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Topic # 243479 13-Dec-2018 15:42
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I recently switched to Orcon from Bigpipe and I can't get my Orbi working as a router. Currently I've got the Orbi in AP mode connected to the Orcon-supplied router. This works, but I'd prefer to just use the Orbi.

 

I tried the settings listed on the PBTech page but no joy.

 

Has anyone got it working?

 

Thanks.


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  Reply # 2144845 13-Dec-2018 15:48
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Is your connection ADSL or Fibre?





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  Reply # 2144847 13-Dec-2018 15:50
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OldGeek:

 

Is your connection ADSL or Fibre?

 

 

Fibre.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2147110 18-Dec-2018 14:04
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Have you had any luck?

I have 2 different ASUS routers that are supposed to connect to Orcon Fibre but had no luck. I am wanting to replace the shipped router that has really poor wifi.




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  Reply # 2147116 18-Dec-2018 14:11
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dakie:

 

Have you had any luck?

 

Not yet. Someone has suggested that I need to factory reset the Orbi to clear out any remnants of previous config. I'll try and do this over the holidays.

 

 


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  Reply # 2147118 18-Dec-2018 14:16
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I am on Orcon Fibre and use an Orbi RB50. I had hassles setting up even though I had added all the correct settings after a full reset. I gave up and disabled WiFi on the Orcon router and use the Orbi and as an access point with a satellite. All is working fine.





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  Reply # 2147122 18-Dec-2018 14:20
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MikeB4:

 

I am on Orcon Fibre and use an Orbi RB50. I had hassles setting up even though I had added all the correct settings after a full reset. I gave up and disabled WiFi on the Orcon router and use the Orbi and as an access point with a satellite. All is working fine.

 

 

Yes, that's exactly my situation at the minute, but I don't like the solution - it feels a bit clunky. Still hoping I'll be able to get it working!


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  Reply # 2151607 28-Dec-2018 19:48
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I am very interested in this topic.

 

I purchased the Orbi system from Noel Leeming on Boxing Day and I love it. Currently, I am on Spark ADSL and I have had all sorts of problems with WiFi dropout, which the Orbi has solved (EDIT: not directly related to the ADSL connection, but the layout of my house). But also problems with the Spark ADSL "glitching" multiple times a day. By glitching, I mean losing the Internet for seconds at a time - I thought that this was my old modem (Hg639), so I swapped this out for a newer, unused modem (Hg630), but the dropouts have continued. Now today, I signed up for Orcon fibre (950 Mbps down) and i was hoping that this would resolve my Internet dropouts. Now I am worried that I am going to generate another problem due to some incompatibility between the Orbi and Orcon.

 

I am keen to hear about any resolution/solution to this problem.


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