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Orbi RBK52W system

NRWells
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Orbi RBK52W system

I am looking to purchase a WiFi MESH system for my church. We currently have a Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 but can't get a signal in the sanctuary due to the distance. I was thinking about purchasing the Orbi RBK52W and place the satellites in a line to get the signal there. Will this work? It is a MESH system but not sure if it will transmit from satellite to satellite to router. Any help would be great.
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FURRYe38
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Re: Orbi RBK52W system

30 feet is recommended in between RBR and RBS to begin with depending upon building materials when wirelessly connected. https://kb.netgear.com/000036466/How-far-should-I-place-my-Orbi-satellite-from-my-Orbi-router

 

https://kb.netgear.com/000048458/What-is-daisy-chain-and-how-does-it-work-with-my-Orbi-WiFi-System

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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NRWells
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Re: Orbi RBK52W system

Ok, but will one satellite talk to the other satellite and then to the router? Is this a true MESH Network? If the signal will not pass from satellite to satellite then this will probably not work for us.

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NRWells
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Re: Orbi RBK52W system

Sorry, I just saw the daisychain info. Thanks. Will it do this out of the box or does it require technical setup?

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FURRYe38
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Re: Orbi RBK52W system

Yes, if you have them Daisy chained in a line, the traffic flow will go from one RBS to the other then to the RBR. 

Example of a Orbi AX system in Daisy Chain:

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi-AX/No-Ability-to-Daisy-Chain-AX6000-two-satellites/m-p/1913199...

 

Same thing for Orbi AC. 

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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