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RAX80 fan operation


RAX80 fan operation

 I recently purchased a RAX80 and the cooling fan runs all the time even with no load at all.

Is this normal or is the fan designed to turn on and off when a certain temperature is reached?

Other than that and a funky power switch it’s great.



Model: RAX80|Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream WiFi Router
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Re: RAX80 fan operation

Hello digitsnbits, 


To ensure there is no hardware issues with the router, I would recommend contacting support: https://www.netgear.com/support/default.aspx



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Re: RAX80 fan operation

I have the opposite problem my router is working very hard at the moment and the fan doesn't do a thing. 

It's only 1 week old and it did work when I first turned it on but now I just noticed it is't doing anything while the router is quite warm.

Is there somewhere I can see the temperature of my router and when the fan is supposed to work?


Model: RAX80|Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream WiFi Router
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