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Re: Orbi Mesh satellite connection via ethernet

wowthathurt
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Orbi Mesh satellite connection via ethernet

I've just purchased an Orbi RBK23 system. I've tried to set it up but one of the satellites will not connect to the router - presumably because the satellite is on the floor below the router and my house has 3' thick stone walls and concrete floors.

 
I am able to connect the satellite to the router via cable, which I would prefer to do as my internet speed is only 12mbps. Is this possible and can I do this during setup? Any help on how to do this will be much appreciated.
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plemans
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Re: Orbi Mesh satellite connection via ethernet

yes you can hardwire in the satellites. 

https://kb.netgear.com/000051205/What-is-Ethernet-backhaul-and-how-do-I-set-it-up-on-my-Orbi-WiFi-Sy...

 

If you have 3ft think brick/concrete walls/floors, that'd be your best chance. Nothing is going to penetrate that. Well done. 

 

In the future,you might get better help in the orbi forums instead of the mobile router forums. 

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/bd-p/Orbi

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