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Orbi sattelite wifi disabled?


Orbi sattelite wifi disabled?

I run Orbi netowks at home. I have one router and three satellites. One of them is only necessary to feed my main cpu with a wired link. Seems the wifi-signal coming from this satellite disrupts the mesh. Is there any way to disable one satellite from delivering wifi, and only work on the two cabled patches?
My setup: (Fiber 500Mb/500Mb)>FMG-3542(Bridge mode)>RBR20
Additional NG HW: 3xOrbi RBS20
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Re: Orbi sattelite wifi disabled?

Short answer, no.  No capability to turn off radios.


The recommended distance between sat's/routers is at least 30'.  What are yours?


Have you tried reducing power?

My Equipment: Cox Cable (350Mb/35Mb), Orbi AX6000 (RBR850, 3 x RBS850) (2xWired backhaul), NG GS116PP Gigabit Smart Switch, Synology DS1019+ NAS
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Re: Orbi sattelite wifi disabled?

You can use telnet to disable radio in a specific satellite. This is an option if you want to go through this!

But I also agree with @Chuck_M that you should be able to control the interference by reducing transmission power.


My Setup Internet Fiber ONT 250↓/250↑ISP Telenor | Wifi Router Orbi RBR850 + RBS850 + 2x RBS750 + 3xRBS350, Wired/Wireless BH / Orbi RBR50 + 6x RBS50 + RBS40V + RBS50Y, Wired/Wireless BH | Switches NG GS208Time Zone CET (Sweden)

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