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Expanding Orbi System

I am moving my home office into the basement and wonder how best to proceed with Orbi. I do not plan on relocating my modem and thought an additional Satellite into the basement would work well. 

 

Is it possible to add a Satellite connected by Ethernet from the Orbi router?  Than I would have the Orbi satellite in my basement and could connect work laptop and any other devices to the Satellite by Ethernet (to maintain a great speed to the laptop is most important) while providing a better WIFI in the basement at same time.

 

Does this sound like a good plan?

 

 

 

Model: RBK53|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi System
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Yes, indeed.  You need a satellite with at least two ethernet ports.  (one for the backhaul link and one for devices in the basement - user a cheap switch if you wind up with a 2-port satellite.)  The Orbi RBS50 has four ports, which allows one for backhaul and 3 for devices.  The RBS20 has exactly two.l

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