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tbosey
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Disable 2.4 GHz radio in AP mode on firmware2.2.1.210

Trying to disable 2.4 GHz radio on Orbi.  The option to uncheck "Enable Wireless Router Radio" under Advanced Setup -> Wireless Settings -> Advanced Wireless Settings (2.4GHz b/g/n) is not there as per 2017-03 topic.

Running in AP mode.

Model: RBK50| Orbi AC3000 High-Performance Tri-Band WiFi System
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FURRYe38
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Re: Disable 2.4 GHz radio in AP mode on firmware2.2.1.210

Disabling of any radio on the Orbi is not officially support currently on the Orbi. 

There a reason you need to do this? 

 

You can try this if you really need to disable radios:

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/How-to-set-a-separate-SSID-for-the-5-GHz-network-on-your-Orbi/...

Theres been mixed results...

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK853 v3.2.17.12
RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111

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FURRYe38
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Re: Disable 2.4 GHz radio in AP mode on firmware2.2.1.210

Disabling of any radio on the Orbi is not officially support currently on the Orbi. 

There a reason you need to do this? 

 

You can try this if you really need to disable radios:

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/How-to-set-a-separate-SSID-for-the-5-GHz-network-on-your-Orbi/...

Theres been mixed results...

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK853 v3.2.17.12
RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111

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tbosey
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Re: Disable 2.4 GHz radio in AP mode on firmware2.2.1.210

I have one AP utilizing the 2.4 GHz radio for legacy gear on a separate SSID.  I want all others to utilize 5 GHz.  Will return product and probably move to Netgear Nighthawk X6S EX8000.  Thanks.

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FURRYe38
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Re: Disable 2.4 GHz radio in AP mode on firmware2.2.1.210

Good Luck. Smiley Wink

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK853 v3.2.17.12
RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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