speed.
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    Release ASUS RT-AX88U Firmware version

    How far do you go, before you start seeing these effects.