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    Router set as AP 5g speed less than half that of main unit- hard wired

    I've got a RT-AC87u set up as my main router. I have a large home and had a relativly weak signal in my family room that servers my Fire Stick 4K. I added an old Asus rt-n53 router set in Access Point mode that is hard wired.. If I use the speed test app on the fire stick the 5g on my 87u...
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    Looking for the best option for a pre owned router

    Well as I stated in my OP, budget is tight right now. I don't have an issue risking $40-60 on a used router. At this point $150+ is not an option. Lots of Linsys EA8500s out there as well as Asus 88us. My 87U works- as a router- but it's created an issue with my media. I have moved my 4T...
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    Asus RT-AC 87U lost both USB ports

    Thanks, did that, no luck. Guess I'll have to evaluate my next move.
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    Looking for the best option for a pre owned router

    Yes, I think I agree. Looked at some hard drive the other day and prices have dropped a lot since I last looked, fairly cheap to set up a nice Raid system.
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    Looking for the best option for a pre owned router

    I've had an Asus RT-AC87u for a number of years, been mostly happy with it, but for some reason I lost the USB ports yesterday. I have a 4T NAS drive connected via USB 3 port and use that to stream media to all my devices. At this point budget is very tight, plus I have no need for the latest...
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    Asus RT-AC 87U lost both USB ports

    I have a 4T USB drive connected to the USB 3 port on my router that holds all my media. Today I tried to plug a USB stick into the USB 2 port on the back and something happened and now neither port is active. I've rebooted the router any number of times, Unplugged and reconnected the 4T drive...
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    RT-AC87U Wifi drops internet connection randomly them reconnects

    Have a really irritating issue with my router. I'll be using my phone or tablet and get a message " Internet is not available with (SSID). The WiFi does not drop, signal is strong, and a few seconds later the page will load - most of the time. Happens on both bands with private SSID or Guest...
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