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  1. A

    rubber banding

    hey so recently moved to live with my grandparents for work, previous wireless internet worked fine so i know its not hardware problems its router related, but i sit on an average speed of 48mps download speed, average of 60-65 ping when playing games no drama right, well my room is on the...
  2. fenguix

    Extend Wi-Fi Coverage

    Hi! I'm using a RT-AX86U Pro with a VPN server (with VPN direction rules for a specific client) and and VPN server to connect when i'm out a not much more things. But my apartment looks like has lead walls with Wi-Fi coverage. (I always has problems with older routers too). So, I need to expand...
  3. S

    Help me with my Decade long battle with coverage

    Hello, Im wondering if anyone can help me with my decade long battle with internet coverage. My biggest limitation is that cables are not allowed to be used across the house (It would make it look "shapeless", otherwise Id buy Access point). I uploaded two images one of my current step up...
  4. S

    Asus Wireless Extender (RP-AC55): Stock Firmware Work With Merlin Router...??

    Hi All, ASUS makes a wireless extender (Model: RP-AC55) that supports AiMesh. Understood that Merlin's firmware does NOT support this model. Question: If I use this extender with its latest stock Asus firmware, will it work with my AC86U router running Merlin Firmware 384.19? I couldn't...
  5. E

    Repeater choice and its speed-halving questions

    For simplicity's sake, neglecting the range concerns for now. There is a AC750 source router with one 5Ghz spatial streams, meaning 433Mbits top speed. Now, normal people would buy an AC750 repeater and they are sure to have their speed halved. There just isn't enough bandwidth. 1. If I buy any...
  6. O

    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 The download manual is out of date...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    News 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...
  15. 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...
  16. J

    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  20. 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...
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