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Connecting Netgear Orbi to FritzBox

HansBaas
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Connecting Netgear Orbi to FritzBox

Hi,

 

My current home network consists of two Netgear 3700 wireless routers, configured identically, one used as an accesspoint. This works really well, I have one SSID and there are no problems moving from the one to the other router. 

The total configuration is as follows: Glass fiber modem -> FritzBox router -> Netgear main router Internet port.

The FritzBox is obligated by my cable company and is used to separate Internet and Phone signals. I do not use any other features of the Fritzbox, like the wireless router functionality.

 

As my Netgear 3700 routers are getting quite old and slow I want to upgrade. Netgear Orbi seems ideal for my situation.

 

My question is: can I connect the Netgear Orbi the same way as my current 3700 main router? That means I connect the output of the FritzBox router to the Internet port of the Orbi... ???

 

Thanks for your help,

 

Hans

 

Model: Orbi High-Performance AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi System (RBK50)
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st_shaw
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Yes.  Run Orbi in Access Point mode.

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