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    Asus Zenwifi XT8 5GHz-2 Band DFS Channel Backhaul Behavior

    I have the 2-pk XT8 Mesh system. The 2 routers are connected through the 5GHz-2 band as dedicated wireless backhaul. The channel used is DFS channel. Now, if a DFS/Radar event happens and the channel can't be used, what is the behavior of the system, specifically the AiMesh satellite node? I am...
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    AX88U - Channel wifi aimesh nodes - DFS/non DFS

    Hello, I am facing a problem that I do not quite understand. I have an AX88U router and an AX92U. The first is configured as the main router and the second as the aimesh node. When I look at the 5ghz wifi channel (which is automatic) it is on 100. When I try to select a channel manually in the...
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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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    In need of a new router - but lost between models/tech/price

    Hi all, first post here, although i have been reading a lot before! I live in the UK in one of the most dense areas of London (Westminster - if not THE most dense one), so my wireless router that is supplied by my provider is failing miserable to rise above all of the 10s of routers i can see...
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    Razer Debuts Gaming Router

    Self-acclaimed "leading lifestyle brand for gamers" company Razer today announced its Sila gaming router. Sila is a three stream tri-band 802.11ac router (AC3000 class) with Gigabit Ethernet WAN (1) and LAN (4) ports and one each USB 2. 0 and 3.0 ports. The spec link rates look like it sports...
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    SmallNetBuilder's Wi-Fi Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) FAQ

    What is Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and why should you care? Here's the straight poop. Read on SmallNetBuilder
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    Ignition Design Labs Portal Reviewed

    Ignition Design Lab's Portal has the potential to be a cheaper alternative to NETGEAR's Orbi. Read on SmallNetBuilder
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    ZyXel DCS (dynamic channel selection) and DFS

    My ZyXel NWA3560-N WAP has an optional feature that it terms DCS (dynamic channel selection) which is supposed to change the channels in use periodically in order to find the ones with the lowest interference. It appears as if this applies to both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios, and is either on or...
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    'Zero Wait DFS' IDL Portal Router Up For Preorder

    Ignition Design Labs today announced its Portal router can now be ordered on Amazon. Portal is a QCA-based AC2350 / 2400 MU-MIMO enabled router with a dedicated radio module and cloud service that enables "zero wait" DFS channel switching. It was previewed at CES 2016 and its Kickstarter...
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    Which router/access point to buy?

    Hi there, My current setup is the Bell supplied HH2000 in the basement and Asus RT-N65U on the main floor. I do not have the liberty to move the Asus, which I'm looking to replace, to the second floor (no Ethernet). I have both boxes on the same SSID, both on separate channels, one high...