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ASUS RT-AC88U . 5ghz Auto and only 0 Channel

Discussion in 'ASUS Wireless' started by Col, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Col

    Col New Around Here

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    Hello
    I have tried various firmware versions and even the restoration tool to try to get my Asus Rt-ac88u to display channels in the 5 ghz section . 2.4 ghz works fine and broadcasts ok . 5 does not and the only current control channel is 0 . Do 2.4 and 5 use the same radio or is the 5 ghz one possibly faulty
    It's the revision A2 one .
    I don't know what else to try ... if any of you clever guys and girls here have any ideas , please let me know .
    Many thanks , Col
     
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  3. Hawk

    Hawk Regular Contributor

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    One chipset can't manage both bands at same time. With regards to 5 GHZ on your router it is fault in hardware and you need exchange it.
     
  4. Col

    Col New Around Here

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    Thank you
    I did notice both the 5ghz and 2.4ghz lights lit up on the router. I guess they do regardless then of any failure . What a shame .
     
  5. Gregory Phillips

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    Maybe you should try contacting asus tech support and allow them the opportunity to address your problem.
     
  6. Col

    Col New Around Here

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    Thanjs but I tried that about a week ago .. no reply.
     
  7. Gregory Phillips

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    Have you performed a hard reset? I would even suggest that you try one of Merlins firmware versions and see if it does the same thing. On my 88u flashing to his firmware has overwritten things in my router that were acting up clearing them out.
     
  8. Col

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    Thanks
    If I can find the correct one , I'll give it a try .
     
  9. Gregory Phillips

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  10. Col

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    Thank you very much.

    By the way is it normal when running the restoration tool for the firmware install to upload , then go .. 1% 2% then finished very quickly .. matter of seconds . ?
     
  11. Gregory Phillips

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    I honestly don't know. Did it work?
     
  12. Col

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    Hi
    Haven't had chance yet , if I kill the internet during daytime I'm doomed .
     
  13. Gregory Phillips

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    When asus updates the firmware I'm going to use the phone ap to do it circumventing the web gui problem. Otherwise you have to throw the router into rescue mode for the windows rescue utility to work and that requires manually setting your client ip address to access the router. See the manual Section 5.2 on page 94 for details.
     
  14. Col

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    Didnt work ..:(
    So going back to my fav router ..
    RT-AC68U I don' think it can be beaten . Farewell AC88U .
    And thanks for all your help
     
  15. arthurlien

    arthurlien Very Senior Member

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    FOR YOUR RT-AC88U, Could you send feedback with system log, WiFi log by Feedback function?

    我從使用 Tapatalk 的 ASUS_Z012DA 發送
     
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