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  1. J

    AX and AC routers Aimesh mix

    Hello guys, i am noob in this AIMESH questions I have main router AX88U and node AX56U, i am not really happy about this node so i ordered AX82U and i wish to connect them without cables. And also i have AC86U, i know it's one of the best AC routers on market. So my question is if my wireless...
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    Need help with choosing an AiMesh router

    Hey everyone! I am currently using the RT-AC5300 for 4 years now but I have an issue with the range. From the router to my room, there are 2 walls and the network or WiFi strength is quite bad. I am thinking of getting another ASUS router to setup as a mesh/node. Any recommendations?
  3. 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...
  4. S

    Wifi 6 Router recommendation for 400 sq. m. building and 20+ Devices

    Dears, I am looking for the right and optimized setup for the network of my house. House is a 400 square meters building of two levels/floors with a total of 4 apartments and 4 shop lots at the ground floor. The connection is 100 MegaBits FTTH and the modem/router is Huawei Echolife HG8245Q...
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    Setup New Home Network

    Hi guys, I want to know if my setup already correct since I am using cctv technician. My ISP provided me with 150mbps speed up/down. Right now I have getting Modem and Router from the ISP itself which is Huawei HG8245H which have 4 ports Gigabit Ethernet and D-Link Gigabit Switch 16 Ports. The...
  6. J

    WiFi Router that supports hardware acceleration with PPPoE?

    I recently upgraded to gigabite fibre internet (which uses PPPoE) and am in the market for a router that offers full hardware acceleration with PPPoE. I'm presently on an Asus RT-AC87U with merlin firmware and like it, but the router doesn't support full hardware acceleration with PPPoE...
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    Beta ASUSWRT 386 RC2 public beta with full functions AiMesh 2.0

    Update 2020/12/01( This version inclouds ZenWiFi: XT8(RT-AX95Q), XD4(RT-AX56U_XD4), CD6(RT-AC59_CD6) GT series: GT-AX11000, GT-AC5300, GT-AC2900 RT series: RT-AX88U, RT-AX92U, RT-AX86U...
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    Fraunhofer Home Router Security Report 2020

    I found this as it does not really say enough other than running an old kernel in Linux is a problem. Probability they found a lot of old routers out there.
  9. Trublue

    RT-N56U Advanced system page not showing correctly.

    Not sure whats going on. I'm trying to enable SSH but the option is missing from the Administration > System page. I've looked all over the forums and Google and haven't found a solution. Has anyone run into this or know whats going on? Ive tried rebooting, completely erasing all settings...
  10. Y

    establish a wireless link only between two routers

    Recently I am trying to establish a wireless link between two RT-Ac86U routers (AP1 & AP2) using iperf3, the network is illustrate below. However, since the two router is wired connected, all the traffic goes through cable line while nearly nothing in the air. In order to hard-cut the...
  11. H

    [ASUS RT-AC58U] Sharing USB via SMB not working

    I've been attempting to share a series of USB drives from an ASUS RT-AC58U without success. I've followed the instructions on sharing on the manufacturer's website as well as the instructions for enabling SMB1 on Windows 10. I've tried different types of drives (flash, and spinning platter) with...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    News Linksys Adds New Affordable Wi-Fi 6 Max-Stream Router To Its Mesh Portfolio

    The dual-band Linksys Max-Stream AX1800 (MR7350) is a Wi-Fi Certified 6 mesh router that can be used as a primary node or as an additional node in an already existing mesh network. Powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the 2x2 MR7350 has maximum wireless rates of 574 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and...
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    Router Upgrade questions? (is it needed)

    Hi Guys, I am currently running RT-N66U router and recently switched to Fibre internet. (1gbup/down). A friend of mine came over and he is really trying to convince me I should upgrade my router for a more expensive one now that I have Fibre. Questions: - What do I gain upgrading? (I am NOT...
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    How important is synchronization in TR-398 Long Term Stability testing

    There are some procedures to measure long term stability behavior in routers such us sending traffic or doing pings from a couple of stations, for example, every 2 minutes. These tests last about 24 hours, so I was wondering how relevant could be the delay that occurs for example in the ping...
  15. Groot

    Fast VPN router 400$

    Hi. I'm looking for the fastest VPN router within 400 USD price range. I'm using NordVPN. I got 10 devices connected to router but I want only half of them to be routed via VPN. My ISP connection is 100mbps. I know I won't be able to achieve the same speed with VPN but I'm looking for a router...
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    Whats your opnion on ASUS RT-AC3100 Router

    Hi, So whats your opinion on ASUS RT-AC3100 router [the black one]? Refurbished goes for 139$ as far as wifi it wont be worse then my DIR-882 that has 4x4 and 4x4 750Mb on 2.4Ghz Plus ill get Merlin and ASUS gaming features like WTFast network + Dual WAN Amazon has bunch of negative reviews so i...
  17. yokuyuki

    Looking for a replacement for RT-N66U

    It seems like my RT-N66U is on the way out so I'm looking for a replacement for it. I currently have a 300/20 internet connection with 3 wired devices and about 14 wireless devices (currently all <= WiFi 5) connected to it including various IoT devices in a medium-sized apartment in a dense city...
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    New Router

    Hi people, i'm from Portugal because of that my english is not so good, i want to buy a router mainly for gaming by cable (500/100) the wireless is just for mobile phones, which router do you advise? I read many reviews and the ones i read best things are Linksys WRT32x, Netgear r7800, XR500...
  19. Bandito

    ZenWifi XT8 AX Access Problem

    Recently, I’ve had to reboot the XT8 router a couple of times. The first time, about a week ago, the system stopped broadcasting all of a sudden. I rebooted just the router and everything came back up and has been stable until today. I checked the logs for this first event and there were a...
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    What router/mesh for a big house in 2020

    Hello people, I recently got an Asus RT-AC88U on sale. The problem, however, is it's unstable. The stock firmware was unstable, leading that the wireless connection would just disconnect for no reason at all. I live in a big house, however, It's a bit old(but renovated). I game quite a lot...