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RT-AC87U Repeater mode...?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Blak24, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. Blak24

    Blak24 Occasional Visitor

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    Hello everyone,
    Just installed this new firmware, the latest one, for my RT-AC87U hoping for the Repeater mode.. But I can't find it, there are the three modes available as the default ASUS firmware: Router, AP, Bridge. Is this ok? I read on the AsusWRT Merlin website that there should also be the Repeater mode.. Can someone please explain me?
    Thank you!
     
  2. djblade20354

    djblade20354 Occasional Visitor

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    Media Bridge is what your after.

    But if you can get an Ethernet cable to it from your main one. I'd just set it up as an Access Point

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Tapatalk
     
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  3. Blak24

    Blak24 Occasional Visitor

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    I tried media bridge but that only offers Ethernet connection after, while I would also like to get both WiFi and Ethernet connection
     
  4. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

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    It's possible that Repeater mode might not be available on the RT-AC87U due to its Quantenna interface.
     
  5. Blak24

    Blak24 Occasional Visitor

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    So you can confirm that the Repeater mode is available for the AC68U or AC86U or AC88U models but not for the AC87U? In that case I may return the 87U and try one of these ones
     
  6. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

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    Correct.
     
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  7. Blak24

    Blak24 Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you so much RMerlin! :)
     

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