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  #2004108 28-Apr-2018 14:25
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Gordy7:

 

It appears from reading previous posts that the ONT and R7000 are in the landlords flat or unit.

 

You are picking up the WiFi from the R7000 in your flat or unit.

 

Do you have any control or say about the R7000?

 

Do other users all work through this R7000?

 

 

 

 

 

 

i have some says about the r7000 depend on what it is, and yes it is the only router. 


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  #2004119 28-Apr-2018 14:46
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surfisup1000:

 

Powerline adaptors quote 'gigabit' speeds, but you're lucky to get 100mbps from my understanding. Still pretty good, but might start hitting limits with 8k video :)

 

 

I have had a good run with powerline adapters. Quoted speeds are like the WiFi speed specs printed on consumer router boxes - largely marketing BS. But they do work well in my experience.

 

I have been using older AV500 kit in a house with old wiring, with the adapters plugged into powerstrips (which isn't recommended). I still get rock solid transfer rates of around 85 megabits (study to lounge) and 75 megabits (study to bedroom). That's plenty to stream video etc, and much better than I was able to achieve with WiFi. Too many other WiFi networks around here.

 

Close to putting some AV1200's into the mix when I move to new digs, so will be interesting to see what they achieve.


 
 
 
 


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  #2004139 28-Apr-2018 15:31
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JimmyH:

 

I have had a good run with powerline adapters. Quoted speeds are like the WiFi speed specs printed on consumer router boxes - largely marketing BS. But they do work well in my experience.

 

I have been using older AV500 kit in a house with old wiring, with the adapters plugged into powerstrips (which isn't recommended). I still get rock solid transfer rates of around 85 megabits (study to lounge) and 75 megabits (study to bedroom). That's plenty to stream video etc, and much better than I was able to achieve with WiFi. Too many other WiFi networks around here.

 

Close to putting some AV1200's into the mix when I move to new digs, so will be interesting to see what they achieve.

 

I've gotten 500Mbit over those before but I missed the part where the OP said that it is 2 different circuits.

 

@iamsammajor You able to take photos of the setup? Also, where are you based? I feel this is a situation where you should ask the landlord to run Ethernet from the ONT to your place.





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  #2004142 28-Apr-2018 15:34
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I used to find that while the poweline adapters quoted "gigabit speeds", the actual ethernet port was rated 100Mbps...





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  #2004143 28-Apr-2018 15:38
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iamsammajor:
Spyware: Static address on PC and HTPC and problem solved, your network will then function with R7000 down.
works great thanks :)

 

I'm surprised it took to page three to get to this simple answer. 

 

I'd say yes, a switch could replace the Ex6200, but you'd need to run an ethernet cable from the R7000 to this switch and set static IPs to your four devices (which you seem to have just done). Then run the UAP AC Pro from this switch and you should have wireless access. Internet will obviously still depend on the R7000 so if that's down, your internet will be down, however you should still be able to access your networked items. Perhaps also replacing the R7000 with something like a UniFi USG would be beneficial and reduce significantly the need to reboot the device when it has a "brain fart".





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  #2004145 28-Apr-2018 15:41
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michaelmurfy:

 

JimmyH:

 

I have had a good run with powerline adapters. Quoted speeds are like the WiFi speed specs printed on consumer router boxes - largely marketing BS. But they do work well in my experience.

 

I have been using older AV500 kit in a house with old wiring, with the adapters plugged into powerstrips (which isn't recommended). I still get rock solid transfer rates of around 85 megabits (study to lounge) and 75 megabits (study to bedroom). That's plenty to stream video etc, and much better than I was able to achieve with WiFi. Too many other WiFi networks around here.

 

Close to putting some AV1200's into the mix when I move to new digs, so will be interesting to see what they achieve.

 

I've gotten 500Mbit over those before but I missed the part where the OP said that it is 2 different circuits.

 

@iamsammajor You able to take photos of the setup? Also, where are you based? I feel this is a situation where you should ask the landlord to run Ethernet from the ONT to your place.

 

 

 

 

NA i think running the ONT to other place is too much hassle, i mean the internet speed is ok,

 

its just the traffic between my own devices, i have been trying to build something that could bypass the repeater/wireless bridge on my own, it is mainly data traffic between devices and nas that i want to max on.


