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Netgear Orbi

details: Home WiFi System
hardware type: Mesh Wireless
date added: 2017-01-15
updated: 2017-04-18
Orbi is a Tri-Band Home WiFi System with 3x3 MIMO technology. It consists of an Orbi Router (RBR50) and an Orbi Satellite (RBS50). The router has 1 WAN and 3 LAN ports and the satellite has 4 LAN ports.

The Orbi Home WiFi System reaches up to 4,000 square feet through WiFi barriers like walls, stairs and doors using Tri-Band Mesh technology.

Orbi provides a dedicated third band that provides the fastest possible speed between Orbi units letting you increase your range without limiting your speed.

Orbi works with your Internet service provider right out of the box without needing to change your current equipment. Orbi uses a single WiFi name (SSID) and with just a couple of clicks, your secure WiFi network will be ready in no time. Netgear does not require you to sign up for an account to use the Orbi Home WiFi System. Use the Orbi app to install & personalize your Orbi Home WiFi System.

Unlike a mesh WiFi system, the Orbi uses a star topology at this point, it is more like a router, and an extender with dedicated wired/wireless backhaul. Satellite devices are only allowed to communicate with the main router and clients, but not with each other. This may possibly be addressed with a future firmware update, and is not an issue when only two devices are used.

The default IP for the Orbi router is 192.168.1.1 and the satellite 192.168.1.2. The router's admin interface can also be accessed via web browser at orbilogin.com
 
 
 
 Orbi Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 Street price: $399
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 3
 LAN ports type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 1
 USB port type: USB 2.0
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 MTU configurable (WAN): yes
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 3000 Mbps (1300ac+1300ac+450n)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
802.11ac
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
802.1X (EAP-MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
 internal antenna(s): 6
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 MIMO: yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Ethernet wired backhaul: yes
 dedicated wireless backhaul: yes
 Firewall
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, keyword/content filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.1.1
 Alternate Admin URL: orbilogin.com
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: password
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
Mobile App
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Email alerts: yes
 Usage Statistics: yes
 Misc hardware info
 RAM: 512 Mb
 Flash Memory: 4096 Mb
 IPv6 support: yes
 Links
 Product page: https://www.netgear.com/home/products/ne...
 Datasheet: https://www.netgear.com/images/datasheet...
 Manual: http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/G...

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