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    ASUS XT8 limited wired speed, 1gig Ethernet CAT7 CAT5e

    Hi all, My first post in the forum so go easy on me please.. I have recently got a new 1gig broadband package (with YouFibre). My set up is as follow: optical cable from outside > YouFibre ONT box (modem) > CAT 7 Ethernet > ASUS XT8 router > CAT5e WiFi speed is fine (around 700-800Mbps)...
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    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...
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    Astound\RCN User Tested Modems 2022

    Astound\RCN does not specifically cite any make\model of modem as approved, but rather make some blanket statements here: The Motorola MB8600 is the exception and noted as problematic. Approved Modem List (.com) does not list...
  4. SignedAdam

    Modem Bridge with AX11000 Advice

    Looking to buy a modem I can Bridge with my AX11000, so far I've come across two that have catched my eye ASUS DSL N16 & or ZyXEL VMG1312 Obviously I love flashing open source firmware on my stuff however I...
  5. macster2075

    VDSL Bonded Connection

    Hi guys.. I would like to apologize in advance if this is the wrong section for this. I searched and I found this is the best I could find for it. I am on VDSL2 connections and my ISP set me on a bonded connection in order for me to get 50/10. So basically two lines of 25/5. I have an Actiontec...
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    Need help with selecting a Modem and router for my apartment. my research and details in the post.

    Hi Everyone! As the title pretty much suggests, I need some help with selecting a modem and router for my apartment. Here are the details: Apartment size: about 700 sq ft. Here is a layout Past equipment: Archer CR700 Modem and Router Combo. Internet Speed: 300 Mbps. Optimum 300 plan. Budget...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    News NETGEAR Roundup for CES 2021

    Here’s a summary of NETGEAR consumer and business products announcements from this year’s virtual Consumer Electronic Show: 4G/5G: Nighthawk 4G LTE WiFi 6 Router (LAX20) – With a built 4G LTE modem, the LAX20 is certified for carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile who serve customers in hard-to-reach...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    News NETGEAR Introduces Orbi Wi-Fi 6 System With Built-In DOCSIS 3.1 Modem

    The new two-node Orbi WiFi 6 Tri-band Mesh System (CBK752) is NETGEAR’s first Orbi Wi-Fi 6 system with a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem. With each node powered by a single quad-core 1.4GHz processor and six internal antennas, the AX4200 CBK752 kit provides coverage up to 5,000 sq ft and has...
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    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...
  10. 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...
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    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
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    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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
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    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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
  20. 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...