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  #2004146 28-Apr-2018 15:41
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sonyxperiageek:

 

iamsammajor:
Spyware: Static address on PC and HTPC and problem solved, your network will then function with R7000 down.
works great thanks :)

 

I'm surprised it took to page three to get to this simple answer. 

 

I'd say yes, a switch could replace the Ex6200, but you'd need to run an ethernet cable from the R7000 to this switch and set static IPs to your four devices (which you seem to have just done). Then run the UAP AC Pro from this switch and you should have wireless access. Internet will obviously still depend on the R7000 so if that's down, your internet will be down, however you should still be able to access your networked items. Perhaps also replacing the R7000 with something like a UniFi USG would be beneficial and reduce significantly the need to reboot the device when it has a "brain fart".

 

 

half way down the second page: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=233681&page_no=2#2003857

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  #2004147 28-Apr-2018 15:42
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sonyxperiageek:

 

I used to find that while the poweline adapters quoted "gigabit speeds", the actual ethernet port was rated 100Mbps...

 

 

 

 

i tried one within my unit, that works to about 60 rather than 100 lol




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  #2004148 28-Apr-2018 15:43
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sonyxperiageek:

 

iamsammajor:
Spyware: Static address on PC and HTPC and problem solved, your network will then function with R7000 down.
works great thanks :)

 

I'm surprised it took to page three to get to this simple answer. 

 

I'd say yes, a switch could replace the Ex6200, but you'd need to run an ethernet cable from the R7000 to this switch and set static IPs to your four devices (which you seem to have just done). Then run the UAP AC Pro from this switch and you should have wireless access. Internet will obviously still depend on the R7000 so if that's down, your internet will be down, however you should still be able to access your networked items. Perhaps also replacing the R7000 with something like a UniFi USG would be beneficial and reduce significantly the need to reboot the device when it has a "brain fart".

 

 

 

 

any benifit putting a switch under the ex6200?


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  #2004154 28-Apr-2018 15:50
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no it has gigabit ports so you are just duplicating stuff




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  #2004156 28-Apr-2018 15:52
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i think i have an idea now, could we move to another topic on Unifi AC pro? anyone is using them and have 5g speed drop?????


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  #2004169 28-Apr-2018 16:30
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iamsammajor:

 

i think i have an idea now, could we move to another topic on Unifi AC pro? anyone is using them and have 5g speed drop?????

 

 

No. UniFi products are generally very good in my experience. I also have the AC Pro (well UAP-AC-EDU with the Pro sitting on top) and it works superbly. You will have to define what you mean by "speed drop". You also have to remember that as soon as you add in the wireless repeater/extender your throughput decreases by at least 50%, so there in itself is the problem. Run an ethernet from the R7000 to a switch replacing the Ex6200 then see if the speeds increase.





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  #2004173 28-Apr-2018 16:43
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tried my old powerline, Netgear PL1000, this is the result.....

 

 

i enable 5g on my unifi ac pro, i was one meter away, run speed test with speedtest app on my iphone,

 

5g network - 2/20

 

2g network - 90/20

 

walk away 10 meters

 

5g 2/20

 

2g 86/20

 

on my phone, you could see the signal drop on 5g, and back on 2g. and the switching make me no inter for seconds, can see it during watching youtube or on skype.

 

eventually i switch off the 5g network, no issue at all.  


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  #2004185 28-Apr-2018 17:11
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you have issues if you are only getting 2/20 on the 5ghz network.

 

try doing local speed tests on your own network using something like lan speed test between windows clients and also wifi speed test on windows and android.


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  #2004203 28-Apr-2018 18:08
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I've owned a R7000 for ever, and run with 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz never had slow downs
Try this
Laptop with Windoze connect with via 5Ghz to your Network ideally test both R7000 and E6300

 

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL
Task Manager
More details
Performance Tab
Wifi

 

While doing a speed test, grab a screen shot of the Wifi screen
This will give us a better idea of whats going on.

 

The R7000 is capable of 866Mbps connection to like WLAN adapters ie. intel 7260/8260/9260
I still get decent performance in bedroom 20m away through 3x walls

 

[Edit]
Also better have this compare the above, actual vs max:
Click to see full size
Example of what r7800 can connect at, r7000 should be rock steady at 866Mbps until range comes in.


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