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netgear nighthawk x4s r7800 wireless router

arien888
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netgear nighthawk x4s r7800 wireless router

Hi,

 

I currently have netgear nighthawk x4s r7800 wireless router, my question is: what will be the compatible wifi mesh device that will work with it ?  Will Orbi Wifi mesh devices work with R7800 ?

 

Thank you

Model: R7800|Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Wifi Router
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CrimpOn
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Re: netgear nighthawk x4s r7800 wireless router

Nighthawk and Orbi are two entirely separate product Netgear product lines.

I believe there are "Nighthawk Extender" devices that are now part of the Nighthawk line, but have no experience with them.

 

Good Luck!

I love my Orbi.
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Re: netgear nighthawk x4s r7800 wireless router


@arien888 wrote:

Will Orbi Wifi mesh devices work with R7800 ?

 

 


Yes. I have an Orbi router and three satellites sitting behind an R7800.

 

But, and this is important, the Orbi is in AP mode. That avoids the curse of the "double NAT".

 

I could ditch the R7800, but the Orbi does not support ReadyShare.

 

Interestingly, even in AP mode the Orbi supports some of the features that will not work in standard routers.

 

 

Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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