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  1. K

    AX88U 5GHz disabled with 384.10 & 384.11 beta2 firmware

    Hi guys, I bought RT-AX88U two days ago, and flash the merlin 384.10 & 384.11 beta2 firmware. 5G is alwasys disable after reboot, I have already tried following steps: *Disable HE Frame *Select 36 channel for 5G, 6 below for 2.4G *Use 80 MHZ for 5G, 40 MHZ for 2.4G At first, I select from...
  2. RMerlin

    [RT-AX88U] Wifi performance test (80 vs 160 MHz)

    Just a quick test I ran tonight with iperf. Server was on a Huawei P30 phone, with the client on my desktop (connected over Ethernet). The phone is in the same room as the RT-AX88U (maybe about 5 meters away). 5 GHz 80 MHz channel: P:\Applications>iperf -c -M 1400 -N -t 30...
  3. K

    Vlan 832 and Dhcp (option 90) - RT-AX88U

    Hello, Hope my thread will not be deleted and hope i post on the good place (sorry for my bad english !) I am looking for applying Vlan 832 witch DHCP with my RT-AX88U But it doesn't word because there is not Option 90. Is there any Merlin upgrade for that ? :) Thanks a lot
  4. I

    RT-AX88U not using 80MHz/160MHz, but RT-AC86U did

    I'm replacing a pair of meshed RT-AC86U B1 routers with an RT-AX88U. With the former, my MacBook Pro worked perfectly at 80MHz and had data rates around 850 Mbps. With the latter router, which I initialized by loading the settings file from the previous router, I cannot get it to connect to...
  5. Skeptical.me

    IFTTT is it worthwhile?

    Hi, On my RT-AX88U I see I have the option for Alexa (which I would never use) and IFTTT. I only use IFTTT for alerts on some Cameras I have at home. However, is it worthwhile using it on the router? And in terms of privacy is there any risk? Thanks :)
  6. Skeptical.me

    Anyone with an RT-AX88U having issues with ExpressVPN?

    Hi, So, I have this shinny brand new beast of a router the RT-AX88U. I just tried to setup OpenVPN Client No. 1 with an ExpressVPN .ovpn config file. I went over the clients settings and checked the Custom Config a few times over, as well as check my username and password is correct. However...
  7. Fissurez

    Recommendation for a router to deal with bufferbloat (ac88u and ax88u)

    Hi there, i'm looking to replace an old apple router i have, and have been looking at the asus rt-ac88u. however, i'm also aware that asus has just released the rt-ax88u and have also been looking at that. currently i have a BT homehub connected to an apple airport extreme, there's very little...
  8. Jayce Ooi

    [Review] Asus RT-AX88U

    Author's Note: The original review can be found at my blog - Asus RT-AX88U Review @ JayceOoi.com. Welcome to the future! Check out Asus RT-AX88U Wireless Router with Wi-Fi 6. Enjoy ultrafast Wi-Fi speed up to 6000Mbps. Powered by 1.8 GHz quad-core processor. Having 256MB Flash and 1GB of RAM. 4...
  9. J

    RT-AX88U and VLAN Fibre

    Hi There, I recently purchased a new Asus RT-AX88U modem as my ISP (Vodafone) one kept disconnecting, and I can't seem to get it to connect to the internet. I've followed up with Vodafone but their tech support basically says they only support the Vodafone provided router and can't help me...
  10. RMerlin

    [Preview] RT-AX88U public test builds

    Howdy folks, For those who might have missed it (as mentions were buried in other threads), I will be officially supporting the RT-AX88U. I started evaluating the device a few weeks ago. Despite a few challenges (like that router firmware being currently based on code slightly different from...
  11. B

    [Asus RT-AX88U] Experiences & Discussion

    Asus RT-AX88U Experiences & Discussion Preface The Asus RT-AX88U is the first router to support the 802.11ax draft specification, also known as Wi-Fi 6. The router is very similar to the RT-AC88U but has new radios and a new quad-core processor. The antenna's and 8 gigabit ethernet ports have...
  12. B

    [Asus RT-AX88U] Delivery times & prices

    Asus RT-AX88U Delivery times & prices It looks like the Asus RT-AX88U is the first draft-802.11ax router that will be available on the consumer market. This topic is only about the delivery times & prices of the Asus RT-AX88U: Where to get it the cheapest and the fastest. If you want to...
  13. R

    And So It Begins... Asus Announces First 802.11ax Router

    ASUS announced the first router based on the draft 802.11ax standard at IFA in Berlin. The RT-AX88U is a 4x4 design using Broadcom's 11ax platform, according to WikiDevi. Neither price or availability was announced. More information is in the press release below. ASUS Presents The Edge of...