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    Kasa outdoor plug and the mystery of the disappearing 2.4 band?

    Hello all. I have an Asus Blue Cave AC2600 that I am running on the firmware 2 before most recent - per this thread about that topic: All has been fine since and I've added more Hue lights, a Kasa dimmer switch, etc...
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    Best Replacement AC1900 Router, Factoring In Firmware and Reliability

    Hi all, It's my first time posting here, so I apologize if anything I write violates forum etiquette. I chose my current router, the D-Link DIR-860L, in 2015 based solely on value for performance from the Router Ranker data, but I realize now that this approach is quite a gamble...
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    Networking two Asus routers

    Hi all, i'm not the most tech savvy but can manage with good directions. Im trying to connect my Asus CM-32 AC2600 to my AC-3100 via CAT5. The AC2600 is the router, and the 3100 is my older router id like to use as a network connection for all my AV gear. If anybody could provide me with a basis...
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    Asus Blue Cave. Very slow WIFI speeeeeeed.

    I've bought the new Asus Blue Cave for better speed via WIFI. I have a 1 gbit/s for both directions. Now, I have for about 250-350 mbit/s usiing Mikrotik HAP AC, but I want more speed :) and MU-MIMO for parallel downloads and TV strimming. So, I upgrade router to the latest firmware and get...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Adds New AC2600 MU-MIMO Router To EXO Line-Up

    Powered by a dual-core processor, the new AC2600 EXO series router (aka DIR-882) has a maximum link rate of 800 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps at 5 GHz, and 4x4 data streams. The DIR-882 is a MU-MIMO device that also features SmartBeam functionality, QoS, DLNA compatibility, and 80/160 MHz...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link’s AC2600 MU-MIMO Range Extender Now Shipping

    D-Link's DAP-1860 Wi-Fi range extender is a dual-band AC2600 device that plugs directly into a wall socket. The quad-antenna configured DAP-1860’s MU-MIMO capability allows multiple wireless clients to connect and transmit data through the extender simultaneously, while D-Link’s SmartBeam...
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    Replace R7000 to get higher power on low 5GHZ channels?

    I have been using the R7000 successfully for the last couple of years. It is placed on the middle of 3 floors, and I have been getting decent 5GHz signal throughout the house. A couple of days ago someone moved in next to me and has a Rogers/Hitron gateway running 5GHz on channel 157, 80 MHz...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Releases New MU-MIMO Products: Wireless AP and USB Adapter

    The Linksys LAPAC2600 is a 4x4 dual-band Wireless AC access point. Rated as an AC2600 wireless device (800 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps at 5 GHz), the new AP is targeted towards the segment of the small and medium business market needing to handle BYOD on a budget. As a MU-MIMO device, the...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    Zyxel Hits The AC2600 MU-MIMO Sweet-Spot With Its Armor Z2 Wi-Fi Router

    Catching up with its competitors, ZyXEL has released its own AC2600 MU-MIMO dual-band router, the Armor Z2 (model NBG6817). Qualcomm-based AC2600 class routers were the first to have working MU-MIMO and now ZyXEL is jumping into the AC2600 market. ZyXEL's NBG6815 AC2200 class MU-MIMO router...
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    Synology reveals its RT2600ac router at Computex

    Synology revealed its new RT2600ac router at Computex this week and below is a quick look at what to expect. Design wise the RT2600ac looks similar to other manufacturers AC2600 models with four fairly large, removable antennas spread across three sides of the router. There's a front mounted...