The Fingbox is normally connected to the first Mesh node in the system. One is factory original the other 3 are flashed TM-AC1900’s. DSL and LTE WiFi modem routers that support AiMesh technology are only capable of working as AiMesh primary router, not AiMesh node. Probably just wait a little since for price to go lower. You can try adjusting the angle of the external … JavaScript is disabled. as most of my periff devices got only 2.4g. So sorry. Ive disconnected the AC5300 and now have the AC68U as the sole router. My desktop is on a wired connection to the RT86u, and I am operating 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless networks on the mesh. https://www.snbforums.com/threads/official-release-aimesh-firmware-v3-0-0-4-384-20308-for-all-supported-products.44375/page-14#post-381537, https://www.snbforums.com/threads/asuswrt-386-rc2-public-beta-with-full-functions-aimesh-2-0.65235/post-606210. I did everything suggested in this thread: Well, I spoke too soon. After further testing over the last few days, I am still experiencing random disconnects of devices and Mesh Nodes. I check every morning via the app to see if I have all my nodes. Main Bedroom: 1 x RT-AC88U router — Main AiMesh, connected via Ethernet backhaul (i.e. They are linked with AiMesh. This prevents anything that might be incorrectly written to the prior settings from getting propagated into the new settings. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. One is the main router and two others are configured as AiMesh Nodes. Making matters worse, once AiMesh has selected a band for backhaul, it appears to stick with it. Confirm your AiMesh node is powered on. The fewer the walls (and the less substantial their inner material) between your router and node, the better your performance will be. Get an update of what's new every day delivered to your mailbox. And I came home tonight after 12 hours and both nodes are active. Thanks for the reply. I ordered two of the 86U routers to try and set them up as AiMesh nodes to help strengthen the signal at … Didn’t change anything Well I checked this AM and sure enough I had lost 1 mesh node. And an AiMesh system can offer a lot more. YMMV... A quick update. My TAPO P100 Smart Sockets keep disconnecting on my AIMesh network with my Fingbox connected. Eyeing at AX86U :peace: and turn AC88U to node as AiMesh. Works great. FW has also been updated latest 3.0.0.4.386_22245-g1b51b7c. (I have tried a number of things including separating the 2.4 and 5G, blacklisting the IOT Sockets so they don't get steered around. If you have AiMesh hard bundle Wi-Fi system, the setup is even easier, it gets Internet through wired connection) Living Room (optional): 1 x RT-AC88U router in the living room — AiMesh node, connected via WiFi; Our routers in our 4-room HDB BTO. The 86U node router will at least once a day just say its offline. But it basically kicks over to offline. Have been using Asus Zenwifi CT8 AiMesh for past few months. Or if I have a device connected to the node and everything is working good and I put it down to take the dog for a walk, when I come back, I have a connection to the node router but no internet connection. The diagram below describes each area of the AiMesh node list: Picture of AiMesh node SNBForums is a community for anyone who wants to learn about or discuss the latest in wireless routers, network storage and the ins and outs of building and maintaining a small network. So it's important that the wireless backhaul has enough bandwidth to handle the volume of data traffic, or it becomes a choke point. The garage unit is the farthest away and has never dropped. Too many users come into these forums looking for an answer to their problem that does not involve a reset and manual reconfiguration. JavaScript is disabled. I looked at it breifly this morning and it looks like it's reporting low signal strength but it always shows full strength when I check. The main node is at living room, the end node is at study room. The idea was to place the 68U on the 1st floor and use the 5300 downstairs as my main router. The entire WiFi network will use the same WiFi name due to the nature of mesh WiFi. App shows it offline but all visual indicators on the router itself show it online. I did not observe any eero or Plume-style dynamic selection of backhaul band during testing. Jake is also taking full advantage of AiMesh’s configurability. While you're at it, please check out SmallNetBuilder for product reviews and our famous Router Charts, Ranker and plenty more! What I’ve tried so far-Resetting and rearranging the routers and setting up AiMesh again. It requires Ethernet Backhaul compatible routers to … Any ideas as to how I can keep them online. arthurlien Very Senior Member. I have the AX89X and had it set up as a solo router for the house for about a week. So that either band could be used for backhaul, all AiMesh Nodes must be on the same channel on both bands, which maximizes Wi-Fi congestion in your network. If you'd like to post a question, simply register and have at it! For your router's full model name, please check the sticker at the back of your