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AC66u & AC5300 - AiMesh questions and help

Discussion in 'ASUS Wireless' started by adambean, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. adambean

    adambean Regular Contributor

    Nov 19, 2012
    Hey all,

    I use an AC66u as an access point to my AC5300, both on Merlin (380.69_2).

    I see that the official firmware now supports AiMesh on the AC5300, but all references to the AC66u appear to be for the B1 model only. I don't believe I have this as I bought the AC66u the day it came out and I don't have a front USB port (seems to be the way to know?).

    So a couple questions:
    1) Do we know if the AC66u will ever support AiMesh?
    2) Can I use firmware for the B1?
    3) Will Merlin support AiMesh?
    4) To revert to stock firmware, is there anything special you need to do besides simply uploading?

    Thanks all!
  2. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

    Apr 14, 2012
    Highly unlikely.

    No, completely different hardware.

    Unknown yet, my focus is still on stabilizing the 384 code base and migrating devices to it. Initial impression weren't too good however, chances are slim it will be supported.

    Do a factory default reset afterward.
  3. Ken Atkinson

    Ken Atkinson Regular Contributor

    Jan 26, 2018
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    1) doubt it 2) no 3) no it's closed so he can't unless they release code, 4) a factory reset would be recommended