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Can Orbi satellite get info via wired ethernet (not just wired backhaull)?

jblakely
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Can Orbi satellite get info via wired ethernet (not just wired backhaull)?

To Netgear  re RBK 44

I have a celing mounted Wi-Fi Access Point, WNDAP360 which is old and doesn't cover my entire home of 6,000 square feet.  I am having trouble as it won't update the firmware and it doesn't work well.

 

I am considering an Orbi system.  

I have wired Ethernet to many rooms but I have a bedroom that is too far away to get any Wi-Fi signal, however it has wired Ethernet.

I know the Orbi uses wired backhall.  But my back bedroom gets no Wi-Fi so can the Orbi satellite get its information from the router by wired Ethernet?

Wired backhall takes a signal from the satellite to the router but does it also supply information the other way from the router to the satellite??

Model: RBK30| Orbi AC2200 WiFi System
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FURRYe38
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Re: Can Orbi satellite get info via wired ethernet (not just wired backhaull)?

Yes it can:

https://kb.netgear.com/000051205/What-is-Ethernet-backhaul-and-how-do-I-set-it-up-on-my-Orbi-WiFi-Sy...

 

Do you have any ethernet switches in use in the house? If so, Mfr and model# of these switches. 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Modem Mode |  Wifi Router MK83+ (Router Mode) | and RBK853 (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, R9000, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, XR700, XR1000, EX7500/EX7700

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