Re: RB53 vs RB50 for 5000. Sq ft


RB53 vs RB50 for 5000. Sq ft

First of all I am not very tech savvy so thanks for any input.

i went ahead and got the 53 with 2 satellites figuring overkill would be better since I was wanting some coverage behind our house.

i just read something that each satellite use a dedicated band for backhaul to the router and that the extra satellite may actually clog up the system and hurt speed.

thanks for the help.

Model: RBK53| Orbi Router + 2 Satellites Orbi WiFi System
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Re: RB53 vs RB50 for 5000. Sq ft

You should be fine.  I have one router and two sats in a 3,000 SF 3-level home with no issues.

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I use a base router and just satellite for my 5000sq ft home. 

Recommend 30 feet to begin with in between the base router and satellite(s). 

Good Luck. 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Router Mode |  Wifi Router CAX80 (Router Mode) and RBK963 (APMode) | and MK63 (Router Mode) | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M |

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, MR6150, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, XR1000, EX7500/EX7700

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Re: RB53 vs RB50 for 5000. Sq ft

I have the RBK50 with two RBS50 satelites for a 6000 sq ft home and it works great -- in fact I can get wifi out in my driveway all the way to the street.    You should be fine.

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