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    Will RT-AC66U B1 work as an extender with the same SSID?

    I want to replace the last of the ancient technology that I have in my network - WRT54GL with DD-WRT used as a wireless extender. It looks like the RT-AC66U B1 (AC1750) can be used for this. I also want to keep the same SSID as I've done with other networks. The download manual is out of date...
  2. A

    AiMesh node for AX88U. Please help!

    This is my first post in this forum and if this violate any rule, please excuse me for that and let me know so that I can correct it. I've been following this forum for quiet a long time and my queries were being answered till now. Now, I am stuck in a situation hence created account to ask the...
  3. Calab

    Connecting multiple ethernet connections to wifi

    The second floor of my home has no ethernet jacks nor any way to install cabling. I have several devices in my second floor office that I want to connect to my network. A couple have 802.11b or g connectivity, but most only have ethernet jacks. Also, while Windows is pretty easy to find a USB...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Actiontec Announces Wi-Fi 6 Products

    Actiontech announced new Wi-Fi 6 networking products for service providers at CES 2020. The newest gateway is the T4200M Bonded MoCA 2.5 VDSL WiFi6 Tri-band Residential Gateway that supports fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-to-the-node (FTTN), fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC), and...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces New 4-Stream Wi-Fi Mesh Extender

    The NETGEAR AX1800 4-Stream WiFi Mesh Extender (EAX20) is a Wi-Fi 6 device powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The new extender has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios that support maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @2.4 GHz and 1.2 Gbps @ 5 GHz. When added to an existing mesh...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: D-Link Set To Unleash A Wave Of Mesh Products in 2020

    Composed of Wireless AC and Wireless AX products, D-Link just announced a slew of new mesh networking devices, including seven routers, three extenders and one Wi-Fi system. All devices will support the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh technology enabling formation of mesh networks with other...
  7. S

    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...
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    Should I upgrade to WiFi 6 Router?

    It just came in my attention that NetGear released it new Wi-Fi 6 Extender: https://www.snbforums.com/threads/netgear-intros-tri-band-wi-fi-6-router-and-mesh-extender.58388/ My question is: What if I connect the Netgear AX600 wifi extender/router with my AC router will I able to get better...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Adds Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System And AC3000 Mesh Extender To Orbi Line

    NETGEAR today announced availability of the Wi-Fi 6 version of its Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system that was announced at CES 2019 in January. The Orbi Wi-Fi 6 Wi-Fi tri-band Wi-Fi system (RBK852) consists of two AX6000 tri-band nodes, each powered by a 2.2 GHz quad core processor. Aside from using a...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Intros Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Router and Mesh Extender

    NETGEAR today announced its tri-band addition to its Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 family. The AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router (AX11000) is powered by a 64-bit quad-core 1.8 GHz processor, backed by 512 MB NAND flash and 1 GB of DDR RAM. The 12-stream AX11000 provides maximum wireless link speeds of 1.2 Gbps at 2.4...
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    ASUS RTAC88U Router Setup

    Hey doods, Preface: have just installed Merlin on this and looking to see how I can optimise some things - Does anyone use adaptive QoS? I've set the settings to preamble: short Anyone have any experience using WTFAST for gaming - any good or just a gimmick? Any other particular settings to...
  12. cdysthe

    Mesh network with my R7800?

    Hi, I've got a R7800 which is working perfectly. However, I now have to move it to the other end of the house so the far end will lose out. I have recently seen that Netgear advertise their extenders as mesh network devices working with your existing router. Is that really the case? I have...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: TP-Link Announcements Include Market's First AX Mesh System

    TP-Link is moving aggressively toward 802.11ax (aka Wi-Fi 6), being the first to announce a low-cost dual-stream router and Mesh Wi-Fi system. TP-Link re-introduced two of its new Broadcom-based "Archer" family AX routers that were announced last month, the Archer AX6000 and Archer AX11000...
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    Mash Network vs Extender Long range

    Hi all, I am currently faced with the following problem. At my new place I am trying to expend my WiFi signal. Due to structure limitation, the position of the router and the idea position of the extender/repeated are fixed (no possibility to reduce the distance). There are no LAN cable...
  15. tbutler@ofb.biz

    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...
  16. D

    Planned ActionTec MoCa install - a few questions before buying

    Hello. Just joined. Advance apologies for long preamble to my question, but I feel the information is significant. I've been trying for years to get reliable WiFi extended through a log home with concrete floors built sideways down a hill so there are four levels. Ethernet over power...
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    Thoughts on the linksys ea9500 v2?

    I’m leery of belkin products, firstly, but I have been looking for a router that has strong WiFi signals for a new android tv box. My current router is an 86u, and it’s in a less than ideal location for delivering signal through a chicane hallway and a bedroom door (best place I could put it)...
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    how do i set up second router as an extender, seperate SSID, no DHCP,WISP?

    Ok really must admit here that i know nothing about networking this is my 1st try at any sort of range extension and it is not going well for me at all. I first tried to install a wifi repeater and it was a total disaster, the repeater used the same SSID and password as the main router with...
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    RT-AC66U router + Powerline and second router?

    I have an RT-AC66U as my main router downstairs. WiFi is spotty upstairs, so I've been trying to extend it using a couple of Powerline adapters I had lying around and a second cheap router I bought, but I keep running into problems. As I understand it, this is the procedure: you copy the WiFi...
  20. S

    Help needed setting up an Ubiquiti NanoBeam AC Gen2

    Greetings. On the advice of a (sick/unavailable for now) friend, I have an Ubiquiti NanoBeam AC Gen2 (NBE-5AC-Gen2) antenna, and I want to use it to connect to an AP maybe 100 feet away, and carry that AP so that it appears as a WAN to my Asus RT-AC68U wireless router, just like a standard...
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