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NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi

why is it when i set my router in the Wifi Smart connect modus the signal is terrible ?

I bought this router in the hope that i had a good choise, but i wonder???

 

the internet is also spontanious unavailable sometimes?

 

Anybody better results with this router?

 

just curious

Thanx,

Theo.

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I use a MacBookPro , a Synology NAS 918+ Epson ET 2650 , Siemens oven😉, Samsung tv. IPhone, Ipad
Must say most of the times it works splendid. But combined with VPN in the Netgear Nighthawk AX 8 Router RAX80 it would be 👍🏼

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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi

can you give some more detail on when the internet does not work and what type of devices you are using.

 

DarrenM

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I use a MacBookPro , a Synology NAS 918+ Epson ET 2650 , Siemens oven😉, Samsung tv. IPhone, Ipad
Must say most of the times it works splendid. But combined with VPN in the Netgear Nighthawk AX 8 Router RAX80 it would be 👍🏼

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I am having the same problem! The speeds are not good all of a sudden? Its like it dropped way off! Kicks the internet off then back on? I turned off Smart Connect and Have the AX turned off going to try to turn both off. I think it needs a router firmware update. I was hoping this was going to be a really fast router. I hate to say it my linksys WRT1900AC makes this one look slow! I sure hope they can prove me wrong. Maybe I made a mistake buying this one. Netgear please figure out what is going on and please keep the updates on performance coming! Robot Sad

Model: RAX80| AX6000 - Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router
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Hi captainjack58, 

 

We'd like to hear an update on the status of your issue when disabling smart connect and AX. 

 

~Christian 

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Having the exact same issues with this router as the first person described, random dopping of signal, dropping of speed, poor connection distance. The smart router setting makes everything even worse. I put in a ticket to resolve these issues about 3 weeks ago, nobody from tech support responded to me. Today I called in a talked with some one who had me reset my router and change the channel my 2.4 ghz signal was running on from Auto to channel 11. I told him I mostly use my 5ghz signal, he said oh its fine and this should resolve the issue, if not call back in a few days. Im no expert on the subject, but this "solution" has about a 0% chance of actually working. 

Model: RAX80| AX6000 - Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router
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Hello mike1389 - Would you be able to provide details to the questions @DarrenM asked earlier in the thread. 


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Completely agree with you, I have a support ticket open for the same issues.  

With the speed dropping off making sure you are changing the channels, the default has the 5G connection at 2400 and puts it on like channel 156 or something, after I switched it to up to 4300 putting it at channel 36/35 (I forget), 5G was somewhat stable. 
But I still have issues on 2G.  and their are two laptops I have that when AX is turned on, will not see either 2G or 5G.

Model: RAX80| AX6000 - Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router
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