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Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)

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Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)

I have an Orbi mesh system at my house (RBR50 is my router, and i have plut in satellites RBW30).

 

I have a solar system that is getting installed, and the inverter is to be hard wired (CAT5 connection) to an extender/router inside my house.  

 

The RBW30 doesn't accomodate a CAT5 peripheral to be plugged in.  Other than buying an RBS50 satellite, are there any options you can suggest?  The installer is telling me they'll use a TP-Link extender, but i'd rather have something that suits the mesh network rather than extender which may cut overall system speed.

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
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CrimpOn
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Re: Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)


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The RBW30 doesn't accomodate a CAT5 peripheral to be plugged in.  Other than buying an RBS50 satellite, are there any options you can suggest?  The installer is telling me they'll use a TP-Link extender, but i'd rather have something that suits the mesh network rather than extender which may cut overall system speed.


The installer has a good solution.  The solar system will have practically zero bandwidth needs and will connect to the 2.4G WiFi signal from the TP-Link extender. This setup will have no effect on the WiFi system performance at all.

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ekhalil
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Re: Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)

I would use a Wi-Fi to Ethernet Adapter like NETGEAR WNCE2001 or WNCE3001.

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Re: Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)

Thanks!!  Greatly appreciated

 

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plemans
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Re: Orbi mesh satellite that allow plug in peripheral (my solar inverter)

If you want somethign that integrates with the orbi mesh, these are the compatible satellites with ethernet:

RBS20

RBS40

RBS40V

RBS50

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
1.4gig download/50mbps upload
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