1. R

    UK Plusnet Fibre modem advice

    Hi all, I'm looking for a bit of advice on which modem to buy to pair with my ASUS RT86U Router to use with plusnet fibre in the UK. The Modem router (Hub one) I have been provided sucks and cannot be put into bridged mode to allow me to use my asus with merlin etc. Reading elsewhere I have...
  2. RocketJSquirrel

    Motorola modem certificate error

    I have always been able to log in via web to my Motorola MB8600 cable modem... until today. Now, all browsers are showing certificate errors, and not the same errors. Firefox says An error occurred during a connection to You are attempting to import a cert with the same...
  3. D

    Which supported router to buy with integrated modem?

    Hello, I own a RT-AC56U and wanted to try Asuswrt-Merlin but I saw support has been discontinued (last update available dated 2018-07-25). Is there a supported model that has an integrated ADSL/VDSL modem like the AC56U and isn't too expensive? Thanks
  4. A

    ASUS RT-AC66U-New Modem caused Drop in Speed

    I have had a Cable internet connection for years. The AC66U did just fine. Fiber optic internet became available and I just switched over. That meant a new modem/router combo. The modem router combo runs n as it's fastest wifi. However, after testing with and without my AC router, my speed...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Linksys Adds 5G, Expands Wi-Fi 6 Product Lines

    Belkin / Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) returned to CES with a new portfolio of Linksys-branded 5G routers and hotspots and some additions to its Wi-Fi 6 router lines. Not many details were given, but here are the 5G devices: Linksys 5G Mobile Hotspot – Aside from 5G, the new Mobile...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Combines Wi-Fi 6 And DOCSIS 3.1 In First-Of-Kind-Modem

    A recently announced honoree of the CES 2020 Innovation Award, the AX6000 NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Cable Modem Router (CAX80) is the first retail DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to include Wi-Fi 6 radios. Built for Gigabit+ internet services, the Nighthawk AX8’s modem component will support 1Gbps+ internet...
  7. misses esterhouse

    Asus AC1900 Failover

    Has anyone ever tried to use the usb wan port on this router? I am considering piping in a secondary ISP provider for failover. However, the secondary ISP I would like to use provides a DOCSIS cable modem and I would like to try and use a USB to Ethernet adapter to connect the USB to the Asus...
  8. macster2075

    Help with double NAT

    Hi.. I am trying to eliminate double NAT. The way I have my RT-AC68P router is as follows. ISP Modem LAN port to WAN port on Asus Router. I have the option to bridge the ISP modem (Actiontec T3200) (, but, I can't do that because this modem is located in my office which...
  9. O

    Recommended cable modem/router for new Comcast Xfinity service

    We're finally getting high speed internet on our street after years of waiting - Comcast contractor has the outside plant installed. I already have 2 newer ASUS routers with my current DSL. One has the cameras, Raspberry Pi boxes and some other stuff. The second router runs Merlin and is our...
  10. Jurgen

    How to access ROUTER when RESET is already made and default usernames and passwords doesn't work?

    I have an old router if i can say, that is made already reset to it and default usernames and passwords doesn't work. It has been functional somewhere else before but I haven't used before in my house and my internet. I have tried a lot of combinations, I don't have the manual of the router, the...
  11. R

    The USB modem reset issue during reboot.

    I use RT-AC66U-B1 with Merlin FW (384.8_2) and I need periodically (once per day) reboot my router and USB LTE modem connected to it. I done it by using an internal scheduler (Administration/System/Enable reboot scheduler). Even if modem will hanged up it is guarantee to return it to online next...
  12. Weggy


    Hi, I hope this is the right place for this. I recently upgraded to BTs ultrafast service of 100Mb+. However my previous setup of a Huawei HG612 + Asus RT-AC5300 doesn't appear to function anymore, More specifically the HG612 modem does NOT support So what I need to do is purchase a...
  13. F

    RT-AC88U No Modem Connection

    This is copied from the Reddit post I made earlier. I have rebooted and unplugged/replugged the modem and router. I have swapped ethernet cables, and that's not the issue. I factory reset my router. I downloaded the latest firmware from Asuswrt Merlin. Nothing's working. My router keeps saying...
  14. Shah Saad

    Can I connect the modem to AiMesh Node instead of AiMesh Router?

    I recently purchased two AC86U routers and got them both working as AiMesh network. One router is acting as a AiMesh Router while the other is acting as AiMesh node. Both are connected to each other with a cable as backhaul. My modem is obviously connected to the AiMesh Router, but the problem...
  15. G

    Router/Modem recommendation for VPN

  16. R

    Fixed Wireless LTE pfSense router

    I will be moving within the next month and a fixed LTE provider will be my best internet option. I will be using at&t since the have numerous towers in my area with multiple band options allowing me the ability to aggregate them. My question pertains to compatibility between three products for...
  17. M

    Accessing Modem from LAN when in bridging mode

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to set up a LAN at my parents house using the following gear:- Netgear D200 ADSL Modem Router ASUS RT-AC66U_B1 Router running latest version of Merlin The key requirements, over and above basic access to the internet, are to:- Run a OpenVPN server and DDNS service...
  18. P

    My Asus router won't let me port forward. Get error: WAN IP is not external IP.

    Hi guys, I've come to my wits end trying to understand what in the world is going on with my router. I'm hoping maybe someone here can help. I've searched online but cannot seem find a definitive answer, or even what to look for in my case. Anyways, I have Charter/Spectrum internet in Metro...
  19. P

    MBIM support for Asus router?

    Is MBIM (Mobile Broadband Interface Model) planned for upcoming updates at all? I have been told that ppp has been deprecated for newer Sierra modems and indeed I could only get my Sierra EM7430 to connect to another router by using the MBIM interface. Would it be possible for Merlin to add MBIM...