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RBS20 without an ORBI router


RBS20 without an ORBI router

Hello ! 

I just got an ORBI RBS20 satellite, i already have a router with Wi-Fi (Tp-Link TD-W8961N), and i'm having trouble setting it up and i've read that you need an ORBI router to sync it, i wanted to know if and how i can sync it with my router, or at least can i use it as a acces point or a repeater without the advanced functionalities.

thank you !

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Re: RBS20 without an ORBI router

I think your chances are between slim and none.  Sorry.

I love my Orbi.
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Re: RBS20 without an ORBI router

Orbi satellites work with Orbi routers.


End of story.


Your best bet is to return the RBS20 and buy a standalone wifi extender.



Just another user with a set of boilerplate macros.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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