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Re: RBK44-100NA Updates on the Max Number of Satellites

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RBK44-100NA Updates on the Max Number of Satellites

I have purchased the ORBI RBK44-100NA Whole home Wi-Fi system (8,000 Sq Ft) system. I have deployed with 3 satellites and they are just not enough for the size  /  construction of the home. The home is just over 10,000 Sq Ft and has alot of stone work. Looking for a updated answer to the max number of satellites. We would also like to place one in the pool/spa room and an additional one outside by the docks. I really need 5-6 satellites to make this work correctly. Please advise.  We are not gaming or streaming much at this time. 

Thank you

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
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FURRYe38
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Re: RBK44-100NA Updates on the Max Number of Satellites

Others have mentioned having 6 satellites. That was on a 50 series. I presume the 40 series would work as well. 30 feet is recommended in between them to begin with depending upon building materials when wirelessly connected.

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RBRE960(v.85) and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | 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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WOW Only 30 feet between the devices. I have rooms that are over 40 feet.  Not sure how they can cover 8000 Sq Ft at 30 ft apart.  I really just want a solid solution that is consistent without the ups and downs.  Thank you for your response. I will try and add a few more satellites and see what happens. 

 

I will provide details once I have tested.

Have a Super day.

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FURRYe38
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Re: RBK44-100NA Updates on the Max Number of Satellites

30 ft is the recommended starting distance. We've seen users post with distances beyond that. 50 and 60 feet.

 

Is this for a home? 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RBRE960(v.85) and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | 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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Privatebar
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Yes this is in one home.

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FURRYe38
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Ok. Let us know how it turns out. Smiley Wink

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RBRE960(v.85) and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | 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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