router. Definitely made a HUGE positive impact for my network. Data is passed wirelessly from node to node until it reaches the one node connected to your modem (the "root" node). Its a bit of a PITA. Lower cost Wi-Fi Systems usually have two radios per mesh node, one for each of the two Wi-Fi bands (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz). If it cannot find any AiMesh node nearby or synchronization fails, please check followings and try again. Thanks Neil62! These were among the fastest. Move your AiMesh node within 1-3 meters of the AiMesh router; A message is displayed when synchronization is completed. Turn on the other AiMesh routers, click 'Search' in ASUSWRT or the ASUS Router app to find them. I could go as much as a day or two before seeing something like this, but it would get more frequent with more uptime: Thinking about going back to the old setup. On one node I have my media devices connected to LAN ports. I have one wireless node. a). RT-AC68U AiMesh - Keeps dropping all 4 nodes. This is kicking my butt. So when I set this up within an hour both aimesh nodes went offline. [AiMesh] Does AiMesh router support as Access Point mode? I have two TM-AC1900’s that I flashed from RT-AC68U’s. Add AiMesh nodes to AiMesh system. I am going to make the changes that visortgw posted tonight. ASUS AIMesh node offline Before I begin I want to apologize if this is a topic in the wrong forum, or already discussed, i searched and didn’t see any. But when I let it alone for a while the nodes go offline. (There is a way around it but need to change the setting in the advanced potion of the Asus router to auto disconnect the connection when the transmission is higher than certain value.) RT … Thanks Neil_62. We only turn on the red and green most of the time. Try to place your router and node on flat and hard surface, Try to place your node in the center of your house. ), Samba performance very poor (AC68u, last stock fw), How to improve WiFi Range of AC86U router. Again, the two units can handle some 4000 ft of residential space … This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. My phone can automatically select the best WiFi network without need to changing it manually. I recently purchased a second ASUS RT-88u router to use as a node for my home network, i hooked it up and set it up with out too much trouble and for about 3 weeks it worked great. I changed the universal beamsetting and airtime fairness on both bands and suggested by Neil62 above. I strongly suspect that the issue is not caused by the ISP or modem. Pull the power cord and put it back in a boom, back to working again. Others in the household also complain about unstable WiFi connectivity (frequent drops, speed issues). I noticed that when watching Netflix (NVIDIA Shield TV connected to the AiMesh Node LAN port) connection becomes unstable (slow, occasional drops) and buffering starts to be noticeable after about an hour of watching Netflix. And the range was quite excellent. On the other two devices, it just dropped my connection completely. 4 nodes were set up wirelessly and then plugged into whole home ethernet (per instructions). He now has a roomy hard drive attached to his main router via USB. However, child nodes (both wired and wireless) occassionally show offline in the App and then, later, show up as online. If you'd like to post a question, simply register and have at it! Asuswrt-Merlin: Customized firmware for Asus routers. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. How to improve WiFi Range of AC86U router. This process really gets old when it happens at least 10-30 times per day. Both routers are running Asuswrt-Merlin firmware. All I had time to do this morning was download the syslogs. I went to the system log and the mac adress of my iDevice was appearing very frequently. I am running the most current firmware on all 4 of the devices 3.0.0.4.384_20308-gead790e. Related Topics [AiMesh] What models support AiMesh? [AiMesh] Can I set up wired connection between AiMesh routers (Ethernet backhaul)? While you're at it, please check out SmallNetBuilder for product reviews and our famous Router Charts, Ranker and plenty more! 4 RT-AC68U. I created a aimesh network. Confirm y our AiMesh node is upgraded to AiMesh-supported firmware. Otherwise it will operate in WiFi 5 mode (802.11ac) :) My old Note 9 phone support 1024QAM modulation which is one of the WiFi 6 (802.11ax) fundamental but will it operate in that mode? I have all three modems using this version the the firmware. Hi All, Ik just got a new GT-AC5300 router to combine with my old RT-AC68U. 1 is the main router and the other 3 are mesh nodes. curl from firmware doesn't support proxy. Click on the AiMesh icon and then find your AiMesh node list displayed on the right side. The ZenWiFi AC CT8 proved to be reliable, too. Reactions: arthurlien. ASUS AiMesh is the ultimate home WiFi solution that lets you enjoy a stable, seamless and secure wireless connection anywhere in your home. The highlighted areas below show where to find the firmware upgrades for your AiMesh router and AiMesh node. I upgraded & tried to do so without a