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Orbi iMac issues

rhg76
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Orbi iMac issues

Hi there

 

I wonder if someone can help. @FURRYe38 was incredibly helpful before when I had backhaul issues - all sorted now.

 

My iMac is losing wifi connection intermittently. All other devices are OK.

 

I've attached some screengrabs from Orbilogin.net.

 

  • The two satellites look good
  • However, the iMac (highlighted in the red box) says it's connected to the 'Orbi Satellite', not a specific named satellite ('Breakfast Room' or 'Upstairs') ... this seems weird
  • Also, when selecting the device (I checked this is the correct device by finding the IP address in wireless settings), it shows as a Macbook Pro 13"  and a Laptop when it is in fact an iMac. 

Could the above be part of the problem?

 

Any advice would be great!

 

Thanks

 

Rob

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
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rhg76
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Re: Orbi iMac issues

Here's the other screenshot

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FarmerBob1
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Re: Orbi iMac issues

I have long since noticed the RBR dropping the WiFi signal both 2.4GHz & 5GHz. Attached are several screen shots of real time analysis of the signal. Some devices are more sensitive to that behavior than others. 

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FURRYe38
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Re: Orbi iMac issues

I have noticed that my Mac Book Pro seems to loose connections when I'm sitting in my living room thats around the wifi overlap area between the RBR and RBS. I notice this more if I have two RBS online then just one. Odd that this only happens on Orbi AX. Doesn't happen on Orbi AC for me.

 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router SXK30(v.122) and R8500(v.158) Router Mode and Wired Backhaul | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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FURRYe38
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Re: Orbi iMac issues

Forgot to mention that it's less prominent since I reduced the RBR output from 100% to 50%.

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router SXK30(v.122) and R8500(v.158) Router Mode and Wired Backhaul | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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