RT-AC88U low 5Ghz signal?


Regular Contributor
Just picked up an AC88U and it's 5Ghz output is roughly 15dbm lower than my AX88U, AC68U, and AC87U! It just seems to have a very low output. Having said all this, the connection speed is amazing! Just don't get it.

Has anyone had this issue?

It's running the latest Merlin firmware.


Very Senior Member
Presumably you are comparing the same channel?
Low and high 5Ghz bands have different max power levels.

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Regular Contributor
Ah, I'm comparing different channels.

And actually, the application i'm using on my Note 10 might not be accurate. Because it seems to be ok now.


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