reset and manual reconfiguration. The downstairs node keeps PCs, a PS4, and a smart TV happy. Its a crying shame, because AiMesh when working is great, but it has some stability issues, as well as a few other shortfalls, here are a few AiMesh shortfalls/issues that come to mind after using it for the past month: I have two aimesh nodes. Select a router, and click 'Apply' to add it to your AiMesh WiFi system. Currently I have 4 RT-AC68U devices. It passed my 3-days stress test with no disconnection. please refer to the information … Search for your AiMesh nodes. The recommended method is to reset to factory default and then manually enter all settings. Hi all, I'm having issues with my node just losing connectivity to the internet and ultimately the main router. We have 2 routers at home, a RT-AC88U & RT-AC5300. There's no rhyme or reason to it. The farthest node has never dropped and this would be the closest node. [AiMesh] … I will report back. My network setup is an ASUS RT86u gateway with a single ASUS RT68u attached wirelessly as a mesh router. -AiMesh Nodes are another RT-AC68U and an RT-AC66U. The addition of the RP-AC55 as an AiMesh node improved the WiFi coverage and speed at longer distance. [Lyra][Setup]Can I manual update firmware for Lyra? Congratulation! It is best to place all routers in close proximity when synchronizing for the first time in case of interference. Aimesh 68u Node disconnecting: ASUS AC Routers & Adapters: 0: Nov 15, 2020: L: 66U_B1 firmware updated, now can't be added as AIMesh Node: ASUS AC Routers & Adapters: 14: Nov 10, 2020: R: Considering adding an RT-AC5300 to a TWO node AiMesh: ASUS AC Routers & Adapters: 8: Oct 11, 2020: H: Call Sign at aiMesh Node but no info in Router App : ASUS AC Routers & … The 2nd floor and basement are nearly on top of the main unit with no more than 50' between them. It seems to always be the same to nodes, basement and 2nd floor, with the farthest node, garage, never dropping. First of all, AiMesh enables you to scale up your Wi-Fi network as your needs grow. Motorola modem. I will also put in a support request to Asus. I drop the basement and 2nd floor nodes every couple days. You must log in or register to reply here. If you want to remove one of the nodes from your AiMesh system, click the minus icon on the node and Apply. https://www.snbforums.com/threads/o...-supported-products.43125/page-38#post-377234, RT-AC68U constant disconnects in AiMesh environment, ASUS DSL-AC68U WAN sync speed low on Sky Fibre, DSL-AC68U upload speed cut in half with firmware 3.0.0.4.386 (DSL v1.0.5.1. I kept restarting it and also restarting the main modem and got it back online for a bit. When we are not experiencing this issue, we get fantastic range and speed. ALL has gone very quiet for the last month. Take a look at this, which details configuration changes that others and I made to stabilize AiMesh (. So that seemed to work. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Disconnecting and reconnecting the device from the network temporarily fixes the issue for that device for a few minutes. For now, I disconnected AiMesh and went back to the router and media bridge setup, which runs without issues. The entire time, I tried setting the AC66U to either AiMesh Node, or it would reboot into Wireless router mode / AiMesh Router mode (default) after the firmware resets. The AC88U being te AiMesh router and the AC5300 being the node. Better for AiMesh: AC68U x 2 or AC86U + AC68U? I have 5 nodes. We suggest you to locate your AiMesh router and node between 3-5meters. I remembered seeing a setting that said “Access Point(AP) mode / AiMesh Router in AP mode” on the Operation Mode screen. [AiMesh] How to change the location of my AiMesh node? In the past power cycle fixes it and it comes back into the mesh. After further testing over the last few days, I am still experiencing random disconnects of devices and Mesh Nodes. I will try your suggestions and report back. I have exactly the same issues. The nodes are wired to the main router.-Router is on the latest firmware.-ISP is Cox. In aimesh,all the setting is done on the main router,nothing to set on the node. You can start with a single router; then, later on, add a satellite or two. You must log in or register to reply here. I posted the lpg files in another thread but no love. The 68U on the 1st floor is connected wired to its wanport and the other end is in a lanport of the 5300. Both routers run the latest firmware, and i havent changed any settings on the 5300. Make sure the number of AiMesh node is not zero and go to Administration -> Firmware Upgrade. Do we have a consensus that changes in these settings do make AiMesh more stable? It was working ok. SNBForums is a community for anyone who wants to learn about or discuss the latest in wireless routers, network storage and the ins and outs of building and maintaining a small network. Then reenter your setting manually. curl from firmware doesn't support proxy? He can work on the files from that drive from anywhere in the house without fear of an untimely disconnect. ASUS AIMesh Home Network constant disconnect and reconnect of mesh