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Re: Removing Satellite / Maximum number of satellites?

kfsiebert21
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Removing Satellite / Maximum number of satellites?

How do you remove a satellite from the network map? 

 

Also - with the RBR50, is it true you can only have a total of 3 satellites? 

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
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CrimpOn
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Re: Removing Satellite / Maximum number of satellites?

A satellite can be removed using the Orbi web interface.  Turn off the power to the satellite.  Open the web interface "Attached Devices" page and click on the satellite.  An option will show up to "Delete" the satellite.  I have no idea if it is possible to delete a satellite using the "app".

 

The maximum number of satellites is unknown.  People on this forum have reported having 5 or 6 "working fine."

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skippybosco
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Re: Removing Satellite / Maximum number of satellites?

>The maximum number of satellites is unknown. People on this forum have reported having 5 or 6 "working fine."

To clairfy, there is a hard UI limit to the number of satellites that you can add. 3 is that limit. The users that have had 5-6 satellites have done so by systematically shutting prior satellites off as a new satellite is added to get around the UI limitation.

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CrimpOn
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Re: Removing Satellite / Maximum number of satellites?


@skippybosco wrote:

To clairfy, there is a hard UI limit to the number of satellites that you can add. 3 is that limit. The users that have had 5-6 satellites have done so by systematically shutting prior satellites off as a new satellite is added to get around the UI limitation.


I love learning new things from the forum.  Do I understand the process correctly to be this:

  • After there are three satellites, turn off the power to one.
  • "Add" a satellite (the fourth).
  • Restore power to that 3rd satellite, and now there are four.
    The Attached Devices page shows them, and they work correctly.
  • To add yet another satellite, turn off power to two satellites.
  • "Add" a satellite (the fifth).
  • Restore power to those two satellites.
  • etc.  Each time shutting down all but two satellites.

This is how they are doing it?

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