access point


    New Router with Removable Antennae

    I'm interested in using a modern Netgear router (preferably just to keep things simple with other routers I'm using, or I'm open to something else) to replace an old Linksys WRT54G I use with a bespoke wireless antenna (an old DBS satellite dish) I made years ago as a wireless extender across a...
  2. HuskyHerder

    iOS Shortcuts app - old BSSID and Reboot

    If you're interested here are some shortcuts for use with your router. Best of all its free! :D *iOS only The Shortcuts app, is used to preform the actions. * BSSID ...
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    Get MAC Adresses connected to Access Point

    Hi, I'm currently writing a script to check the MAC presence on the network. However, I'm running into issues because I have an access point and the devices connected to the access point do not directly show up in the main router. Is there a way to retreive the MAC addresses that are currently...
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    Basic home network setup question: ASUS AC2900 RT-AC68U

    Hi, Not sure if this is the right forum or even the right site for this question. I have no networking background, and getting frustrated trying to set up my home network! My telco provided me with an Actiontec T3200 wireless router. As I've been adding more devices I've been noticing wifi...
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    AC88U : Link Aggregation while in Wireless Access Point mode?

    tldr: is there any way to enable Bonding / Link Aggregation on an RT-AC88U while it is in Access Point mode? Long version: My network includes one GT-AC5300, one RT-AC88U, and a NAS. The 5300 is the main router, connected to the cable modem. The NAS supports Link Aggregation, and I want to...
  6. M

    Looking for home wireless

    First of all, that is my first post on forum, so I wanted to greet you all. My house is 4 storey, 70m2 (~750 ft2) each. It is semi-detached house. First storey, which is underground, is house for a car and jam jars, so I do not need connection here. Next 2 storeys are living area. I do require...
  7. Bill Smith

    Why AIMesh? What am I missing?

    For years I ran two WL-520gu routers running tomato. The second one was setup as an access point and using hardwire backhaul to the main router. I set them both up with the same SSID/password/security. I was able to move around my house switching seamlessly and transparently between routers. I...
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    Roaming between native wifi and wired access point

    This is a naive question but one that I haven't seen discussed; I doubt it is unique to Asus routers (I've observed the same phenomenon with other routers), and I'm surprised more people don't comment on it. My setup is this: I have an Asus AC-68U router running Asus Merlin. In addition to...
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    Repeater/Bridge Alternatives for Asus RT-AC87U Router?

    So I have a Dodo Hub acting as the router and modem for my network. This was provided by my ISP, Dodo. I also have an Asus RT-AC87U router that I want to use. As you may know, the RT-AC87U does not have a repeater mode, unlike other Asus routers. *RT-AC87U only has 3 operation modes; Wireless...
  10. thiggins

    TP-Link EAP225v3 AC1350 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point Reviewed

    The new version of TP-Link's inexpensive AC access point has a lot to like. Read on SmallNetBuilder
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    Access Point USB printing N66U AP

    Hi, I'm so confused now. I think I know whats wrong, but not how to fix it. I had an older N66U and bought a AC66U as the main one. I set it (and I don't remember how), so that the N66U is an Access Point (it just has a wireless Id (myhouse-back-2g), but I can't "connect" to it anymore --...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Wi-Fi Adapter Adds Wireless Features To Linux-Based NAS And PCs

    Utilizing two Qualcomm QCA9984 NICs, QNAP’s new QWA-AC2600 dual-band dual-concurrent PCIe 2.0 x1 wireless adapter can be used in Linux PCs and QNAP NAS products to give workgroups a wireless bay station with direct access to NAS resources, or as a wireless access point. As a 4x4 MU-MIMO device...
  13. Ikefu

    Router + AP, or 2x APs?

    Hey all, Question: If you wanted to expand to a mesh network using APs would you use your existing router plus one AP or would you buy two APs and turn off the router? I have a TP-Link EAP225 V3 coming in the mail and am wondering if I should buy a second AP and turn off the radios on my...
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    Which WiFi setup will work the best for my home?

    Hi, I live in a 3 story medium sized house in London with BT Infinity Fibre Internet. My current setup is an Asus RT-N66u wireless router on the middle floor and I have a Devolo powerline 1200 AP connected on the ground floor as a wireless access point. I would like to increase my WiFi speed...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    Open Mesh Announces Company’s First 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

    Open Mesh's A42 is a new dual-band AC1200 class PoE-powered access point, replacing the company's previous A40 dual-stream AP. The company claims the A42's quad core processor platform supports twice the number of devices and delivers up to "3X more data throughput than the previous model"...
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    EdgeRouter Lite 3 with RT-n66u AP - guest network

    tl;dr: How do I achieve guest wifi isolation from my primary network when using the RT-N66U as an access point? ======== I've setup my ERL3 as a router with the RT-N66U as an access point. Clients can connect and browse the internet, etc. On my ERL3, my primary subnet is (yes, I...
  17. thiggins

    2x2 AC Access Point Roundup

    Our roundup of 2x2 802.11ac access points shows top performance doesn't have to cost a lot. Read on SmallNetBuilder
  18. Julio Urquidi

    Toolmaker DeWalt Launches JobSite WiFi Access Point

    DeWalt’s DCT100 Jobsite access point is designed for constructions sites where the local geography is constantly changing. The ruggedized access points can withstand 10’ drops and are encased in IP67 material, protecting the AP from dust and water immersion, while also being able to tolerate...
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    AP/Router for my standalone router in a small house?

    Quick personal history: I've been burned too many times with wireless products where wireless inexplicably stops working. Between that and being a bit old school, I have a lot of my devices wired with ethernet. Once we started owning smart phones, I broke down and bought a Netgear WNDR3700 for...