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    AC88U 5Ghz issue

    Hi all, For the last few months, I've been having a strange issue with my AC88U which up to then had been performing with no issues at all for about 3 years. Some devices, not all, cannot seem to connect to the router on the 5Ghz band anymore. I normally have it on smart connect and these...
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    XT8 using 2.4ghz as backhaul even though worse than 5ghz

    I've just picked up a pair of XT8s and have updated them to the latest firmware ( I was surprised to find that my devices were using the 2.4GHz band as the backhaul - with a 1/3 bar connection. I rebooted and they were once again connected with a 3/3 bar connection on the...
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    5Ghz wifi speed issue

    Hi all, I'm running a DSL-AC750 modem router. I always had some "issues" with WiFi and now I just realized that with 2,4Ghz wifi I can reach a transfer rate of 2,4MB/s between router and my smartphone. With 5Ghz wifi, transfer rate drop to 250KB/s with 100% wifi signal strength. Any idea why...
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    RT-AC86U & DFS Channels (EU Model)

    So I have recently purchased an RT-AC86U to replace my ageing RT-AC68U as I now have 30+ devices connected to my network and the 68U was starting to show its age a little bit (sometimes devices were sluggish, and a couple if times it locked up completely requiring a full power off and on) The...
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    RT-AC58U 5GHz issues

    Several times per day my AC-58U refuses to work on the 5GHz band. Looking at the system log I can see the following repeating 50-100 times: Jul 14 12:59:02 kernel: Switching to Tx Mode-1 Threshold 0 Jul 14 12:59:10 kernel: Switching to Tx Mode-1 Threshold 280 Jul 14 12:59:14 kernel: Switching to...
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    RT-AC66U_B1 5GHz guest unable to connect keeps dropping and retrying

    RT-AC66U_B1 running 384.17 in Wireless Router mode. 5GHz wireless is set to Channel 36. AiMesh is disabled/not used. A device on the 5GHz Guest network (Amazon fire TV stick) is today unable to connect. The router is set to reboot each morning at 4am, just in case anything bad happens if I...
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    RT-AC86U 5GHz Automatically Disables?

    This has happened once before and just happened again now. All of a sudden the 5GHz radio gets disabled. I immediately saved the log and copied the pertinent part and attached it below. I'm running 384.13 with amtm and Skynet and a 2GB Swap. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
  8. Kashif Tasneem

    GT-AX11000 -> No 160 Mhz on 5Ghz-2?

    Hi. Does 5Ghz-2 band not support 160 Mhz? Please see the attached image. I have 160 Mhz appearing only on 5Ghz-1. 160 Mhz isn't available on 5Ghz-2 channel bandwidth dropdown as well.
  9. Kashif Tasneem

    AC-5300 only 5Ghz-1 band working

    Hi. I purchased a used ac-5300. I had set it up it’s dual wan option with fall back selected. It worked fine for 2 days. Then on the 3rd day, I restarted it and it got stuck with power led and both bands leds on. No wifi option ssid was shown, i connected it directly with ethernet but could not...
  10. Adamm

    ChannelHog - Monitor And Force Maximum 5GHz Bandwidth For AX88U

    v1.0.1 Updated - 9th October 2020 ChannelHog - Monitor and force maximum 5GHz bandwidth for the AX88U About; Tired of badly configured neighbours and DFS cutting your wireless bandwidth in half? Then this is the script for you! ChannelHog will monitor your current 5GHz channel bandwidth on...
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    Extending R7800 5Ghz signal

    We have Virgin media for broadband but their superhub 2ac router kept dropping the wifi signal (annoying with Nest cameras) and I would have to reboot it every few months. I've since put it in modem mode and attached the R7800 which I love. Solid signal. Almost no downtime (I've had to reboot it...
  12. Kamil Mirza

    [SOLVED] Android devices can only detect Channel 149 153 157 161 on 5GHz Band

    greetings from past few months I have noticed a strange thing that all my Android devices (phones, tablets and even Chromecasts) can ONLY detect and connect to Channel 149 153 157 161 165 on 5GHz band Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) can see and connect to any 5GHz Channels (like 36 40 44 48)...
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    5 GHz Connection Speeds on 384.13

    Thanks for the great work, @RMerlin ! I updated to 384.13 from 384.12 today on an RT-AC3100 and noticed almost immediately that my 5GHz 802.11ac clients were no longer able to connect at full speeds. The fastest speeds under System Log - Wireless Log -> 5GHz were 228 Mbps. I know for a fact...
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    New RT-AX88U 5GHZ disappears after a few minutes except on select channels

    Hey forum, I am experiencing the exact same issue as described in this thread I did not want to necro a five year old post pertaining to different HW and FWs... But I am very surprised there is so little info since then. Seems like all the posts about this issue stem from this time period...
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    ASUS Blue Cave + 2 x Lyra-mini (aimesh)

    Hi, I have configured my ASUS Blue Cave as my main AIMesh router. I have connected through wired connections 2 x lyra-mini aimesh nodes. A switch is linking all 3 together. Both nodes show off in the Asus Blue Cave Aimesh config page, so that's working. My Asus Blue Cave is sending out a 2,4...
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    Poor wireless performance

    Hello, Since a month or 2 my wireless internet is much slower than before. I have 3 accespoints (2x netgear WNDR4300 and 1x dlink DIR600) so wifi coverage is not the problem, I have tested the wired performance of every accespoint including the main router (ISP provided router) these speeds are...
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    RT-AC86U Problems with Smart Connect

    So it seems like there is a problem with my Smart connect feature on my RT-AC86U. Every time I enable it, all of my devices are connected to 2.4GHz. Even if I disable it and try to get into the 5GHz channel, it doesn't let me in. I have found a fix to it by changing the Control Channel from Auto...
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    Poor download speed over WiFi with Asus ac86u 5 GHz

    I recently purchased an Asus RT-AC86U. I've now set it up, downloaded and installed the latest version of firmware from Asus and I'm not getting the download speeds over WiFi that I was expecting to get. My internet plan is 300Mbps down and 300Mbps up (PPPoE). Wired conection is ok but on WiFi...
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    No 5Ghz on my new AC86U?!

    Got a new AC86U (via legitimate UK retail and not Gearbest...etc). Set up on stock FW. Genuinely impressed with it so far - knocks to stuffing out of my old AC87U which it is replacing in terms of speed. I get near line speed from my ISP (Virgin Media 250Mb Vivid unlimited) on the 2.4Ghz band...
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    RT-ac66u any point upgrading?

    Hi, I'm considering a new router for improved wifi throughput and after some advice as I do not know if my current notebook will benefit or if simple location changes may yield the gains I want. Also, having read the intel specs for wifi card and knowing the AC66u I'm still not certain if my...