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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi 6 Mesh Range Extender EAX80

bcdrem
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NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi 6 Mesh Range Extender EAX80

I am looking for WiFi router recommendations. I am currently on a Nighthawk M5 5G modem router with a Nighthawk EAX80 extender. The M5 is plenty fast with a 5G tower on both sides of the house but the connection is not reliable. I’m ordering a Starlink and a TP Link Load balancer.

I’d like to connect to starlink as primary and 5G failover. My question is which NG WiFi router would match up best with the EAX80 that I have on hand? I’ll not use the starlink or M5 WiFi for primary payload. I believe I’ll connect the EAX80 via Ethernet vs wireless.

The Netgear AX1600 (RAX5-100PAS) came up in my search but i wanted to check with the community. Suggestions?
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DarrenM
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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi 6 Mesh Range Extender EAX80

Any of the RAX series would work well with the EAX80.

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bcdrem
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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi 6 Mesh Range Extender EAX80

Thanks. Will the RAX series control EAXs via ethernet or wireless? My preference would be the RAX controlling 1-2 wired APs.

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