• SNBForums Code of Conduct

    SNBForums is a community for everyone, no matter what their level of experience.

    Please be tolerant and patient of others, especially newcomers. We are all here to share and learn!

    The rules are simple: Be patient, be nice, be helpful or be gone!

  1. D

    Tenda AC18 & Merlin software

    I purchased a Tenda AC18. On receipt going to the router settings, everything was not in a language that I could understand (Chinese). I installed Merlin software ( for Asus RT-AC68U ) on Fri 2019-Jul-26, and everything has been working great (set to English ). I made many configurations, and...
  2. C

    Tenda AC1200 Router (AC9) ?

    I wonder if anybody has tried loading Merlin on this router? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01COA6SNG/?tag=snbforums-20 Thx
  3. N

    Tenda AC18 bricked

    Hello! I've used Merlin's RT- AC68U firmware on my AC18 as it has same specs as the Asus one. It works for a while. Then, the router reboots by itself and never came back to life. The Power LED only lit up solid indefinitely. Tried Recovery Mode/miniCFE Recovery method, didn't work. It won't...
  4. D

    Tenda PA6 - suddenly giving long ping times

    I had Devolo Powerline adapters for some time, and though there was a problem with dropouts, running a ping -t to the router proved a successful workround. However, following an upgrade to fibre broadband and the heady heights of 76Mbps, I changed to Tenda Powerline units, two PH3 units (router...
  5. B

    Tenda MW3 Nova - Wifi network crashes when I connect a node with cable

    TLDR; Set up gateway in bridge mode. Connect node with cable in second LAN port. Wifi Internet is now inaccessable, clients keep connecting/disconnecting constantly, and app does not work (won't find product). All okey again as soon as I disconnect cable. Why? Long version: I needed to get wifi...
  6. A

    how do i set up second router as an extender, seperate SSID, no DHCP,WISP?

    Ok really must admit here that i know nothing about networking this is my 1st try at any sort of range extension and it is not going well for me at all. I first tried to install a wifi repeater and it was a total disaster, the repeater used the same SSID and password as the main router with...
  7. L

    Telnet to Tenda Nova Mesh

    I've just set up a Nova network in parallel to my existing setup and am a bit irritated that you can only administer it via an app which is very limited. Well, that's what they tell you, but when I did a security scan on the network it showed an insecure Telnet password. I was able to change...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Nova Mesh Wi-Fi System Coming Soon

    Touted to cover up to 5,000 to 6,000 square feet, Tenda’s new Nova Mesh Wi-Fi System is the latest of several wireless home networking products that incorporate MU-MIMO, beamforming, Wi-Fi roaming, and mesh networking, all in a single package. Composed of three wireless units, Nova comes...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Announces New AC1900 Router, The AC18

    Powered by a Broadcom dual-core processor and 256 MB DDR3 memory, the new Tenda AC18 is an AC1900 dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi router. For wireless features, the AC18 has three high-gain omni-directional external antennas, Beamforming+, Wi-Fi scheduling, and has maximum link rates of 1300 Mbps @...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Announces New AC1200 Wi-Fi Router, the AC9

    Powered by a Broadcom ARM Cortex-A7 900 MHz CPU and 128 MB DDR3 memory, the new Tenda AC9 dual-band AC1200 router delivers a maximum link rate of 867 Mbps at 5 GHz, and 300 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. Sporting two high gain antennas for wireless connections, the new router also includes 4 GbE LAN ports, 1...