router on 5GHz. Found this looking for a fix for my situation which is the similar. Smart connect for lazy or non it literal people,easier for them. Running three RT-AC68U routers with the latest FW. [AiMesh] How to locate AiMesh router and the node for the best signal? Keep bugging ASUS, they started off with a bang with the AiMesh firmware updates but just like ASUS, ALL has gone very quiet for the last month. The wifi on my iDevice keeps dropping every 5 minutes. It is actually goes pretty painless if you can do it over several days. Reset the router to factory settings, entered all new settings manually, without restoring from a previous backup, Changed Wireless Professional settings (Airtime Fairness = Disabled, Explicit Beamforming = Enabled, Universal Beamforming = Disabled). On one device, it swapped over to an unrelated Netgear access point that I have up that I use to connect plugs and switches to the network. I have a RT-AC5300 acting as my main in another room(had to move this to the office since my WAH status changed and need to hardwire my work comp to the router). One was relatively stable until yesterday. Clients connected to the ZenWiFi AC working as an AiMesh node got the average speed of more than 510 Mbps at close range and some 420 Mbps at 40 feet away. Feb 6, 2018 #13 BlueOrbit said: Well, I spoke too soon. And wired nodes should not show up as offline. Same problem here. Next time they drop I can download the logs for review. 1 AiMesh router + 2 AiMesh nodes; As pictured at left: • Primary router and nodes are too far from each other • Obstacles (walls, furniture) are blocking the connection between routers . At point D, I can’t even connect to the main router but that is resolved when I added the RP-AC55. AiMesh nodes automatically replicate the Wi-Fi settings of the primary router and extend the coverage, either wirelessly or via network cables. NO Led indicator at the node (router) when according to the Web UI node is offline You can try switching off Universal Beamforming and Airtime fairness on both bands, that seems to help a little, it wont eliminate the problem, the nodes just become less erratic in terms of connection. AiMesh Technology ASUS Aimesh provides Powerful, Stable WiFi with Full Function Beyond Walls and Floors. Be sure your AiMesh node is reset to default. Realise that have many incidences of network issues. Get an update of what's new every day delivered to your mailbox. I have 2 RT-AC3100's so I have no dog in this fight but I can relay my overall experience. 2 x AsusRT-AC68U in AiMesh becomes unavaliable regurarely, AiMesh config question with AC86U and AC68U, RT-AC68U aimesh node dropped connections/ latency spikes with firmware 384.81049 and later. Move your AiMesh node closed to AiMesh router within Try to adjust the direction of the router's antennas. I check the log files and they seem to be dropped because of low signal but the phone app always shows full bars. On the main AX3000 page, where I can manage the node, under “Connection Type” it says wireless, when I click on it to change it, the following message pops up: “If you want to hardwire your AiMesh router and the AiMEsh node together, please connect your RJ-45 cable to the LAN port of the router and the WAN port of your AiMEsh node. Factory unit is the main and the other 3 are AI Mesh nodes. … 2. dsl-68u node has no wan port and I would like to connect it via ethernet cable but its setup is not accessibile under aimesh node so can’t change lan port into wan this way any tips? So do yourselves a favor and initialize. Most importantly, do you have any device that support WiFi 6 now. Now it is listing as always offline. AiMesh node shows on this page, click it to add it into AiMesh system. Home Singtel network is just 500MBPs though. Can you try try to reset default ? That did not go so well. As pictured at right: Spread the routers evenly across the floor so every corner of your home can be covered. For now, I disconnected AiMesh and went back to the router and media bridge setup, which runs without issues. Devices connected over Ethernet do not have any issues. AX11000 with AiMesh Node RT-AX92U - Node Dropping / De-Auth every minute Hi All, GT-AX11000 Firmware 3.0.0.4.384_9165-gdea9675 RT-AX92U Firmware 3.0.0.4.384_9177-gbe0ac36 I've had considerable issues, my speed constantly fluctuates, generally when connected to the Mesh Node (RT-AX92U) I average about 50MB down. RT-AC66U B1 vs DSL-AC68U as an AIMesh node? Even after a wired ethernet backhaul I noticed that wireless devices attached to the main router and the mesh node would randomly disconnect with some sort of deauth, auth, assoc pattern logged on the wireless interface. They all report good signal strength. before you use latest FW, which FW version you used? Not sure why but below are observed. Flexible hardware setup. Three times in the last day, I have lost wifi connection on two phones and one iPad when from the room with the AiMesh node to the room with the router connected to my modem. 1. is there any way to force the aimesh node to work under 2.4g instead 5g? 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