However, we’ve had the occasional node drop from the system and it has become more and more frequent, requiring a reboot of the node to bring it … Home Singtel network is just 500MBPs though. I’m having the same issues with my AC5300 primary router and hardwired AC86U AiMesh node. By the way, when used as an AiMesh node, the router’s WAN port works as a LAN. 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. FW has also been updated latest 3.0.0.4.386_22245-g1b51b7c. Not sure why but below are observed. The system was so much more stable 2 updates ago. However, there’s no Link Aggregation. Asus AiMesh unstable after adding 2nd node Having major stability and connectivity issues with AiMesh network after adding a second node. Realise that have many incidences of network issues. Fixing My Asus AiMesh Node Drops I’ve been generally happy with my AiMesh system, even extending it to my mother’s house on our property. All routers in AiMesh network will start having issues maintaining connections and many wireless devices (nest cameras) at nodes will fail to connect. I have the precursor to the Asus AiMesh which was the "express way" feature on their WiFi repeaters using the 2.4Ghz channel as the backhaul and it was only ever stable with a separate SSID for what it's worth. AX56U and AX58U. The issue is that every hour the internet drops (not the wifi signal). Seriously sucks compared to before. The main node is at living room, the end node is at study room. I had an RT-AC86U as my main router, with an ethernet connection to an RT-AC68U AiMesh node. HI guys. Eventually the penny dropped and I disabled AiMesh and switched the RT-AC68U to AP mode. Asus Aimesh is a very new development - wifi mesh capability added via firmware update to a mix of models, if you look around the net there are lot of issues with it (like snbforums). AiMesh is horribly buggy. If you have used an Asus router before, you’ll find yourself right at home with the ZenWiFi. For months I had the family whinging about connection drops, tried all of the usual troubleshooting, nothing fixed it. You swap out old networking equipment with a new router, drop another node or two nearby, and enjoy the luxury of high-speed Wi-Fi in places where a wireless signal just didn’t exist before. Continually drops even when I’m in the same room as my router. To the uninitiated, AiMesh must seem magical. Problems with Asus AiMesh I have AC86U (main) + AC68U (node). Works fast and well in the first few days but after that the node starts "disappearing" with an unstable connection. The both used the lastest firmwares from asus. As a result, don’t expect to combine any two of the network ports to deliver an aggregated 2Gbps connection with it. Hi everyone, I recently bought another ASUS router to use as an AIMESH node to my RT-AC5300 main router which had to be moved into my office since I work from home now due to all the current madness. Called ASUS, almost no suggestion. Everyone can ping my internal IP address, i can connect via localhost on the same computer. I am wired into the node and now none of my family members can connect to our campaign. 7 months ago. Have been using Asus Zenwifi CT8 AiMesh for past few months. Will keep trying. AiMesh and Wi-Fi 6 are more than the sum of their parts. Hi, I have the same configuration than you, same issue. I have 2 routers that are using the aimesh. Past few months i ’ m having the same issues with my AC5300 primary router and AC86U. 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