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R7800 Firmware since V1.02.60

Due to some of the issues with the most recent BIOS update are there any plans for an update or are these routers considered EOL?

Model: R7800|Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Wifi Router
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Re: R7800 Firmware since V1.02.60

Definitly not end of life. Very viable router and only Netgear router I would recommend. Has good reviews on sites and worked well for me. Only issue was I needed more coverage and house is wet plaster over metal lath which means two layers if going through wall. 

 

For whatever reason, Netgear is putting out CRAP firmware right now. If you know a version that works for you would suggest you go back to it via manual update. 

 

Use and enjoy. 

--Bill
ISP Comcast, Modem-Netgear CM1150V, Router-Unifi Security Gateway-Pro4, AP-2 Unifi AP-LR
Tesla > Edison

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Re: R7800 Firmware since V1.02.60

Definitly not end of life. Very viable router and only Netgear router I would recommend. Has good reviews on sites and worked well for me. Only issue was I needed more coverage and house is wet plaster over metal lath which means two layers if going through wall. 

 

For whatever reason, Netgear is putting out CRAP firmware right now. If you know a version that works for you would suggest you go back to it via manual update. 

 

Use and enjoy. 

--Bill
ISP Comcast, Modem-Netgear CM1150V, Router-Unifi Security Gateway-Pro4, AP-2 Unifi AP-LR
Tesla > Edison

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Re: R7800 Firmware since V1.02.60

Care to explain which issues you experience with the .60 firmware? Is it the wifi ping lags or something else? if the former, the only remedy is to use .52 or install the Voxel firmware

Routing: NETGEAR R7800 - Voxel Firmware 1.0.2.79SF
Switching: 2x NETGEAR 8-ports (GS108v4) / 1x NETGEAR 16-ports (JGS516v2)
Desktop: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Server: Intel Core i7-7700K - NAS: Intel Pentium G4400
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@microchip8 wrote:

Care to explain which issues you experience with the .60 firmware? Is it the wifi ping lags or something else? if the former, the only remedy is to use .52 or install the Voxel firmware


From experience I would vote for Voxel firmware. He fixes/corrects things before Netgear.

--Bill
ISP Comcast, Modem-Netgear CM1150V, Router-Unifi Security Gateway-Pro4, AP-2 Unifi AP-LR
Tesla > Edison
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The new firmware .62 has the same issue even though the change log says it increases stability of 5g. Looks like we are stuck with .52
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Re: R7800 Firmware since V1.02.60

try forgetting the network on your wifi devices... if that doesn't help, factory reset might... or might not. Otherwise, stay at .52

Routing: NETGEAR R7800 - Voxel Firmware 1.0.2.79SF
Switching: 2x NETGEAR 8-ports (GS108v4) / 1x NETGEAR 16-ports (JGS516v2)
Desktop: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Server: Intel Core i7-7700K - NAS: Intel Pentium G4400
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