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Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router

Covington5000
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Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router

I bought a Orbi Mesh wifi 6. I have a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router. I wanted to run the mesh system as a back up router. Can I do that? and is there a guide somewhere as to how to do it?

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plemans
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Re: Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router

You can go:

modem---->RAX120 (router mode)------>Orbi system (access point mode)

I've done this numerous times and its pretty easily setup. You'd simply put the orbi in access point mode and connect the orbi router to the RAX. 

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
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Re: Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router


@plemans wrote:

I've done this numerous times and its pretty easily setup.

 


Same here. Works perfectly.

 

 

 

Just another user with a set of boilerplate macros.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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Covington5000
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Re: Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router

One more question, will the other two satellite stations also act as access points when I change the router to access mode?

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Re: Step by step instructions on adding a Orbi mesh system to a Netgear Ax12 RX120 router


@Covington5000 wrote:

....will the other two satellite stations also act as access points when I change the router to access mode?


Yes.

Just another user with a set of boilerplate macros.

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